Cartoning Equipment(54 companies)
Cartoning equipment is defined as machinery that forms cartons as primary packages from flat blanks, including several related functions including erecting, folding, closing, side seaming and sealing of cartons. Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
Cartoning Equipment Companies
Carton sealing equipment includes the 3M-Matic™ Adjustable Intro Series designed for automated carton sealing, box closure, and other applications. Its 3M™ AccuGlide™ Taping Heads feature a curvilinear design that applies tape accurately yet with low impact to help protect cartons and their contents. Since the combination of box sealing tape and taping head determines carton closure performance, 3M continually improves both to meet customer requirements for productivity and reliability. The 3M-Matic™ L-Clip Applicator applies L-shaped tape clips to keep cartons closed without sealing the whole edge. 3M™ L-Clip Applicators can increase throughput while decreasing packaging costs, making them a great solution for start-ups and partial automation for large companies.
Aagard Group, LLC
Aagard wraparound cartoners are designed and manufactured to each customer's application requirements. Patented wraparound cartoning machines run flat carton blanks using an integrated side seam gluing function, an option that can offer material savings and increase production efficiency.
ADCO’s cartoning product line ranges from entry-level, hand-load cartoners to high-speed, servo-driven cartoners with features such as sanitary balcony design, touch screen controls and comprehensive onboard diagnostics. Since the introduction of its first horizontal end load cartoner in 1958, ADCO’s product line grown to offer an extensive lineup of horizontal end load and vertical end load cartoners.
AFA Systems Ltd.
AFA Systems cartoning equipment includes horizontal and end-load cartoners, vertical cartoners and sleevers. Cartoning systems include reliable servo-driven rotary feeders that reach speeds of 320 cartons per minute. Cartoning machines are engineered for under five-minute servo changeover capability, helping improve overall line efficiency. Recent highlighted applications include cartoning vials at over 1,200 vials/minute and developing bar cartoning that can handle both on-edge and lay-flat configurations on the same machine.
Bartelt offers continuous motion end-load cartoners designed to achieve high speed, high quality cartoning of a wide range of products. Continuous motion machines are heavy-duty, versatile, continuous motion end-load cartoning solutions designed for maximum efficiency, durability, and reliability. Featured products include the Bartelt CMC cartoner, a horizontal, continuous motion cartoning machine designed as a fast, flexible, and reliable machine that has all the advantages of full servo control and operates at rates of up to 400 cycles per minute. Product line also includes progressive load cartoners.
Bergami Packaging Solutions USA
Bergami manufactures intermittent and constant motion cartoners in both horizontal and vertical configurations, with speeds ranging from 20 cartons per minute up to 400 cartons per minute. Intermittent and constant motion horizontal cartoners feature manual or automatic feeding of products. An alternative to horizontal cartoning for bottle and jar applications, Bergami’s vertical series works with single and multi-packs and handles cartons with liners and partitions. Bergami tray/cartoners are designed for applications that require the forming of cartons/trays from a flat blank. Modular by design, these systems are suitable for simple manual loading of products or fully automated collating and loading systems.
Berran Industrial Group, Inc.
Berran Industrial group is an original equipment manufacturer of carton erectors and carton sealers. Featured carton erectors include the Eagle T20CF-SM (PM), designed to fit in smaller spaces. This erector features a powered magazine (PM) that automatically allows for continued operation. Berran’s carton sealing machines include Eagle T400R, which handles random carton sizes by automatically adjusting to the size of carton; features top and side belt drives and top and bottom tape heads
Bestpack Packaging Systems
BestPack is an original equipment manufacturer of carton erecting and sealing machines used in food and manufactured goods applications as well as tape heads. Featured machines from Bestpack's full line of cartoning equipment include the BestPack™ Model ELVS carton erector/sealer built for heavy usage with a quick and simple, no-tools-required carton size changeover. Other products include the CSEG, a fully automatic random side drive carton sealer designed for the egg industry.
