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Massman Automation has over 40 years of custom automated packaging experience and has established a reputation for taking on difficult and challenging projects that other packaging equipment companies either won’t attempt due to the level of sophistication or deem the project too risky.

Massman Automation prides itself on the high degree of its in-house expertise in the area of automated packaging systems and equipment. The sales staff and machine designers at Massman Automation sit down with their clients and discuss the packaging application in order to thoroughly understand the client’s goals and objectives before determining the most efficient and effective solution for the application.

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Robotic Flex Pickers

The ABB flex picker robot is integrated into a frame-and-conveyor system. When guided by a vision system, the system can accurately pick and place product at rates of up to 100 ppm.

Massman Automation can integrate ABB flex picker robots when required to satisfy a variety of pick and place applications for a wide range of applications.

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Flexible Pouch Filling Machine

Massman Talon Flexible Pouch Filling Machine

The Flexible Pouch Filling Machine is capable of filling and sealing up to 90 pre-made pouches (4.5-8” W X 6-12” L) per minute on a 1, 2, or 3 pouch index. Standard features include: Allen Bradley PV 700 Touch Screen Operator Interface (multi-lingual) for Ease of Use, Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC, and an Allen Bradley Kinetic 6000 servo motor and drive for the pouch flight chain. Several optional items such as; nitrogen flush, product delivery systems, date coding, reject station, hanger hole punch, pouch fitment installation, and others are available to meet most pouch packaging requirements.

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Automated Hose Coiler with Automatic Coil Tying

Model 3000 auto winder/coiler will automatically wind and tie consistent coils of hose or tubing. The two stage design allows for coil tying while another coil is being wound. Electric controls provide a high degree
of consistency in operation and performance.

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Talon Supra Microwave Popcorn Bag Maker

The Talon Supra Microwave Popcorn Bag Maker utilizes several standard features, including the motorized nip roller to isolate the web tension from the unwind, the web steering system provides control of the web, a side seam glue applicator, and web forming with digital position indicators for accurate and quick set-up. The Supra also includes solid state electronics for drum heaters, an eight-station seal drum, a multi-lingual touch screen operator interface for ease of use, the latest in electronic componentry, a very reliable and low maintenance Servo controlled main nip roller with rotary knife, a shingling conveyor, and a bad bag discharge.

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200 BPM 3up Packaging Machine

The Massman Talon microwave popcorn packaging machine uses a cam and lever mechanical design that provides for a low maintenance and trouble-free operation. An in-line bag magazine feeds a rotary bag placer into a clipped flight system. The bags are then opened with vacuum, indexed to a volumetric cup filler for corn filling, then indexed to a precision metering pump for liquid filling. The top of the bags are then sealed in the seal station, indexed again and folded. Finally the bags are released to the pick off discharge. Bags are filled at the rate of 200 bags per minute with 3 bags being processed simultaneously for higher throughput.

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Rotary Placer Model 4023

The Massman PSA Model 4023 Rotary Placer offers high speed product placing.

The Model 4023 rotary placer has a 24 inch inclined magazine and is capable of speeds up to 400 ppm. Many optional features are available such as, variable speed control, clutch-brake controlled, powered horizontal magazine, “low product” sensor, “missed-pick” sensor, and many others.

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FlexPack HFFS Continuous Motion Series

Massman High Speed FlexPack HFFS Continuous Motion Series

The Massman High Speed FlexPack HFFS Continuous Motion series of pouch packaging machines are designed to accommodate a wide range of package sizes, for example the HFFS-CM1500 (pictured above) is a 15″ pitch machine with a pouch size range from 4.5″ width x 5.5″ height to 13″ width x 15.5″ height with a maximum gusset of 5″. This HFFS-CM series packager has a modular design to allow for maximum design flexibility on a per application basis.

