Equipment that unloads empty containers such as glass or plastic bottles to be filled from a pallet onto a packaging line. Interested in purchasing new palletizing and load stabilization equipment? Learn what to look for in these articles.
A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.
A-B-C Packaging Machine’s low-level, sweep-off bulk depalletizers combine the accessibility of floor-level operation and the flexibility of low- or high-level container discharge. Exclusive features ensure precision handling for container stability during product transfer and feed to the production line. Built for dependability and long-term performance, depalletizing machines run a range of glass, metal, plastic, and composite containers with no downtime or change parts.
ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation
ABB offers a comprehensive range of logistics automation solutions to meet challenges ranging from accurate order picking and singling individual packages including a mix-load depalletizing system that can depalletize from different pallet types with varying pallet heights with a single robot. System can depalletize up to 600 items per hour. Offering a high degree of modularity to integrate into existing processes, ABB’s robotic depalletizer is scalable to accommodate future growth and fully customizable for configuration with different robot variants according to given SKU ranges and pallet requirements.
Advantage Conveyor, Inc.
Advantage Conveyor supplies custom designed and manufactured semi-automatic depalletizers in a variety of styles. These depalletizers can be part of a complete system or supplied standalone to fit an existing system.
Bratney Companies supplies robotic depalletizing systems designed to provide automation and efficiency by depalletizing bags, boxes, or cartons onto outfeed conveyors for ensuing production steps. This machine uses an innovative, robotic arm technology to withdraw items quickly and effectively from the pallet. Bags are picked up and placed on a conveyor for further processing or placed directly into a bag break station to automatically empty the contents of the bag into a material handling system or bin.
Brenton offers robotic depalletizing solutions for bulk cases and containers as well as standard depalletizing applications. Each solution is customized to the application to increase throughput and efficiencies through the robotic automation. Brenton’s RD1000 robotic palletizers and palletizing systems are a flexible line of products that can be configured to meet specific application requirements and automate depalletizing operations. Using a vacuum grip end of arm tool, the RD1000 can be configured to move single or multiple rows at a time and place them on a conveyor.
BW Integrated Systems
BW Integrated Systems’ depalletizers are created with extended durability to increase efficiency and flexibility. Depalletizers can be integrated with existing technology to maximize space and decrease production time. Customizable configurations allow for specifically designed functions such as dunnage sorting and distribution, multi-format product operation, and on-the-fly changeover. BW Integrated Systems’ robotic automatic depalletizers handle multiple product sizes from numerous incoming product lines, delivering products to many distribution lines.
BW Packaging Systems
BW Integrated Systems provides robotic case depalletizing systems as well as robotic depalletization for cased goods, bulk glass and cans, and specialty products such as bottle cans. BW Integrated Systems has a range of fixed automation depalletizers ranging from semi-automatic models to high-speed models with push-button, recipe-based changeover.
CLE Can Lines Engineering
Can Lines Engineering offers palletizing, depalletizing, stacking and destacking systems. Semi- and fully automatic systems are used in many industries such as food, paint, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive, beverage, dairy, pet food, and others. Depalletizing systems may use magnetic head, sweep, or pneumatic suction cups to lift loads or a combination of all.
Clevertech North America Inc
Clevertech offers depalletizers for empty or filled cans, PET and glass bottles, as well as pouches, cases, re-shippers and carton blanks for case packers for the food and beverage, pet food, home and personal care, can making, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Depalletizing systems range from robotic to sweep-off or lift-off. Robotic systems provide automatic and flexible unloading and stacking of layer pads, top frames and pallets, with no need for additional handling by operators.
Depalletizers supplied by Coesia brands include a depalletizer and denester combo module for trays from ADMV and a tailor-made depalletizer for tube boxes from Norden.
Columbia/Okura’s robotic depalletizing systems are designed to provide ergonomic alternatives to the labor-intensive task of unloading products from your pallets. Depalletizing cobots (collaborative robots) work safely alongside people to depalletize tall stacks and large loads. Systems are designed for fast and easy depalletizing to replace inefficient manual depalletizing.
Container Handling Systems Corporation
High-level discharge depalletizers are used for high speed and difficult round or non-round container applications. The CHSC high-level depalletizers are available in semi-automatic or automatic versions. Company also offers low-level discharge depalletizers, available in an automatic version. bThese machines offer quiet and smooth operation by employing VFD drives throughout the machine.
Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions
Descon's bulk depalletizer is engineered to outlast, outrun and outperform on the most demanding of bottling and canning lines. Bulk depalletizing systems can reach speeds of up to seven layers per minute. Multiple configurations are available.
