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Butler Automatic, Inc.

41 Leona Drive Middleborough, MA 02346 United States

Butler Automatic is the inventor and technology leader for automatic roll splicing, producing more than 17,000 systems over the past 65 years. Butler solutions deliver higher line output and efficiency by eliminating downtime associated with roll changes. Within the Packaging Industry, Butler works with more than 50 OEM partners and many end-users for applications which include pouching, bagging, thermoforming, shrink sleeve labeling, bundling and other applications. In the converting world, Butler solutions save both time and materials for printing, bag making, envelopes, wallpaper, building materials and many other applications. Butler delivers performance in more than 50 countries with service and parts centers in Europe and North America.

Labeling Machines

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The SP3 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of high-speed packaging processes such as heat-shrink sleeving or narrow web applications. The SP3 uses core drives to feed material into the system.

See the Labeling Machines page on this company's website.

Types of Labeling Machines

  • Roll-fed Labelers
  • Shrink Sleeve Labelers, Neck Banders & Heat Tunnels
  • Stretch Sleeve Labelers

Features:

  • Cold glue
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Hot melt glue
  • IIoT ready
  • Inline
  • Tool-less changeover

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Semi-Rigid Brick Pack (Laminate) Package Type Icon
    Brick Pack (Laminate)
  • Rigid Can or Canister Package Type Icon
    Can or Canister
  • Rigid Carton (Gabletop) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Gabletop)
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Flexible Flow Wrap Package Type Icon
    Flow Wrap
  • Flexible Overwrap Package Type Icon
    Overwrap
  • 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
  • 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

Form/Fill/Seal

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The SP1 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of packaging processes, including vertical form fill seal (VFFS), horizontal form fill seal (HFFS), and overwrap machines. The SP1 is designed with easy to replace wear parts and engineered to provide a fast return on investment.

See the Form/Fill/Seal page on this company's website.

Types of Form/Fill/Seal

  • Horizontal Form/Fill/Seal
  • Vertical Form/Fill/Seal
  • Zipper/Reclosure Applications

Features:

  • Adhesive
  • Aseptic
  • Automatic
  • Clip closure
  • Controlled atmosphere packaging
  • Dairy 3A
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Fitment
  • Heat seal
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • IIoT ready
  • Liquids
  • Modified atmosphere packaging
  • Portion pack
  • Powder
  • Quad-seal bags
  • Stand-up pouch
  • Stick pack
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Tri-seal bags
  • Twist tie
  • Two-stage filling
  • Vacuum packaging
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Zipper

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Flexible Chub Pack Package Type Icon
    Chub Pack
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack

Converting Equipment

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The 1000-Series splicer from Butler Automation offers a highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of processes that use large and heavy film rolls, including bag converting, printing, wallpaper production, and more. Butler's 1000 model splicers have been in production for over 40 years, and are designed to provide reliability and durability in converting operations.

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

Types of Converting Equipment

  • Web/Film Splicing Machines

Features:

  • Composite
  • Corrugated
  • Paper

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag

Additional Offerings

Additional offerings can be found on the Butler Automatic, Inc. website

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is one of the most important topics in packaging today. Improving your OEE will help you significantly increase your packaging line’s output. Butler Automatic‘s film splicers eliminate roll change downtime giving packaging lines the largest potential OEE boost available.

See the additional offerings on the company's website.