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Zipper Unwind Stand

The Massman Talon Zipper Unwind Stand

The Zipper Unwind Stand is capable of handling 16 – 32 inches diameter zipper material by up to a maximum of 22 inches wide at a rate of up to 100 feet per minute.

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FlexPack HFS 1500

Massman FlexPack HFS 1500

The Massman FlexPack HFS series of packagers is designed to accommodate a wide range of package sizes. The HFS-1500 is a 15″ pitch machine with a pouch size range from 4″ width x 5″ height to 12.5″ width x15.5″ height with a maximum gusset of 5″. The HFS series packager will have a modular design to allow for maximum design flexibility on a per application basis to meet a variety of customer needs. The HFS series of packagers will allow for the addition of a pouch forming section for maximized material cost savings.

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Tin Tie Applicator

Massman Tin Tie Applicator with Single Fold Bag Finisher

The 4500 Series finishes filled and sealed bags by adding the tin tie reclosures and single folding the bag tops. The 4500 Series applies the tin ties to the bags with hot melt adhesive, single folds the bag tops and automatically bends the tie tabs around to hold the folded flaps. The 4500 Series can be built to place the tin tie inside OR outside the single fold. This machine can also be integrated with a vertical form fill and seal machine to provide reclosable packages from a completely automated system.

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Semi Automatic Tin Tie Applicator

The Semi Automatic Tin Tie Applicator is available in the 2200 Series (pictured) and the 2500 Series. The LX2200 and RX2200 tin tie machines place .315″ wide, double wire tin tie, on bag faces of filled bags. Filled bags would normally be pre-sealed. The tin tie is applied using a hot melt adhesive. The 2500 Tin Tie Machine places .315″ wide, double wire tin tie on bag faces of filled bags. Filled bags would normally be pre-sealed, and as with the 2200 Series, the tin tie is applied using a hot melt adhesive. The tie ends extending past the edge of the bag are then automatically bent around the bag neck for a finished look.

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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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Soffit/Vinyl Siding Case Packer

The soffit/vinyl siding case packer erects a long wraparound style case blank, then collates the product and push-loads the product through the end of the case prior to sealing the case.

Massman Automation utilizes its large corrugate blank handling expertise and unique product handling capabilities to provide a wraparound case packer for the building trades industry.

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Lane Dividers

Massman Automation offers a variety of different lanes dividers to handle several product profiles and speeds.

Massman Automation incorporates its proven case packer infeed technology and offers standalone plaque style lane dividers, flood feed infeed dividers, and swinger lane dividers.

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Fluorescent Lamp Case Packer

The fluorescent lamp case packer is capable of handling T5, T8, and T12 lamps in lengths from 2’ – 8’ in a variety of different pack pattern configurations with pulp tray dividers.

Massman Automation utilizes its large corrugate blank handling expertise and unique product handling capabilities to provide a wraparound case packer for the fluorescent lamp industry.

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Tray Packer | Lidder for Flooring

Massman has over 40 years of experience packaging products with an extensive industry range. Whether you need your flooring packed in cases, trays, shrink wrapped or bundled we have a solution for you.

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Top Load Case Packer

The top load case packer loads product through the top of an RSC, wraparound, or harness style case.

Massman Automation incorporates its proven vacuum gantry pick-and-place robotic technology in conjunction with lowerator or escapement product handling.

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HMT-Mini Case Sealer

This new sealer incorporates an innovative modular construction that allows specific features of the sealer to be changed out, enabling users to meet growing production demands by replacing modules rather than by investing in a new sealer. This modularity can also facilitate future sealer design changes and is a major factor in reducing production lead times for the HMT-Mini by 50%.

See a video on the HMT Mini at Packaging World magazine

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Cheese Block Case Packer

The 40 pound cheese block case packer is a fully automatic case packer capable of up to 25 blocks per minute with the integration of the corrugated collar.

Massman Automation leads the industry with the 40 pound cheese block case packer. The machine has a proven track record of 24/7 production.

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