Handle/Carrier Applicators(9 companies)
Machinery that erects any type of packaging carrier apparatus, such as equipment that applies plastic carriers onto six-packs of beer cans or machines that erect paperboard flats into six-pack carrying cases for glass bottles of soda. Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
Aagard Group, LLC
Aagard has developed a new variety tray former multipacking system that addresses the business challenge of automating the packaging of variety packs in multiple configurations, including thousands of variations. The high-speed system, capable of packaging 100 cases per minute, can automatically adjust flavor mapping changes with a single touch of an HMI button. The process involves Rockwell Automation gantry robots selecting the pattern, followed by iTRAK® components adjusting to fit the product. The system is designed to accommodate future market demand and business growth. Its other features include smart and agile operations, fast changeover, and a space-saving design.
Delkor Systems, Inc.
For packagers who need to form, load, close or shrink bundle, Delkor can provide complete systems from process to pallet, with simple changeovers allowing you to run many different package types. Delkor's Tray Shrink Wrapper can be easily configured to produce Delkor’s patented Turbo Case®, Spot-Pak (pad and shrink wrap packaging), as well as cases or other shelf -ready package designs.
Graphic Packaging International
Graphic Packaging International offers several low- to high-speed basket, fully enclosed, wrap and clip style multipack machinery systems for beverage and other multipack products. Multipacking systems include the QuikFlex™300 system for fully-enclosed packaging, a cost-effective solution with a small footprint for moderate speed requirements, new product introductions, or trial market applications. The Variety Pack Robotic Infeed is a high-speed, automated infeed system designed to stage multiple flavors of beverage cans from loose filled trays and transfers cans to the downstream Graphic Packaging cartoner for multipacking.
PakTech is a supplier of handle and carrier applicators for multipacks, cans and unipacks. Featured multipack applicators include the MPA 60 ultra, designed for safety, smart production, and simplicity. Product specific changeover settings are stored to HMI for fast product changeovers; the system is also equipped with remote assistance connectivity equipped. Selectable in-line bypass mode allows product to pass through an MPA30 conveyor. System reaches a 60 cycle/ minute application rate.
Shrink wrap and corrugated bundling machines group multiple products into various configurations and orientations. Shrink bundlers feature automatic collation modules to cluster products with exact and differing dimensions. Shrink wrap machines bundle products with bullseye/sleeve wrap and total closure shrink using printed and clear film. Corrugated solutions pack products using RSC cases, wraparound cases, trays, and pads.
R.A Jones’ wide range of multipackers is capable of running cans, glass and plastic bottles and other containers at various speeds (up to 300 cases per minute) and case pack quantities (4 to 48 packs). Company services multiple beverage products including the beer, wine, soda, sport drink, nutritional drink, and juice industries. Multipacking machines also serve the food and pet industry for canned and cupped products. Whether single tier or double tier, 4 pack to 48 pack, machines can handle multiple package configurations and types including E-Flute & B-Flute cartons. R.A. Jones also has Automatic Magazine Loader (AML) integration capabilities to improve operator efficiency.
Kolinahr is a supplier of case labeling systems as well as pallet label applicators. The PLC-controlled CL3000 print and apply case labeler uses a Zebra® PAX print engine and heavy-duty spring-loaded tamp-pad that adapts to the case surface, wiping the label on as the case passes. Kolinahr pallet label applicators include the new CR10 robot label applicator, which labels all four sides of a pallet load. Other pallet labelers include the SA31000, a heavy-duty model that prints and applies labels to the front, side or back of a pallet load and the SA1000 automatic pallet label applicator for applying labels to the side.
In partnership with WaveGrip, Vinco Automation builds and services two models of can carrier applicators. The WaveGrip CB-400 is a single, small–footprint machine capable of packing up to 400 cans per minute in 4 and 6–pack configurations. Machine is easily adjustable to suit a range of can heights including 12oz, 16oz, and 19.2oz in 202/211 and 202/204 diameters. The Beast is another can carrier applicator built and serviced in the U.S. by Vinco Automation. Designed for beverage manufacturers who want to make the switch to cardboard carriers, this easy-to-use Beast Applicator is a manual application device that packs a 24–pack tray of cans at one time. Compatible with standard 202 cans, The Beast will create completed packs at a rate about 100 cans per minute. Semi-automatic variations are available.
Wayne Automation Corporation
Wayne Automation offers reliable, low-footprint tray packers to handle multipacks of beverage containers as well as uniquely shaped products like motor oil and mouthwash bottles. The WTP Tray Packer is built with the craft brewery in mind, and solves the backbreaking task of loading multiple-packs of beverages in trays. The machine loads pre-formed trays with cases of bottles or cans at speeds up to 15 trays per minute. An optional configuration will also pack trays with ringed cans.
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