Dyco’s automatic depalletizing equipment is designed for fast and effective depalletizing of multiple product combinations with a single system. Full line of robotic depalletizers includes a full array vacuum head depalletizer, engineered to be gentle on containers and allow increased flexibility to depalletize a greater diversity of containers. Dyco’s full array compression head depalletizer is designed to streamline operations with the simple-to-use HMI interface and change over products easily; requires no special robotic training. Automatic full high sweep depalletizer features a small footprint design that depalletizes full-high loads while saving on labor costs and increasing throughput in a limited floor space area.
Foth Production Solutions LLC
Foth provides custom machinery, robotics/automation, material handling and process skids and automated assemblies to integrate custom, one-of-a-kind solutions into a plant’s operations. Recent projects have included the development of a customized tray depalletizer designed for a major customer that was producing an inconsistent product due to existing equipment. Foth’s custom-designed tray depalletizer and singulator helped the company meet overall throughput rates and reduce labor related to mixed pallets of trays. Capable of automated unloading of mixed tray pallets, the Foth-designed machine reduced safety issues and increased ergonomics for operators.
Heisler Industries, Inc.
With its heavy-duty capability to handle large volumes of containers, the Heisler Pail De-Palletizer offers flexibility and productive power, designed to efficiently dispense full pallets of stacked pails, and stage them for separation. The pallet load is fully contained during the depalletizing process providing a controlled and reliable operation. Manufactured in the USA, Heisler’s De-Palletizer is capable of delivering up to 8 stacks/minute of 5-gallon pails. Designed with reducing labor in mind, the depalletizer comes with many standard options available along with any custom design requests.
ITW Hartness manufactures depalletizing systems with robotic-based platforms and innovative designs for flexibility, low-pressure product handling, reliability and safety. The system handles industry standard bulk loads (54” x 46”) and runs glass, PET and can bulk pallets.
Kaufman Engineered Systems, Inc.
The KDPal Depalletizer Group from Kaufman Engineered Systems is designed to fit the depalletizing needs for container filling operations. System accepts a full load and efficiently creates a single stream of bottles. Depalletizers also have the ability to singulate case, bundle, or tray loads for co-pack operations within a facility. Featured products in the group include the KDPal V depalletizer, using the company's exclusive vacuum row pick tool for cases or bundle products. Other models include the KDPalS, featuring spatula row pick tooling for bundles, cases, or trays as well as systems for glass and plastic containers.
Linker Equipment Corporation
Depalletizers from Linker Equipment Corp. are designed for automatic or semi-automatic unloading of pallets of different dimensions for cans, glass bottles or PET bottles. Capacity and type of depalletization are adjusted to customer preferences and needs. Linker offers two types of depalletizers: one for PET and glass bottle depalletizers and another for cans in bulk cartons and plastic cases.
Marchesini Group USA Inc.
Marchesini Group USA offers depalletizing equipment featuring Gigacombi robotic arms, designed and built in-house, which guarantees outstanding performance and superb flexibility. Optional versions are also available with two palletizing and depalletizing stations.
Maspack Packaging USA
Maspack Packaging offers both gripping and pushing depalletizer systems that are fully automated and easily adapt to format changes for bottle depalletizing. Height parameters are input through a touch screen display. All movements are mechanical, motorized, and controlled through variable speed drive inverters for precise soft starts and stops. Available in a variety of models, running from 150bpm up to 600bpm.
Motion Controls Robotics Inc.
Motion Controls Robotics, Inc., provides robotic depalletizing systems for manufacturing and distribution facilities. Motion Controls Robotics can do full layer depalletizing for a variety of incoming SKUs and through its partnership with Plus One, a leading 3D and AI-powered vision software company, MCRI can perform mixed pallet depalletizing. MCRI offers customized and fully scalable robotic automation solutions for customers in ecommerce, manufacturing, medical, food and beverage, and shipping industries.
MSK Covertech, Inc.
MSK depalletizing robots combine low wear with minimal maintenance. Using various gripping systems, MSK depalletizers are designed to deliver high performance and flexibility in a very small space.
Newcastle Company, Inc.
In addition to its line of palletizers and pallet handling equipment, Newcastle Company, Inc. supplies Model CL-3000 bulk palletizer. Newcastle also supplies related standard and custom equipment for material handling and pallet applications for the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive, and electronics industries.
Pearson Packaging Systems
Pearson’s robotic depalletizing solutions are designed for optimal utilization of small spaces and flexibly handle many different SKUs with simple or no changeovers necessary. Designed for reliability while requiring minimal maintenance, depalletizers can accommodate many different product types ranging from flexible packaging such as bags and bales to rigid packages, like boxes, pails, totes, jugs or drums with end effectors tailored to each solution.
