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Issue 3, Volume XXX, <strong>May</strong>/<strong>June</strong> <strong>2019</strong><br />

The machinery only journal for processing & packaging | www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

All-change for formats<br />

Confectionery is a sector that copes with regular format changes and<br />

our feature covers machinery that meets these needs. A second feature<br />

this issue highlights developments in warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

INSIDE<br />

NEWS<br />

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60 speakers and show stands<br />

NEW MACHINERY<br />

A compact carton former that<br />

has a footprint roughly half the<br />

size of a traditional machine has<br />

been developed to meet the<br />

growing need for space-saving<br />

design while delivering benefits<br />

Find out more on page 10<br />

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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 3<br />

<strong>May</strong>/<strong>June</strong><br />

Sollas MU J-F <strong>2019</strong><br />

ARTWORK<br />

Contents<br />

7 NEWS<br />

10 NEW MACHINERY<br />

26 INSTALLATIONS<br />

42 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

CONFECTIONERY<br />

Latest machinery developments<br />

are delivering the NPD projects,<br />

pack styles and processing trends<br />

to this ‘impulse’ driven market<br />

54 SPECIAL FEATURE<br />

WAREHOUSING AND<br />

E-COMMERCE<br />

The growth of on-line shopping<br />

means that logistics processes<br />

and packaging has to change to<br />

drive supply chain efficiency<br />

26<br />

62<br />

REGULAR FEATURES<br />

64 LABELLING,<br />

CODING & MARKING<br />

A start-up brewer is benefitting<br />

from improved codes, reliability<br />

and ease of use from a laser coder<br />

66 COMPONENTS<br />

A new online configurator allows<br />

motion control and power<br />

transmission drive designers to<br />

create their own specs in real time<br />

70 REGULATIONS<br />

As standards which cover the safety<br />

related parts of control systems<br />

struggle to keep up with advances,<br />

we look at the current state of play<br />

72 WHO WHAT WHERE<br />

People, events and diary dates<br />

74 MACHINERY FINDER<br />

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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MACHINERY UPDATE 5<br />

PPMA matters<br />

Design and Manufacture<br />

Wrapping<br />

up future<br />

market gain<br />

Cutting, Wrapping &<br />

Packaging Lines<br />

Andrew Mint<br />

CEO, PPMA GROUP OF ASSOCIATIONS<br />

(INCORPORATING PPMA, BARA AND UKIVA)<br />

It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the ongoing political<br />

debate of Brexit, and how our move away from the EU is<br />

now being processed and repackaged. And while economic<br />

forecasters continue to chew over a variety of scenarios, one<br />

thing that we can all be sure of; our craving for confectionery<br />

goods will be as sweet now as it will be in six months’ time.<br />

It’s fitting, therefore, that this edition of <strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong> looks<br />

at how new innovations in processing and packaging are crucial<br />

to many of our ‘impulse’ purchases (our confectionery feature<br />

starts on page 42).<br />

Having spent a number of years working in research and<br />

development prior to joining the PPMA, innovation and the<br />

ability to adapt to change is critical to any business. Without it,<br />

there is a real risk that any business can fall behind the times or<br />

drift into oblivion. Trade associations are no exception, which<br />

has been a key driver for our first PPMA Conference at the<br />

National Conference Centre (Solihull) on 23 <strong>May</strong>. And while this is<br />

predominately aimed at members, the event is open to everyone.<br />

Finding clever ways to make<br />

more product for less cost and<br />

resource is the only way forward<br />

It’s also the reason why we are running our third Machine<br />

Vision Conference and Exhibition at the Marshall Arena, Milton<br />

Keynes on 6 <strong>June</strong>, which will bring together 60 speakers and<br />

related stands on a variety of vision-related subjects.<br />

I’m pleased that this year’s exhibition will have a robotics<br />

element to it for the first time. Remember, it’s FREE to attend,<br />

so please register and explore the latest in vision and robot<br />

technology (our preview starts on page 36).<br />

The confectionery market is driven by traditional needs, albeit<br />

underpinned by fast moving innovation and even corporate<br />

responsibility. It’s no coincidence that we have seen a shift towards<br />

more health-conscious consumer snacks, while still recognising<br />

that confectionery, in its broadest sense, remains a treat.<br />

Supply chains have become increasingly sophisticated to meet<br />

consumer-demand across all sectors, including e-Commerce,<br />

and there’s also the logistical element to consider for packaged<br />

products, especially for limited shelf-life products and to meet<br />

the growth in popularity of on-line shopping.<br />

For this, a fully-integrated logistics and supply chain<br />

approach is essential, which is reflected in this issue in the<br />

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News<br />

www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 7<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>’s first e-Bulletin<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>’s<br />

new e-Bulletin adds<br />

to the news agenda<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong> launched its<br />

new e-Bulletin in April which is<br />

designed to keep readers of this<br />

magazine up-to-date between<br />

printed versions of the leading title.<br />

Incorporating the latest new<br />

machinery, installations and<br />

automation news, readers just<br />

have to click through to the new<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong> website to<br />

find the full details, and also<br />

videos of equipment in action.<br />

The first edition can be found<br />

at https://www.ppma.co.uk/<br />

machinery-update/bulletins.html<br />

but if you would like to register<br />

to receive a copy, please contact:<br />

publishing@ppma.co.uk.<br />

Keynote speech at the<br />

machine vision event<br />

is a pioneering topic<br />

Dr Luca Benedetti<br />

from Kudan will be<br />

delivering a keynote<br />

address entitled: ‘Visual SLAM<br />

in the Wild’ at the UKIVA<br />

Machine Vision Conference<br />

and Exhibition. This free to<br />

attend event takes place at the<br />

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes<br />

on Thursday 6 <strong>June</strong> and<br />

includes 60 speakers and<br />

also exhibition stands.<br />

With Simultaneous<br />

Localisation and Mapping<br />

(SLAM) gaining traction in the<br />

world of industrial vision,<br />

Dr Benedetti will describe<br />

the real-world challenges of<br />

deploying a SLAM system across<br />

a variety of applications as well<br />

as designing a SLAM system<br />

that’s versatile both in terms of<br />

hardware and software.<br />

“Kudan is accelerating the<br />

evolution of virtuality (AR/MR/<br />

VR) and robotics (automobile/<br />

drone/robot) by developing<br />

computer software algorithms<br />

classified as Artificial<br />

Dr Benedetti is the keynote speaker<br />

Perception (AP),” says UKIVA<br />

chairman Allan Anderson.<br />

“They are pioneers in this field<br />

and with the combination<br />

of AP and AI, machines are<br />

getting closer to sensing and<br />

interacting with the world like<br />

humans do, utilising both eyes<br />

and brain.”<br />

• Our four page MVC preview<br />

starts on page 36.<br />

W www.machinevision<br />

conference.co.uk<br />

The seminar takes place this July<br />

Learning how the<br />

switch to robots<br />

can help business<br />

ABB will be demonstrating<br />

how robots can help UK SME<br />

manufacturing companies<br />

become more productive and<br />

competitive at its forthcoming<br />

Switch to Robots seminar. Taking<br />

place at ABB’s Milton Keynes<br />

site on Tuesday 2 July, the event<br />

will provide a simple step-bystep<br />

guide to introducing robot<br />

automation to the factory floor.<br />

The seminar covers the issues<br />

around specifying, installing and<br />

operating a robot, including how<br />

to assess which processes can be<br />

automated and how to develop<br />

an automated solution. There will<br />

also be the chance to gain handson<br />

experience of programming<br />

and operating a robot in the<br />

workshop session.<br />

To book your place visit<br />

http://bit.ly/S2R<strong>2019</strong><br />

or call 01908 350300.<br />

Interactive online<br />

courses are helping<br />

design engineers<br />

5G IS PART OF ANY INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION<br />

Demonstrating 5G potential<br />

The potential of the new 5G mobile communications standard for<br />

industrial applications was a key theme of Hannover Messe <strong>2019</strong><br />

with many examples of 5G in action seen throughout the massive<br />

exhibition. Organisers promised to make digital transformation<br />

in manufacturing tangible during the event, a subject that is<br />

covered further in our review on pages 34 - 35 of this issue.<br />

RS Components has partnered<br />

with TE Connectivity to launch<br />

the TE Learning Centre on<br />

DesignSpark, the global<br />

platform and community for<br />

design engineers.<br />

Available at www.rs-on-line.<br />

com/designspark/te-learningcentre,<br />

the centre provides easy<br />

access to a host of interactive<br />

online micro-courses designed<br />

to accelerate engineers’<br />

knowledge and understanding.<br />

The bite-sized sessions last<br />

between five and ten minutes<br />

and provide information on<br />

a range of technologies and<br />

applications, as well as offering<br />

product-specific tutorials<br />

and other extra resources.<br />

IDS saw the USB interface as key<br />

Celebrating camera<br />

technology success<br />

Fifteen years’ ago, IDS<br />

introduced the first industrial<br />

camera with USB interface<br />

to the market and today, it is<br />

celebrating that this technology<br />

is firmly established in the<br />

industrial environment. Although<br />

used in the consumer sector,<br />

back then it was not considered<br />

suitable for industrial use.


8 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

News<br />

Sussex-based filling company<br />

celebrates chairman’s service<br />

Holroyd is still a committed colleague<br />

In April, Adelphi Chairman<br />

Stephen Holroyd celebrated<br />

50 years with the business<br />

at a special event held at its<br />

Haywards Heath site where<br />

the company presented him<br />

with a special working scale<br />

replica of its ever-popular<br />

Response benchtop filler.<br />

In a brochure from <strong>May</strong> 1969,<br />

a fortnight after Stephen started<br />

working at the company, the<br />

Centrac power driven filler<br />

was priced at £418. Today, the<br />

company’s closest comparable<br />

machine, the Response<br />

Volumetric Filler, costs £8,500.<br />

During his tenure, Holroyd<br />

has steered the Adelphi Group<br />

through phenomenal change<br />

and growth. This has included<br />

the formation of Adelphi Tubes<br />

in 1970, the purchase of Fluid<br />

Equipment Company in 1973,<br />

the move to Haywards Heath<br />

in 1984, the acquisition of<br />

Coldstream Engineering in 1994<br />

and the purchase of Masterfil in<br />

2007, to name just a few.<br />

In 2013, Holroyd was<br />

presented with the PPMA’s<br />

Lifetime Achievement Award.<br />

Holroyd joined Adelphi in April 1969


www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 9<br />

Marketing courses<br />

have been added<br />

to PPMA stable<br />

Marketing courses have recently<br />

been added to the portfolio<br />

of training available to PPMA<br />

members and these have proved<br />

to be both popular and effective<br />

in delivering measurable business<br />

outcomes. The first course<br />

tackles the question of why we<br />

even need a marketing approach<br />

with the course ‘Marketing 1 –<br />

Dark Art or Business Necessity?’.<br />

It takes place on 30 July at the<br />

Hilton Hotel Warwick.<br />

The follow-on course takes<br />

place the next day and is called<br />

‘Marketing 2 – Planning the<br />

Strategy’ which works with<br />

participants to begin to put<br />

together a marketing plan to<br />

achieve objectives.<br />

These programmes can also<br />

count towards Continuing<br />

Professional Development (CPD)<br />

points and are designed to<br />

motivate attendees to bring these<br />

new skills to work at their<br />

own businesses.<br />

More information on this<br />

course and others in the<br />

series is available from the<br />

PPMA’s head of events and<br />

training Christine Jordan.<br />

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W www.ppma.co.uk/training<br />

HiTech MU M-J <strong>2019</strong>.qxp_MU 04/04/<strong>2019</strong> 09:57 Page 1<br />

IoT cellular test service<br />

for Industry 4.0 support<br />

TÜV SÜD has launched its<br />

new Internet of Things<br />

(IoT) cellular testing<br />

service. The company says this<br />

is the only laboratory in the<br />

UK to offer a fully dedicated<br />

Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT)<br />

test and certification service,<br />

helping manufacturers to gain<br />

access to global markets faster.<br />

Focused on Industry 4.0<br />

applications, NB-IoT enables<br />

a vast number of multiple<br />

machines, devices and<br />

services to connect at low cost,<br />

while optimising battery life.<br />

Manufacturers producing<br />

such technologies must meet<br />

demanding test requirements<br />

and are under pressure to keep<br />

up with changes to regulatory<br />

and country-specific<br />

requirements.<br />

The new TÜV SÜD service<br />

performs regulatory testing<br />

against international and<br />

country-specific mandatory<br />

requirements, delivering<br />

manufacturers seamless<br />

market entry across multiple<br />

countries. TÜV SÜD can also<br />

advise if a device chipset<br />

or network technology will<br />

TÜV SÜD’s team can advise on the IoT test requirements at a global level<br />

work in the manufacturer’s<br />

intended market, as currently<br />

technology acceptance is not<br />

standardised and differs in<br />

each region.<br />

“In the IoT connected<br />

world, multiple devices are<br />

continually talking to each<br />

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technology developers is<br />

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requirements and effectively<br />

deal with congestion on the<br />

radio spectrum to deliver<br />

streamlined communications,”<br />

says Phil Evans, business line<br />

manager for Telecoms at<br />

TÜV SÜD. “Our dedicated<br />

Global Market Access team<br />

can advise on the IoT test<br />

requirements at a global level.”<br />

Alongside NB-IoT testing,<br />

TÜV SÜD also supports<br />

cellular applications using<br />

the rival protocol, LTE Cat.M,<br />

which enables devices to<br />

connect directly to a 4G<br />

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10 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

A compact carton former<br />

meets space saving need<br />

The Cleanroom CR door range<br />

High speed doors<br />

meet cleanroom<br />

environment needs<br />

Cleanroom environments are<br />

present in a variety of sectors<br />

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ensuring that hygiene standards<br />

and environmental conditions<br />

are controlled which is where the<br />

Cleanroom CR product range from<br />

Efaflex offers user benefits.<br />

Consisting of five main types,<br />

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accredited to either TÜV ISO Class<br />

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Kecol MU M-J 2018.qxp_MU 02/05/2018 13:42 Page 1<br />

