An Interview with Gregor Baumeister, Manager of the Palletizing and Packaging Systems Division, BEUMER Group:
Demand is more for solutions providers and not so much for product suppliers
The chemical industry is witnessing rapidly increasing requirements in the area of conveying and loading technology and in the fields of packaging and palletizing. BEUMER reacted to the increasing throughput rates in the chemical industry with its high-capacity palletizing system BEUMER paletpac® 2500. The use of a newly designed rotatable clamp system turns the filled bags into the desired packing pattern at an exceptional speed. This system enables the BEUMER palletizing technology to reach a top capacity of up to 2500 bags per hour.
Vom Bauboom in Indien profitiert auch die ACC Wadi, die zur Schweizer Holcim-Gruppe gehört. Der indische Zementhersteller hat deshalb in Wadi im südindischen Bundesstaat Karnataka die Leistung seines Werks auf 13.000 Tagestonnen ausgebaut. Dafür lieferte die BEUMER Group als Generalunternehmer schlüsselfertig ein Hochleistungs-Gurtbecherwerk vom Typ HGBW-HC 1250 x 175,3 m. Dieses ist mit einem Achsabstand von 175,3 Metern derzeit das höchste weltweit.
The ACC Ltd., part of the Lafarge-Holcim Group, is also benefiting from the construction boom in India. The Indian cement manufacturer has therefore expanded the capacity of its factory in Wadi in the south Indian state of Karnataka to 13,000 tonnes per day. The BEUMER Group as main (EPC) contractor reveived a repeat order on turnkey basis, for high-performance belt bucket elevator, type HGBW-HC 1250 x 175.3 m. With a distance between centers of 175.3 meters, this is currently the highest in the world.
The BEUMER Group is an international leader in the manufacture of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletising, packaging, sortation, and distribution. With 4,000 employees worldwide, the BEUMER Group has annual sales of about EUR 700 million. With its subsidiaries and sales agencies, the BEUMER Group serves customers with high quality system solutions and an extensive customer support network around the globe, across a wide range of industries such as the food/non-food, building materials, mining, chemical, post and parcel and airport industries.
Using a modular system to provide customised intralogistics solutions
In the field of intralogistics, the trend towards automation is continuing at full pace. In order to increase their competitiveness, companies want their plants and systems to work more efficiently and safely. At the same time, workplaces are required to be designed more ergonomically. Additionally, the emergence of Industry 4.0 integrates all of the involved people, systems, machines and products into one dynamic network. This allows customers to better organise and manage their logistics value chain. BEUMER Group leverages a modular standardisation concept to offer customised solutions for individual tasks.
The “SiLex” mechanical discharge aid is used with poorly-flowing and not fluidizable bulk materials. It is incorporated into silos, bunkers and containers that may be round or even angular. Due to its low overall height and its simple mode of operation, it can usually be retrofitted to existing silos and containers without the need for major conversion work.
The lifespan of a Heyl & Patterson Railcar Dumper can be measured in decades. It is not uncommon for unloading facilities to have equipment with a useful life that exceeds 30 years. To maintain the integrity of the equipment and prolong this lengthy lifespan upgrades are essential.
By using the highly efficient and compact BEUMER stretch hood® A from the high-capacity BEUMER stretch hood® packaging system model range. It impresses with improved system performance, ergonomic operation and a space-saving format.