Machinery

Cartoning Equipment

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A closeup of the robotic end effector and its vacuum pickup cups.
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Cartoning made simple

What used to take six operators now requires just one as Schiff Nutrition automates its cartoning operation. At 400 nutrition bars/min, the speed is pretty impressive, too.
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MGS Machine Corp.: Heavy-duty, economy-style cartoning system

The RCS Horizontal Intermittent Cartoner from MGS Machine accurately handles carton setup and manual loading applications at speeds of up to 50 CPM, and comes with a new open-access guarding package, which means easier access for maintenance.
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Hoffmann-La Roche AG's line automates personalized kit packaging

Seven sub-machines package clinical trial patient kits with efficiency and inspection security, minimizing labor costs.
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IPak Machinery, a division of Pro Mach: Servo-based tray forming solutions

The S Series tray formers from IPak, a division of Pro Mach, now includes the TF-200, a servo-based solution for triangulated retail ready trays, and the multi-functional TF-350.
Robotic cartoning of aseptic pouches
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Robotic cartoning of aseptic pouches

Ecolean aseptic pouch is robotically packaged by Schneider Electric delta-style robots on a pick-and-place machine from AMC2.
High-speed pharma cartoner
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High-speed pharma cartoner

Promatic PC 4000 continuous-motion, high-speed cartoner for the pharma industry operates at speeds to 400 cartons/minute.
Shown here are just two of the many cartoning formats that the robotic end-of-line system is capable of executing.
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Coffee capsules cartoned fast and flexibly

Because the world’s supermarkets want their single-serve coffee capsules packaged in such a wide variety of formats, this Italian coffee marketer opted for maximum versatility.
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Aagard Group, LLC: Robotic infeed module for all-in-one cartoning solution

As part of a continuous motion cartoning system, Aagard’s robotic infeed module handles a variety of components that are difficult to feed in other ways, including meal kits that require placing two or more different packages into a single carton.
See a single vertical cartoner erects & close flip-tops
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See a single vertical cartoner erects & close flip-tops

Z Automation’s ZAC CV7.5 100CHL vertical cartoner provides a single system to erect and close flip-top applications. Run it in intermittent or continuous mode, and grow with it -- from multiple hand-load applications to the automated efficiency of Fanuc spider robotics as shown.
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Trends in robotics and best practices for buying and specifying

Four of the latest trends in robotics that we’re seeing, and three tips to keep in mind when buying robotic machinery
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Douglas Machine Inc: High-speed carton bundling for OTC and personal care products

With incoming carton speeds up to 400/min. and bundling speeds up to 100/min., Douglas Machine’s high-speed carton stacking and shrink bundling system combines the company’s Velocity Stacker for cartons and Contour M-50 shrink bundler to produce bundle counts that are conveniently sized to match shelf re-stocking quantities.
Pack Expo 2012 eye candy: high-speed robotic pick/place, infeed through end-of-line
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Pack Expo 2012 eye candy: high-speed robotic pick/place, infeed through end-of-line

From personal care to food (in this video, candy bars) this high-speed automatic packaging line delivers elegantly simple, single multi-servo axis control to reduce costs and space requirements while adding modular flexibility and operator interface ease. Billy Goodman, Managing Director of Cama USA, gives you a preview of the machine mated with a flowwrapping machine and conveyor. The same 'tech' handles end-of-line applications. Watch it, then see it running on the Expo floor!
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Econocorp Inc: Cartoner produces 60 cpm

Based on the Spartan cartoner, Econocorp’s Spartan Plus cartoner is capable of up to 60 cartons/min. using a rotary servo-driven magazine.
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Econocorp Inc: Rotary product loader

Econocorp’s Rotary Product Loader receives a product such as a bag or flow wrap at random distance, times it, and automatically inserts it into the company’s bucket conveyor using a paddle-wheel arrangement, at speeds up to 100 cartons/min.
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Bradman Lake: Robotic toploader

See it at Pack Expo Booth #S-209! Bradman Lake’s DRT Robotic Toploader provides automatic collating and loading of primary wraps into a choice of two secondary packages, either a film multipack or a rigid chipboard retail carton.

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