Bivans Corp. offers several models of cartoning machines for a range of applications, including top, vertical and horizontal carton equipment, carton erectors and closers. The 50 Series of cartoners is designed for low to moderate speeds, compact footprints, affordability, and wide carton size and style ranges. Company also specializes in modular systems; customers start with a building block unit and add additional models and functionality at their own pace. For example, with the Model 54L/82 Combination System, customers may start with Model 50 or 54L carton erector, add a loading section for manual operators, then add Model 82 Top Closer to complete the system.
BluePrint Automation (BPA)
BluePrint Automation’s Cartoner 100 intermittent motion cartoning machine can process up to 100 pre-glued cartons per minute. Because of its intermittent operation, the production speed of this machine is high in comparison to its relatively small footprint. This almost fully stainless steel machine is designed to meet a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene, making this machine highly suitable for the food production industry.
Bradman Lake Group
Top load cartoning includes carton and Tray formers mechanical carton /Tray loaders, robotic and robotic vision toploaders and carton closers. End load cartoning includes semi-automatic and fully-automatic. Wrap-around cartoning and sleeving. Supplier to key industry sectors including bakery & biscuit, chocolate & confectionery, dry foods, chilled & frozen foods, pharmaceutical, and consumer & healthcare.
BW Integrated Systems
BW Integrated Systems’ vertical and horizontal cartoners function at high speeds, handle complex multiple-component packaging tasks and handle stackable products. Cartoning machines feature various functions including cycle stop flap closing, rotary cartoning, rotary flap tuckers, and adjustable carton plows. BW distributes models including the Nigrelli Ambassador multipacker cartoner for high speeds in the food and beverage industry, and Tisma’s HSC 400 continuous motion horizontal cartoners producing 450 cartons/min.
BW Packaging Systems
Cartoning equipment from BW Integrated Systems is designed to handle applications for a wide range of markets and applications, from craft brewing and beverage to flexible product and rolls of foil. Cartoning models include the Tisma HSC 400 continuous motion horizontal cartoner, capable of maintaining speeds of up to 450 cartons per minute,
Cama North America
Since 1981, Cama has been supplying cartoning machines. Product line includes the CL horizontal cartoning machine series that offers high-performance and reliable solutions for side-loading and top-loading applications. Cama cartoning machines can be integrated into complete production lines in both food and non-food markets. We offer electronic intermittent motion, continuous motion, or combination cartoning machines for packing flow-wraps, pouches, bags, thermoformed trays, blisters, jars and more. Features include quick and easy changeover, carton closing by hot-melt or tuck-in, and Augmented Reality (AR).
Cavanna Packaging USA
Cavanna Packaging USA designs, builds and integrates both 2-axis and delta robots for both primary and secondary packaging including cartoning applications. In addition, Cavanna offers the Carteasy cartoning packer unit, suitable for all types of flow wrapped wafers, trays, sandwiches and other baked goods. As packs emerge from the flow wrapper, they are conveyed to the unit where the portion is formed, picked and placed inside an American style carton box.
The new continuous-motion end-load cartoner, developed by CT Pack for applications in industries such as bakery, chocolate, ice cream and frozen food, is capable of erecting pre-glued cartons, side load products, and close and seal cartons on both sides. Cartoning system comes in two versions (HCC120 and HCC240), and, depending on the required carton dimensions and speed, it can handle productivity of up to 300 cartons/minute. The machine provides automatic loading of products into preformed cartons by means of pushers in continuous motion, followed by automatic sealing. The machine is characterized by an ergonomically positioned magazine charging point and an innovative positive carton opening device.
Delkor Systems, Inc.
Delkor Systems is a manufacturer of tray and carton formers and closers for corrugated, paperboard, lock or glue style trays, cartons or cases. Delkor's line of machines can handle small paperboard cartons up to large corrugated boxes.
DMM Packaging, Inc.
DMM Packaging offers several models of cartoners covering a wide range of applications. The B-500 cartoner is DMM’s highest speed beverage cartoner/case packer, featuring an all-servo Powertrain and handling up to 60 cartons/min. Other machines include the B-200, a medium speed case/tray/cartoner running up to 25 cartons/min. with a high-performance servo product loader; the B-200 offers flexibility for industries such as automotive, beverage, cosmetic, dairy and food that demand high efficiency in a small footprint.
