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Potato producer takes root to automation | Project Profile

February 16, 2015 No Comments »

A three-phase automation project, including the installation of a multi-head weigher, has doubled output and slashed giveaway at Caythorpe Farmers. Lynda Searby examines how the project came together. Read More »

Beer giant goes for automation overhaul | Project Profile

Beer giant goes for automation overhaul | Project Profile

September 4, 2014 Comments Off

A new packing line at Carlsberg is probably the most flexible in the brewing industry. Lynda Searby reports on how Schubert technology has replaced manual packing with a flexible line... Read More »

Domino labellers pivotal for RRP project | Project Profile

Domino labellers pivotal for RRP project | Project Profile

September 4, 2014 Comments Off

Four Domino M-Series print and apply systems have helped smooth out the wrinkles for the skin care firm behind household names such as Nivea and Atrixo. Lynda Searby looks at... Read More »

Krones bursts into action at Purity facility | Project Profile

Krones bursts into action at Purity facility | Project Profile

August 4, 2014 Comments Off

Investing in Krones’ Contiform 3 has not only boosted throughput by 50% but also handed improvements to bottle economics at Purity Soft Drinks, the company behind the Juiceburst brand,... Read More »

PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

PrintSafe cracks coding at Marston Foods | Project Profile

July 1, 2014 Comments Off

When dessert producer Marston Foods realised its bench coding operation was a bottleneck and potential source of quality issues, it turned to PrintSafe for an automated off-line coding system.... Read More »

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

UPM cut a few complex shapes at Plastek | Project Profile

June 1, 2014 Comments Off

Sophisticated automated product handling systems, with fail-safe features, have enabled plastic packaging manufacturer Plastek UK to expand its business with blue chip brands. Lynda Searby looks into the project Read More »

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

Supplier is on a roll at Fine Lady Bakeries | Profile Profile

May 1, 2014 Comments Off

Gordian Strapping’s Tablo-2000P stretch wrapper proved its ability to stand up to the demands of a round-the-clock baking environment, prompting Fine Lady Bakeries to buy a second machine. By Lynda... Read More »

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

Capper supplier comes up with the goods | Project Profile

April 7, 2014 Comments Off

When contract manufacturer Broad Oak Toiletries was let down on an order it had placed for a new capper, kit supplier Adelphi saved the day by building a customised capper... Read More »

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

Flexible friend from Mespack for sachets | Project Profile

March 1, 2014 Comments Off

When Probiotics International wanted a machine to produce a range of sachets, Barcelona based form, fill and seal specialist Mespack was the only company to rise to the challenge.... Read More »

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

Cotswold rises to Hider’s filling challenge | Project Profile

February 12, 2014 Comments Off

Within the space of just nine weeks, Cotswold Mechanical specified, tested and commissioned a six-head automatic weighing system at client Hider Foods’ contract packing factory. Lynda Searby discovers more Read More »

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

Loma helps Jardox fulfil strict retail rules | Project Profile – Inspection and Detection

January 8, 2014 Comments Off

Jadox needed to meet stringent rules for retailers. In the last few years it’s been able to meet these standards with a series of investments in new metal detecting equipment... Read More »

Brand is reaping rewards from robotic kit | Project Profile

November 7, 2013 Comments Off

New equipment was needed for Nairn’s as it was faced with the latest shelf-ready packaging demands from the major supermarkets and health food stores. It opted for equipment from Endoline,... Read More »

Carton firm embraces cutting edge future | Project Profile

Carton firm embraces cutting edge future | Project Profile

October 1, 2013 Comments Off

When Glossop Cartons set eyes on the Highcon Euclid at last year’s Drupa, it felt that it had to make a move into digital cutting and creasing. The investment could... Read More »

Crisp maker reckons its facility is a corker | Project Profile

Crisp maker reckons its facility is a corker | Project Profile

September 3, 2013 Comments Off

Corkers Crisps was founded in 2011 and had plenty of success. To progress further, a brand new plant to manufacture and bag the crisps was needed. Philip Chadwick went behind... Read More »

New addition cements firm’s digital move | Project Profile

New addition cements firm’s digital move | Project Profile

July 4, 2013 Comments Off

CS Labels took a gamble by being an early adopter of digital print technology. But the market is now mature and the company is reaping the benefits. The time was... Read More »