Bradman Lake has<br />

developed a compact<br />

carton former that has<br />

a footprint roughly half the<br />

size of a traditional machine.<br />

As well as being smaller,<br />

this HS Mini carton former<br />

retains the same features<br />

found in the company’s<br />

traditional HS range and has<br />

also been designed to offer<br />

fast forming rates and to be<br />

highly configurable for the<br />

user. “We have designed this<br />

machine to meet the everincreasing<br />

demand for carton<br />

forming machinery that<br />

occupies minimal floor space,”<br />

says John Marlee, managing<br />

director at Bradman Lake.<br />

Features include forming<br />

rates of up to 60 cartons/trays<br />

per minute and quick<br />

changeover. Tooling flexibility<br />

is part of the offer as the<br />

HS Mini can be tooled to<br />

erect different styles of lock<br />

and glue form cartons and<br />

trays. These range from<br />

standard three flap or front<br />

flap cartons, turn-over-end<br />

cartons, to hooded lid cartons<br />

as well as shelf ready display<br />

style cartons that include<br />

atypical shapes associated<br />

with these often seasonal<br />

products.<br />

Bespoke options<br />

for non-standard<br />

shaped cartons<br />

can also be<br />

accommodated.<br />

Every machine<br />

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of equipment on<br />

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12 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Large character coder is<br />

more efficient on a line<br />

Domino Printing<br />

Sciences is enhancing<br />

the specification of its<br />

C6000 large character inkjet<br />

printer to improve efficiency<br />

and reduce downtime through<br />

redesigned electronics,<br />

user-friendly interface and<br />

eco-friendly ink usage.<br />

The C6000 large character<br />

coder can print up to 70mm of<br />

high-resolution codes. Capable<br />

of printing directly onto porous<br />

and semi-porous substrates<br />

including outer cases, trays,<br />

and sacks, Domino says the<br />

C6000 is ideal for product<br />

identification, traceability, and<br />

personalisation coding tasks.<br />

Focused on improved<br />

production efficiency and<br />

reduced downtime, the<br />

C6000 includes as standard<br />

a redesigned Piezo printhead<br />

enabling ‘Eco’ mode operation<br />

for reduced ink consumption.<br />

Up to 20% reduction in ink<br />

consumption can be achieved<br />

using the ‘Eco’ mode.<br />

The new multi-head base and<br />

large-capacity ink system<br />

allows for continuous coding<br />

even during consumable<br />

Adpak MU M-J <strong>2019</strong>. ARTWORK<br />

The C6000 coder has been improved<br />

changes, which also reduces<br />

production downtime.<br />

Code print quality and<br />

drop placement accuracy<br />

are optimised via Domino’s<br />

latest Piezoelectric printhead<br />

technology with robust design<br />

further improving printer<br />

reliability for challenging<br />

production environments.<br />

Code consistency is enhanced<br />

with the inclusion of a product<br />

guide plate and a flexible<br />

floating printhead which<br />

improves line set up for correct<br />

throw distance.<br />

The C6000 solution provides<br />

the option of incorporating a<br />

PAC box barcode validation<br />

kit allowing for automated<br />

message selection and code<br />

validation. C6000 is Industry<br />

4.0 enabled and integrates<br />

with customer ERP and<br />

MES systems decreasing the<br />

possibility of coding errors.<br />

“These features help to<br />

reduce scrappage costs<br />

and ensure correct and<br />

readable codes are printed<br />

consistently,” says senior<br />

product manager at Domino<br />

Andy Barrett.<br />

Domino’s QuickDesign<br />

software makes it possible<br />

to design labels for multiple<br />

printers from a central<br />

location, reducing the<br />

possibility of operator errors.<br />

T 01954 782551<br />

W www.domino-uk.com<br />

The Tiny Tampino is accurate<br />

Desk top label seal<br />

applicator helps with<br />

FMD compliance<br />

To help ensure that<br />

pharmaceutical companies<br />

comply with the Falsified<br />

Medicines Directive (FMD) by<br />

applying tamper-evident labels<br />

onto carton flaps, Travtec has<br />

introduced the Tiny Tampino.<br />

This desktop tamper-evident<br />

label seal applicator is designed<br />

to be simple and safe to operate.<br />

When used, the operator simply<br />

moves the carton over the labelling<br />

face in one easy motion to<br />

accurately and repeatably secure<br />

the carton flap. The Tiny Tampino<br />

has been launched by Travtec, a<br />

specialist in serialisation solutions,<br />

to satisfy the need for hand<br />

packing, contract manufacturing<br />

organisations and re-packing<br />

which is often done manually.<br />

This method often leads to labelling<br />

inconsistency and product rejects,<br />

which is obviously not ideal.<br />

T 01942 677664<br />

W www.travtec.co.uk<br />

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Tough by design –<br />

the safety solution that goes the distance.<br />

Shocks, vibrations and collisions can’t always be avoided, even in a<br />

state-of-the-art production facility. Temperature fluctuations and dust<br />

are also just some of the typical challenges. So it’s a good thing that Pilz<br />

light curtains can take some punishment. The new PSENopt II range has<br />

been developed to guarantee machine availability even under demanding<br />

conditions (50g shock, -10 °C to 60°C.) Available for finger, hand and<br />

body protection, PSENopt II is the world’s first Type 3 light curtain for<br />

use up to PL-d. It is also available as Type 4 (PL-e.) In conjunction with<br />

the Pilz configurable, safe small controllers PNOZmulti 2 you can be sure<br />

you have a safety solution that goes the distance.<br />

For further information about<br />

the PSENopt II range:<br />

www.pilz.co.uk + Webcode 150418<br />

Pilz Automation Technology Corby NN18 8TJ 01536 460766 sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk


14 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Start-up businesses saw a range<br />

of tray sealing solutions at show<br />

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Pharmaceutical – Food and Beverage – Chemical – Aromatherapy – Medical –<br />

Diagnostics – Industrial – Ecig – Adhesives<br />

Fully modular machinery<br />

Clean room ready<br />

Latest interface technology<br />

Full after-care service<br />

Packaging Automaton<br />

(PA) recognised<br />

the needs of small<br />

businesses who may be<br />

thinking about tray sealing<br />

their products for the first<br />

time, when it demonstrated<br />

a range of its products at the<br />

Farm and Deli Show in April.<br />

At the event, the PA team<br />

were on hand to discuss<br />

a scheme that will help<br />

customers to automate packing<br />

processes from day one<br />

with minimal investment.<br />

The hire scheme offers entry<br />

level machines with a sealing<br />

tool for one pack format on hire<br />

for a fixed weekly hire rate.<br />

Demonstrating the ecLipse R<br />

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Tel: 01865 891466 Email: sales@capcoder.com<br />

At the end of an initial six<br />

month hire period, users<br />

have the option to return the<br />

machine and stop making<br />

payments, keep the machine<br />

at a reduced weekly rate or<br />

upgrade for a small uplift in<br />

cost to a quicker machine with<br />

a sealing tool to suit the same<br />

pack if demand for product<br />

volumes is increasing.<br />

The company also offers free<br />

use of its test and development<br />

kitchen, a free trials facility<br />

and advice on choosing<br />

packaging materials including<br />

alternatives to any plastics<br />

packaging solutions.<br />

T 01565 755000<br />

W www.pal.co.uk


www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 15<br />

Combining on shelf and<br />

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(E & B) is bringing pouch<br />

technology to the UK<br />

that offers marketers a<br />

resource efficient pack that<br />

is designed to stand out on<br />

the supermarket shelf.<br />

Suitable for a range of<br />

foods but also personal care<br />

products, the Standcap pouch<br />

has already seen success in<br />

the US market and is used by<br />

the Daisy brand for sour cream<br />

as well as yogurts dressings<br />

and even gels. Basically,<br />

any semi-viscous, pourable<br />

products now being marketed<br />

in Europe are suitable for this<br />

new format.<br />

Produced on a Volpak<br />

SMA260F2 Standcap machine,<br />

the pouch is made from heat<br />

sealable plastic laminates<br />

that can be barrier versions<br />

for more sensitive products.<br />

Machine speeds are about<br />

80 – 100 a minute, or<br />

between 40 and 50 cycles,<br />

which is slightly slower than<br />

traditional pouch machines<br />

as the two-part cap must be<br />

accommodated.<br />

In operation, an inner<br />

E&B MU M-J <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK<br />

The Standcap has been successful<br />

in the US with the mega Daisy brand<br />

fitment is welded into the<br />

pouch first and then the outer<br />

cap is applied. Compared to<br />

traditional bottles, pots or<br />

jars, material usage is much<br />

reduced, while transit costs<br />

are saved compared to<br />

rigid containers.<br />

Benefits to the end user<br />

include superb ergonomics,<br />

a closure system designed<br />

to prevent product wastage<br />

and a functional benefit of<br />

pack stability. Standcap also<br />

offers manufacturers an<br />

ample range of options<br />

to personalise the<br />

appearance and quality<br />

of their promotional<br />

messages.<br />

E & B believes these<br />

features, together<br />

with the traditional<br />

characteristics of<br />

a pouch, such as<br />

extended shelf life<br />

and extensive uses,<br />

make it an attractive<br />

new offering to the<br />

UK market.<br />

“I am regularly being<br />

asked by customers for<br />

new innovative solutions<br />

for packing their products<br />

and there has been a lot of<br />

pre-launch interest in the<br />

Standcap,” says Michael<br />

Lindsay, managing director<br />

at E & B. “Its practicality and<br />

looks will make it appealing<br />

to brands wanting to stand out<br />

from the crowd, while their<br />

customers benefit from the<br />

functionality of the pouch.”<br />

T 01420 593680<br />

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This new App allows users<br />

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16 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Workstation<br />

range can<br />

be adjusted<br />

Specialist engineering distributor<br />

Texam is now offering Right-<br />

Height industrial workstations<br />

that provide operators with the<br />

ability to adjust the working<br />

height of their workstation at<br />

the ‘push of a button’. These<br />

workstations are designed with<br />

health and safety in mind and<br />

offer operators the opportunity<br />

to vary their stance and work in<br />

both sit or stand position.<br />

“It is important to consider the<br />

health and safety implications of<br />

either standing all day or sitting<br />

all day,” says Texam managing<br />

director John McGuigan.<br />

“Ideally operators should be able<br />

to vary their position.”<br />

The Right-Height workstations<br />

are fully adjustable and electrically<br />

operated and are available with<br />

a choice of different worktops.<br />

Because of its modular design,<br />

width can be supplied, from<br />

1200mm to 1900mm, while<br />

the lift height is adjustable from<br />

730mm up to 1230mm.<br />

Lifting capacity is 120kg<br />

on these quick and easy to<br />

assemble tables.<br />

McGuigan is keen to stress the<br />

five health benefits of being able<br />

to vary a working day balance<br />

between sitting and standing.<br />

• Lower the risk of heart disease<br />

line • Reduce scan camera, Obesity which can<br />

capture • Improve up or to reduce 2,000 back images pain<br />

per • Lower second. blood The sugar images levelsare<br />

overlaid • Increase to productivity, produce a ‘real energy time’<br />

picture and also of the mood. product flow, and<br />

software “Standing calculates helps us when to stay the<br />

target focused number on what per we are pack doing has<br />

been and moving reached. around can decrease<br />

T stresses 020 8797 in our 2000 bodies,” he says.<br />

W “When www.ilapak.co.uk<br />

we are less stressed, we<br />

are more energetic and engaged<br />

with the other tasks going on<br />

around us.”<br />

T 028 9267 4137<br />

W www.texam.co.uk<br />

Vacuum lifter brings<br />

Industry 4.0 benefits<br />

Piab has launched the<br />

piLIFT SMART vacuum<br />

lifter that it says really<br />

does bring the future of<br />

Industry 4.0 integration<br />

a step closer.<br />

This new vacuum lifter<br />

enables users to introduce<br />

smarter handling solutions<br />

where data is collected in<br />

real-time, making their<br />

production processes deliver<br />

on the promises of the fourth<br />

industrial revolution.<br />

“The piLIFT SMART<br />

vacuum lifter is the first<br />

manually operated vacuum<br />

lifter to meet the demands<br />

of Industry 4.0,” says David<br />

Collins, vice president and<br />

head of Piab’s Ergonomic<br />

Handling Division. “Not only<br />

a market breakthrough,<br />

it also heralds a genuine<br />

paradigm shift for ergonomic<br />

vacuum lifters.”<br />

SMART DATA FEATURES<br />

The new vacuum lifter<br />

has integrated, smart data<br />

features based on internet<br />

connectivity. These enable it to<br />

sense and record movements<br />

and to respond quickly to<br />

user intentions, making it<br />

a particularly user-friendly<br />

lifting tool.<br />

In addition, it will lift, and<br />

weigh loads simultaneously,<br />

as well as collect and log data,<br />

making process statistics<br />

and analyses immediately<br />

accessible to the user on either<br />

the lifter’s built-in display or<br />

through web platform log-in.<br />

These data management<br />

features also enable the lifter<br />

to let the operator know when<br />

it is time for maintenance<br />

or cleaning.<br />

Ergonomics is at the<br />

heart of all Piab vacuum<br />

lifters, so piLIFT SMART is<br />

ergonomic by design. Every<br />

aspect of the vacuum lifter<br />

has been designed with<br />

natural movements in mind.<br />

The piLIFT SMART can handle objects weighing up to 40 kg, which offers<br />

a vacuum lifting solution for materials handling in a variety of industries<br />

The shape of its handle,<br />

allowing a side-on grip, and<br />

the placement of the variable<br />

speed controls, enabling<br />

left or right-handed use, are<br />

the results of an insightful<br />

design guided by ergonomic<br />

principles, says Piab.<br />

HEALTH AND WELLBEING<br />

Furthermore, the vacuum<br />

lifter’s protective hand guard<br />

and the minimal operating<br />

sound level are testaments to<br />

a multi-pronged focus on the<br />

health and wellbeing of users.<br />

And energy saving benefits<br />

are also offered. The piLIFT<br />

SMART vacuum lifter utilises<br />

the latest and best performing<br />

vacuum lifting technology.<br />

“The system controls the<br />

pump and valves, feeding<br />

power only when needed,<br />

which results in an energy<br />

consumption that is 76%<br />

lower than other comparable<br />

vacuum lifters,” says Collins.<br />

In operation, it utilises the<br />

same single vacuum source<br />

to both grip and lift in one<br />

single movement which<br />

means if the object cannot be<br />

gripped, neither will it lift.<br />

“Hence there is no risk of it<br />

being dropped unintentionally<br />

mid-procedure,” says Collins.<br />

T 01509 857010<br />

W www.piab.com<br />

• To find out more about<br />

developments in handling<br />

along with logistics and<br />

Ecommerce, turn to page 54.