Douglas Machine Inc.
Douglas Machines builds cartoning solutions with servo technology and adaptable platforms designed to deliver greater throughput, less waste and enhanced production efficiency. Vectra® cost-efficient cartoner features a floor space-saving design and functionality for increased uptime and fast changeovers. Vantra™ is a low- to mid-speed intermittent motion cartoner that produces both cartons and trays on a single machine.
Econocorp offers end and top load cartoning equipment for manual, semi- and fully automatic solutions at speeds ranging from 1 to 120 cpm. Company’s wide variety of horizontal cartoning machines range from countertop carton sealers to continuous-motion cartoners.
ESS Technologies, Inc.
ESS Technologies' horizontal or side-load cartoners run up to 150 cartons per minute and vertical or top-load cartoners run up to 100 cartons per minute.
Graphic Packaging International
PMMI member Graphic Packaging’s line of cartoners can be supplied in either continuous or intermittent motion configurations to suit a variety of applications and line configurations. Cartoning machine product line is flexible, enables quick changeovers and is designed to erect and seal cartons for totally enclosed packages for multiple product types.
Harpak-ULMA Packaging LLC
Harpak-ULMA Packaging LLC offers a wide range of intermittent or continuous motion horizontal cartoning machines suitable to pack products into boxes with automatic side loading and closure of the lateral flaps by means of hot melt or tuck-in flap. Food products such as frozen pizzas, cakes, cereals, rice, and coffee packs can be loaded into the machine infeed manually by the operator or automatically by means of a mechanical or electronic synchronization unit. The synchronization unit picks the product from the production line and feeds the machine in feed tasks. Cartoning systems are designed for easy maintenance, centralized greasing and easy and quick changeover and comply with current CE standards. Special versions equipped with a low carton magazine are available.
Harro Höfliger, a PMMI member that specializes in equipment for the pharmaceutical and medical industries, manufactures cartoning machinery with modularly structured solutions that handle applications such as packing vials. Cartoners handle bags, folding boxes, top-loader boxes and shipping boxes. Featured machines include the versatile MKT cartoner, which handles a large carton size range and reproducible format settings and the MTL modular top-loader for multi-component packaging. Harro Höfliger also manufactures equipment for packing tablet blisters in wallets.
IASE Co., Inc.
IASE is a specialist in developing customized, modular, automated packaging systems for carton and case packing applications. Modules include the ACL-800, which features dual infeeds to manage product spacing; these infeeds lead to two dual chain collators to ensure maximum efficiency. From there, a SR-56 dual axis robot picks rows of product and stacks them in the boxes that have been denested and formed by the carton former. Once the carton has been filled, it is glued and closed before being transferred to an outfeed belt. Many customizable options are available.
IMA Dairy and Food USA
IMA offers vertical and horizontal cartoning equipment with a specialized focus on pharmaceutical applications. Featured machines include the X Series for parenteral administration medical products. Designed for small-medium production batches, the FLEXA Series offers the right compromise between flexibility and speed while the DYNAMICA Series the ideal solution for high speeds. The VERTICARE vertical cartoner can be equipped with a series of modules to enable bespoke product handling and fully customized packaging. Its robotic system is designed to manage a broad variety of products in terms of dimensions, shape, stability and fragility.
ITW Hartness by Meurer carton packaging protects beverage and food industry products effectively during transport and storage. Cartoning equipment models include the CM/TP tray and wrap-around packer, which handles low and product-high trays, wrap-around cases and RSC-cases. ITW Hartness supplies basic machines that can be combined and modified with functional units in a modular system; systems are also designed for easy line integration. ITW Hartness will also upgrade and retrofit customer machines at any time cost-effectively.
The Peregrine high-speed robotic cartoner loads flexible bags, flow packs and other primary packages into tri-seal and other cartons. Handling a wide range of food applications from muffins and ice cream treats to meat patties and poultry breasts, Peregrine integrates speed, flexibility and versatile carton loading. Cartoning system features continuous positive carton control from forming through loading, on-the-fly changeover and small footprint with minimal change parts. Design eliminates conveyor transitions and uses no guides or collators.
