January 02, 2022 6 min read
Implementing pallet wrappers into your current operations is a great way to boost productivity, save time and money and keep your employees safe — but how do you know which pallet wrapper is right for your business? Different types of pallet wrapping machines are available, depending on your specific needs.
Experts anticipate the pallet wrapping industry to continue expanding, thanks to the growing number of businesses that rely on pallet wrapping machines to protect their products during transport and those seeking out automated solutions to keep up with the pace of supply and demand.
The main regions of the world seeing this growth are North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa. While many industries have invested in pallet wrapping systems, the food and beverage sector alone accounted for nearly 177 million dollars worth of sales in 2017.
These trends also show that specialty, automatic and semi-automatic machines have become a focal point for business owners because they free up valuable time and labor that they can reallocate toward other areas of operation.
If you’re like other business owners and operators who need top-quality tools and equipment to keep up with today’s market demands, your pallet wrapping system is a good place to start.
Before deciding which pallet wrapping system is best for you, ask yourself the following questions:
As you read through this pallet wrapping buying guide, keep your answers to these questions in mind to find the best machine suited for your needs, space and budget.
If you want to stay ahead of the industry and operate as efficiently as possible, these are some of the best pallet stretch wrappers available on the market today:
Semi-automatic pallet wrappers are an ideal balance between hands-on power and time-saving efficiency. Once employees load pallets onto a semi-automatic wrapping system with a pallet jack or forklift, the semi-automatic turntable will take it from there.
This low profile machine is one of the top pallet wrappers for those who operate using pallet jacks. It sits low enough to the floor that you can easily place and retrieve each load, with very minimal action required.
Additional features the LP 2100-SRT include:
The Switch HP-SW is a high profile pallet wrapper that’s perfect for businesses that want power without sacrificing safety and convenience.
Enjoy features like:
While semi-automatic turntables require an employee to cut the film, fully automatic machines can sense the size of the load, and cut and secure the wrapping when finished.
The high profile HP-SWA A-ARM Platform Automatic is one of the best fully automatic turntable machines available.
In addition to the same durable construction you’ve come to expect from quality wrappers, you also access the following features:
In addition to our patent-pending A-Arm design, the 3300-A Conveyorized A-Arm Automatic pallet wrapper offers a fully automatic conveyorized system that can accommodate two pallets to start, and even more if you need to expand.
This is one of the best automatic turntables available, with features like:
Instead of turntable rotation, rotary arm machines keep your pallet stack stationery while overhead arms swing to wrap the load. Choose from either automatic or semi-automatic configurations.
One of the best automatic rotary arm machines is the 4100-FA ULTRA. With this system, you can choose from five different frame variations to suit a variety of floor space availability and configurations.
Other features include:
If you’re looking for a semi-automatic rotary system, look no further than the 4100 Hercules FS.
Take advantage of features like:
The Pilot Stretch Wrapper is a durable, affordable, simple-to-operate pallet wrapping system.
With this system, you get:
At Cousins Packaging, we do more than provide the best pallet wrapping machines on the market. Our knowledgeable and dedicated team is also here to help answer your questions and guide you through each step of the pallet wrapping process.
After we learn more about you and your business, we can assist you with everything from initial project development, design, manufacturing and the installation of your new pallet wrapper. In addition to unlimited access to all of our helpful online resources, we are also happy to offer after-sale services if necessary — whatever it takes to help you get the most out of your new pallet wrapping system.
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