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18 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Confectioners can now<br />

use heat-sealing films<br />

In order to use heat-sealing<br />

film more flexibly when<br />

packaging in flow packs,<br />

Schubert has developed a<br />

new heat-sealing robot for<br />

its Flowmodul in what it<br />

describes as a first.<br />

In operation, the flow<br />

wrapper’s new cross-sealing<br />

unit allows constant sealing<br />

times with variable chain<br />

speed and a wide control<br />

range of the film. This means<br />

confectionery manufacturers<br />

can now gently package a large<br />

range of products in flow packs<br />

with a cost efficient<br />

heat-sealing film. This also<br />

includes highly sensitive<br />

products such as chocolate.<br />

And by switching from<br />

cold- to hot-sealing technology,<br />

Schubert says savings of<br />

up to 17% in film material costs<br />

can be realised.<br />

Compared to cold-sealing,<br />

the packaging of products in<br />

flow packs with heat-sealing<br />

technology offers various<br />

advantages. The heat-sealing<br />

film is cheaper, can be stored<br />

for a long time and leaves no<br />

adhesive residue when the<br />

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The new sealing technology is now suitable for a wider product portfolio<br />

pack is opened. To ensure a<br />

high quality seal, three factors<br />

– temperature, pressure and<br />

time – must remain constant<br />

during the sealing process.<br />

Additionally, not every product<br />

can withstand the heat<br />

which until now, has limited<br />

flexibility in the packaging<br />

process.<br />

However, this new patented<br />

sealing technology has been<br />

developed specifically to<br />

enable customers to use the<br />

heat-sealing film for an even<br />

wider range of products. First,<br />

the flow pack’s longitudinal<br />

sealing unit is equipped with<br />

ultrasonic technology.<br />

The heat is generated directly<br />

in the heat-sealing film and is<br />

not distributed as usual onto<br />

the tools and machine parts.<br />

Therefore, heat-sensitive<br />

products such as chocolate<br />

also remain intact during<br />

longitudinal sealing.<br />

Furthermore, ultrasonic<br />

technology ensures consistent<br />

seal quality at different speeds.<br />

T 01676 525825<br />

W www.schubert-uk.co.uk<br />

New metal detector<br />

was on show at<br />

POWTECH <strong>2019</strong><br />

At POWTECH <strong>2019</strong>, Eriez<br />

Europe showcased a range of<br />

its magnetic separation, metal<br />

detection and vibratory feeder<br />

solutions for improved and<br />

efficient metal removal and<br />

product purity used across various<br />

bulk handling industries including<br />

food, minerals, chemicals and<br />

pharmaceuticals.<br />

Visitors to the stand also saw<br />

the newest multi-frequency<br />

model, called Xtreme, which is<br />

designed to achieve the highest<br />

levels of sensitivity to detect<br />

metal contaminants as small<br />

as 0.4mm spheres in packaged,<br />

loose and free-fall applications.<br />

Joining the Xtreme unit was<br />

the MetAlarm EX range for ATEX<br />

21 and ATEX 22 dust zones that<br />

provides a fully certified solution<br />

to reduce the risk of any explosions<br />

within a manufacturing plant.<br />

T 029 2086 8501<br />

W www.eriez.com<br />

What does Jenton Group do that will help you?<br />

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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 19<br />

Banding machine offers users<br />

resource efficient pack method<br />

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Erapa’s Bandall banding<br />

machine is designed<br />

to use thinner, printed<br />

materials that deliver materials<br />

savings across the board.<br />

In operation, the band is<br />

fed and held in the arch by<br />

a special air assisted system<br />

which allows the machine to<br />

operate with much thinner<br />

tapes than that of comparable<br />

machines and therefore<br />

reduce band costs, says the<br />

company. And as these bands<br />

can be printed, all a company’s<br />

standard information can<br />

be included which means<br />

separate labels are not<br />

required for each product.<br />

Bander<br />

works<br />

with<br />

many<br />

products<br />

This saves label materials<br />

and reduces storage and<br />

transport costs, while any<br />

unused rolls (or parts rolls)<br />

can still be used, even if<br />

the product composition<br />

is changed.<br />

The machine can work<br />

with both paper and plastic<br />

banding tapes, without<br />

the need for any machine<br />

modifications and is capable<br />

of speeds of up to 30 bands<br />

per minute – depending on<br />

pack dimensions.<br />

The machine is controlled<br />

by a simple touch control<br />

panel with digital readout<br />

of operational status,<br />

while the memory function<br />

allows pack settings to be<br />

stored and retrieved at the<br />

touch of a button.<br />

T 01582 722462<br />

W www.erapa.co.uk<br />

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20 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

‘Peelability’ can now be tested<br />

to provide optimum seal times<br />

Proseal has launched<br />

a seal quality testing<br />

system that enables food<br />

manufacturers and processors<br />

to determine the ideal seal and<br />

peel strength for individual<br />

products packed in trays.<br />

The new ProTest solution<br />

allows users to create the best<br />

seal each time, combining<br />

effective protection of the<br />

contents with the right<br />

level of ‘peelability’ that<br />

ensures maximum consumer<br />

convenience.<br />

The compact and easy<br />

to use ProTest unit is an<br />

automated lid peeling device<br />

that measures and reports<br />

the resistance offered by the<br />

film as it separates from the<br />

tray during the moment of<br />

lid peeling. This provides the<br />

user with the relevant data to<br />

determine if the seal strength<br />

is the most user-friendly while<br />

remaining suitable for the<br />

product’s life cycle.<br />

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TESTS ARE COMPARED<br />

The New ProTest can retain,<br />

display and output test data,<br />

allowing the user to export<br />

the information. Up to five<br />

test results can be compared<br />

at any one time and the unit<br />

is flexible enough to handle<br />

most trays currently used<br />

in the market with diagonal<br />

diameters from 25mm up to<br />

380mm, in any shape.<br />

To make it easier for<br />

companies to fully understand<br />

the results generated by the<br />

ProTest unit, Proseal has<br />

established a set of<br />

‘Peelability Metrics’ that<br />

explains the four different<br />

stages involved in removing<br />

a film from the tray.<br />

Reports are generated on the<br />

machine’s 12in high-definition<br />

touchscreen and can be<br />

exported via Ethernet<br />

or USB device.<br />

T 01625 856600<br />

W www.proseal.com


www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 21<br />

Piab MU M-J <strong>2019</strong><br />

New Installation <strong>Machinery</strong> Southern News Manufacturing Review<br />

ARTWORK<br />

Fast set up/changeover<br />

on new thermoformers<br />

GEA has launched a new thermoformer<br />

that it says meets the demands<br />

of food companies for faster access<br />

to market, while reducing the impact of<br />

film waste in the packaging process.<br />

The PowerPak PLUS thermoformer’s<br />

design, based on customer feedback from<br />

a survey conducted by GEA, can help<br />

food manufacturers shorten set-up and<br />

changeover times, while reducing film<br />

waste by up to 75%. PowerPak PLUS was<br />

unveiled at a recent customer event at<br />

GEA’s facility in Germany and can also<br />

be operated in tandem with Oxycheck,<br />

the non-invasive in-line quality control<br />

system for modified atmosphere<br />

packaging or MAP.<br />

“Our customers told us what they<br />

wanted, and we’ve delivered cutting-edge<br />

The PowerPak PLUS is offering benefits to the food industry<br />

thermoforming technology by overhauling<br />

the film systems and upgrading the sealing<br />

station,” says GEA’s UK product<br />

manager thermoforming Greg Austin.<br />

“We have designed PowerPak PLUS to<br />

bring real economic benefits for the food<br />

industry through shorter downtime,<br />

minimum film waste and the elimination<br />

of packaging errors.”<br />

This latest investment by GEA in<br />

thermoforming involved optimising<br />

PowerPak PLUS’s systems for both<br />

the top and bottom films which are now<br />

motor-driven and synchronised with<br />

the machine’s advancing cycle.<br />

Speeding up the process, combined<br />

with the machine’s special web<br />

tension facilitates a secure film<br />

path preventing curling, while<br />

mis-alignment or curvature can<br />

be automatically adjusted.<br />

To accommodate the new<br />

film set-up, the sealing station<br />

structure has also been<br />

fundamentally redesigned for<br />

easy access and is now protected<br />

by vertically adjustable and<br />

transparent safety doors which<br />

can be lowered quickly when<br />

required, eliminating the need for<br />

loose, protective hoods.<br />

T 01908 513500<br />

W www.gea.com<br />

Dust-tight drum tipper is designed to<br />

handle poorly flowing materials easily<br />

Flexicon has introduced a Tip-Tite drum<br />

tipper that is designed for use with<br />

poorly-flowing or agglomerated<br />

materials, allowing rapid<br />

transfer of free- and<br />

non-free-flowing bulk<br />

solid materials without<br />

creating any dust.<br />

Similar in performance to<br />

open chute tippers but with total<br />

dust containment, the outlet on<br />

the downstream end of<br />

the tipper is nearly equal in area<br />

to that of the drum opening,<br />

allowing agglomerated<br />

materials and large chunks to Total dust containment<br />

be discharged with the<br />

minimal possibility of<br />

material bridging.<br />

Drums from 114 to<br />

208 litres are positioned<br />

on the tipper platform,<br />

which is raised by a<br />

hydraulic cylinder, seating<br />

the rim against the circular<br />

end of the discharge<br />

transition. A second<br />

hydraulic cylinder tips the<br />

platform-hood assembly<br />

and drum.<br />

T 01227 374710<br />

W www.flexicon.co.uk


22 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Flow wrapper offers an<br />

easy to operate design<br />

The new high definition camera<br />

3D camera<br />

for quality<br />

robot vision<br />

After RARUK Automation<br />

introduced Pick-it 3D Robot<br />

Vision at last year’s PPMA Show,<br />

the company has now launched<br />

a new top-of-the range addition.<br />

It is the Pick-it M-HD high<br />

definition 3D camera for<br />

the detection of almost any small<br />

and medium size objects, made<br />

from any material, with even<br />

higher accuracy.<br />

Pick-it allows any camera<br />

supported automation<br />

application to be built without<br />

expert help. There’s no need for<br />

complicated programming as<br />

Pick-it guides the robot to see,<br />

pick and place products from<br />

bins, boxes, pallets and tables<br />

onto a CNC machine, assembly<br />

line, conveyor belt, welding<br />

station or work bench.<br />

Simply show an example part<br />

to the plug-and-play camera,<br />

save this into the teach detection<br />

engine, tell Pick-it where to look<br />

with a click and drag tool and<br />

Pick-it will guide the robot<br />

to the nearest pickable part.<br />

A typical detection cycle takes<br />

less than a second and Pick-it<br />

can also find multiple parts<br />

in one cycle.<br />

The combination of the latest<br />

Pick-it 2.0 3D picking software<br />

and the new M-HD camera<br />

provides a set-up that is ideal for<br />

picking small parts with a very<br />

high degree of accuracy.<br />

The system is 30 times more<br />

accurate and can detect objects<br />

that are ten times smaller.<br />

T 01462 670044<br />

W www.rarukautomation.com<br />

Bosch Packaging<br />

Technology has launched<br />

the first machine of its<br />

next generation flow wrappers<br />

which as well as offering<br />

upgraded performance, is also<br />

designed to offer user-friendly<br />

and easy operation.<br />

The new Pack 403 machine<br />

is a narrow horizontal flow<br />

wrapper for customers<br />

requiring medium to high<br />

speed operation. It has been<br />

designed to wrap bars and<br />

biscuits as well as chocolate,<br />

cookies and crackers. The 403<br />

features a removable discharge<br />

belt as well as upgrades to the<br />

cross-seal and fin seal units.<br />

“Our new Pack 403<br />

offers mid- to large-sized<br />

manufacturers a fully<br />

automated packaging solution<br />

that is exceptionally easy to<br />

operate, clean and maintain,”<br />

says Fransien de Ruijter,<br />

product manager at Bosch in<br />

Schiedam, Netherlands.<br />

“This minimises downtime<br />

and increases overall<br />

equipment effectiveness.”<br />

In operation, the new<br />

machine is designed to<br />

The new Mpac Langen<br />

Solano top-load case packing<br />

machine has been designed<br />

as a flexible platform with<br />

a variety of case packing<br />

configurations to match<br />

individual requirements<br />

from customers.<br />

For instance, the flexible<br />

infeed systems can be adapted<br />

easily for a range of pack styles<br />

including bags, pouches,<br />

cartons, tubs and cans.<br />

Its open build design permits<br />

a 360-degree view of the<br />

working process to make<br />

Many of the new features on the flow wrapper make it easier for the operators<br />

produce up to 800 packs per<br />

minute at a film speed of<br />

90 metres. Supported pack<br />

styles include pillow, gusseted<br />

and easy-to-open packs.<br />

User-friendly and easy<br />

operation was in focus<br />

for the Pack 403’s design.<br />

Clear signage, instructive<br />

decals and setting scales on<br />

each component facilitate<br />

changeovers between<br />

products and minimise waste<br />

and downtime caused by<br />

‘trial-and-error’ adjustments.<br />

The cantilevered discharge<br />

belt is one of the Pack 403’s<br />

key features: being removable,<br />

Top-load case packing machine can deliver<br />

a range of configurations to suit user needs<br />

it easy to use, access and<br />

clean. Operation is intuitive<br />

and is complemented by<br />

the latest HMI technology<br />

to provide easy navigation<br />

for maintenance and<br />

changeover procedures.<br />

T 024 7642 1100<br />

W www.mpac-group.com<br />

Users can choose<br />

a number of options<br />

to customise the unit<br />

it is exceptionally easy to<br />

clean. Its detection function<br />

rejects faulty packages and<br />

automatically ejects them<br />

using compressed air.<br />

The new film tower which has<br />

an easy-to-adjust pivot arm<br />

and sequentially numbered<br />

film rollers for simple film<br />

threading, is also easy to use.<br />

The Pack 403 also comprises<br />

an automatic film splicer with<br />

clear instructions to secure<br />

fast and smooth film changes<br />

without having to stop the<br />

machine in operation.<br />

T 01332 626262<br />

W www.boschpackagingservices.com


24 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

New <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Multihead weighers are<br />

for specialist hardware<br />

Ishida Europe has extended<br />

its range of applicationspecific<br />

sector solutions<br />

multihead weighers with<br />

the introduction of models<br />

designed to handle a variety<br />

of hardware products such<br />

as nuts, bolts, screws and<br />

plastics parts.<br />

The new 10 and 14 head<br />

weighers, based on Ishida’s<br />

proven RVE series, incorporate<br />

several specialist features<br />

for the accurate and efficient<br />

weighing of varying shapes,<br />

sizes and piece weights at<br />

different target weights.<br />

The two 10 head models offer<br />

a choice of three and five<br />

litre hoppers according to<br />

individual piece sizes and<br />

dump volumes with<br />

top speeds of 70 and<br />

60 weighments per minute<br />

(wpm) respectively.<br />

At the same time, the<br />

14 head model with three<br />

litre hoppers delivers higher<br />

speeds up to 100 wpm as well<br />

as the availability of improved<br />

weighing combinations for<br />

smaller piece counts.<br />

All three versions offer<br />

YPS MU J-F <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK<br />

To maximise weighing speed and accuracy, programmable digital filtering<br />

and advanced automatic feeder adjustment are included in the weighers<br />

a rugged and durable<br />

construction with hardwareresistant<br />

urethane coated<br />

parts that reduce collision and<br />

abrasion damage and noise,<br />

and a reinforced impactresistant<br />

inlet chute and<br />

dispersion table. The Ishida<br />

loadcell controlled dispersion<br />

table also ensures a regular<br />

and consistent product flow,<br />

while an alternative photo-eye<br />

control is used for larger and<br />

heavier products.<br />

The impact-resistant pool,<br />

weigh and timing hoppers<br />

feature an anti-leak design<br />

to reduce the risk of leakage<br />

of smaller products, and a<br />

45 degree discharge chute<br />

provides a gentler product<br />

transfer.<br />

T 0121 607 7700<br />

W www.ishidaeurope.com<br />

Various protrusions are handled<br />

Vacuum skin packs<br />

were demonstrated<br />

at IFFA <strong>2019</strong><br />

MultiFresh was one of the core<br />

themes of this year’s IFFA stand<br />

of Multivac. This packaging<br />

concept for producing vacuum<br />

skin packs was shown on a<br />

thermoforming machine and<br />

several tray sealers during the<br />

event in Frankfurt.<br />

Paper fibre-based packaging<br />

materials which meet current<br />

demands for recyclability, were<br />

also used on this equipment.<br />

The MultiFresh packaging<br />

machines are designed to meet all<br />

the market requirements in terms<br />

of pack size, output and levels of<br />

automation, and are designed<br />

for packaging a wide range of<br />

meat and sausage products with<br />

various different product<br />

protrusion heights.<br />

Multivac says the MultiFresh<br />

films combine functional benefits<br />

with outstanding visual properties.<br />

T 01793 425800<br />

W www.multivac.co.uk<br />

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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 25<br />