Marchesini Group USA Inc.
Marchesini Group USA Inc. manufactures horizontal and vertical cartoning equipment that handles a wide range of applications.
Maxpack Machinery manufactures automatic horizontal cartoning machines including models MXZ-200B and MXZ-250B. MXZ cartoning machines are secondary packaging equipment designed to pack products into carton boxes automatically. Using intermittent motion to load products, machines feature a swing arm system for carton erection, gluing and flap closing. Integrated into the machines are Siemens S7-1200 PLC and Siemens KTP700 Touch controls, tray infeed conveyor units for manual bag loading, automatic product loading, and many other features. Nordson hot melt system unit comes as optional.
MG America, Inc.
MG America distributes cartoning equipment used in pharmaceutical packaging, such as the Cariba AV30, a top-load, intermittent motion, compact cartoning machine featuring simple, fast and tool-free changeover. Machine is fully accessible from the operator's side and allows for manual or automatic (as option) product feeding. Unit can be equipped with an automatic leaflet feeder and runs at speeds up to 60 cartons/minute. MG America also supplies side-load containers and primary tray formers and loaders.
MPAC supplies side load, top load and vertical cartoners. The Langen AIR-XL is an extra-long, continuous motion, manual infeed, side load cartoning machine designed as a cost-effective solution for manufacturers demanding flexibility, reliability and high end-product quality. This cartoner handles a wide range of applications including cosmetic cans, flow wraps and bags for the food and beverage, health and personal care and pharmaceutical industries. The Langen LRC-400 top load cartoner is built with individual modules for carton forming, loading and sealing. The Switchback SC-2V vertical cartoner runs at maximum speeds of up to 45 cpm and handles a wide range of carton sizes and styles.
Nuspark's line of cartoning machines includes vertical rotary cartoners and horizontal linear cartoners, as well as modular robot top loaders that can be used in cartoning and case packing applications. The VRC-60 vertical rotary cartoner is fully automatic, featuring several advancements designed for better repeatability, reliability and speed while maximizing equipment versatility. Its speed is derived from a 12-position indexer that generates an output of 60 cartons per minute. The 12-station turn-table design accommodates loading, leaflet/promo feeding, coding and inspection all in one compact, 1m x 1m (3 in. x 3 in.) footprint.
Robotic case erectors from ONExia use collaborative robots, offering a flexible alternative to standard case building machinery. Using the embedded software, end-users select the box and load flat shippers into the magazine, letting the robot do the rest. Robotic case erector systems are designed to be compact and ready to work, easily added into existing packaging lines. Systems come with integrated collaborative robot arms and feature built-in top and bottom taper options, optional motor driven end conveyors, and custom vacuum end-effectors.
Paxiom Group offers the Boxxer™ Kartnr™ V-series of automatic carton forming machines, engineered to vertically form a chipboard carton, insert the container and then close the carton. These compact machines can be easily adjusted for multiple products and feature a heavy-duty steel frame, programmable logic controller and a color touch screen. This versatile machine can handle tucked cartons, pop-up auto-lock cartons or glued cartons. Typical applications include loading pharmaceuticals, medicinals, liquids, gels, creams, solids, widgets and health and beauty aids as well as other delicate products.
In addition to blister machines, Pharmaworks offers new and rebuilt cartoners. The Pharmaworks Ci6 cartoner is an intermittent cartoner compatible with any of Pharmaworks’ fully automatic blister machines. Just like its blister machines, Pharmaworks cartoners are designed for use in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, medical device, animal health, and consumer industries. Pharmaworks also offers rebuild solutions for other popular brands of cartoners.
PMI KYOTO Packaging Systems
PMI KYOTO offers horizontal and vertical cartoning machines that help maximize production rates, improve overall line efficiency, and optimize operations for a variety of packaging applications in pharmaceuticals, food, confections and personal care products. Horizontal packing machines are capable of filling and sealing a wide range of carton types, including economy seal, reverse tuck, straight tuck and fifth panel styles. PMI Kyoto’s vertical cartoners are continuous motion, compact design systems that are engineered to easily integrate with a variety of filling systems, such as combination weighers and augers, in applications including cartoning of powders, small pastas with seasoning packets, bite-sized candies, or small pet treats.
