The intermediate stacker allows a fluent, non-stop production. Depending on the product height 48 – 160 products/min. can be processed while building stacks of 2 – 12 products. The compact construction of the system is ideal for inline operation. It allows the integration of different US-2000 banding machines with 30, 50 or 60 mm band width and a band thickness of 50 – 170 μ.