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Glenview, IL, (November 1, 2018) — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize load containment, will display a wide variety of its customer-focused innovations at FABTECH in Atlanta, Georgia at booth #A2833.  With 88 manufacturing facilities across six continents, the company does business under more than two dozen highly respected brands throughout the world.

 

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Glenview, IL, (October 14, 2018) — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, showcased at Pack Expo Chicago, October 14-17. Under this year’s theme - “Our Brands Protect Your Brands” –15 of its key product brands were on display together for the first time in booth S-3100. Spread across over 3500 sq/ft, the exhibit setup reflected the unified approach of the multi-billion dollar business. Dedicated to fit customers’ needs for safe and secure transport of packaged products, the booth was divided into 17 display areas organized by application categories: Pack – Bundle – Unitize – Warehouse – Transport.



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Glenview, IL, (October 14, 2018) — Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, introduces a unique tray packaging solution at Pack Expo Chicago, October 14-17 in Booth S-3100. Featuring two key products, the H. BÖHL orbital stretch wrapper and LoveShaw Case Sealer SP-304, the unique system offers users the ability to improve product integrity and increase sustainability with greater packaging efficiency. Widely popular in e-commerce applications throughout Europe, the orbital wrapper is used to secure products to trays and the case sealer ensures proper closure and sealing of the protective box. Attendees of Pack Expo have the unique ability to see the system together for the first time in North America. 


 

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Glenview, IL, (September 21, 2018) — Lachenmeier, part of Signode Industrial Group and a leading manufacturer of stretch hood equipment and film, will introduce Signode’s patented Ring Wrapping technology to the corrugated industry with the Octopus Line of stretch wrappers during Corrugated Week 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana from September 24-27th at the Indianapolis Convention Center.  Lachenmeier will also continue to highlight its revolutionary stretch hood machine, Multi-FleXL and innovative film solutions such as Xeros® at the popular industry exhibition and conference.



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Glenview, IL, (April 9, 2018)— Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions and part of Signode Industrial Group, announces it will feature the Yellow Jacket Orbital Stretch Wrapper at Modex 2018 in booth #B3275.

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Glenview, IL (April 9, 2018) – Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions and part of the Signode Industrial Group, showcases a reliable and economical solution for wrapping pallets with its Octopus “1717C” automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper at Modex 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Octopus 1717C is competitively priced to automatic rotary arm and turntable machines in the 30-50 LPH range.  With its compact size the new wrapper is versatile for a variety of applications making it a perfect machine for most distribution environments.

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Glenview, IL, (November 6 , 2017)— Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, announces it will introduce the Yellow Jacket 87-SA Orbital Stretch Wrapper at FabTech 2017 in booth A3076 at McCormick Place, Chicago, November 6-9. 

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Glenview, IL, (October 9, 2017)— Lachenmeier, part of Signode Industrial Group and a leading manufacturer of stretch hood equipment and film, will showcase its innovative solutions for the corrugated industry at booth 637 at CorrExpo 2017 on October 17-18 2017.


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Glenview, IL (April 10, 2017) – Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of load containment equipment and material and part of the Signode Industrial Group will display a reliable and economical solution for the craft brew market with its new Octopus “1717C” automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper at booth #5808. The Octopus 1717C is competitively priced to automatic rotary arm and turntable machines in the 30-50 LPH range. With its compact size, the new wrapper is versatile and efficient, making it the perfect load containment solution for the craft brew industry.

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Glenview, IL, (March 8, 2017)— Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize load containment, will display a wide variety of its customer-focused innovations at ProMat 2017 at booth# S2062. With 88 manufacturing facilities across six continents, the company does business under more than two dozen highly respected brands throughout the world. At the booth, attendees can meet representatives from Muller, Loveshaw, Signode, Shippers Products, Angleboard, and Multi-Wall.

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Glenview, IL (December, 2016) – LOCK N’ POPTM, a premier load containment solution provider from Muller LCS and part of SIG, introduces a new applicator that can monitor application amounts automatically for its water-based cohesive that forms a chemical bond with packaging surfaces and holds firm until it’s time to un-stack the pallets. The new system, named Unitizer 150F, can signal the customer when applied amounts of product are out of range, thereby assuring proper application without having to periodically weigh samples of the applied cohesive. For customers securing loads using only LOCK N’ POP without additional stretch wrap, this allows for peace of mind that the product was applied correctly and consistently without having personnel constantly supervising the operation.

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 Glenview, IL, (November  06, 2016)— Muller is helping attendees maximize brand awareness throughout the packaging supply  chain at PACK EXPO 2016 in Chicago, IL with sister company Loveshaw in Booth # S-3100.  Muller will display its patented Logo  Wrap™ solution on its recently launched, economical and efficient, Raptor™ HPL high profile turntable stretch  wrapper. Previously, Logo Wrap was only available on Muller’s Octopus™ line of high-speed, automatic, stretch wrappers.  

