The robotic vertical packer is ideal for packing fragile products, such as bags of chips and other snacks and flexible packages, the co. states. The machine packs small bags at 120+ BPM and features a small footprint to accommodate tight bagger centerlines. Product is collated into a group using the Smart-Trak™ system. The product is then picked by end-effector for auto-changeover while the fully servo-driven robot ensures smooth placement of the product into an intermediary auto-adjustable cassette. Cases are tipped towards the cassette and the entire stack is side-loaded into the secondary container for a vertical presentation.
BluePrint Automation, 804/520-5400. www.bpa-flexolutions.com