Horizontal and vertical x-ray<br />

systems have been improved<br />

Atwell - Vape JP MU M-A <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK<br />

Minebea Intec has<br />

developed its<br />

horizontal and vertical<br />

x-ray inspection systems<br />

further to offer improved user<br />

benefits across sectors.<br />

The horizontal Dymond D<br />

and Dymond S equipment<br />

have been optimised through<br />

reworking the safety concept<br />

with improved emergency<br />

stop-switches and relays.<br />

At the same time, the company<br />

has also launched a redesigned<br />

cooling system which is<br />

protected against water and<br />

dust penetration which makes<br />

it easier to clean. For systems in<br />

the Dymond S series, the Nema<br />

4X cooler comes as standard.<br />

THE DESIGN OF THE X-RAY<br />

COMPLIES WITH THE<br />

EHEDG<br />

directives for hygiene and<br />

include a polished steel<br />

housing and bevelled surfaces<br />

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And, the S variant also<br />

has a fully integrated 500<br />

W Monoblock generator<br />

that eliminates the need for<br />

active water cooling which<br />

results in easier installation<br />

and maintenance. With this<br />

new generator boosting<br />

performance from 320 to 500 W,<br />

the system can also now<br />

handle a higher throughput<br />

and more precise inspection of<br />

products with higher densities.<br />

Minebea says what makes<br />

Dymond D units stand out<br />

is its maximum detection<br />

performance. The sensitivity<br />

of its image processors,<br />

combined with intelligent<br />

image processing, means it<br />

can detect foreign objects that<br />

are positioned vertically or<br />

that lay hidden at the edge<br />

or at the bottom of a container.<br />

T 0121 779 3131<br />

W www.minebea-intec.com<br />

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26 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

Installation News<br />

Adhesive retrofit improves the<br />

efficiency and employee safety<br />

Schützengarten brewery<br />

has retrofitted Robatech’s<br />

hot melt adhesive<br />

systems with its automatic<br />

filling system RobaFeed 3<br />

with granulate container<br />

GlueFill to increase employee<br />

safety and production<br />

efficiency, as well as reducing<br />

the risk of downtime.<br />

And head of bottling at<br />

Schützengarten, Holger<br />

Gärtner is delighted with<br />

the improvements since its<br />

installation. “The automatic<br />

filling system for adhesive<br />

granulate has been running<br />

at full load from day one,”<br />

he says. “It immediately paid<br />

off for us, as we can virtually<br />

eliminate production<br />

downtime in the line.”<br />

Previously, when the<br />

Schützengarten brewery<br />

had replaced the entire<br />

dry section in the bottling<br />

area to fill crates and<br />

cardboard boxes using<br />

equipment from KHS and<br />

Schubert, the packaging<br />

system had used a Robatech<br />

adhesive application system<br />

consisting of two Concept<br />

Oriental motor MU M-J <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK<br />

As the tank of a melter can reach a temperature of up to 200deg C, there is a<br />

risk of burns for employees, but the new retrofit makes the operation safer<br />

Diamond type melters<br />

for manual filling with<br />

adhesive granulate and ten<br />

SX Diamond double jetting<br />

heads with corresponding<br />

heated hoses.<br />

As the packaging<br />

throughput is about 27,000<br />

bottles per hour, manual<br />

filling meant that the<br />

operating personnel had<br />

to refill the tanks of the two<br />

melters with granulate every<br />

twenty minutes. Although<br />

the tanks are equipped<br />

with level sensors and warn<br />

against idling, the staff had<br />

to continuously monitor them<br />

and be ready for refilling.<br />

Robatech subsequently<br />

felt that safety and quality<br />

in the adhesive application<br />

area, as well as the efficiency<br />

of the entire plant, could be<br />

significantly improved with a<br />

retrofit to deliver an automatic<br />

system. This involved<br />

retrofitting the existing<br />

systems with the granulate<br />

feeder and the associated<br />

granulate container, in<br />

this case the largest variant<br />

which is the GluFill L.<br />

“If you consider how easy<br />

it is to retrofit and how high<br />

the immediately usable<br />

added value is, the system<br />

should be used everywhere,”<br />

says Jürg Baumann, area<br />

sales manager Switzerland<br />

for Robatech.<br />

Unlike manual filling,<br />

the automatic filling process<br />

does not fill granulate<br />

directly into the hot tank<br />

of the adhesive melter, but<br />

rather into the granulate<br />

container GlueFill, which<br />

is unheated and stands<br />

separately. The GlueFill<br />

delivers the granulate into<br />

the melter tank as soon as<br />

the level in the tank is low.<br />

T 01268 490035<br />

W www.robatechgt.com<br />

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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 27<br />

All-round service offer has led<br />

to long term coding partnership<br />

When Noberasco<br />

was planning its<br />

new Italian site,<br />

it designed-in Industry 4.0<br />

principles and several<br />

SmartDate thermal transfer<br />

coders from Markem-Imaje<br />

were part of this process.<br />

“Today we can transmit<br />

print data directly from our<br />

quality office to line coders,”<br />

says the site’s production<br />

manager Davide Cammi.<br />

The company has eliminated<br />

any possible default in<br />

transcription or codification,<br />

arising from human errors.<br />

And its next stage is to fit<br />

each line with a camera to<br />

evaluate print quality, as well<br />

as coherence of printed data<br />

compared with the database.<br />

The SmartDate coder in action<br />

Also, any coding operation<br />

had to cope with the core<br />

soft fruit products range.<br />

“The very high temperatures<br />

and throughput rate made<br />

code adherence on the flexible<br />

film difficult, but following<br />

an intensive testing process,<br />

a perfect balance was<br />

achieved,” he continues.<br />

Also, by using Markem-<br />

Imaje’s SMILE long-term<br />

leasing, the company has<br />

converted a variable cost<br />

into a fixed one. “Another great<br />

advantage is that every five<br />

years, we know we will have<br />

access to the latest generation<br />

equipment,” says Cammi.<br />

T 0161 864 8111<br />

W www.markem-imaje.co.uk<br />

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28 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

Installation News<br />

Labelling project saves<br />

bakery nearly £20,000<br />

Sidel blow moulding equipment<br />

Co-packer is<br />

making a lot<br />

more bottles<br />

Gable X Cleaning Solutions<br />

Company, located in Chaguanas<br />

(Trinidad and Tobago), has<br />

ordered its second blow moulding<br />

machine from Sidel.<br />

With the recently acquired Sidel<br />

blowing machine, the co-packer<br />

has significantly improved its<br />

production capacity, adding as<br />

much as 75% to its daily output<br />

of PET packaging. As well as<br />

meeting the growing demand<br />

for PET packaged goods in the<br />

region, this choice helps Gable X<br />

to protect its competitiveness and<br />

guarantee a regular and reliable<br />

supply flow.<br />

The co-packer is a leading<br />

supplier of PET bottles,<br />

producing 250,000 units daily,<br />

six days a week, with over 50<br />

different formats and shapes.<br />

Gable X’s satisfaction around<br />

the first piece of Sidel blowing<br />

equipment installed in 2014<br />

was reinforced by very strong<br />

recommendations from local<br />

bottlers. One of them, also a<br />

returning Sidel customer, decided<br />

to install a Matrix Combi for still<br />

water. The company chose the<br />

integrated blow-fill-cap solution<br />

from Sidel to increase their<br />

operating capacity. They were<br />

able to improve cost efficiencies<br />

and add new products, as such<br />

expanding their market reach,<br />

while better serving clients.<br />

“Sidel’s blow moulding<br />

solutions are extremely easy<br />

to use and require very little<br />

maintenance,” says Gordon<br />

James, founder, owner and<br />

md of Gable X.<br />

T 01707 292820<br />

W www.sidel.com<br />

By installing a print and<br />

apply labeller, and<br />

utilising an attractive<br />

label template, Chatwins<br />

Bakery has saved £18,000 per<br />

annum while delivering an<br />

ROI in just twelve months.<br />

The award-winning bakery<br />

had historically hand-labelled<br />

all of its items but approached<br />

Cobalt Systems UK for a<br />

compact, yet high quality<br />

labelling solution to replace<br />

this increasingly unreliable<br />

and slow practice.<br />

A major challenge to the<br />

project was the space allowed<br />

The baker has hundreds of SKUs to handle<br />

Powder flow issues have been resolved with<br />

a bespoke feeder with complementary units<br />

Genesis Process Solutions<br />

has worked with adhesive<br />

manufacturer Beardow Adams<br />

to resolve product flow issues<br />

at its manufacturing site in<br />

Milton Keynes.<br />

The material that Beardow<br />

Adams needed to add to its<br />

glue granules – to keep them<br />

free flowing – was so light that<br />

it won’t flow under its own<br />

weight. Realising that its<br />

current feeder was unsuitable<br />

for the task, Genesis tested<br />

various configurations and<br />

recommended the DDSR20<br />

for installation,<br />

with any print<br />

and apply<br />

system needing<br />

to fit into an<br />

existing line.<br />

To combat this,<br />

Cobalt specified<br />

a GSI compliant,<br />

modular<br />

high speed<br />

Nexus printer<br />

applicator with<br />

an integrated<br />

conveyor and<br />

touch panel HMI<br />

machine control.<br />

Having recently<br />

undertaken a new<br />

branding exercise,<br />

it was essential that<br />

the actual label was<br />

both high quality<br />

and accounted for<br />

multiple variants<br />

across hundreds<br />

of SKUs.<br />

Cobalt designed<br />

a single attractive<br />

label template,<br />

which utilises<br />

Chatwin’s database<br />

to automatically<br />

loss-in-weight twin screw<br />

feed to handle the material<br />

quantity the most effectively.<br />

To further aid the flow of<br />

powder, Genesis out-fitted<br />

the feeder with additional<br />

equipment including a<br />

special hopper, a variation<br />

on the standard agitator<br />

blade and a hopper vibration<br />

system. “The hopper<br />

vibration system wouldn’t<br />

normally be fitted to a loss-inweight<br />

feeder but due to<br />

the powder characteristics<br />

it was absolutely necessary,”<br />

Manual labelling has been replaced at the bakery<br />

populate each label.<br />

This move alone saved<br />

the bakery an enormous<br />

amount of time, money<br />

and also complexity.<br />

“Cobalt engineers have<br />

been like an extension to<br />

our team, which has been<br />

invaluable, enabling an<br />

all-encompassing solution<br />

that has paid dividends for<br />

the business,” says Edward<br />

Chatwin, managing director<br />

of Chatwins.<br />

T 01270 539800<br />

W www.cobaltis.co.uk<br />

says Phil Cameron from<br />

Genesis Process Solutions.<br />

A Brabender control system<br />

including OP1T touch screen<br />

controller was supplied in a<br />

control panel where all the<br />

additional vibration control<br />

was included.<br />

The first feeder was<br />

installed a couple of years’<br />

ago and it worked so well that<br />

Beardow Adams purchased an<br />

identical feeder for a different<br />

production line last year.<br />

T 01270 766300<br />

W www.genesisps.co.uk


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Installation News<br />

Sensor solutions<br />

help food producers<br />

optimise processes<br />

Sensing and instrumentation<br />

specialists Baumer has helped<br />

mayonnaise and salad dressings<br />

producer Homann, part of the<br />

Müller Group, in achieving its goal<br />

of maximising process optimisation<br />

in production processes.<br />

Maintaining precise and<br />

reproducible switching of<br />

operations is vital to Homann,<br />

even in apparently simple tasks<br />

such as level detection which is<br />

why it chose Baumer’s CleverLevel<br />

configurable universal level<br />

controller. Operating on frequency<br />

sweep technology, these sensors<br />

are designed as a single sensor<br />

solution, reliably detecting the<br />

level of any media including<br />

liquids, solids and powders.<br />

CleverLevel sensors, which<br />

provide fast response times<br />

of 0.1 seconds has helped<br />

Homann to determine the<br />

optimum configuration which<br />

is conveniently changed and<br />

visualised via the FDT/DTMbased<br />

FlexProgram software.<br />

Thanks to CleverLevel,<br />

unpredictable downtime for system<br />

ventilation and pump changing are<br />

now things of the past, too.<br />

T 01793 783839<br />

W www.baumer.com<br />

Five day flow wrapper<br />

delivery for pancakes<br />

Ming Foods has<br />

relied on<br />

Paramount<br />

Packaging to sort out an<br />

urgent production issue<br />

with its Chinese pancakes<br />

and pastries range.<br />

In the run up to last<br />

Christmas, and with<br />

the Chinese New Year<br />

approaching, Ming Foods<br />

had become inundated<br />

with orders; they had run<br />

out of capacity and didn’t<br />

have enough packaging<br />

systems in place to cope<br />

with the number of orders<br />

they were receiving.<br />

In short, Ming Foods<br />

required an additional<br />

machine that could process<br />

enough units per minute<br />

to keep up with the huge<br />

demands for its Chinese<br />

pancake products, and the<br />

company needed it in a week.<br />

Paramount received<br />

Mr Minh’s request late one<br />

Monday afternoon and its<br />

sales team headed straight<br />

down to meet with Mr Minh<br />

on the Tuesday morning to get<br />

a greater understanding of its<br />

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Fuji’s Alpha 8 flow wrapper ensured the orders for<br />