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 Glenview, IL, (October 17, 2016)— Lachenmeier showcases its innovative solutions for the corrugated industry at 2016 TAPPI        AICC SuperCorrExpo, in Orlando Florida at booth #224. In addition to learning more about the revolutionary machine  technology, attendees can see first-hand the benefits of the patented Lachenmeier Xeros™ condensation control film. 

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 Glenview, IL (July 5, 2016)— Typically stretch wrapped or shrink wrapped, beverage loads are heavy and usually require multiple  layers of film and additional packing methods to ensure safe transport. Lock N’ Pop provides a safe an effective alternative to  traditional pallet securing methods.

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 Arlington Heights, IL (June 13, 2016)— Lock N’ Pop™, a premier load containment solution provider from Muller LCS and part of  SIG, introduces a new transportable applicator unit for its water-based cohesive that forms a chemical bond with packaging  surfaces and holds firm until it’s time to un-stack the pallets. Providing greater flexibility, the Lock N’ Pop transportable  applicator unit allows users the ability to configure cohesive where needed.

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As a leading manufacturer of equipment and material load containment solutions, Muller understands all too well the importance of properly securing palletized units in transit.  As part of the Signode Industrial Group (SIG), Muller frequently solves customer load containment challenges in the SIG Application Development and Research Laboratory (commonly referred to as the “SIG Packaging Lab”). 


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Chicago, IL, (May 03, 2016)— Lachenmeier, part of SIG and a leading manufacturer of stretch hood equipment and film, has released its new Lachenmeier Multi FleXL stretch hood machine, designed to effectively secure and maintain the integrity of tall and wide pallet loads throughout the supply chain.

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(May 2016)- Muller's newly released Raptor HPL Turntable offers a unique set of features on a familiar stretch wrapping platform, the turntable. The Raptor HPL heightens the level of durability, reliability and speed generally found in turntable style wrappers, while maintaining a user friendly control interface.

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Glenview, IL (April 04, 2016) – Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, introduces an economical solution for wrapping pallets with its new RaptorTM HPL high profile turntable stretch wrapper. The Raptor HPL is an intuitive and reliable wrapper that has the additional benefits of having Muller’s popular branding tool, Logo WrapTM, and a roping device built in. 

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(February 2016)- Muller's GaleWrap Oriented stretch film has made an impression in the marketplace as a unique, premium quality film. For those familiar with stretch film, one glance at a roll of GaleWrap and they can usually tell something is different from conventional and pre-stretch films.

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(November 2015)- The latest addition to the Lachenmeier equipment line-up is the Multi FleXL stretch hooding system. Allowing customer throughput rates up to 150 loads/hour, the Multi FleXL is one of the most adaptive and versatile stretch hooding machines in the marketplace.

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(November 2015)- The latest addition to the Lachenmeier equipment line-up is the Multi FleXL stretch hooding system. Allowing customer throughput rates up to 150 loads/hour, the Multi FleXL is one of the most adaptive and versatile stretch hooding machines in the marketplace.

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(October 2015)- As a load containment solution company, Muller relies on product differentiation to meet different client requirements. Muller has a product and service offering to fit most shipping requirements found in food & beverage manufacturing, CPG, frozen food distribution, and more. The Yellow Jacket wrapper is unique within the Muller line. Yellow Jacket is an "Orbital" stretch wrapper that wraps over the top and underneath the shipment, making it very relevant for the most challenging products and industries.

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(September 2015)- The Octopus has long been viewed as an industry powerhouse for ring technology. Boasting more models and designs than competitors, the Octopus brand makes a compelling argument that the "ring is king" with regard to stretch wrapping. Perhaps lesser known is that the Octopus is much more than just a way to apply stretch film.

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(July 2015)- As manufacturers look for ways to improve their production process, it is easy for them to think in-line with their palletizers and conveyor lines. Thinking outside the box, Muller has a solution that allows manufacturers to package products with automation, off-line, without fixed equipment. the GW-4100 mobile wrapper, fitted with a 40" film carriage, has been wildly popular in areas where fixed stretch wrap equipment cannot go.

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Chicago, IL, (June 30, 2015)— Lachenmeier, part of SIG and a leading manufacturer of stretch hood equipment and film, introduces new ICPA Interface to meet increasing demand for easy to use HMIs - providing intelligent communication in packaging with a user-friendly design that virtually anyone can operate.

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Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, announces real-time equipment support through its Remote Service Plan.

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Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, introduces a reliable and economical solution for wrapping pallets with its new Octopus “1717C” automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper.

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(August 2015)- Load containment is a generally understood aspect of Muller's mission and direction; however, Muller's focus goes well beyond keeping a customers' product intact and protected in transit. One great example: Lachenmeier's Xeros Stretch Hood Film, which goes above and beyond.