R.A Jones offers a comprehensive portfolio of intermittent and continuous motion cartoning machinery including end-load and customized top-load cartoners. Models include hand-load vertical, end-load, and fully automated systems running at 600 cpm in applications such as food, non-food, OTC/pharmaceutical, tissue, and other consumer goods. Applications include cereal, baking mixes, pouched/bagged snacks, frozen foods, meal kits, cracker/cookie slugs and trays, pizza, granola/fruit bars, coffee pods, drink mixes, hair dye, bottles with syringes, razors, garbage bags, tissues, wipes, feminine hygiene pads, electronics, medical devices, masks, and much more. The machines allow manufacturers the flexibility to run various carton sizes with quick changeover capabilities.
ROVEMA North America, Inc.
ROVEMA continuous or intermittent motion cartoning machines can be fully integrated with existing filling and bagging equipment. With a hygienic and highly accessible design, ROVEMA cartoning systems are engineered for efficient tool-less changeovers and are modularly constructed, offering customers a high level of customization and long-term flexibility.
Serpa engineers each of its horizontal, vertical, intermittent and top load cartoner models to provide a compact footprint to save facility space while offering benefits such as open balcony design, rugged durability, fast changeovers and low maintenance. Featured cartoning machines include the P100 Horizontal Cartoner for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, personal care and medical device applications, featuring a fall-through construction that meets all sanitary and FDA validation requirements and the P120 Vertical Cartoner for hand load or automatic load applications.
Somic America Inc.
Somic America supplies machines for collating, grouping and packaging products in open cases and trays, such as the SOMIC 424 tray packer, which can be equipped with individual format tools for varying product dimensions and case models. The SOMIC 424 W3 wraparound packer is designed for collating, grouping and packaging products in folded cartons, wraparound cases, display cases or open trays.
Sourcelink Solutions, LLC
The SVC and RVC series of vertical end load cartoners from SourceLink can handle a wide range of applications utilizing the latest in servo and plc technology. Machines are designed to be compact, simple to operate and change over, and provide the flexibility that customers need.
StraPack offers end-of-line solutions from carton erecting to carton sealing machines. The AF-5NHY high-speed horizontal carton erector can be integrated easily into automatic lines with PLC. StraPack’s AF-5NS carton erector features an L-shaped compact design that saves space. The AS-6S is a fully automatic carton sealer detects random carton sizes and adapts automatically. Other machines include the ASH-6TB, a fully automatic H-method carton sealer.
Syntegon Packaging Technology (Kliklok LLC)
Syntegon Technology offers Kliklok topload carton formers and closers, endload cartoners, wraparound sleevers, and associated product handling equipment as well as Sigpack TTM integrated topload cartoners. Core industries served include bakery, nutrition bars, frozen food, prepared food, chocolate and confectionery, salty snacks, healthy snacks, and much more. Kliklok also has expertise packaging non-food products, such as toilet flush kits, batteries, spark plugs, razors, air freshers and health and beauty products.
Tishma Technologies; Powered by Nortech
Tishma Technologies supplies operator-friendly top load and side load automatic cartoners designed to accommodate the most challenging packaging and cartoning applications. Tishma’s line of horizontal and vertical cartoners include the TT-50 vertical cartoner for bottle, jar, bag, sealed cup or vial cartoning, available in automatic or semi-automatic configurations. Available with automatic bottle loading and count weighs scale interface, it features powered folding carton magazines, rotary carton erectors, fixed and adjustable carton pockets for carton squareness, tuck or glue style closing mechanisms, and PLC controls with self-diagnostics. Other models include the TT-100 vertical cartoner for free-flowing products such as stick pouches, the TT-60 horizontal cartoner with automatic intermittent motion for complex applications such as stick packs, blister packs and carded items, and the TT-912 tri-seal glue/tuck cartoner, handling tri-seal and flat-blank vertical cartoning of items such as syringes, vials, candy bars and more.
TORR Industries, Inc.
