Carton Erectors/Formers(30 companies)
Equipment that forms cartons by erecting and forming flat blanks into a primary package. Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marchesini Group USA Inc.
Marchesini Group USA Inc. manufactures horizontal and vertical cartoning equipment that handles a wide range of applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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