Christmas and New Year were all fulfilled on time<br />

exact machine requirements’<br />

both current and future use.<br />

Having measured up the<br />

available space at the facility<br />

and discussed the exact<br />

demands for the machine,<br />

the team recommended the<br />

FW3710BS/B Alpha 8 flow<br />

wrapper. With its ability to<br />

process a variety of different<br />

sized products at high speed,<br />

along with the capacity to<br />

manage future business<br />

growth, it fitted the bill<br />

perfectly. Mr Minh was keen<br />

to proceed, and the<br />

order was placed that<br />

afternoon and it arrived<br />

at Paramount HQ early<br />

on Wednesday morning,<br />

where Paramount’s<br />

team of engineers were<br />

on hand to adapt the<br />

machine to suit Mr Minh’s<br />

exact requirements.<br />

Once customised, the<br />

machine was packed,<br />

loaded and shipped to<br />

Ming Foods and arrived<br />

with Mr Minh on the<br />

Friday morning, when<br />

it was quickly installed<br />

and commissioned by<br />

Paramount’s installation<br />

team. The time from Mr Minh<br />

placing the enquiry, to having<br />

a full working machine onsite<br />

was under one week.<br />

The addition of the Alpha 8<br />

packaging machine into the<br />

company’s existing packaging<br />

infrastructure has allowed<br />

it to increase its production<br />

capabilities and has given the<br />

company the opportunity to<br />

expand the business further.<br />

T 01252 815252<br />

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Static generation solutions are<br />

providing efficient cost benefit<br />

Sussex IM reports two<br />

years of energy cost<br />

savings and increased<br />

production efficiencies<br />

following investment in Meech<br />

static generation solutions.<br />

Key to the smooth operation<br />

of Sussex IM’s in-mould<br />

labelling (IML) systems,<br />

and essential to efficient<br />

production, is the generation<br />

of static by means of compact,<br />

lightweight generators.<br />

Choosing the right static<br />

generating equipment for each<br />

individual context is vital and<br />

Sussex IM has come to depend<br />

on Meech International’s<br />

static generation products<br />

for maximum production<br />

efficiency and product quality.<br />

Detect metal contamination with<br />

speed and accuracy<br />

Specifically designed to improve production processes<br />

of small confectionery items.<br />

The 994IML at Sussex IM’s facility<br />

“We were looking for a step<br />

up from our existing static<br />

generation systems,” says<br />

Victor Rohrig, automation<br />

engineering supervisor at<br />

Sussex IM. “We needed<br />

more energy efficiency and<br />

reliability to bring down<br />

production costs, so we turned<br />

to Meech and enlisted their<br />

products and services to help<br />

us to improve our own.”<br />

Since 2016, Sussex IM has<br />

installed thirteen Meech<br />

994IML static generators<br />

across nine of its IML systems,<br />

with two remaining systems<br />

currently in the process of<br />

converting as well.<br />

T 01993 706700<br />

W www.meech.com<br />

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weighing, reject integrity functions and data collection<br />

for food manufacturing into one smart system.<br />

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32 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

Installation News<br />

Chocolate bars can be top<br />

loaded, even at low counts<br />

Seed breakages are eliminated<br />

Pouch filler cuts<br />

product giveaway<br />

for seed supplier<br />

E W King (Kings Seeds) has<br />

installed an IPS-8BT special<br />

envelope, fold and glue pouch<br />

filling machine from Intamac<br />

Packaging Systems to help it<br />

reduce product giveaway.<br />

The company’s previous<br />

machine would often overpack<br />

by approximately ten seeds per<br />

pack, to ensure that customers<br />

were receiving enough product,<br />

whereas its new machine<br />

uses Intamac’s weighing scale<br />

counting software which has<br />

reduced overpacking to two seeds<br />

per pouch. This equates to a 24%<br />

product giveaway saving which<br />

Mark Catchpole, production<br />

line manager at Kings Seeds is<br />

delighted with.<br />

“We hope that the machine<br />

will pay for itself within the next<br />

three years through giveaway<br />

savings alone,” he says.<br />

T 01420 593693<br />

W www.intamacmachinery.com<br />

Cama has supplied a<br />

bespoke version of its<br />

IF318 robotised forming,<br />

loading and closing machine –<br />

a six module machine<br />

capable of packing four<br />

chocolate bars into cartons<br />

at speeds of more than 100<br />

boxes a minute.<br />

The company has<br />

engineered a robust solution<br />

for its customer that needed<br />

to pack its bars from a line<br />

running at 450 a minute.<br />

“Packing 450 bars a<br />

minute can be a relatively<br />

easy task,” explains Mark<br />

Brooker, director at Cama UK.<br />

“However, when using cartons<br />

formed from flat blanks, and<br />

top loading, this gets a little<br />

more complicated if the count<br />

per box is low.<br />

“Box forming is more<br />

critical with less time for glue<br />

compression and smaller<br />

target areas to apply adhesive;<br />

with shallow carton height’s<br />

the forming assembly has to<br />

be specifically engineered<br />

to suit,” he continues.<br />

“Experience in packaging<br />

design becomes vital when<br />

Cama showed an IF318 robatised forming, loading and closing machine<br />

at ProSweets in January which was very well received by visitors<br />

combining efficiency for<br />

blank forming with design<br />

for ‘easy opening’ features<br />

as it is imperative that<br />

machine efficiency is not<br />

compromised.”<br />

In operation, the robotic<br />

units are synchronously<br />

combined to ensure high<br />

efficiency output using a<br />

single control system all in<br />

one frame. The box phasing<br />

unit is designed to link each<br />

phase of the process (forming,<br />

loading and closing)<br />

and is perfectly integrated<br />

into this mono block to<br />

provide consistent folds and<br />

fully aligned closed flaps.<br />

“This is the first six unit<br />

version we have produced,<br />

and we expect it to be<br />

popular in the market,”<br />

says Brooker.<br />

T 01793 831111<br />

W www.camagroup.com<br />

• Our special confectionery<br />

feature starts on page 42<br />

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PALLETISER<br />

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Robots are now creating<br />

reliable personalisation<br />

These cone filters offer benefits<br />

Cone filters offer<br />

breweries quick and<br />

easy installation<br />

Pipeline Products has introduced<br />

a cost-effective and easy to use<br />

filtration option in commonly<br />

used RJT fittings in breweries –<br />

the RJT cone filter.<br />

Any size of brewery requiring<br />

a filter solution that is quick and<br />

easy to install, cost-effective and<br />

available off the shelf can benefit<br />

from the RJT cone filter. As these<br />

‘witches’ hats’ are designed<br />

to sit inside an RJT union,<br />

which means there are no extra<br />

installation costs, the brewers are<br />

sold, says the company. Covering<br />

sizes from 1 to 3 inches means<br />

that regardless of the line size,<br />

a solution could be organised for<br />

next day delivery.<br />

T 01275 873103<br />

W www.pipeline-products.co.uk<br />

Confectionery start-up<br />

Candy Mechanics is<br />

using an IRB120<br />

robot from ABB to produce<br />

personalised confectionery in<br />

under five minutes.<br />

When Candy Mechanics<br />

founder Sam Part<br />

inadvertently wrote ‘lickable’<br />

rather than ‘likeable’ in a<br />

final presentation to fellow<br />

classmates at University,<br />

his dyslexia took his career<br />

down an unexpected path.<br />

From this moment of<br />

inspiration, he created<br />

a lollipop of his own head<br />

which won a prestigious<br />

design competition, and<br />

Sam’s move into the<br />

personalised confectionery<br />

market was up and running.<br />

Three years later, Candy<br />

Mechanics is now selling<br />

personalised chocolate gifts<br />

worldwide, partnering with<br />

global luxury chocolatier<br />

Godiva and has plans to further<br />

its partnerships and products<br />

through a crowdfunding<br />

scheme. To achieve this<br />

distribution, the company is<br />

using automation techniques<br />

Candy Mechanics uses an ABB IRB120 robot for chocolate personalisation<br />

and partnering with ABB.<br />

The collaboration is using<br />

robotics (an ABB IRB120 robot)<br />

and computer numerical<br />

control mills to create products<br />

at speed – in under 5 minutes<br />

– which offers a level of<br />

personalisation, reliability<br />

and speed that is said to be<br />

completely beyond the 2D<br />

printing-on-objects process<br />

used by other manufacturers.<br />

“Working with ABB means<br />

we can produce a high volume<br />

of completely personalised<br />

products at scale with an<br />

automated system that’s really<br />

easy to operate,” says Candy<br />

Mechanics founder Sam Part.<br />

“This means multiple<br />

machines can be run and<br />

managed by very few<br />

people, massively reducing<br />

manufacturing costs and<br />

offering our customers what<br />

they want: high quality,<br />

on-demand personalised<br />

products.”<br />

T 01908 350300<br />

W www.abb.com<br />

• Our special confectionery<br />

feature starts on page 42<br />

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Review<br />

Digital transformation<br />

was possible at event<br />

Integrated<br />

industry was<br />

the theme<br />

At Hannover Messe <strong>2019</strong>, Nord<br />

Drivesystems demonstrated<br />

new products under the motto<br />

‘Integrated Industry – Industrial<br />

Intelligence’.<br />

The company has extended its<br />

industrial gear unit series.<br />

The new 2-stage MAXXDRIVE XT<br />

angled industrial gear units are<br />

specially designed for applications<br />

which require low speed ratios<br />

in combination with high power.<br />

Output torques range between<br />

15 and 75 kNm with speed ratios<br />

of 6.3 to 22.4.<br />

Seven sizes are available for<br />

powers from 50 to 1,500 kW.<br />

The series is equipped with a<br />

heavily ribbed Unicase housing<br />

and an integrated axial fan, as<br />

standard. Due to the increased<br />

surface and the air guide covers,<br />

the cooling air flow is optimised,<br />

and a very high thermal limiting<br />

power is achieved. In many cases,<br />

additional cooling is not required,<br />

while roller bearings and centre<br />

distances increase the load<br />

capacity and service life of<br />

the components.<br />

Also demonstrated was the<br />

new Nordac Pro family control<br />

cabinet inverters that offer high<br />

levels of functionality, connectivity<br />

and modularity. They have a<br />

power range from 0.25 to 5.5 kW.<br />

Various device versions can be<br />

optimally allocated to various<br />

application requirements, while<br />

the functions of the modular series<br />

can be extended by plug-in control,<br />

safety and option modules.<br />

The compact design in book-size<br />

format enables space-saving<br />

installation in control cabinets.<br />

T 01235 534404<br />

W www.nord.com<br />

Make digital<br />

transformation<br />

tangible – that was<br />

what Hannover Messe <strong>2019</strong><br />

promised and, after five days,<br />

the organisers were confident<br />

this had been delivered.<br />

Artificial intelligence in<br />

industry and robotics, the<br />

potential of the new 5G mobile<br />

communications standard<br />

for industrial applications,<br />

lightweight design, and the<br />

future of work in a time of<br />

increasing digitalisation were<br />

this year’s most important<br />

topics at what is billed as the<br />

world’s leading trade show for<br />

industrial technology.<br />

“Hannover Messe <strong>2019</strong><br />

showed that it is the world’s<br />

most important platform for<br />

all technologies related to<br />

industrial transformation,”<br />

said Dr Jochen Köckler,<br />

chairman of the managing<br />

board at Deutsche Messe.<br />

“More than 215,000 visitors<br />

used the exhibition to invest<br />

in new technologies and<br />

prepare their businesses<br />

for the future.”<br />

Roughly 6,500 exhibitors<br />

Ericsson and Comau showed<br />

the Digital Twin enabled by the<br />

5G connectivity at Hannover<br />

Messe. This project, which<br />

is currently being tested,<br />

represents a further step in<br />

the long-lasting partnership<br />

between Ericsson and Comau<br />

aimed at developing new<br />

solutions for Industry 4.0 and<br />

smart manufacturing, thanks to<br />

the potential offered by the fifthgeneration<br />

mobile technology.<br />

Comau and Ericsson<br />

showed the digitised version<br />

of an assembly line in an<br />

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel found time to visit Hannover Messe<br />

from around the world<br />

presented solutions for the<br />

future of manufacturing and<br />

energy supply, including<br />

more than 500 examples of<br />

the deployment of artificial<br />

intelligence in industrial<br />

manufacturing, 5G applications,<br />

and solutions for the energy<br />

and mobility transitions.<br />

Robotics was also a major<br />

draw for visitors.<br />

Leading robot manufacturers<br />

and robotics start-ups<br />

demonstrated real-world<br />

applications for all industry<br />

sectors.<br />

Also, nearly 40% of the<br />

Visitors got to ‘see’ the all round benefits<br />

of the digital twin and also 5G connectivity<br />

automotive plant.<br />

Using special glasses<br />

for Virtual Reality<br />

applications, visitors<br />

were immersed in the<br />

line and could ‘move’<br />

within it, monitoring<br />

the key parameters of<br />

the processes and of<br />

the machines, such<br />

as vibrations, temperature,<br />

pressures and absorption.<br />

A Virtual Reality digital<br />

dashboard, which can be<br />

used with a standard tablet,<br />

identified situations that<br />

show’s 215,000 attendees<br />

came from outside Germany.<br />

“The record-breaking turnout<br />

underlines the international<br />

significance of the event and<br />

shows Germany’s strength<br />

as an industrial location,”<br />

said Köckler. The next<br />

Hannover Messe will run<br />

from 20 to 24 April 2020.<br />

On these pages, we cover just<br />

some of the PPMA members<br />

that were at the exhibition,<br />

and further details will be<br />

included in the next issue of<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>.<br />

T 01908 327271<br />

W www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

Visitors got Virtual Reality tours of the technology<br />

could create slowdowns or<br />

interruptions in the process by<br />

providing instructions to tackle<br />

the problem effectively.<br />

T 01788 554500<br />

W www.comau.com


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www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 35<br />

