Intermittent, Horizontal Load Cartoner
Maximum 35 Cartons per Minute
Stainless Steel Chassis
Before the RML machine installation, the product was manually sleeved and the glued by a boxer/glue station. It was effective but not labour efficient.
The customer wanted to achieve quality improvement around the appearance of the retail box (no glue failures), save on glue usage and realise significant labour savings.
Previously the product was hand packed and this presented a repetitive strain risk for staff manually sleeving the meals.
There were box gluing failures due to the age of the previous machine.
The frozen ready meals needed to be packed reliably into skillet style cartons. The solution was to provide GreenMount Foods with an rml p710 Intermittent Motion Servo Cartoner.
In addition to a reduction in labour costs, automating the line reduced the cost of packaging by providing more consistent and reliable handling of the product and packaging.
Focused on GreenMount Foods requirements we managed to:
- Create boxes that are consistently uniform in appearance
- Reduce the labour headcount on the line from four staff to one
- Gain savings on glue of over 50%