The HCP wraparound case packer from PMI Cartoning handles cases with inner or outer fifth flaps as well as trays of product; custom in-feed and product-handling systems allow the HCP to run at speeds up to 30 cases/min.
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BPA (Blueprint Automation) had on display its CP3 wraparound case packer. It was shown packing capped pouches into modified RSC cases at a rate of 150 pouches/25 cases per minute. The unit can also handle standup pouches into open RSC cases, and other combinations.
The Somic 424 wraparound case packer, which relies on servo controls from Schneider Electric to deliver remarkable versatility in a very small footprint, uses a vacuum belt to maintain tight control of cases as they move through.
The CP-WCP Wrap Around Case Packer from AFA features a gantry robot case erector system and Flat Stack Magazine to erect the wrap around cases, and includes servo driven changeover technology for the case magazine.
Video shows overhead regular and slow-motion operation of the Douglas Apex™ wraparound sleever for dairy cups. Sleevers offer paperboard solutions for a wide range of products, sleeve styles and pack configurations.