Digital collaboration and<br />

productivity solutions<br />

Visitors found solutions on stand<br />

Solutions for smart<br />

manufacturing<br />

were demonstrated<br />

B&R Automation showed how a<br />

conventional plant can become<br />

a smart factory at Hannover<br />

Messe <strong>2019</strong>.<br />

The company says its suite<br />

of products makes it easy to<br />

implement efficient, high-quality<br />

production down to batch size one,<br />

ensure safe human-machine<br />

collaboration, and obtain a clear<br />

overview of machine performance<br />

data in the cloud.<br />

B&R’s first cloud application<br />

allows OEMs to collect data from<br />

their global fleet around the<br />

clock and view it in a convenient<br />

dashboard. They can use it to<br />

make well-targeted machine<br />

upgrades, offer next-level service<br />

and unlock new revenue streams.<br />

In addition, B&R showed<br />

a machine vision solution fully<br />

integrated into the automation<br />

landscape.<br />

T 01733 371320<br />

W www.br-automation.com<br />

Intamac MU M-J <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK<br />

At Hannover Messe <strong>2019</strong>,<br />

Schneider Electric<br />

showcased digital<br />

collaboration and productivity<br />

solutions to power connected<br />

industry.<br />

Highlights included<br />

Schneider Electric Exchange<br />

which is described as<br />

the world’s first crossindustry<br />

open ecosystem<br />

that unleashes the power<br />

of collaboration in an open<br />

environment. Also at the<br />

show was Schneider Electric’s<br />

EcoStruxure architecture and<br />

platform which is designed<br />

to give unprecedented<br />

productivity with IIoTready<br />

solutions for machine<br />

builders, while a new range of<br />

EcoStruxure Advisor apps and<br />

services to help companies<br />

start their digitisation journey,<br />

were also available to visitors<br />

to its stand.<br />

“To maximise returns in this<br />

rapidly evolving environment,<br />

industry needs open and<br />

innovative platforms for<br />

sharing ideas, breaking down<br />

silos, and unlocking access<br />

to new markets, which is why<br />

we’ve launched Schneider<br />

Electric Exchange,” said Peter<br />

Herweck, EVP, Schneider<br />

Electric Industry. “To support<br />

this collaboration, we are<br />

launching new products,<br />

closely tied to our EcoStruxure<br />

architecture and platform,<br />

that help managers in all<br />

sectors digitise machines<br />

and processes, while driving<br />

efficiency and resilience in<br />

an increasingly competitive<br />

environment.”<br />

Schneider Electric Exchange<br />

is billed as the world’s first<br />

cross-industry open ecosystem<br />

dedicated to solving real-world<br />

sustainability and efficiency<br />

challenges. Schneider Electric<br />

Exchange helps customers<br />

reach a larger customer base<br />

in otherwise hard-to-reach<br />

new markets, thanks to a<br />

vast library of resources such<br />

as APIs, analytics, and data<br />

sets to improve digital offers.<br />

It leverages digital tools and<br />

expertise to scale solutions<br />

and speed up time to market,<br />

while allowing collaboration<br />

through a powerful cloudbased<br />

platform to share<br />

insights and designs, and<br />

effectively manage and<br />

complete projects.<br />

EcoStruxure for machine<br />

builders is described as a<br />

powerful application that<br />

delivers real time control<br />

and analytics to machine<br />

builders, helping them deliver<br />

greater operational efficiency<br />

throughout the machine life<br />

cycle. Also, the company<br />

launched the new TeSys island<br />

Digital Load Management and<br />

Motion Controller.<br />

T 0870 608 8608<br />

W www.schneider-electric.co.uk<br />

TeSys island allows for 40%<br />

faster machine integration with<br />

the cloud, using open standards<br />

• Great value • Small footprint • Fast changeover times • Robust<br />

Accessible Packaging Solutions<br />

Specialised packaging machinery including pre-made pouch machines, stickpack machines,<br />

vertical form-fill-seal and multi-lane form-fill-seal machines for food, medical, pharmaceutical,<br />

cosmetic and technical products, all fully backed by a team of UK based engineers.<br />

Side Spout<br />

Pouch<br />

Side<br />

Gusset<br />

Stand Up<br />

Doy<br />

Centre<br />

Spout<br />

Pouch<br />

Zip-Doy<br />

Pouch<br />

Small Doy<br />

Paper Pouch<br />

Tel 01420 593682<br />

sales@intamacmachinery.com www.intamacmachinery.com


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Machine Vision Conference Preview<br />

This year’s MVC is set to be<br />

bigger and better than ever<br />

MVC brings together<br />

all the leading players<br />

The UKIVA Machine Vision<br />

Conference takes places at the<br />

Marshall Arena in Milton<br />

Keynes on Thursday 6 <strong>June</strong><br />

where visitors can learn from<br />

the 60 speakers on topics<br />

ranging from entry-level up<br />

to expert as well as visiting<br />

a bigger co-located exhibition.<br />

Here, we highlight just some<br />

of the products that will be<br />

on show during the event.<br />

For free registration, visit<br />

www.machinevisionconference.co.uk<br />

Acrovision<br />

Acrovision will be<br />

demonstrating its low cost<br />

collaborative robots – or<br />

cobots – which can perform<br />

anything from pick and<br />

place to machine tending or<br />

quality inspection to process<br />

tasks. Integrating cobots<br />

into vision applications is<br />

providing a safe and costeffective<br />

solution where<br />

the product handling is an<br />

issue or too expensive, says<br />

the company. Acrovision<br />

will talk visitors to its stand<br />

through the benefits of<br />

working with cobots and<br />

present examples of robot<br />

related 2D and 3D vision<br />

applications.<br />

W www.acrovision.co.uk<br />

Acrovision will show its cobots<br />

Allied Vision<br />

The first models of the new<br />

Alvium Camera Series take<br />

centre stage on Allied Vision’s<br />

stand. Powered by ALVIUM<br />

Technology, an Application-<br />

Specific Integrated Circuit<br />

with integrated image<br />

sensor processor and image<br />

processing library, the camera<br />

series delivers industrial<br />

performance to embedded<br />

vision. With a large selection<br />

of current sensors, intelligent<br />

power management and costoptimised<br />

design, the new<br />

camera series is designed<br />

to combine the advantages<br />

of classic machine vision<br />

cameras with the advantages<br />

of embedded sensor modules.<br />

W www.alliedvision.com<br />

The Alvium camera series on show<br />

Alrad Imaging<br />

On the Alrad stand, visitors<br />

can see the expanded<br />

product portfolio from<br />

Imaging Source with four<br />

new camera models featuring<br />

the Sony 20 MP IMX183<br />

sensor. The new camera<br />

models are available with<br />

a USB 3.0 or GigE interface<br />

and support the USB3 Vision<br />

and GigE Vision standards.<br />

The IMX 183 is a backilluminated<br />

1inch sensor<br />

with high sensitivity, good<br />

image quality and excellent<br />

colour reproduction.<br />

In addition to applications<br />

in microscopy, the cameras<br />

are suitable for a variety<br />

of inspection and<br />

measurement tasks.<br />

W www.alrad.co.uk<br />

Alrad is demonstrating new options<br />

AutoCoding Systems<br />

AutoCoding Systems will<br />

be demonstrating its 4Sight<br />

solution, powered by Sick<br />

AppSpace which it describes<br />

as an industry breakthrough<br />

in automatic print inspection.<br />

The partnership between<br />

the two companies has<br />

resulted in a new solution to<br />

the presence, accuracy and<br />

legibility of printed codes.<br />

It communicates directly with<br />

any brand of printer, with<br />

no requirement to ‘teach’<br />

the camera, and software<br />

that can automatically cope<br />

with variations in artwork,<br />

background and text location.<br />

All processing is undertaken<br />

onboard the Sick camera<br />

where the 4Sight software<br />

resides. This means no lineside<br />

PC is required.<br />

W www.autocodingsystems.com<br />

Automatic print inspection offered<br />

Balluff<br />

Balluff’s new SmartCamera<br />

will be on show and is<br />

designed to simplify overall<br />

usability in an otherwise<br />

complex world of visionbased<br />

technology, while<br />

still delivering a robust<br />

assortment of features like<br />

flexible connectivity and<br />

intuitive on-board image<br />

processing tools. The camera<br />

combines the power of the<br />

HALCON function library<br />

with the simplicity of the<br />

BVS-Cockpit user interface.<br />

“Minimising time of<br />

deployment and eliminating<br />

the over-use of plant<br />

resources to integrate vision<br />

technology is critical,”<br />

says Adam<br />

Baker,<br />

vision<br />

specialist at<br />

Balluff.<br />

W www.<br />

balluff.co.uk<br />

The Smart-<br />

Camera from<br />

Balluff<br />

Cognex<br />

This year Cognex will<br />

showcase the first deep<br />

learning-based image<br />

analysis software designed<br />

specifically for factory<br />

automation – VisionPro ViDi.<br />

It is a field-tested, optimised<br />

and reliable software<br />

solution based on a stateof-the-art<br />

set of algorithms<br />

in machine learning, says<br />

the company. Combining<br />

artificial intelligence with<br />

VisionPro and Cognex<br />

Designer software, VisionPro<br />

ViDi is designed to solve<br />

complex applications that are<br />

too difficult to program and<br />

maintain using traditional<br />

machine vision systems.<br />

Visitors to the stand can<br />

also discuss its other<br />

vision systems, software,<br />

sensors, and industrial<br />

barcode readers used in<br />

manufacturing and logistics<br />

automation.<br />

W www.cognex.com<br />

Software solution from Cognex


Level probes - extended<br />

Several new variants of ifm's popular LMT point level sensors have been added to the range.<br />

Longer probes, up to 250 mm, are particularly useful in overfill applications.<br />

Internal timer functions can be set using standard IO-Link accessories.<br />

www.ifm.com/uk/lmt<br />

ifm Telephone 020 8213 2222


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Machine Vision Conference Preview<br />

Edmund Optics<br />

Visitors to the Edmund<br />

Optics’ stand can explore<br />

its products in action and<br />

discover the full range of<br />

imaging lenses. One special<br />

product on display will be the<br />

award-winning TECHSPEC<br />

Liquid Lens M12 Imaging<br />

Lens that features a highresolution<br />

f/2,4 optical design<br />

with an integrated liquid lens<br />

for high throughput with fast<br />

electronic focus. Edmund<br />

Optics’ products address<br />

multiple industries, helping<br />

customers to successfully<br />

realise their specific projects.<br />

W www.edmundoptics.co.uk<br />

The awardwinning<br />

imaging<br />

lens<br />

Gardasoft Vision<br />

Gardasoft will be showing the<br />

new FP220 high-speed lighting<br />

controller; a new generation<br />

of dual channel controllers<br />

that combine capabilities for<br />

high frequency, high power<br />

LED pulsing with low output<br />

current performance, making<br />

them suitable for a huge<br />

range of machine vision<br />

applications.<br />

The<br />

FP220<br />

lighting<br />

controller<br />

The FP200 series utilises<br />

enhanced technology for<br />

faster pulse rise times, with<br />

trigger frequencies up to<br />

10kHZ for high speed pulsing<br />

applications such as line<br />

scan imaging.<br />

W www.gardasoft.com<br />

GeT Cameras<br />

GeT Cameras says it offers<br />

standard machine vision<br />

cameras at low prices and<br />

it is adding more premium<br />

vision cameras from Daheng<br />

Imaging to its portfolio this<br />

year. These new technologies<br />

will be presented at the<br />

exhibition and include 5GigE<br />

A range of new products from GeT<br />

(N-baseT technology) cameras<br />

that make high speed<br />

recording with long cable<br />

lengths affordable; 10GigE;<br />

Venus dual and triple head<br />

USB3 board level cameras;<br />

Driver support for Raspberry<br />

Pi3 and the recently released<br />

Daheng Imaging lenses that<br />

are produced by Fujinon.<br />

W www.get-cameras.com<br />

Hikvision UK<br />

Extensive range of products on show<br />

With development in<br />

industrial vision sensing<br />

application and underlying<br />

algorithm software and<br />

hardware technology,<br />

Hikvision provides customers<br />

with leading machine vision<br />

products and algorithm<br />

platforms. The products cover<br />

industrial cameras, lenses,<br />

visual software platforms,<br />

vision boxes, and industrial<br />

smart cameras, all of which<br />

are tested by the EMVA1288<br />

standard and verification<br />

to ensure the highest<br />

quality images, and through<br />

rigorous EMC testing, safety<br />

testing and environmental<br />

reliability testing.<br />

W www.hikvision.com<br />

IDS<br />

IDS will be showing the new<br />

IDS NXT rio & rome families<br />

of intelligent cameras and the<br />

Ensenso XR series of stereo<br />

3D cameras.<br />

With the vision apps<br />

approach, the rio and rome<br />

cameras offer extraordinary<br />

versatility, says the company.<br />

They can be used as high<br />

performance standard<br />

industrial cameras, or<br />

users can take advantage<br />

of extended, individually<br />

designed applications based<br />

on vision apps and on-camera<br />

neural networks. Pre-trained<br />

artificial neural networks of<br />

different architectures can<br />

be loaded directly onto the<br />

cameras to solve AI vision<br />

tasks with inference times of<br />

only a few milliseconds.<br />

W www.ids-imaging.com<br />

These latest cameras will be shown<br />

ifm<br />

Described by some as a gamechanger,<br />

the novel O3D300<br />

from ifm electronic is a sensor<br />

capable of measuring three<br />

dimensions at once. Sensors<br />

using this photonic mixer<br />

device detect a single point<br />

several metres distant from<br />

Global Laser<br />

Global Laser will show its range<br />

of laser diode modules that are<br />

successful illumination sources<br />

because laser beams can be<br />

focussed to very fine spots or lines<br />

that illuminate a small surface area.<br />

This allows imagers to detect and<br />

measure small surface features<br />

such as scratches, pits, or areas of<br />

roughness with high resolution, says the company.<br />

Global Laser’s laser diode<br />

modules will be shown<br />

Also, many laser diode modules have a large depth of field,<br />

allowing objects with different thicknesses to be inspected<br />

without the need for re-focusing, while various patterns,<br />

wavelengths, and output powers are available to meet safety<br />

requirements and illuminate objects of different shapes, sizes<br />

and textures in many ambient light conditions.<br />

W www.global-lasertech.co.uk<br />

the sensor, and measure<br />

that distance using time-offlight.<br />

That single point with<br />

its distance measurement<br />

assembled into an array on a<br />

slightly larger chip provides<br />

three axes of measurement,<br />

resulting in a truly threedimensional<br />

view from<br />

a given point.<br />

W www.ifm.com/uk<br />

The 03D300 is 3D without glasses<br />

JAI<br />

JAI will display its new<br />

3-CMOS industrial camera<br />

Sweep+ SW-4000T-10GE<br />

with GigE Vision interface.<br />

This new prism-based<br />

colour line scan camera<br />

offers a maximum resolution<br />

of 4096 pixels per line,<br />

and in combination with<br />

the 10GBASE-T Ethernet<br />

interface, it can provide<br />

RGB output at a maximum<br />

line rate as high as 97 kHz<br />

(97,000 scan lines/second).<br />

The camera offers backwards<br />

compatible to NBASE-T<br />

(5 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps) and<br />

1000BASE-T (1 Gbps) making<br />

is suitable for the lowest to<br />

the fastest running line scan<br />

application.<br />

Also on display is a range of<br />

new 3-CMOS colour RGB area<br />

scan cameras in the Apex<br />

Series with 3.2-megapixel<br />

and 1.6-megapixel resolution<br />

respectively.<br />

W www.jai.com<br />

Visitors will see industrial cameras


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Machine Vision Conference Preview<br />

