SIG-VCS Tandem System

Signode to highlight industry-leading Automation and Support Solutions at CorrExpo 2023

Signode, a global manufacturer of a broad range of automated transit packaging equipment, tools, consumables, and warehouse automation and support solutions, is highlighting industry-first technologies at CorrExpo in Cleveland. Held at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland August 28-30, Signode will present a selection of its innovative corrugated packaging advancements in booth 335.

Jonathan Lust headshot“We’ve seen tremendous growth in corrugated over the last several years,” says Jonathan Lust, Corrugated Segment Manager at Signode. “Our portfolio of solutions is designed to help corrugated plants keep up with these increasing demands. From easily integrated end-of-line automation options to ongoing equipment support via our Packaging Plus® Reliability Services Team, we aim to protect our customers’ corrugated automation investments while prioritizing optimal outcomes.”

Corrugated solutions to be showcased at CorrExpo include:


Signode’s SIG-VCS automatic squaring bundler is our premier solution for customers seeking high-speed bundling capabilities. With bundling capacity of up to 32 bundles per minute, box converters are empowered to meet demanding deadlines and optimize throughput. The SIG-VCS is equipped with XL strap coils, quick-change strapping dispensers, and auto-refeed technology, all designed to minimize downtime with continuous strapping. The production versatility of the machine enables effortless changes in production requirements, giving box converters peace of mind to meet varying customer needs. The SIG-VCS has standard built-in features to keep production downtime to a minimum, and the auto-bundle teach option reduces set-up time to one minute or less. The patented easy-access strap guides require no tools for normal maintenance.


SIG_CORR Grey New imageAnother one of Signode’s automatic squaring and strapping bundlers, the SIG-CORR, will be on display at CorrExpo to demonstrate high-speed bundling capabilities for specialty-glued items, including crash-lock boxes, corrugated trays and lids, and straight-line cartons. Up to 50% faster in some specialty folder gluer applications, the SIG-CORR is manufactured with intuitive features such as signal lights to indicate low strap and end-of-strap monitoring with auto bundle ejection promotes continuous strapping and maximum uptime. Additionally, the SIG-CORR features easy-access strap guides for simplified maintenance. The SIG-CORR can accommodate production changes quickly and easily with storage of up to 5,000 bundle program configurations.

BXT3 Battery Powered Strapping Tool

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Signode’s line of BXT3 battery powered hand tools offers a modern alternative to pneumatic and manual equipment by showcasing reliability, ease of use, and speed – essentially giving any operator highly consistent results not possible with manual tools. This battery powered strapping method is user-friendly, reduces operator fatigue, and saves time and money.

The BXT3 is specifically designed for strapping applications using Signode Tenax® polyester and Signode Dylastic® polypropylene strapping. It accommodates 13mm to 32mm plastic strapping and is capable of variable tensioning speeds of up to 11’ per second. With a lightweight, ergonomic design, intuitive user interface and up to 800 cycles per charge, this tool is designed to increase customer uptime.

Signode’s comprehensive suite of corrugated solutions is underscored by the Packaging Plus® Reliability Services Team, featuring more than 500 field service engineers and technicians around the world. These highly trained specialists are equipped with the latest technology, tools, and training and provide proactive maintenance, full line efficiency audits, and emergency repairs to keep customers’ packaging equipment operating at peak performance. The Reliability Services Team engages with customers to develop preventive, protective, and comprehensive care using a specially designed Performance Assessment Reporting.