ABB Robotics recently launched a solution for difficult depalletizing tasks across a variety of industries, including consumer packaged goods. The solution involves a machine vision software that can quickly and efficiently process assorted loads.
As the pandemic has had unforeseen impacts on beverage manufacturing, experts note that advanced palletizing systems have helped warehouse operations increase efficiencies while bringing returns on investment.
Although it once seemed convenient to stop in at a local store to pick up needed items, consumers now can skip the trip altogether and have items delivered to their doors. In turn, this affects how companies package, warehouse, handle and ship products, resulting in a variety of operational shifts.
Production line observations, studies and evaluations for any beverage category usually focus on several prime factors: equipment capability, machinery speeds and capacities, productive time maximization, and packaging configurations.