Keyence<br />

Exhibiting for<br />

the third time<br />

in a row at the<br />

event, this<br />

year Keyence<br />

will be<br />

showcasing<br />

its latest<br />

Multi-Spectrum<br />

Lighting is seen<br />

innovation in machine vision<br />

technology – Multi-Spectrum<br />

Lighting. The all-in-one<br />

llumination unit provides<br />

stable unit inspection solutions<br />

even in environments with<br />

significant variations in<br />

product and lighting.<br />

With conventional vision<br />

systems, distinguishing<br />

between similar targets<br />

with little noticeable<br />

colour difference proved<br />

challenging. But by using<br />

a high-speed monochrome<br />

camera in combination<br />

with 8-wavelength lighting,<br />

Multi-Spectrum illumination<br />

provides powerful colour<br />

discrimination capabilities.<br />

W www.keyence.co.uk<br />

LUCID<br />

LUCID’s product highlights<br />

will include the large format,<br />

high resolution 5 GigE Atlas<br />

camera up to 31.4 MP and the<br />

new 3D Helios Time-of-Flight<br />

(ToF) camera. The Atlas<br />

camera features 5GBASE-T<br />

Ethernet interface capable of<br />

running at 600 MB per second<br />

over standard Ethernet cable<br />

up to 100 metres.<br />

Meanwhile, the 5 GigE Atlas<br />

series ranges from 5 MP to<br />

31.4 MP. The high-resolution<br />

models include the 31.4 MP<br />

Sony Pregius IMX342 APS-C<br />

format global shutter CMOS,<br />

19.6 MP IMX367 and 16.8 MP<br />

IMX387 sensors.<br />

For applications such<br />

as robotic navigation, 3D<br />

inspection and logistics<br />

automation, LUCID will be<br />

showing its new, compact<br />

Helios 3D camera.<br />

W www.thinklucid.com<br />

A range of<br />

cameras<br />

are on<br />

show<br />

Matrix Vision<br />

Matrix Vision will present<br />

additional camera models<br />

with Sony Pregius sensors<br />

up to 31 Mpixel for Gigabit<br />

Ethernet, Dual Gigabit<br />

Ethernet and USB 3.0.<br />

In addition, the company<br />

will present the intuitive<br />

2-in-1 smart camera<br />

mvBlueGEMINI. This camera<br />

allows end users and system<br />

integrators to implement<br />

applications more efficiently.<br />

Applications will be solved<br />

without programming<br />

because it covers all basic<br />

functions, while industrial<br />

image processing will become<br />

quicker and more productive.<br />

W www.matrix-vision.com<br />

See intuitive smart vision software<br />

Multipix Imaging<br />

In addition to the latest<br />

vision components,<br />

Multipix Imaging will<br />

showcase the advantages<br />

of using Short Wave<br />

InfraRed (SWIR) camera<br />

technology. SWIR enables<br />

applications to see<br />

beyond standard cameras<br />

and the human eye.<br />

The NIT Wide Dynamic<br />

SWIR model is used in<br />

a variety of applications<br />

including electronic board<br />

inspection, identifying &<br />

sorting, surveillance, anticounterfeiting,<br />

process<br />

quality control, and more.<br />

Multipix invites you<br />

to see for yourself how<br />

bruising on fruit appears<br />

before your eyes or how<br />

objects hidden behind<br />

thick fog and haze become<br />

clear and products<br />

packaged in opaque<br />

containers become visible.<br />

W www.multipix.com<br />

Seeing beyond the human eye<br />

Omron<br />

The event will be the official<br />

launch of Omron’s new<br />

FHV7-series Smart Camera,<br />

combined with illumination<br />

and image processing<br />

functionality for advanced<br />

vision inspections. Thanks to<br />

the world’s first multi-colour<br />

light and a best-in-class<br />

12-megapixel high-resolution<br />

camera, only a single FHV7-<br />

series Smart Camera is<br />

required for achieving the<br />

industry’s highest standards<br />

of precision in vision<br />

inspections on a high-mix<br />

production line.<br />

It is in this context that<br />

Omron is entering the field<br />

of high-performance smart<br />

cameras that make it possible<br />

to easily adopt advanced vision<br />

inspection in manufacturing<br />

processes. Equipped with<br />

a multi-colour light and an<br />

autofocus lens, the FHV7<br />

Series can respond flexibly to<br />

changes in the colour and size<br />

of objects to be inspected.<br />

W www.industrial.omron.co.uk<br />

Omron will launch a new camera<br />

Photon Lines<br />

On the<br />

Photon<br />

Lines stand,<br />

Chromasens<br />

will present<br />

the 3DPIXA<br />

stereo line<br />

scan camera series with<br />

The stereo line<br />

scan camera series<br />

optical resolutions from 2.5 to<br />

200 micron per pixel.<br />

The company says the<br />

stereo concept provides<br />

major advantages compared<br />

to other 3D technologies.<br />

Providing colour images and<br />

height data simultaneously<br />

opens new applications<br />

for precise and fast 2D<br />

and 3D measurements.<br />

Also, adapted light conditions<br />

depending on the object<br />

surface can be used, for<br />

example co-axial light or<br />

cloudy day illumination.<br />

W www.photonlines.co.uk<br />

RARUK Automation<br />

Pick-it allows any camera supported<br />

automation application to be built<br />

Easy and cost-effective<br />

automation is the theme<br />

of the RARUK Automation<br />

display and to demonstrate<br />

its potential, the company<br />

will be showcasing two<br />

systems based on UR e-series<br />

collaborative robots. These<br />

latest generation machines<br />

enable faster development for<br />

a wider variety of applications,<br />

even easier programming and<br />

compliance with CAT3 PLd.<br />

Three Robotiq innovations<br />

are included on the first<br />

URe demonstration; the<br />

Robotiq Vision System<br />

designed specifically to work<br />

with the UR, the Robotiq<br />

Force Copilot and the new<br />

Robotiq Hand-e gripper<br />

whose accuracy combined<br />

with a 50mm parallel stroke<br />

makes it perfect for precision<br />

assembly tasks.<br />

The second of the RARUK<br />

URe series demonstrations<br />

features the latest product<br />

from Pick-it.<br />

W www.rarukautomation.com<br />

Scorpion Vision<br />

The Scorpion Vision stand<br />

will be showcasing the global<br />

shutter 3D Venom camera<br />

that is designed to be used in<br />

3D stereo vision systems.<br />

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It excels in short-to-medium<br />

size baseline using a single<br />

colour or monochrome camera<br />

with resolution from VGA to<br />

29 MP. Two virtual 3D cameras<br />

are created by a clever mirror<br />

design focused at a user<br />

specified working distance.<br />

An example image here,<br />

shows an evolution of the<br />

Scorpion Vision Sprout<br />

Peeling System, where the 2D<br />

camera has been upgraded<br />

with 3D Venom. This<br />

demonstrates the high quality<br />

imagery in both 2D and 3D<br />

that can be generated by this<br />

camera. Now with Scorpion<br />

3D Venom, 3D measurements<br />

can be made accurately, says<br />

the company.<br />

W www.scorpionvision.co.uk<br />

Sick UK<br />

Soap is inspected in this application<br />

Sick’s technology<br />

demonstrations will underline<br />

the company’s ambition<br />

for intelligent devices like<br />

the Inspector P 2D and the<br />

Trispector 1000 3D smart<br />

vision sensors to work in a<br />

similar way to smart phones<br />

powering ready-made<br />

applications that are easy to<br />

set up and use, selected via a<br />

central cloud-based repository<br />

of industry solutions.<br />

Central to this vision is<br />

the AppSpace platform for<br />

development and pooling<br />

of software applications, for<br />

which a growing number<br />

of solutions are now being<br />

realised both by Sick and by<br />

its automation partners such<br />

as AutoCoding Systems (who<br />

are also at the event).<br />

W www.sick.co.uk<br />

Smart Vision Lights<br />

Secure remote<br />

access is now<br />

key to sucess<br />

Smart Vision Lights says<br />

as of today, no machine<br />

vision lighting company<br />

offers wireless remote<br />

control of their products,<br />

but its SmartVisionLink<br />

is an exclusive industry<br />

first. As more image-based<br />

readers make their way into<br />

automated material handling<br />

and logistics applications,<br />

as robots come to exist next<br />

to workers, and as machine<br />

vision finds its way deep into<br />

every type of manufacturing<br />

equipment, secure remote<br />

access and control becomes<br />

paramount to throughput,<br />

quality, yield, and, ultimately,<br />

maximising return on<br />

investment.<br />

All the many lighting and<br />

illumination problems can<br />

easily be solved during setup<br />

and in production using the<br />

SmartVisionLink app and<br />

SmartVisionLink-enabled<br />

lights, says the company.<br />

W www.smartvisionlights.com<br />

Sony Europe Image<br />

Sensing Solutions<br />

Sony Europe’s Image<br />

Sensing Solutions’ award<br />

winning XCG-CP510<br />

polarised machine vision<br />

cameras and SDK, will<br />

be on prominent display.<br />

Sony says the module is the<br />

industry’s first polarised<br />

camera to feature an SDK,<br />

which includes a range of<br />

reference applications to help<br />

It won gold in an Innovators award<br />

cut development time and<br />

cost for system integrators<br />

creating applications using<br />

polarised modules.<br />

It is based on Sony’s newly<br />

developed IMX250MZR<br />

global shutter CMOS sensor,<br />

which uses monochrome<br />

quad polarised filters to<br />

capture polarised light in<br />

four planes.<br />

W www.image-sensingsolutions.eu<br />

Stemmer Imaging<br />

Stemmer Imaging will be<br />

showing the Ricoh SC-10<br />

human assist camera,<br />

the CIS CoaXPress colour<br />

linescan bar and other<br />

cameras on its stand.<br />

However, visitors will also<br />

be able to see an extensive<br />

range of products from<br />

many of the company’s<br />

key suppliers who are<br />

also exhibiting including<br />

Intel RealSense; LMI<br />

Technologies; JAI; Gardasoft<br />

Vision; Optotune; Smart<br />

Vision Lights; Teledyne<br />

DALSA, Sony and also<br />

Allied Vision.<br />

The array of camera<br />

technology available<br />

features the latest image<br />

sensors and includes 3D<br />

smart sensors, 3D depth<br />

sensors, multi-line scan<br />

cameras, 3-chip colour<br />

cameras, smart cameras<br />

and embedded systems.<br />

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Products from Ricoh are on show<br />

Theia Technologies<br />

Theia Technologies is a<br />

first time exhibitor and<br />

will showcase its portfolio<br />

of award-winning, high<br />

resolution optics and offer a<br />

free sample lens using this<br />

technology to visitors who<br />

participate in a survey, time<br />

permitting.<br />

Theia’s Linear Optical<br />

Technology offers an ultrawide<br />

field of view while<br />

removing barrel distortion<br />

optically without software,<br />

eliminating the latency<br />

inherent in software<br />

correction, making it useful<br />

in navigation and situational<br />

awareness. The technology<br />

provides increased resolution<br />

at image edge compared to<br />

other wide-angle lenses,<br />

improving the ability to<br />

identify and characterise<br />

objects.<br />

W www.theiatech.com<br />

A range of optics will be shown<br />

TPL Vision UK<br />

TPL Vision is a specialist<br />

in high brightness LED<br />

illumination for large fieldof-view<br />

(FoV) machine vision<br />

applications, and modular<br />

solutions for identification/<br />

traceability applications.<br />

TPL’s award winning<br />

EBAR Curve is a high power<br />

Barlight which reduces<br />

saturation in the centre of<br />

a camera’s FoV, balancing<br />

brightness and homogeneity<br />

& allowing smaller barlights<br />

to be used, giving cost and<br />

space savings, while the<br />

Modular Ringlight is an allin-one<br />

solution for machine<br />

vision and code reading<br />

systems.<br />

W www.tpl-vision.com<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

Siemens has made<br />

the Kinnerton site<br />

an efficient facility<br />

The real innovation<br />

we are seeing within<br />

the confectionery<br />

sector is through an<br />

integrated approach<br />

to machines, the manufacturing<br />

process and the wider supply<br />

chain,” says head of food and<br />

beverage at Siemens Digital<br />

Industries Keith Thornhill.<br />

“We’ve already seen some<br />

unbelievable logistics-based<br />

technology being deployed at<br />

conglomerates, where each of their<br />

systems has the potential to disrupt<br />

the market,” he says.<br />

“Another massive area is<br />

where regulation and legislation<br />

impact efficiencies,” he continues.<br />

Confectionery, for instance, is<br />

characterised by tight regulations,<br />

yet legislation and innovation<br />

typically don’t go hand-in-hand.<br />

Therefore, says Thornhill,<br />

confectioners are now having to<br />

look at how technology can help<br />

address these new demands while<br />

ensuring they can protect the slim<br />

margins they have to maintain.<br />

One example of where<br />

a technological intervention<br />

massively boosted efficiency and<br />

cut costs, was a project undertaken<br />

by Siemens for Kinnerton, a major<br />

UK Easter egg manufacturer.<br />

The existing Kinnerton’s<br />

production line was a combination<br />

of various vendor technologies<br />

and a number of machines,<br />

some of which were ageing and<br />

increasingly difficult to maintain.<br />

“Such a complex operation<br />

invariably led to performance<br />

issues as parts of the production<br />

line were unreliable,” explains<br />

Thornhill. “This was creating<br />

challenges in maintaining product<br />

consistency, the efficiency of the<br />

line itself, and the need to support<br />

the overall automation platform<br />

going forward.<br />

“Retrofitting to reverse the<br />

impact of such challenges lay at<br />

the centre of our approach,” he tells<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>.<br />

