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Cama USA Inc. offers complete high technology packaging lines that include both innovative side loading and top loading case packing, cartoning and robotic solutions. Cama engineers innovative packaging lines, following a well developed and adopted motto: “Technology with Added Value”.
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Cama’s added value in secondary packaging applications Cama’s added value in secondary packaging applications
Cama high tech/speed complete lines and the “Triaflex” robotic system, a single loading unit that may include up to 4 Delta robots. An added value is the customer support offered by the Cama Packaging Division to find the best carton features and styles, according to the technical specifications of each project.
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“Retail Ready Package” solutions “Retail Ready Package” solutions
The Cama FW Electronic Case packers are capable of packing a wide range of products in a single piece wrap-around case or a two-piece display case for retail-ready packaging solutions. Depending upon the configuration required, the products can be loaded either on edge (landscape or portrait) or flat into the cases.
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Complete lines: from naked product through to case packing Complete lines: from naked product through to case packing
This new Cama packaging line is made up of a Multi Delta robot unit which can pick naked products, coming randomly from production line and position them correctly, in a pre-set pattern, into a continuous motion horizontal flow-wrapper. Then, the products are packed in different configurations into end load cartons.
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Compact Monoblock loading system: forming, loading and closing unit Compact Monoblock loading system: forming, loading and closing unit
This extremely compact system has a reduced footprint (less than 13’ length and 7’ width) and it’s fully servo-motorized. Involving 2 different versions, It can achieve a production speed of 50 or 100 packs/minute. Thanks to the automatic size changing (ASC) the machine change-over can be automatically carried out by the operator in a completely automatic way.
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MAY 30, 2013
Alleviating case material
inventory pressures
By Judy Rice, Contributing Editor
Lloyd/Flanders, Menominee, MI, specializes in the production of all-weather wicker furniture that is latex-coated and painted with polyester resin-based paints. A video demonstrating the furniture production process can be viewed at

To package furniture for shipment, Lloyd/Flanders first applies 1.75-mil film bag covers to prevent the furniture from rubbing against the corrugated case walls during shipment. By making each shipping case the precisely correct size, the furniture company is able to eliminate the need for extra shipper filling and cushioning materials.

Lloyd/Flanders had been purchasing bundles of off-the-shelf corrugated case flats in some 300+ sizes. Case flat inventory maintenance, sorting, and case set up were very time-consuming. And when a particular box size was out of stock, the furniture order would sit on the plant floor, waiting for delivery of the new case flat shipment to the facility. Sometimes, the wait could be up to two weeks. Realizing the inefficiencies of this situation, Lloyd/Flanders pursued a cutting-edge, lean manufacturing alternative, and found a solution that enables the furniture maker to produce the exactly right-sized shipping case to mate to the furniture piece exactly when needed…
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