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Packsize International (Booth S2059) officially rolled out its automated X4—the first on-demand packaging system to cut, fold, label and glue a flat corrugated box in 12 seconds
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Representing a new era of custom box-making in a smartly sized machine footprint, Packsize International (Booth S2059) officially rolled out its automated X4—the first on-demand packaging system to cut, fold, label and glue a flat corrugated box in 12 seconds.
The system assesses and creates the most efficient and complete right-sized box for each individual order to eliminate unnecessary void fill and reduce shipping costs, among other benefits.
“Distribution businesses today seek greater automation in the machinery they install in their facilities,” said Packsize CEO Hanko Kiessner at a press conference yesterday, noting that excessive packaging is the biggest end-user complaint in the e-commerce space. “The X4 delivers on this expectation for high-volume packaging environments.”
The small footprint of the X4 adds to its flexibility, allowing for a box to be erected and inducted onto a conveyor line, placed on a cart or packaged right next to the machine. Packaging managers can orchestrate and manage single-piece, batch and demanding corrugated packaging workflows.
About the AuthorBridget McCrea, Editor Bridget McCrea is a Contributing Editor for Logistics Management based in Clearwater, Fla. She has covered the transportation and supply chain space since 1996 and has covered all aspects of the industry for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. She can be reached at [email protected], or on Twitter @BridgetMcCrea
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