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BluePrint Automation (BPA)

16037 Innovation Drive Colonial Heights, VA 23834 United States

Specializing in end-of-line packaging. Handling packaged and raw product through vision robotic solutions for wrapper loading, stacking and loading and variety packs. Offering secondary packaging for various package and container styles including case packing, side-load cartoning, wraparound packing and shelf-ready packing. We provide turnkey solutions taking control of your packaging line from the end of processing through palletizing.

Product & Package Handling

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BluePrint Automation makes high-speed stacking and loading systems for frozen pancakes, waffles, tortillas, flatbreads, protein patties and related products. This solution forms, stacks and loads products in various horizontal form/fill/seal (hf/f/s) machines, including a continuously moving flow wrapper chain infeed. Integrated vision is used to provide position and orientation of product as well as inspection for size, shape and more.

See the Product & Package Handling page on this company's website.

Types of Product & Package Handling

  • Stacking Machines

Features:

  • Collating
  • Counting
  • IIoT ready
  • Robotic
  • Tool-less changeover

Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment

BluePrint Automation - Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment Product Image

Vision robotic loading for raw and packaged products into clamshells include the Spider 100. The system offers full automation of bag handling and horizontal loading process of boxes and/or trays. This solution includes the BPA robotic platform that features targeted processing components to fully suit specific applications, including the patented SmartTrak system for high-speed precollation and end effectors.

See the Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment

  • Clamshell & Blister Loading Equipment

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Robotic
  • Tool-less changeover

Package Types:

  • Semi-Rigid Blister for Tablets Package Type Icon
    Blister for Tablets
  • Semi-Rigid Blister Pack (Retail) Package Type Icon
    Blister Pack (Retail)
  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell

Cartoning Equipment

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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.

See the Cartoning Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Cartoning Equipment

  • Carton Erect/Load/Seal (Integrated)

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Horizontal/End/Side Load
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • IIoT ready
  • Robotic
  • Tool-less changeover

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Semi-Rigid Blister for Tablets Package Type Icon
    Blister for Tablets
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Flexible Flow Wrap Package Type Icon
    Flow Wrap
  • Flexible Overwrap Package Type Icon
    Overwrap
  • Semi-Rigid Portion Pack Cup Package Type Icon
    Portion Pack Cup
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Thermoformed Vacuum Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Vacuum Pack
  • Rigid Tray Package Type Icon
    Tray
  • Semi-Rigid Vacuum Skin Pack Package Type Icon
    Vacuum Skin Pack

Case Packing Equipment

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Fully and semi-automated packing equipment for various product and secondary container styles. Specialties include case packing, carton and tray loading, wraparound case packing, end load cartoners and packing solutions for shelf-ready applications. BluePrint Automation also provides semi-automatic pack assist solutions for bags and other packages. Company offers solutions for handling packaged and raw product for the baking, snack, protein, confectionery, dairy, dry food, fresh produce, frozen, ice cream, personal care, pet food and pharmaceutical markets.

See the Case Packing Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Case Packing Equipment

  • Case or Tray Erect/Load/Seal (Integrated)
  • Case or Tray Erectors & Formers
  • Case or Tray Loaders

Features:

  • Adhesive
  • Auto load
  • Automatic
  • Bliss
  • Case liners
  • Corrugated tray
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Horizontal/End/Side Load
  • IIoT ready
  • Manual load
  • Pad/partition inserters/dispensers
  • Robotic
  • Robotic loading
  • RSC-pre glued
  • Semi-automatic
  • Stapling
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Vertical/Top/drop load
  • Wraparound

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Semi-Rigid Blister for Tablets Package Type Icon
    Blister for Tablets
  • Semi-Rigid Blister Pack (Retail) Package Type Icon
    Blister Pack (Retail)
  • Semi-Rigid Brick Pack (Laminate) Package Type Icon
    Brick Pack (Laminate)
  • Rigid Can or Canister Package Type Icon
    Can or Canister
  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)
  • Rigid Carton (Gabletop) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Gabletop)
  • Rigid Cartridge Package Type Icon
    Cartridge
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Flexible Flow Wrap Package Type Icon
    Flow Wrap
  • Bulk/Industrial Lined Case Package Type Icon
    Lined Case
  • Flexible Overwrap Package Type Icon
    Overwrap
  • Semi-Rigid Portion Pack Cup Package Type Icon
    Portion Pack Cup
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Semi-Rigid Sleeve Package Type Icon
    Sleeve
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack
  • Flexible Thermoformed Vacuum Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Vacuum Pack
  • Rigid Tray Package Type Icon
    Tray
  • Semi-Rigid Tube (Flexible) Package Type Icon
    Tube (Flexible)
  • Flexible Vacuum Shrink Pack Package Type Icon
    Vacuum Shrink Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Vacuum Skin Pack Package Type Icon
    Vacuum Skin Pack

End-of-Arm Tooling

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BluePrint Automation provides 3-D printed end-of-arm tooling for integration into an existing BPA-supplied robotic end-of-line packaging solution, from concept to production floor in hours. 3-D printed end-of-arm tooling allows for a variety of packaged and naked products to be packed on the same line.

See the End-of-Arm Tooling page on this company's website.

Types of End-of-Arm Tooling

  • Air/Vacuum End-of-Arm Tooling
  • Combination End-of-Arm Tooling
  • Electromagnetic End-of-Arm Tooling
  • Mechanical End-of-Arm Tooling

Features:

  • 0-15 kg
  • Frozen
  • Gentle handling
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Refrigerated
  • Washdown (wet)

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Semi-Rigid Blister for Tablets Package Type Icon
    Blister for Tablets
  • Semi-Rigid Blister Pack (Retail) Package Type Icon
    Blister Pack (Retail)
  • Semi-Rigid Brick Pack (Laminate) Package Type Icon
    Brick Pack (Laminate)
  • Rigid Can or Canister Package Type Icon
    Can or Canister
  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)
  • Rigid Carton (Gabletop) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Gabletop)
  • Rigid Cartridge Package Type Icon
    Cartridge
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Flexible Flow Wrap Package Type Icon
    Flow Wrap
  • Flexible Overwrap Package Type Icon
    Overwrap
  • Semi-Rigid Portion Pack Cup Package Type Icon
    Portion Pack Cup
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Semi-Rigid Sleeve Package Type Icon
    Sleeve
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Semi-rigid Pack
  • Flexible Thermoformed Vacuum Pack Package Type Icon
    Thermoformed Vacuum Pack
  • Rigid Tray Package Type Icon
    Tray
  • Semi-Rigid Tube (Flexible) Package Type Icon
    Tube (Flexible)
  • Flexible Vacuum Shrink Pack Package Type Icon
    Vacuum Shrink Pack
  • Semi-Rigid Vacuum Skin Pack Package Type Icon
    Vacuum Skin Pack