Torr Industries offers bag-in-box erecting, forming, closing and sealing that integrate with its line of bag-in-box fillers and bag-into-box loaders. Box formers and closers run up to 20 cartons/min., with a magazine that holds up to 150 boxes. Machines feature separate vacuum pick devices for infeed magazines and opening stations, with an air cylinder that locks the bottom open.
Triangle Package Machinery Company
The Flex 1 cartoning solution from Triangle Package Machinery is designed for bag-in-box applications such as cereal, rice, cake mix, prepared and frozen foods, and more. Key features include quick and simple 3D changeover, single- or twin-pack bag capability, servo drives, and a compact footprint. For an integrated bag-in-box system that fits in a small footprint, this compact cartoner can be paired with a Triangle inline weigher and vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS) bagger.
Uhlmann Packaging Systems
Uhlmann supplies cartoners for pharmaceutical applications such as cartoning blisters with solid or parenteral products, bottles including a leaflet, booklet, or application aid. Uhlmann’s intermittent and continuous motion cartoners package pharmaceutical products in cartons with utmost precision, efficiently, and GMP-compliant. A variety of feeding systems, product-specific loading devices, and closure systems enables Uhlmann to cover a broad application spectrum. All Uhlmann cartoners can be fitted with marking and inspection systems – for maximum reliability and quality.
Ultra Packaging, Inc.
Ultra Packaging provides new or rebuilt cartoning equipment. New equipment includes the Veronica VHL, a servo-driven vertical cartoner in manual or automatic configurations that is speed-variable at rates of up to 160 cpm. Features a 10-ft load area (space for four packers), positive control, servo-driven rotary carton feed, an HMI operator control panel, Nordson Pro-Blue Glue System, multiple pitch availability for large carton sizes and more. Rebuilt cartoners include vertical auto load, vertical manual load, horizontal manual load, and horizontal auto-load models.
Unique Solutions Automation, formerly Z Automation
Unique Solutions Automation LLC USA makes vertical and horizontal cartoners. Models include CH10.5 301 auto-load intermittent motion horizontal cartoner for slow to mid-range speeds. Model CH7.5 101 intermittent motion horizontal cartoner featuring down stacking for multi-stacking. Model CV7.5 100 CHL is a manual load vertical cartoner that erects and closes the carton with a single system.
Viking Masek Packaging Technologies
Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies supplies a variety of cartoning machines including end load, wraparound, and top load versions. Featured machines include the CAM W wraparound cartoner, a speedy intermittent motion carton packing machine that can erect, load, and close wraparound cartons using hot glue. Other models include the FM carton packing machine, which erects and fills different carton shapes in single, double, or triple head operation; application examples include placing sachets or stick packs of sugar, sweetener, and flavored coffee mixes into cartons.
Weighpack Systems Inc.
The EndFlex Kartnr™ vertical cartoner is designed to form, load, and close chip board cartons. Compact and easy to use, it produces up to 60 cartons per minute. This versatile machine can handle tucked cartons, pop-up auto-lock cartons or glued cartons. The hand load model will automatically open and present the carton to the fill zone where a person can hand load its contents. Once loaded, the top lid can either be left opened or automatically tucked or glued shut. The Kartnr™ can also include an infeed conveyance system to automatically accumulate product and fill into the carton directly, eliminating the need for human interaction. Typical applications include loading pharmaceuticals, medicinals, liquids, gels, creams, solids, widgets and health and beauty aids as well as other delicate products.
Westrock is an original equipment manufacturer of automated carton loading equipment. Solutions are designed to load and pack products while speeding up the line. Regardless of product or pack pattern needs, Westrock seeks to find the best carton loader that fits the customer’s product and operational flow.
Yeaman Machine Technologies, Inc.
Yeaman offers an array of vertical and horizontal cartoning machines, with options including rotary carton pick-and-place, reciprocal carton placers, long-cut volumetric carton filling, and more. Sealing styles covered by Yeaman's cartoning sealing product line include standard seal, tuck-and-seal, reverse fold, fifth panel, reverse tuck, economy seal, straight tuck and gabletop style sealing.
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