Robotic Palletizing Trend
The use of a robotic palletizer has become the system of choice for manufacturers who require flexibility to deal with market and product changes.
If you haven’t stayed up-to-date with the robotic palletizer market lately, now could be a good time for a refresher. While both conventional and robotic palletizers focus on the same objective—uniformly stacking cases, bags and other units on a wooden or plastic pallet in a prearranged pattern—they go about it quite differently.
The variation in their designs suggests that the advantage of conventional palletizers is speed, and for the robotic palletizer, it’s flexibility. That said, a growing number of applications could go either way.
So, if conventional palletizers having the advantage in speed, where does a robotic palletizer fit in? Well, a robot works the best when you’re running multiple products at lower rates. The robotic solutions normally fit lower-speed lines where the robotic palletizer must handle several lines simultaneously. Because of their generally smaller footprint, robotic solutions are also an option where floor space is at a premium.
And of course, as innovations continue and support grows, RMI’s speeds are increasing. The goal: total industrial automation.
In any case, an automated roboitc palletizer offers numerous new options for creating pallets and getting them shipped out in a hurry. So contact RMI, and take the time to look at our robotic palletizer options and determine if they’re just what you’ve been looking for.