Packaging

Robust, fast and accurate SCARA robots

Robust, fast and accurate SCARA robots

Where automation and robotic applications require high speed and accuracy, the robust, fast, horizontally articulated Yaskawa Motoman SG-Series SCARA robots are said to be ideal. SG-series SCARA robots enable extremely fast and precise operation for small part processing in applications such as picking, packing, dispensing and handling of small components, especially in confined spaces. Automation […]

By December 8, 2023 Read More →
Witness innovation unfold at MachineBuilding.Live

Witness innovation unfold at MachineBuilding.Live

Experience cobot setup and programming through two interactive pods at MachineBuilding.Live. The star of the show, the UR20, is Universal Robots’ top-end model with the longest reach and heaviest payload capabilities, tailored for end-of-line packaging applications. The UR10 robot will demonstrate rapid tool change showcasing a variety of gripper types and how the system can […]

By September 5, 2023 Read More →
Omron showcases digital intelligence solution

Omron showcases digital intelligence solution

Celebrating 90 years of pioneering technological advancements that have transformed the manufacturing landscape, Omron will be showcasing a range of demonstrations at stand B34 during the PPMA Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 26-28 September. The demonstrations will highlight the latest advancements in technology, addressing the pressing challenges faced by today’s manufacturers. Omron’s display […]

By July 5, 2023 Read More →
Getting to grips with highly flexible packaging formats

Getting to grips with highly flexible packaging formats

With expertise across all areas of the packaging sector, including primary and secondary packaging, Schmalz has developed a comprehensive range of products and solutions to cater for not only the wide range of products and applications associated with the sector, but also the dynamic nature of the industry. The packaging industry is one of the […]

By June 28, 2023 Read More →
Single controller for robot and machine axes

Single controller for robot and machine axes

Installing a robotic pick-and-place and integrated conveyor solution has increased productivity for a pharmaceutical manufacturer while maintaining regulatory compliance. Combining a vision system optimised for accuracy that assures end-to-end traceability, a single controller from Trio manages both the robot and conveyor axes, increasing reliability for the end user. The final steps in the packaging operation […]

By May 31, 2023 Read More →
Affordable automated end-of-line packaging

Affordable automated end-of-line packaging

Brillopak used the 2023 Robotics and Automation show in March to highlight how its technology and ‘Automation Architecture’ approach can help companies weather the perfect storm caused by labour issues and compounded by an increased focus on faster return on investment. David Jahn, director at Brillopak, explains: “For the last few years companies have been […]

By May 23, 2023 Read More →
Robotic case packing system for pet food

Robotic case packing system for pet food

CKF has designed, installed and commissioned a new robotic case packing system for an international third party logistics company. Situated within one of the company’s many UK facilities, the new system is the latest robotic automated installation to be successfully completed on this site. This is the latest robotic system to have been delivered and […]

By February 21, 2023 Read More →
Torus and Festo design total handling solution

Torus and Festo design total handling solution

Torus Technology Group has partnered with Festo to create a purpose-designed integrated handling solution for its new TQ-Lab modular plastics packaging testing station. Torus offers a range of custom designed automated inspection and testing systems that enable customers to control high speed processes, reduce costs and maintain quality in demanding environments. TQ-Lab is a total […]

By February 20, 2023 Read More →
CME wins legal cannabis packaging contract

CME wins legal cannabis packaging contract

Packaging and Automation specialist CME has won an export order to supply a robotic pre-roll packaging system into the cannabis sector in Canada. This flexible stand-alone system will use two SCARA robots to pick up pre-rolled cannabis joints, which are presented in a random fashion on a vibratory feeding system. The products are then transferred […]

By November 10, 2022 Read More →
CKF highlights benefits automation at PPMA 2022

CKF highlights benefits automation at PPMA 2022

CKF Systems is delighted to be exhibiting at PPMA 2022 where it will be sharing with visitors the benefits of robotics and automation through live demos and video footage of real-world systems in action. CKF will be on Stand G38 from 27-29 September 2022 in Hall 5 of the NEC Birmingham. Its technical team will […]

By September 26, 2022 Read More →