One of the leading segments of our business is cartoning and case packing machinery, supporting the industry term “secondary packaging”. Once speed or volume requirements overwhelm manual cartoning or case packing of a product. Most manufacturers turn to automating secondary manufacturing to increase efficiency and reduce labor. Plant Automation Group handles equipment solutions focused on this segment based on volume requirements. Supporting multiple different machines solution and strategic design. Equipment provided in both pneumatic an multi axis servo technology to give our clients the best return on investment possible. Within secondary packaging two main leaders of equipment typically are utilized, cartoners and case packers.
Cartoners: Machines can handle several different types of products and materials, loading contents into a chip board material. Most cartoning machines are custom designed based on the application and project requirements. Capable of handling complex and detailed requirements from slow, moderate, and high speed (10-800 CPM). Complementing market segments such as Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Food, Beverage, Dairy, and Bakery industries. Typically packages supported include, Three or Four sided seal pouches, Sachets, Pre-Made Bags, Single Serve Coffee, Sugar Packets, Viles, Syringes, Cans, Pasta, Ready Meal, Blister Packs, Gummies, Snack Food, Cannabis, CBD, Stick Packs, Yogurt, Pies, Single Serve Drinks, Candies, etc. Cartoning equipment is manufactured in the United States, supported locally, and uses non-proprietary components. The following solutions are provided regularly.
Case Packers: Case packing equipment can virtually handle any request across several slow to high speed solutions and supporting (10-65 CPM). Typically running corrugated multi walled material. This equipment segment can be designed to handle virtually any package requirement. Providing the automatic collation of the final pack pattern to be loaded into the case automatically. This would include Rigid containers, Flexible Pouches or Bags, Cartons, Cases, Bottles, and any product that can not be supported during shipping without a case. Most recently trend is retail ready cases, Allowing the case to be perfect around all sides, placing the case directly on store shelves without removing the contents inside. Case Packaging equipment is manufactured in the United States, supported locally, and uses nonproprietary components. The Following solutions are provided regularly.