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CLE Can Lines Engineering

9839 Downey-Norwalk Road P.O. Box 7039 Downey, CA 90241 United States

CLE is a class A General Engineering Contractor with nearly 60 years of experience serving the packaging industry. Our services include packaging line design, equipment and conveyor fabrication, rigging and turn-key installations, controls and programming automation, line flow audits and improvement, project execution services and OEM integration.


CLE Can Lines Engineering - Conveyors Product Image

Can Lines Engineering (CLE) supplies conveyors used not only on can lines but in other food and beverage, pharmaceutical, dairy, nutraceutical and consumer packaged goods applications. Conveyor products include case conveyors; mat top and table top conveyors for trays and cans; sanitary goods conveyors; cable track conveyors for steel, aluminum or plastic containers; dual-chain gripper and elevator conveyors; magnetic bed conveyors and many other conveyor styles.

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Types of Conveyors

  • Cable Conveyors
  • Flighted Conveyors
  • Magnetic Conveyors
  • Modular Conveyors
  • Tabletop Conveyors


  • Cases
  • Chain
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Incline/decline
  • Non-stick
  • Packages
  • Polymer
  • Raw product
  • Synthetic fabric
  • Washdown (wet)

Product & Package Handling

CLE Can Lines Engineering - Product & Package Handling Product Image

Can Lines Engineering (CLE) offers a wide range of container handling systems including elevating conveyors for boxes, bottles/bans and odd-shaped containers and pallet stacking/destacking systems. Custom designed for canning lines, CLE supplies twists/fittings and cap chutes for feeding and handling empty containers to be filled.

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Types of Product & Package Handling

  • Custom Engineered Product & Package Handling
  • Elevators & Lowerators
  • Stacking Machines

Package Types:

  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Rigid Can or Canister Package Type Icon
    Can or Canister
  • Rigid Cup, Bowl or Tub Package Type Icon
    Cup, Bowl or Tub
  • Rigid Tray Package Type Icon


CLE Can Lines Engineering - Depalletizing Product Image

Can Lines Engineering offers palletizing, depalletizing, stacking and destacking systems. Semi- and fully automatic systems are used in many industries such as food, paint, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive, beverage, dairy, pet food, and others. Depalletizing systems may use magnetic head, sweep, or pneumatic suction cups to lift loads or a combination of all.

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Types of Depalletizing

  • Depalletizers (Mechanical)

Controls, Software & Components

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Can Lines Engineering (CLE) not only designs control panels, HMI stations, and operator interfaces for its own equipment, but it can also provide designs for existing equipment upgrades, including safety circuits. Capabilities include electrical control panels in an array of sizes, user friendly touch screen interfaces (HMIs), distributed drive systems (conveyor mounted), local motor disconnects, light curtains, life-lines (cable operated safety switches), operator pushbutton stations, sensors for automated control and more.

See the Controls, Software & Components page on this company's website.

Types of Controls, Software & Components

  • Machine & Electrical Components
  • Motors, Encoders & Gearboxes
  • Operator Interfaces/HMI
  • Safety Components


  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Washdown (wet)