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(June 2015)- Lock N' Pop is one of the industry's most innovative and exciting concepts. As the world's leading water-based palletizing adhesive, Lock N' Pop is used by manufacturers producing bagged and boxed products that ship on pallets or slip sheets.

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Arlington Heights, IL (May 26, 2015) – Lock N’ Pop™, a premier load containment solution provider from Muller LCS and part of SIG, introduces a new MMDV extrusion valve for its water-based cohesive which forms a chemical bond with package surfaces that holds firm until it’s time to un-stack the pallets. With increased demand, greater automation and changing load types, the MMDV valve allows Lock N’ Pop’s cohesive to be applied very quickly with exact intermission cycles.

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(May 2015)- The Octopus 1717C is an exciting new product launch from Muller's stretch equipment team. Part of the iconic "Octopus" brand name, the 1717C is loaded with over 30 years of ring technology innovation and advancements.

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Chicago, IL, (March 05, 2015)— Lachenmeier, part of SIG and a leading manufacturer of stretch hood equipment and film, receives United States Patent 8,936,152 for its Xeros™ condensation control film.  Xeros™ is ideal for protecting loads from outdoor elements while preventing condensation from forming inside the bag. The patent protects the multi-layer film technology used to manufacture Xeros™.

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Chicago, IL, (November 02, 2014)— Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, introduces  a patented method for providing improved  load containment and breathability with its Flexi-Rope system. Ideal for fresh produce, frozen foods and hot products, the new option allows users to automatically apply spaces between stretch film rotations- creating ventilation throughout the pallet. The system can be installed on new or existing Octopus ring wrapping equipment. 

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Chicago, IL, (July  28, 2014)— Muller , a leading manufacturer of both innovative equipment and material load containment solutions, introduces  a unique way to secure stretch wrap film tails with its No Touch No Tail (NT²) seaming device.  It is ideal for the most demanding applications and eliminates the film tail, without contacting the load. Muller has also taken this new technology, previously only available on new Octopus ring wrapping equipment, and made it available on Muller’s former models.

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Chicago, IL, (May 2014) — The dairy industry is expected to reach annual global revenues of $494 billion in 2015 – with the U.S. accounting for approximately 25%.  Keeping up with high volume demand means dairy plants must run very efficiently. Ensuring products are quickly processed, packaged and out the door is essential to its shelf life. ‘Getting things done before the ice cream melts’ is no euphemism in the dairy industry. 

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Muller’s Tail Tucker eliminates loose film tails on stretch wrapped pallets Arlington Heights, IL (April 27, 2011) – Muller, a leading ...

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Chicago, IL, (January 28, 2014)—ITW Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, introduces its GW-4100 40” robotic pallet wrapper. The newly designed carriage offers twice the speed, throughput and battery life compared to the standard GW-4100.

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Muller LCS will showcase two of their most innovative technologies, the Octopus "S" Series automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper and the 87M Yellow Jacket Orbital Stretch Wrap Machine at ProMat 2013 in Chicago, IL at Booth #1223 and #1519.  Both technologies are designed to simplify processes and improve efficiency.  Everyone attending the exhibit will be able to see how these systems work and understand the benefits the new technologies bring to warehouses.

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Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, introduces its new Octopus “C” automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper.  The new compact wrapper is reliable and an economical solution for pallets because it is versatile in handling a wide variety of applications and provides superior frame construction with minimal maintenance.

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 The leading manufacturing company, Muller LCS provides a single source for all stretch packaging needs, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year of its Octopus rotary ring stretch wrapping machines.  The Octopus is the global leading brand of pallet wrapping machines having over 5,000 installed worldwide.

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Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, introduces its highly mobile GW-4100 robotic pallet wrapper.  This GW-4100 is the latest solution in wrapping that offers less waste and substantial time savings, high performance rates and greater safety features for employees.

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Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, is exhibiting at Pack Expo International 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  The company will exhibit Yellow Jackets and GaleWrap, two new technologies operating under the Muller LCS name.  All attendees will be able to find a solution and obtain a greater understanding of all their stretch wrapping needs.

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Muller LCS, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, introduces an enhancement to its Raptor Series of turntable machines with Raptor Plus™. The new machine boasts an easy to use control panel that provides the flexibility to create customized wrap patterns for each unique application.

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--New Machine Enhances Cobra Line of Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrappers-- Arlington Heights, IL (July 31, 2012) – Muller, a leading manufacturer...

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Offering a Broader Range of Global Stretch Packaging Solutions Arlington Heights, IL (June 13, 2012) – Muller has announced its new company str...

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Arlington Heights, IL (September 26, 2011) – Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch w...

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Arlington Heights, IL (August 16, 2011) – Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap...

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Arlington Heights, IL (July 12, 2011) – Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap f...

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Arlington Heights, IL (June 15, 2011) – Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap f...

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Muller’s Tail Tucker eliminates loose film tails on stretch wrapped pallets Arlington Heights, IL (April 27, 2011) – Muller, a leading ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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