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Sentry Equipment & Erectors, Inc

13150 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke Forest, VA 24551-4328 United States

Sentry Equipment & Erectors, Inc. is a full-service provider of conveyor equipment and related container handling machinery. Located in Central Virginia, Sentry employs over 200 people that specialize in integrating packaging equipment and conveying systems into cost-effective and efficient plant designs.


Sentry Equipment &  Erectors, Inc - Conveyors Product Image

Sentry Equipment & Erectors supplies a range of conveyors, including tabletop, case conveyors, neck guided air conveyors for bottles and isometric air conveyors, as well as activated roller belts. Sentry's Pack conveyors are specifically designed for hard-to-handle packages, including multi-packs such as film bundles, decorated cartons, and banded six-packs.

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Types of Conveyors

  • Air/Vacuum Tabletop Style Conveyors
  • Conveyor Components and Accessories
  • Roller Conveyors
  • Tabletop Conveyors


Sentry Equipment &  Erectors, Inc - Palletizing Product Image

Palletizers from Sentry includes models for convention cases, right angle cases, bulk packaging, in addition to robotic case palletizers. Sentry also offers the Hybrid Case Palletizer, designed to orient, arrange and place layers of finished goods (trays, shells, packs or cases) onto a pre-staged pallet for transportation to the end user. Hybrid technology is a combination of conventional and robotic handling practices. A case routing zone replaces need for a case switch and pneumatic case diverters. A multi-axis SCARA servo positioner (one or two depending on the line speed), automatically tracks, turns, and redirects the product to its intended lane.

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Types of Palletizing

  • Palletizers (Mechanical)
  • Palletizers (Robotic)


  • Bags
  • Bulk containers
  • Cases
  • Containers

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Drum Package Type Icon
  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack
  • Bulk/Industrial IBCs/Tote Package Type Icon
  • Bulk/Industrial Keg or Cask Package Type Icon
    Keg or Cask
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case


Sentry Equipment &  Erectors, Inc - Depalletizing Product Image

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.

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Types of Depalletizing

  • Depalletizers (Mechanical)

Facility Design & Engineering Services

Sentry Equipment &  Erectors, Inc - Facility Design & Engineering Services Product Image

The Engineering Department at Sentry is fully staffed to support all stages of a project. Sales engineers work directly with their field sales counterparts and the customer to develop an idea and prepare a scope. Mechanical engineers prepare the calculations and design the individual components necessary for the fabrication process. Electrical engineering group implements the system. All electrical drawings, panels, and programming are done in house.

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Types of Facility Design & Engineering Services

  • Engineering Services