Case Studies

Cartoning & Boxes

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Godiva goes green while printing gold

Godiva trims more than 30% of its printing costs by switching from an imported specialty paper to a foil metallic coated paper. Sustainability gains are impressive.
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CUSTOM CASING. The customized automatic wraparound case packer is PLC-controlled and servo-driven (above).
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Fast, flexible case changeovers

 Extruded soap block operation cuts changeover time from hours to minutes by upgrading to automated case packing.
MAGAZINE FEED. Photo above shows knocked-down corrugated cases stacked in a magazine feed on the left and product infeed on the
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Case-packing gets a makeover

A high-speed case packing system cuts labor costs, frees up some folder/gluers, and increases productivity for a maker of custom corrugated containers.
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Automation completes speedy cup-packaging line

 Huhtamaki-America meets the challenge of its plant’s increased foodservice cup-forming capabilities by automating its case-packing and palletizing operations.
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Frozen entrée producer installs high-efficiency casing equipment

Competitively priced, small-footprint system fits nicely into the budget and floor space at Inovata Foods.
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Mint-condition packaging

The United States Mint upgrades cartoning and casing operations for collectible, lens-packed proof coins.
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Del Monte pounces on Meow Mix pouch line

Robotic case-loading system at Del Monte Pet Foods propels pouch production into an automated tiger.
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A fresh approach to frozen entrées

Victory’s Kitchen develops the perfect recipe for detecting metal in its new frozen food line, while its new automated packaging equipment speeds production.
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Automation shines at Heinz

Smart Ones frozen meals are whisked through a highly automated packaging line at Heinz’s Pocatello, ID, facility. Cartoning and vision inspection stand out.
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Ammo maker shoots for packaging improvements

Remington adds high-speed, smooth-handling gun-shell cartoning machine to its operations arsenal.
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Schwarz powers powder packaging

Schwarz Pharma’s replacement filling line is twice the speed and more flexible for future needs.
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New BIB wine line toasts tried-and-true technologies

Mission Bell Winery’s 5-L bag-in-box wine line serves as a blueprint for a new 3-L line that provides ‘outstanding’ sterility, ergonomics, and productivity.
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Automated pick-and-place replaces manual operations

Kao ‘K.O.s’ labor cost inefficiencies, while improving production rates.
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Robots boost cheese productivity

Dutch cheese packager KH de Jong employs robots to depalletize, case-pack, and palletize more than 350 tons per week of Edam.
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Survey sheds light on controls in packaging

Both those who build and those who buy packaging machinery talk with PW about a controls and integration study done for the Packaging Automation Forum.

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