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Arlington Heights, IL (March 22, 2011) – Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, showcases its latest solutions for the brick and paver industry at booth #21045 at ICON and ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas, NV, March 22-26.  The company will highlight its OctopusTM 303 BP system which includes the innovative Octopus 303 rotary ring stretch wrapping machine with patented Tail Tucker and Logo Wrap™ enhancements.  Muller will also showcase its new Octopus 505 AL stretch wrapper and OctoMAX™ system.

The Octopus 303 BP system efficiently and simultaneously helps customers wrap, secure and brand their pallet loads.  The low maintenance, small footprint and high durability of the Octopus 303 stretch wrapper make it an ideal machine for brick and paver manufacturers. An additional feature of the Octopus 303 BP is the unique Tail Tucker which ensures no loose film tails occur on stretch wrapped pallets regardless of handling, film quality, or storage conditions.  Also included in the BP system is the Logo Wrap which applies a custom branded film during the normal wrapping cycle.  The patented technology is a cost-effective and automated alternative to traditional hand applied stickers or labels.

“The BP system is an extremely reliable and effective all-in-one solution,” says Dan Schmidt, business development manager at Muller. “It also saves our customers time and money by reducing labor costs associated with machine maintenance and manually affixing labels – not to mention reducing waste and cost from having to re-wrap unsecured pallets.”

Muller will also highlight its latest addition to its Octopus line of rotary ring stretch wrappers, the Octopus 505 AL.  An upgrade from the Octopus 303, the 505 AL is still compact but allows for stretch wrapping of larger loads. In addition, it’s simple design and flexible network increases its overall versatility. With wrapping speeds up to 100 loads per hour it addresses the demands of what was previously met by the Octopus 606.

Not to be outdone by the Tail Tucker or Logo Wrap, the OctoMAX™ is the latest available enhancement to the Muller line of new stretch wrap equipment.  All three are also available as a retrofit to most existing machines.  The OctoMAX utilizes proprietary hardware and software to monitor and measure equipment and film effectiveness. The system not only enables customers to maximize the performance of their machine by making sure the optimal settings, pre-stretch gears, number of wraps and amount of film, are set at all times, it can also maximize savings by monitoring the performance of their film. Ultimately, that means customers can meet both growing costs constraints and sustainability goals by reducing waste and downtime.

“We are truly committed to providing our customers the most innovative solutions to help them minimize costs and maximize productivity of their stretch wrapping systems,” says Schmidt. “These products and technologies are just a sample of what we have to offer.”

For more information about Muller, its products and services, visit online: or contact directly at email:, phone: 1-800-OCTOPUS (1-800-628-6787).



About Muller
Muller is a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, the company provides a single source for all stretch packaging needs. Muller’s highly regarded OctopusTM stretch wrapper line, along with other reliable equipment such as the CobraTM and RaptorTM, provide customers with a wide range of solutions. With the help of an extensive engineering team and talented manufacturing technicians, Muller has a proven history of developing distinctive machines and innovative options to satisfy some of the most difficult stretch wrapping challenges. Crystal clear, high quality cast stretch films are manufactured using a sophisticated 5-layer extrusion process at an Muller facility in Orange, Texas. Strategically located just outside Atlanta, Georgia, Muller's Douglasville stretch film manufacturing facility produces millions of pounds of blown stretch film annually on state-of-the-art equipment. The facility adheres to strict quality control procedures to assure consistent, problem-free product.