Wexxar Bel and Texwrap Demonstrate New Tray-Packaging Solution at WestPack 2020 for Increased Automation

Jan 28, 2020

RICHMOND, British Columbia, January 28, 2020 – Wexxar Bel and Texwrap are joining forces to bring a new, higher level of automation to tray-packaging applications in booth #5221 at WestPack 2020, February 11-13, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California.

Wexxar Bel is integrating the IPAK TF200 Fully Automatic Tray Former with two Texwrap machines: the 2219 Intermittent Motion L-Seal Systemand the1322 Single-Chamber Forced Air Convection Tunnel. Together, the integration is a complete tray forming and shrink-wrapping solution ideal for any industry.

The display at WestPack will demonstrate its capabilities with a versatile 4-corner tray, showing the ease of transporting and stocking products to retail ready solutions.

“The integration at WestPack will allow attendees to observe the compact footprint of the TF200 and the rugged design of the 2219. The versatility of a 4-corner tray opens up many opportunities for any company with tray forming and shrink-wrapping needs,” Mike “Parky” Parkinson, IPAK Product Manager.

The IPAK TF200 provides tray-forming solutions for a number of different industries and applications. Through the use of Wexxar Bel’s mandrel and compression configurations, the TF200 forms a wide range of tray styles and sizes, including complex designs with telescoping lids, triangulated corners or retail ready display features.

The Texwrap 2219 Intermittent Motion L-Sealer System is designed for applications where speed and rugged reliability are a must. These versatile units can wrap up to 40 pieces per minute when combined with the proper infeed. This impressive rate, coupled with conveyor speeds of up to 100 feet per minute and Texwrap’s exclusive Motion Trim™ technology, makes the 2219 the fastest L-sealer on the market today.

Rounding out the integration is the Texwrap 1322 Single-Chamber Forced Air Convection Tunnel, which uses large volumes of high velocity air to impart the necessary energy to the film for the best shrink package. The 1322 employs digital temperature controls, high velocity fans, individual top and bottom controls for air direction and variable speed conveyors. Each component contributes to the process of applying the precise amount of heat to the right places and for the correct amount of time.

While the integration at WestPack 2020 will be demonstrating with a 4-corner tray, the IPAK TF200 can also form many other styles of trays. Features of the IPAK TF200 include:

  • 40 trays per minute
  • Reliable operation with precision servo-driven blank advance and mandrel
  • Quick changeovers in less than 10 minutes
  • Venturi-style vacuum system for low maintenance and reliable operation
  • Wexxar’s WISE smart touchscreen controls system
  • Fully interlocked guard doors and emergency stops for increased safety

To see how the Wexxar Bel and Texwrap integration can reduce your labor costs while delivering a higher level of automation, visit Wexxar Bel and Texwrap in booth #5221 at WestPack. For more information on the IPAK TF200, visit www.wexxar.com; for more information on the 2219 Intermittent Motion L-Sealer or the 1322 Single-Chamber Forced Air Convection Tunnel, visit www.texwrap.com. Wexxar Bel and Texwrap are ProMach brands.

About Wexxar Bel

At Wexxar Bel, corrugated container packaging applications are limited only by the imagination. Our Wexxar case formers and case sealers have been installed in nearly 40 countries and consistently bring customers the lowest cost of ownership and the highest standards of safety. Wexxar also offers the Bel line of corrugated box sealers, tapers, and packing systems as well as the IPAK line of tray and bliss formers, stackers, and sealers systems. As part of the ProMach End of Line business line, Wexxar helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Wexxar Bel at www.Wexxar.com.

About Texwrap

Known as the industry innovator, Texwrap holds patents on some of the most significant breakthrough technologies in the shrink wrapping and bundling business. Texwrap produces automatic shrink-wrapping systems, L-bar sealers, side sealers, tunnels, infeed solutions, and conveyor systems for the food, bakery, industrial, mailing, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, retail, printing, and publishing industries. Texwrap also manufactures the Tekkra line of shrink bundling systems. As part of the ProMach End of Line business line, Texwrap helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Texwrap at www.texwrap.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.

About ProMach

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach also provides Performance Services, including integrated solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize packaging line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe, United Arab Emirates, and China. For more information about ProMach, visit www.ProMachBuilt.com.

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