Eventually the filled cases wind up back in the vicinity of the depalletizer and move into a TopTier palletizer with an integrated stretch wrapper.

Diffley arranged this end-of-line section in such a way that both the bottling line and the canning line feed into the same palletizer/stretch wrapper, depending on which package format is in production. The TopTier system, he adds, is a concurrent palletizer/stretch wrapper. “It applies stretch wrap as it builds layers,” says Diffley. “It’s a pretty slick system.” In looking back at the brewery’s entry into cans, Diffley sums it all up this way. “There was good planning and we had good vendors to work with. It’s paying off well.”

Read more at… https://www.packworld.com/machinery/article/21124264/quality-conscious-canning

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