Posimat manufactures DEPEMAT depalletizers, completely automatic machines designed to simply and reliably remove empty plastic bottles from their pallets before introducing them on the POSIMAT plastic bottle unscramblers. Machines can work with flat trays or trays with folded edges.
Premier Tech can provide a wide range of depalletizing systems suitable for applications across various products and industries. Offering an extensive selection of end-of-arm tools, Premier Tech’s robotic depalletizers are adaptable to the specific needs of the customer, whether they are dealing with flexible packaging such as bags and bales or rigid packages like boxes, pails, jugs and drums. Building on its experience and partnership with FANUC, Premier Tech’s depalletizing systems are developed with solid automation expertise and designed for stability and efficiency in daily operations.
QCOMP Technologies Inc.
QComp is a supplier of robotic depalletizing systems for incoming random loads or homogeneous loads that can be handled with the same robot cell. Depending on the specific needs of the customer, QComp can recommend the best automatic solution to provide the best investment to meet immediate and future needs. QComp’s automatic depalletizer solution utilizes a vision system that identifies each carton on a layer.
Regal Rexnord Automation Solutions
Arrowhead Systems’ team of experienced engineers design and build depalletizers that meet customers’ exact system needs. Depalletizing systems include the Alpha Turbo™ high-level bulk depalletizer, the XODUS™ low-level bulk depalletizer, robotic bulk palletizer/depalletizer, and more. Equipment is designed to deliver years of low maintenance and trouble-free performance, while providing the flexibility to adapt to changing demands.
Remtec Automation, LLC
Automated robotic depalletizing systems from Remtec run at speeds to 5 picks per minute per robot. Systems include multi-product pick grippers for increased rates, fully automated pallet handling and automated slip/tier/top sheet removal, vision based robot guidance, and product conveyance.
Sentry Equipment & Erectors, Inc
Sentry supplies bulk depalletizers in high and low-level configurations. The Sentry bulk depalletizer is designed to receive bulk loads of empty glass, PET, or aluminum containers on wooden or plastic pallets, and transfer each layer (one at a time) onto an accumulating take-away conveyor for transportation to the production area. It is designed to provide a continuous supply of product to PET bottle fillers at speeds up to 1000 bottles per minute and can fillers up to 2200 cans per minute.
Ska Fabricating manufactures depalletizers for can and bottle filling lines. Ska’s can depalletizers are designed for reliable automation for lines running cans anywhere from 10 to 600 containers/min. Ska’s Can Depalletizer is their original, small footprint, semi-automated depalletizer, designed with space and cost in mind and capable of depalletizing multiple sized packages of aluminum and metal containers. Other depalletizers include the Nimbus, combining the features from two of Ska’s best-selling machines for a low-cost depalletizer optimized for small spaces and lower speed applications. Magic Bus is designed for high-speed operations with minimum operator involvement on lines running from 25 to 600 containers/min.
Specializing in equipment for aersol can and liquid filling lines, Terco supplies machines used to depalletize and feed metal containers quickly and with less effort. Depalletizers feature stainless steel side panels and fully guarded drives come standard. Standard working height ranges from 34 in. to 38 in. (865 mm to 965 mm). System is available in single and dual discharge and in mezzanine and in-ground configurations.
Uni Pak Corp.
As part of its full complement of material handling solutions, Uni-Pak Corp. manufactures custom manufactured depalletizers for use in industries ranging from beverage to automotive to electronics. Depalletizers feature a mild steel construction, available with an industrial enamel or powder coat finish. They operate at speeds of up to 5 layers per minute, efficiently and safely depalletizing the required products. Depalletizing flow can be set to either "C" or "Z" configurations, with automatic, semi-automatic, or manual control. The heavy duty, one-piece steel frame construction is designed for long-term durability and reliability.
Whallon Machinery, Inc.
Whallon Machinery makes equipment to depalletize cans, composite cans/steel chime, glass jars and bottles, pails, and PET containers. Featured systems include the SC Series of bulk depalletizers, including the SC100 manual and semi-automatic and the SC 300 fully automatic systems. The SC100, designed for depalletizing steel, aluminum, glass, and PET containers, features an economical and simple design and features options including automatic layer sweep, pallet stacking and dispensing and single high units models. The fully automatic SC300 is ruggedly built to depalletize continuous volumes of bulk cans, PET, or glass containers, and features rigid construction and frequency drives for handling difficult containers.
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