More from ITW Hartness
Craft Brewer Grows into Two-In-One Palletizer, Stretch Wrapper
Automation often begets more automation. That was certainly the case with Pelican Brewing Co., whose fast filling operations soon necessitated end-of-line palletization.
Nov 18th, 2020
Helical Accumulator Avoids Micro-Stops
Machine upgrade features 20% fewer parts and an intelligent lighting kit.
Nov 13th, 2020
Holistic Approach to Machine downtime
Examining different causes of downtime, and employing the right automation to get to the root cause.
Nov 12th, 2020
Multipacker Helps Historic Brewery Juggle Multiplying SKUs
There’s a lot more than bock beer in Shiner, Texas. A new automated secondary packaging system allowed Spoetzl Brewery to expand its range of formats, automate variety packs, and ultimately, reach all new cohorts of beer drinkers.
Aug 12th, 2020
ITW Hartness Launches New Website and E-Commerce Platform
ITW Hartness unveiled a newly designed website featuring an e-commerce platform, HartnessPARTS, designed for customers to order spare parts online in a user-friendly and efficient fashion.
Aug 4th, 2020
New Blender Upgrade Boosts Entire Soda Filling Operation
By adopting Bevcorp’s new MicrO2 system, Admiral Beverage simplified deaeration, optimized blending, and sped up both filling and changeovers.
Nov 11th, 2019
Hartness to open new facility, names new vice president/general manager
In February 2019, Hartness, An ITW Company, will consolidate and move all of its manufacturing into a larger facility in Greenville, SC. Tim Hudson was named VP & General Manager, Managing Director for Europe for Hartness.
Sep 26th, 2018
Craft beer can line leverages robotics
Depalletizing of empty cans, formation of pallet layers, and lifting of formed layers onto pallets are all done robotically. Elsewhere in the plant, another robot depalletizes reshippers.
Sep 5th, 2017
Revolutionizing the connection between operator and machine
Hartness is presenting its next generation interface platform, Hartness Connect™, designed to turn its secondary packaging equipment into smart connected devices. This platform features a simple intuitive interface built on the powerful B&R PPC900 industrial PC and hosts a suite of powerful apps that improve efficiency and utilization in all aspects of owning, operating, and maintaining Hartness equipment.
Aug 30th, 2017