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Krones Inc.

PO Box 321801 Franklin, WI 53132 United States

Krones Inc. is a comprehensive partner for its customers in the brewing, beverage, food, chemical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries located in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The company offers complete solutions for all its customers' technical needs, ranging from planning and installing fully integrated processing, packaging, and bottling line systems to replacing or upgrading individual single machines to warehousing and automated picking solutions.

Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment

Krones - Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment Product Image

With combined experience spanning over 165 years, Krones Process Group North America comprises North American subsidiaries Javlyn Process Systems, W.M. Sprinkman Corp, and Trans-Market to leverage combined resources and knowledge to better support customers. Liquid processing equipment includes a wide range of offerings such as CombiCube F compact filtration system, Steinecker fermentation tanks, VarioStore tank system for aseptic systems, heat exchanger systems and more.

See the Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Liquid Processing & Handling Equipment

  • Evaporators & Distillation Equipment
  • Filtration Equipment
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Homogenizers
  • Liquid Processing Components
  • Pumps, Valves, Fittings & Piping
  • Tanks, Vessels & Kettles

Features:

  • Aseptic
  • Automatic
  • CIP
  • Dairy 3A
  • Dry process
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • IIoT ready
  • Semi-automatic
  • Skid-mounted
  • Wet process

Liquid Fillers

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Whether for glass bottles, PET containers or cans, for filling, labelling or packing, for water, beer or soft drinks, Krones offers a customized system solution for every process step, every container type and every beverage category. The wide portfolio comprises all machines required for beverage production, including fillers suitable for every container type and labelers for all conventional labelling and decoration variants, as well as all dry-end systems.

See the Liquid Fillers page on this company's website.

Types of Liquid Fillers

  • Gravity Fillers
  • Pressure Fillers

Features:

  • Aseptic
  • Automatic
  • CIP
  • Controlled atmosphere packaging
  • Dairy 3A
  • Dosing (propellant or liquid gas)
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Gases
  • Hot fill
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • IIoT ready
  • Inline
  • Monoblock
  • Non-viscous liquids
  • Rigid container form/fill/seal
  • Rotary
  • Semi-automatic
  • Tool-less changeover
  • UHT
  • Viscous liquids
  • Volumetric
  • Washdown (wet)

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

Labeling Machines

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The Krones modular labelers handle cold-glue, hotmelt and self-adhesive labels for round containers or specially-shaped bottles of glass or PET. Their modular design enables a combination of different labelling techniques for only one container.

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

Types of Labeling Machines

  • Electronic Article Surveillance Applicators
  • Pre-Cut Label Applicators
  • Pressure-Sensitive Label Applicators
  • Roll-fed Labelers
  • Shrink Sleeve Labelers, Neck Banders & Heat Tunnels
  • Specialty Promotional & Decorative Systems
  • Stretch Sleeve Labelers

Features:

  • Cold glue
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Hot melt glue
  • IIoT ready
  • Inline
  • Rotary
  • Tamper-evident
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Water activated

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • 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

Packaging Inspection Equipment

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Krones' product line of packaging inspection equipment includes vision inspection systems, fill level inspection equipment for canning and bottling lines. Krones' Checkmat inspection systems verifies if the right bottles are in the pack and there are no foreign objects in the package, among other tasks; Checkmat label inspectors also available. The Linatronic AI offers empty-container inspection technology for glass and PET containers with deep learning capabilities. ModulCheck is designed for operations with limited space or when only a single inspection is required.

See the Packaging Inspection Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Packaging Inspection Equipment

  • Cap, Lid & Flap Detection
  • Checkweighers
  • Fill Level Inspection
  • Package Integrity Testing
  • Vision Inspection Systems

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Offline
  • Online
  • Semi-automatic

Package Types:

  • Rigid Ampoule or Vial Package Type Icon
    Ampoule or Vial
  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar
  • Rigid Can or Canister Package Type Icon
    Can or Canister
  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)

Case Packing Equipment

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The fully-automatic Variopac Pro packer is designed to easily adapt to packaging trends. Packaging with pads, in trays, or wrap-around cartons, if with, without or exclusively in a shrink-wrapped film, the different models of the Variopac Pro cover a wide range of packaging variations. The modular machine design offers flexibility for producing many packaging variants.

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
  • Case Sealers

Features:

  • Auto load
  • Automatic
  • Case liners
  • Corrugated tray
  • E-commerce
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • IIoT ready
  • PackML controls architecture
  • Robotic
  • Robotic loading
  • Semi-automatic
  • Tamper-evident
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Top/drop load
  • Wraparound

Package Types:

  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)

Palletizing

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The modular Pressant series is designed for grouping of layers and palletizing of full crates reliably at a high speed.

See the Palletizing page on this company's website.

Types of Palletizing

  • Pallet Configuration Software
  • Palletizers (Mechanical)
  • Palletizers (Robotic)

Features:

  • Bulk containers
  • Cases
  • Containers
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Floor-level
  • High-level
  • IIoT ready
  • PackML controls architecture
  • Tool-less changeover

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial IBCs/Tote Package Type Icon
    IBCs/Tote

Material Handling

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System Logistics Corporation (SLC), a Krones owned company, is a leading global supplier of intralogistics and material handling solutions seeking to optimize the supply chain of warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing operations worldwide. With a special focus on the food, beverage and grocery industry, SLC develops tailor-made solutions for automated storage and retrieval systems, including stacker cranes and/or fast rotation storage (FRS), material handling systems, automated guided vehicles (AGVs), and related software and services designed to optimize logistics.

See the Material Handling page on this company's website.

Types of Material Handling

  • Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs)
  • Distribution/Fulfillment Sortation Systems
  • Forklifts & Accessories

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Robotic

Package Forming Equipment

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In 1.6 seconds, Krones' stretch blow molders from the Contiform 3 series transmute a preform into a PET bottle. With an output of 2,750 bottles per blow-molding station, they produce PET containers at a speed of 82,500 bottles per hour. Design enhancements at carefully chosen points like the oven, the stretching system and the air recycling unit reduce the machine’s appetite for energy and compressed air.

See the Package Forming Equipment page on this company's website.

Types of Package Forming Equipment

  • Blow Molding & Trimming Machines

Features:

  • Plastic

Package Types:

  • Rigid Bottle or Jar Package Type Icon
    Bottle or Jar

Controls, Software & Components

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The SYSKRON brand was created to bring all the IT products of the Krones Group together under a single roof. It has been developed into a holistic solution comprising Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Process Control System and innovative cloud solutions. The SYSKRON software landscape is structured to form the complete supply chain of manufacturing from goods receipt to dispatch. SYSKRON solutions can be used to plan, control, visualize, document and analyze processes along the complete supply chain.

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

Types of Controls, Software & Components

  • Controllers & I/O
  • Drives & Motion Controls
  • Instrumentation, Sensors & Actuators
  • Machine & Electrical Components
  • Mobility & Real-time Displays
  • Motors, Encoders & Gearboxes
  • Network Components
  • Operator Interfaces/HMI
  • Pneumatics, Vacuum & Hydraulics
  • Process Management
  • Production/Operations Software
  • Safety Components