Machinery

Cartoning Equipment

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TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
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Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.
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Sealed Air: Tray forming system with void containment

Ultipack Void Containment System from Sealed Air provides automatic corrugated tray forming, product stabilization and protection, and lidding in high volume operations.
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Running 'like clockwork' at Bob's Red Mill

With steady growth comes the challenge of routinely adding new packaging lines. It’s a challenge that employee-owned Bob’s Red Mill has been able to meet head on.
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Nine tips for selecting cartoning equipment

Here are some tips to keep in mind when purchasing cartoning equipment.
Cartoner for hand loading of product
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Cartoner for hand loading of product

Econo 60 is a new cartoner from Econocorp that operators activate by stepping on a foot switch. Uses a Nordson hot melt adhesive application system and runs at speeds to 60 cartons/min.
Robotic end effectors are guided to the precise position of the incoming flow-wrapped patties by a vision system.
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Frozen beef patties go robotic

Since Ivor Karan established his feedlot in 1974, Karan Beef has seen steady growth. Now the firm’s top-quality beef products are benefitting from robotic cartoning.
Cartoner guarantees right product goes into right carton
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Cartoner guarantees right product goes into right carton

New horizontal end-load cartoner is designed for harsh washdown conditions and has a number of advanced technologies integrated into it. Interact HMI gives operators deep access into machine conditions.
The complexity of the Nescafé Dolce Gusto coffee capsule system lies in the construction of the capsule itself, a multicomponent package that ensures beverage quality.
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Standardization = success at Nestlé España

By standardizing on equipment and employing continuous improvement methods, Nestlé’s new Nescafé Dolce Gusto coffee capsule plant in Girona, Spain, is thriving.
Robotic cartoning with collating and nesting
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Robotic cartoning with collating and nesting

Delkor's C1 Robotic Packer is a result of that company's cooperation with Tetra Pak. System can pivot alternating containers to nest them in a carton in order to minimize unused space and maximize pallet density.
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Optima: Compact cartoner

Featuring a flexible, extendible design, the compact Optima CMF cartoner forms and sets up folding boxes, fills them horizontally or vertically with products, and then closes the folding boxes at speeds up to 200 products/min.
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AFA Systems: Robotic cartoner

AFA Systems’ MK-DLT Integrated Delta 3 Robotic Cartoner features a robot mounted above the cartoner to provide accurate collation of product off either an indexing or continuous moving conveyor using one Allen Bradley integrated platform to control both the cartoner and the Delta 3 Robot, unlike traditional integrated Delta 3 Robotic Cartoners that typically employ two control systems.
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Schneider Packaging Equipment: Blow-molded bottle packer

Now completely modular, the next generation Robox BPR from Schneider Packaging Equipment is designed for packing blow molded plastic HDPE, PET, PVC, PP, and other bottles into service cartons with or without liner bags, achieving throughputs of more than 160 bottles/min.
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Delkor: Robotic cartoner for beverages

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth #C-3939! Delkor’s high-speed robotic packing system, the patent-pending C1 1400 Robotic Packer, integrates forming, loading, and closing with a detection device that locates and discharges out-of-place packaging before it can jam the system.
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AFA Systems: Intermittent motion stick pack cartoner

The MK-STK Intermittent motion stick pack cartoner from AFA Systems has the ability to handle any product count with its innovative SUBO pick, group, and place tooling system.
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AFA Systems Ltd.: High-speed vertical cartoner

The VC-VCA Vertical Autoload Cartoner from AFA Systems features a very compact rotary turret loading system that replaces the traditional racetrack vertical loader to allow easier operator maintenance because it has fewer parts and is at an ergonomic level.

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