PFlow Industries, Inc.
Since 1977, PFlow has been solely devoted to the design and manufacturer of vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRC’s) material handling equipment, systems, and specials. As the VRC pioneer, PFlow has led the industry from the start.
6720 N. Teutonia Avenue Milwaukee, WI, 53209 USA
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Georgia Pacific Moves Finished Product with the PFlow M Series

Conveyor System Mechanical Lift for Paper Distribution - PFlow

Palatka, FL

Georgia Pacific, in Northern Florida, expanded operations at its Palatka manufacturing and distribution facility due to substantial growth. This increased logistical problems in moving finished product from the upper-level manufacturing area to the lower-level shipping area.

Georgia Pacific developed a concept and contacted PFlow for assistance in implementing the solution. A PFlow M Series Mechanical Lift with infeed and discharge conveyors was introduced as the solution.

The lift has a 3,000 lbs capacity and a 7’ x 6’ carriage to handle double-stacked boxes of product. Once the loads are placed on the upper-level conveyor, they are moved onto the lift, transported down to the lower level and out. The loads then make a 90° turn and go through a shrink-wrapping machine.

This system doubles the capacity to move product from the manufacturing level.

Product Lift in Conveyor System - PFlow