Cape Pack

Cape Pack Advanced

Cape Pack Advanced allows you to maximize the number of primary packages loaded on a pallet, while looking at new product sizes for those primary packages. Users can upload their design to the cloud to share for review with colleagues and stake holders.

Cape Pack Advanced also includes Cape Pack Essentials.

Please note that Cape Pack is Windows only.

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$ 208 /month
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Cape Pack in the Cloud

Cape Pack users can upload critical up-to-the-minute information with colleagues around the corner or around the globe to speed up design and approval processes. Sharing palletization designs directly in the cloud cuts cycle times and delivers faster time to market.

Cape Pack Cloud makes it very easy to upload designs for folding cartons, cases and pallets. The system supports cartons, cylinders and trapezoids as well as trays and bundles.

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This program calculates pallet patterns for fixed or known secondary package sizes.
You enter the size of the bottle, box, tray, case, bag, etc. that is to be placed directly onto the pallet. It will allow you to calculate pallet patterns on 3 different sets of pallet restrictions at one time in order to compare efficiencies.

Cape Pack - Palletization

Mixed Loading

A separate program will allow you to create Display Pallets with mixed case or tray sizes.
You can use this program for a single mixed load or you can fill a full order of items with the Order Fulfillment option.

Cape Pack - Mixed Loading

KDF for Corrugated manufacturers

Our Knocked-Down-Flat program is perfect for helping estimate full loads of flat cases that are to be shipped to your customer.

Cape Pack - KDF for Corrugated manufacturers

Packaging Design

Cape Pack Advanced allows you to start with your known primary package or product size, and then design alternative shipper, tray or case sizes based on quantity, pack arrangement, orientation, and bundle requirements. You can evaluate your results including different bundle arrangements, case arrangements, divider styles and pallet loading options. This information can then be sent to ArtiosCAD or WebCenter through direct interface features.

Product Design

In addition to designing packaging for your products, Cape Pack Advanced program can also help you design or redesign your Product sizes. Starting from a known size, you can evaluate dimensional changes in your product sizing, with or without changing the volume of the product, to maximize your packaging and shipping space. Ship dramatically more in the same space.

Folding Carton Arrange

The Advanced program also includes our Folding Carton Arrange program which is designed to give Folding Carton makers a tool to help design cases for their flat folded cartons.

Cape Pack - Product Design

The numbers don’t lie

Companies around the world are using Esko’s Cape Pack and Cape Truckfill to reduce their ecological footprint. Cape Pack is dedicated palletizing software that allows you to improve product sizing and to create new case sizes, build the most efficient pallet design; and improve material and cube utilization.

Using Cape Pack software, one of the world’s largest pre-packaged food companies optimized its packaging and pallet layout. The results speak for themselves:

  • The new, improved, package uses 78% less material by weight
  • It uses 66% less corrugate or 778 fewer trees (114 tons) per 1000 pallets of product
  • The new design saves 933 million BTU’s per 1000 pallets
  • Saves 184,943 lbs (83888.73kg) of CO2 per 1000 pallets
  • Saves 465,281 gallons (1761,28 m³) of waste water per 1000 pallets
  • Saves 51,670 lbs (23437,11kg) of solid waste per 1000 pallets
  • The new package offers 32% reduction of fossil fuel consumption & GHG emissions over the old package
Additional Features
  • Corrugated Compression Strength program for predicting box strength
  • Interfaces with ArtiosCAD
  • WebCenter Connector browser
  • Printing and Export options, load protection formatting, and more come standard with this base module
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