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Publication Date: 01/2009
Pages: 5
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Upgrading a packaging operation with an automated bagger and robotic palletizer

A corn mill automates its bagging and palletizing line to improve production rates and decrease labor costs.

Agricor Inc., Marion, Ind., has been producing dry milled corn products since 1983. The company buys yellow corn from local farmers and grain elevators and mills it into degerminated corn grits, cornmeal, and corn flour. The products are packaged in bulk containers, such as bulk bags and hopper cars or 50- and 100-pound bags, and shipped to various US, Canadian, and international companies for use in food and industrial products. In the past, the company manually bagged and palletized the small bags. However, this method was inefficient, labor-intensive, and dusty, so the company decided to automate it.

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