Cartons

Cartons

Massman Automation is the industry leader in case packing cartoned products.

Massman Automation can implement a variety of different carton handling infeed designs depending upon the speed, size, and orientation of the carton as it is delivered to the case packer. First the cartons are collated with a bump-up up stacker or rotary high-speed stacker. The cartons can then be tipped in either direction or rotated to achieve the desired pack pattern in a wraparound case, RSC knock-down case, harness style case, or tray.

Timing Gate

The Massman PSA Timing Gate offers an affordable, labor saving solution for product accumulation and machine loading challenges.

The Timing Gate System is available in three different versions: an air cylinder drive for speeds of up to 100 ppm, a clutch/brake system for speeds of up to 150 ppm, and a servo driven system for speeds of up to 150 ppm, depending on the product, all with single count and multiple count capabilities. Standard features include a tubular frame, product speed-up and launching conveyor, easy access design, leveling feet, and easy size adjustment, as well as the servo drive system where required.

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Robotic Palletizing

The robotic palletizer is capable of picking multiple cases with vacuum or mechanical end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) and building the desired pallet pattern.

Massman Automation integrates ABB, Fanuc, or Motoman robots into the robotic palletizing cell. These systems handle multiple packaging lines with multiple SKUs featuring ALBA pallet dispensers and pallet conveyors which are compatible with many custom-designed case and pallet handling systems.

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High Entry Palletizer

The Massman Automation high entry palletizer is ideally suited for palletizing 40-pound cheese blocks for the dairy industry.

The high entry palletizer accepts a case, rotates the case if necessary for label viewing, and creates rows of cases to achieve the desired tier pattern (to provide a cooling chimney where necessary), places a layer sheet as required, then lowers the pallet for the next tier, and repeats this process until the pallet is completed and discharges via a powered pallet conveyor.

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Gantry Palletizer

The Massman gantry palletizer is capable of picking multiple cases with vacuum or mechanical end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) and building the desired pallet pattern including the placement of base and layer sheets.

Massman Automation integrates servos for the X, Y, Z axes that place the layer pattern in the selected orientation to build the desired pallet pattern. the gantry palletizer features ALBA pallet dispensers and pallet conveyors with many custom designed case and pallet handling options. This small footprint palletizer is ideal for placement directly downstream of a Massman Automation case packer.

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Bottom Load Case Packer

The Bottom Load Case Packer while maintaining a vertical orientation of the RSC case, loads products from the bottom. With gentle product handling your product is always fully supported.

Massman Automation provides the bottom load design with the addition of servo technology to offer a small footprint case packer, allowing for an easy transition from hand packaging to automated case packing.

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Continuous Motion Case Packer

The continuous motion case packer loads the RSC case or wraparound case from the side.

Massman Automation incorporates its proven technology of product handling using servo motors. Product is collated and push-loaded through the end or side of the erected RSC or wraparound case blank.

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Wrap Around Case Packer

The Wrap Around Case Packer places product from the side or top of the wraparound, harness style, or tray blank.

Massman Automation is the industry leader in wraparound case packing. The benefits of wraparound case packing are numerous, such as flat blank storage and shipment and greater case blank magazine capacity. Typically, corrugate use is lowered and the cost per blank is less due to the unglued manufacturer’s joint. Improved palletizing can be achieved because the loaded Wrap Around cases are more square than a typical RSC type case.

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Robotic Case Packer

Robotic technology allows integration of all types and sizes of robots into our case packers to provide unique and special product handling.

Massman Automation has integrated ABB, Fanuc, and Motoman robotics into its case packers to handle challenging products for a wide variety of industries. From bagged products for the confectionery industry, and flexible pouches for the food industry, to gable-top containers for the dairy industry.

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End/Side Load Case Packer

The Knock Down or KD case packer loads the product through the end or side of an RSC style case blank.

Massman Automation incorporates its proven technology of product handling using servo motors, Product is collated and push-loaded through the end or side of the erected RSC case blank.

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VCE Rotary Vertical Carton Erector

The Massman PSA VCE Rotary Vertical Carton Erector offers a carton erecting solution for Auto-Bottom types of cartons.

The VCE offers many standard features such as a rotary head timing belt drive for low maintenance, heavy duty aluminum support plates, capable of speeds up to 100 ppm (product dependent), 48” power-fed magazine, variable speed drive, PIAB vacuum generator, and touch screen controls. All these standard features with a quick changeover capability.

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IM612 – Intermittent Motion Cartoner

The Massman PSA IM612 Intermittent Motion Cartoner offers a small footprint and robotic design for horizontal loading of cartons.

The IM612 offers many standard features such a robotic smooth-operating mechanical drive, maintenance-free “chainless” carton transfer, an ergonomic and operator-friendly design. It offers speeds up to 45 cartons per minute, a six foot powered carton magazine, carton squaring fingers, servo driven infeed and loader with a full-range of adjustability and quick changeover.

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CM500 – Continuous Motion Cartoner

The Massman PSA CM500 Continuous Motion Cartoner offers a high speed cartoning solution for horizontal loading of small cartons.

The CM500 offers many standard features, including a low profile design with an unobstructed view of operation, self-cleaning with drop-through design and speeds up to 400 cartons per minute. It also offers servo driven rotary carton set-up and flight chain system, four foot powered carton magazine, and solid vibration-free base frame. In addition to these standard features it also includes a quick changeover capability.

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MVC – Modular Vertical Cartoner

The Massman PSA MVC Modular Cartoner offers a vertical cartoning solution for all types of carton styles.

The MVC offers many standard features such as a compact small low profile footprint, expandable capabilities to adapt to future applications, rotary carton set-up for speeds up to 50 cartons per minute, and a touch screen for system controls. In addition to the standard features the MVC has lots of versatility to accommodate a wide variety of cartoning applications.

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CM750 – Continuous Motion Cartoner

The Massman PSA CM750 Continuous Motion Cartoner offers a high speed cartoning solution for horizontal loading of intermediate sized cartons.

The CM750 offers many standard features including an ergonomic and operator friendly design, self-cleaning fall-through design, speeds up to 300 cartons per minute and rotary “no backlash” carton set-up. It also features enclosed “chainless” drive, six foot powered carton magazine, point of use overload protection, and solid tubular frame. In addition to these standard features it also includes a quick changeover capability.

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