From initial chocolate mould<br />

Integrating<br />

offers gains<br />

The next 11 pages<br />

include the latest<br />

developments<br />

that have helped<br />

confectionery<br />

manufacturers to<br />

meet the needs<br />

of the market<br />

filling to product cooling and<br />

packaging, Siemens simplified<br />

the production line process via<br />

a Totally Integrated Automation<br />

(TIA) platform.<br />

Through a series of linked<br />

monitors Siemens’ TIA solution saw<br />

them integrate different elements<br />

of Kinnerton’s production line,<br />

including both fixed speed and<br />

variable speed machinery, into<br />

a single motion control system.<br />

From simple conveyor belts to<br />

‘pick and place’ packing robots,<br />

streams of different data all<br />

linked to different manufacturing<br />

processes were fed into a central<br />

point, giving Kinnerton a real-time<br />

picture of the whole production<br />

process for the first time.<br />

The project took place at<br />

Companies don’t just buy<br />

in technology and call it a day;<br />

their onus is on interconnection<br />

Kinnerton’s Fakenham factory<br />

in Norfolk and succeeded in<br />

boosting productivity on one<br />

line by 15%, and the ROI on the<br />

technology was quickly realised.<br />

Other benefits reported by<br />

Kinnerton included improved<br />

software leading to better line<br />

maintenance, while the general<br />

increase in productivity and output<br />

led to improved sales.<br />

“Where previously Kinnerton<br />

had a number of machines<br />

combined to make up the<br />

production line, with the integration<br />

into a single motion control system<br />

across the line’s entire length,<br />

essentially one machine began<br />

performing the overall production<br />

control,” he concludes.<br />

To learn more about this project<br />

and other food and beverage<br />

technologies, visit the Digital Talks<br />

conference in Liverpool on <strong>June</strong> 11,<br />

where Thornhill will be speaking<br />

alongside the likes of Unilever and<br />

Princes Foods.<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

Automation has<br />

delivered<br />

gentle flexibility<br />

Schubert has not only devised equipment to handle twenty types<br />

of packs at speed, but doing this without damaging the delicacies<br />

P<br />

olish confectioner Mieszko<br />

asked Schubert to automate<br />

both the pre-sorting and<br />

packaging processes for its<br />

filled pralines that now sees<br />

more than twenty different formats<br />

produced at up to 500 a minute.<br />

To meet the increased demand the<br />

company was experiencing for its<br />

flagship Cherrissimo product – which<br />

is offered in formats ranging from<br />

small gift packs up to large assortment<br />

boxes – the packaging process had to<br />

be automated. As well as coping with a<br />

wide range of formats, the packaging of<br />

these delicate products called for very<br />

gentle product handling. To meet these<br />

requirements, Schubert’s specialists<br />

developed a highly flexible TLM praline<br />

packaging line with a special upstream<br />

The Mieszko<br />

manager for<br />

this project<br />

was Tomasz<br />

Stiebler<br />

vibration unit. It automatically pre-sorts<br />

the hemispherical pralines by gently<br />

placing them on their flat underside.<br />

This means that the treats can then be<br />

picked up correctly oriented by the pick<br />

& place robots and placed into the trays.<br />

These fully loaded trays are placed in<br />

double-walled boxes or folding cartons,<br />

a process that sees a special spreading<br />

tool keeping the folding boxes open for<br />

easy insertion. Moreover, unwrapped<br />

products can also be packed in the system.<br />

“The system’s amazing flexibility is<br />

ideal for us,” says Tomasz Stiebler, project<br />

manager at Mieszko. “We can process<br />

more than twenty different packaging<br />

combinations and I’m also enthusiastic<br />

about the tool-free conversion between<br />

formats.” The Schubert equipment<br />

already allows the robot tools to be<br />

exchanged quickly and easily as standard<br />

without the need for additional tools.<br />

The new TLM praline packaging line<br />

from Schubert consists of six sub-machines.<br />

In the first one, the plastic trays are inserted<br />

into the chain. This is followed by three<br />

TLM sub-machines with integrated F4<br />

robots, which are supplied product on three<br />

separate infeeds. At each feeder, three<br />

belts connected in series ensure the correct<br />

position of the various types of pralines.<br />

The first infeed conveyor delivers the<br />

wrapped chocolates unsorted in bulk.<br />

When transferring to a second conveyor,<br />

the products are no longer positioned<br />

SUMMARY<br />

IN OPERATION…<br />

■■Three infeed belts with vibration units for<br />

orienting the wrapped products<br />

■■Six sub-machines handling 500 wrapped<br />

and unwrapped pralines per minute<br />

■■Spreading tool used for the folding boxes<br />

■■More than twenty formats are produced<br />

■■Tool-free format changeover is completed<br />

in between 15 and 20 minutes<br />

above each other but next to each other<br />

in a single layer. The third conveyor,<br />

which follows on immediately, moves two<br />

steps forward and one step backwards<br />

in an abrupt motion. “This motion is<br />

so perfectly balanced that any pralines<br />

that are lying on their round side are<br />

corrected onto their flat underside, while<br />

those products that are already correctly<br />

orientated, remain as such,” explains<br />

Michael Voelskow, Schubert’s sales<br />

account manager on this project.<br />

When correctly positioned, the<br />

pralines pass across a spreading belt for<br />

separation and a reflected-light scanner<br />

detects the position of the products.<br />

This image recognition system from<br />

Schubert was specially developed for<br />

packaging tasks involving large and<br />

diverse product ranges. This not only<br />

allows the position of the products to


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Robots handle filled trays and padding papers<br />

A newly developed vibration unit is integrated into the infeed belt to gently orientate the pralines<br />

The Cherrissimo pralines come in many formats<br />

be calculated, but also the quality to be<br />

assessed: only perfect pralines are picked<br />

up by the pick & place robots and placed<br />

into the plastic trays provided.<br />

In order to pack delicate products<br />

reliably, the F4 robots in the Schubert<br />

system have individually designed tools.<br />

Soft, half-shell-shaped grippers, which<br />

are adapted precisely to the shape of the<br />

BCH MU M-J hemispherical <strong>2019</strong> ARTWORK Mieszko delicacies and<br />

work with vacuum, ensure the gentle<br />

transfer of the pralines from the belt to<br />

the plastic trays. F2 filling robots then<br />

place the filled trays into pre-erected<br />

double-walled boxes and, depending<br />

on the format, place padding paper on<br />

them to protect the products.<br />

Alternatively, folding boxes can be<br />

used. Additionally, unwrapped products<br />

can also be packaged in the system by<br />

pushing them from the tray onto the<br />

infeed belts without using the vibration<br />

unit. ‘Tool free’ changeovers between the<br />

various packaging configurations takes<br />

place within 15 to 20 minutes.<br />

In future, it will also be possible to<br />

realise other packaging variants, such as<br />

trays for very small batches.<br />

T 01676 525825<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

The demands on<br />

confectionery<br />

brands to constantly<br />

reinvent themselves<br />

to meet our impulse<br />

purchase needs means<br />

new equipment launches to<br />

support any new packaging<br />

format can be crucial.<br />

One company offering the<br />

sector a new option is GEA<br />

who is now marketing a new<br />

high speed, vertical bagger<br />

to the UK market that<br />

increases production<br />

efficiency and reduces<br />

breakage of fragile candies.<br />

After successfully unveiling<br />

the SmartPacker CX250-S<br />

ahead of the ProSweets<br />

exhibition in Cologne, GEA<br />

says this latest in vertical formfill-seal<br />

packaging (VFFS)<br />

equipment builds on the<br />

success of its predecessors by<br />

incorporating a range of new<br />

integrated features that further<br />

improve pack presentation,<br />

offer zero downtime and<br />

reduce product and film waste.<br />

Capable of speeds up to<br />

250 pillow bags per minute,<br />

SmartPacker’s new sealing<br />

jaws are almost twice as<br />

strong as the previous model<br />

and the low-drop design<br />

between weigher and the jawhead,<br />

provides even greater<br />

accuracy, minimising the<br />

chance of damage to brittle<br />

confectionery and snacks.<br />

Even if product accidently<br />

fouls the seal area, the<br />

detection function will<br />

create a double-bag to avoid<br />

contamination or harm to the<br />

sealing jaws or knife, ensuring<br />

that the process continues.<br />

RANGE OF FILMS USED<br />

In operation, SmartPacker<br />

produces gas-tight bags<br />

across a greater range<br />

of film materials giving<br />

manufacturers flexibility,<br />

while at the same time, the<br />

machine is reliable, delivering<br />

operational uptime of more<br />

than 98%. Easy to operate<br />

and process-reliable, the<br />

SmartPacker is designed<br />

to transform confectionery<br />

packaging, according to GEA.<br />

GEA says its new VFFS machine delivers greater productivity with reduced product and plastics film waste<br />

New options<br />

to the sector<br />

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for confectionery as well as re-purposed units on offer<br />

Meanwhile, Fortress<br />

Technology has developed a<br />

metal detector that inspects<br />

low profile, high value<br />

products vertically and<br />

horizontally concurrently<br />

to achieve what it says is<br />

the highest sensitivity on the<br />

planet. Premium confectionery<br />

was the application the<br />

Interceptor DF (Divergent Field)<br />

was first created for, as the<br />

contaminant orientation<br />

is especially challenging when<br />

the product depth is between<br />

10 and 50mm, and you are<br />

looking for metal within it.<br />

Typically, food with a<br />

low side profile such as<br />

chocolate, confectionery and<br />

nutrition bars undergo several<br />

manufacturing processes and<br />

the use of automatic equipment<br />

to perform such tasks as<br />

mixing, conching, rolling,<br />

scoring and moulding can<br />

make them more susceptible<br />

to smaller flake and shavingshaped<br />

metal contaminants.<br />

Previously, on traditional<br />

metal loop metal detectors,<br />

even a relatively large looking<br />

The growing band of premium<br />

chocolate start-ups could adopt<br />

re-purposed Sigpack DSN wrappers<br />

metal flake may not pass<br />

in the orientation to create<br />

enough disturbance in the<br />

electromagnetic field. By using<br />

two coils to simultaneously<br />

drive this field in two different<br />

directions, the stronger<br />

disturbance will compensate<br />

for the weaker signal.<br />

This increases the probability<br />

of finding small swarf, shaving<br />

or flake of metal, regardless of<br />

the orientation, says Fortress.<br />

Given that many<br />

confectionery manufacturers<br />

inspect product in rows,<br />

the Interceptor DF can<br />

accommodate this with a<br />

wider conveyor bandwidth<br />

without having to raise the<br />

height of the aperture or<br />

compromise on sensitivity.<br />

“The ability to choose the<br />

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field is itself groundbreaking,”<br />

explains Phil<br />

Brown, European md at<br />

Fortress. “Performance wise,<br />

nothing else on the market<br />

comes close to the Interceptor<br />

DF when looking for thin,<br />

non-spherical metals in<br />

products,” he says.<br />

extend the service of this<br />

equipment considerably.<br />

“As the original manufacturer,<br />

we have technical expertise,<br />

experience and quality on<br />

our side – clear advantages<br />

over third-party suppliers,”<br />

explains Weishaar. “Our<br />

customers not only receive a<br />

machine, but also competent<br />

advice, training, service and<br />

original spare parts.”<br />

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METALS ORIENTATION<br />

“By taking control of<br />

something that’s inherently<br />

difficult to control –<br />

contaminant orientation –<br />

Fortress is once again proving<br />

itself to be a leader in the food<br />

safety inspection market.”<br />

At the same time as new<br />

technology launches, Bosch<br />

Packaging Technology has<br />

been responding to the<br />

needs of start-up companies<br />

producing premium chocolate<br />

by making existing automation<br />

a more affordable option.<br />

In addition to new machines,<br />

the company also now offers<br />

completely modernised,<br />

second hand diefold wrapping<br />

machines to this sector.<br />

The company has been<br />

offering new versions for over<br />

50 years, and will continue<br />

to do so, but the second hand<br />

diefold wrapping machines<br />

are very attractive in terms<br />

of costs. “In addition to the<br />

affordable price, a delivery<br />

time of 3 to 4 months is<br />

also extremely appealing,”<br />

says Markus Weishaar, head<br />

of Sigpack DSN at Bosch.<br />

Alternatively, manufacturers<br />

who already own one or more<br />

DSNs can send their machines<br />

to Bosch for rework and thus<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

Cabrioni reaps the<br />

rewards of a new<br />

line for its wafers<br />

Cabrioni has automated<br />

its two wafer lines with<br />

fully robotised equipment<br />

from Cama that joins<br />

three other lines that the<br />

secondary packaging specialist<br />

had installed previously. The new<br />

lines have increased production<br />

efficiency and delivered significant<br />

labour savings to the Italian<br />

manufacturer.<br />

As company founder Angelo<br />

Cabrioni explains: “Our philosophy<br />

is to invest in quality, high-tech<br />

machinery to optimise the packaging<br />

process and minimise waste and<br />

machine downtime for repairs.<br />

“We appreciated the solution<br />

proposed by Cama for the simplicity<br />

of the process and the reliability<br />

of the system that guarantees an<br />

efficiency rate over 95%,” he says.<br />

FULLY ROBOTISED SYSTEM<br />

The new Cama packaging line<br />

consists of a monoblock fully<br />

robotised loading system model<br />

IF318 with integrated box forming/<br />

loading/closing units, and a<br />

wraparound case packer model<br />

FW748.<br />

In operation, the packaging<br />

process includes the robotic forming<br />

of 3-flap boxes from flat blanks,<br />

which may or may not include a<br />

transparent window. Initially, five<br />

flow wrapped wafers are top loaded<br />

into the boxes, using a 2-axis RB<br />

robot. These boxes are then closed<br />

by hot melt, again using a 2 axis<br />

robot acting on multiple boxes<br />

each cycle. Finished boxes are<br />

conveyed to the case packer, where<br />

they are loaded into a pre-formed<br />

wraparound display case, in various<br />

configurations, as required.<br />

This display case is then closed<br />

and sent to the palletiser.<br />

To guarantee top quality, the<br />

machine is equipped with a special<br />

photocell device to detect any<br />

non-glued flaps and the case<br />

rejection system moves the boxes<br />

onto a free roller conveyor at the<br />

machine outfeed.<br />

The line can produce 330 cartons<br />

Installation<br />

is excellent<br />

The secondary<br />

equipment has<br />

delivered a<br />

significant<br />

saving in labour<br />

as well as<br />

increasing<br />

efficiencies<br />

per minute with 22 boxes then<br />

packed into the wraparound case.<br />

The robotic monoblock system and<br />

the wraparound case packer are part<br />

of the Break-Through Generation<br />

(BTG) range, which incorporates<br />

the latest Cama technological<br />

advances. These include higher<br />

sanitary standards, open profile,<br />

improved integrated cable system<br />

routing (ICR), flexible and compact<br />

configuration, ergonomics in use,<br />

user-friendly controls, energy-saving<br />

engineering and easy recognition of<br />

format change equipment.<br />

“The electrical cabinets have been<br />

integrated into the machine structure<br />

itself, to gain space, while the ‘easy<br />

entry’ solution guarantees safe and<br />

Cabrioni has a philosophy<br />

of pursuing excellence in the<br />

manufacturing of its products<br />

ease of access for maintenance<br />

and cleaning,” says Mark Brooker,<br />

director of Cama in the UK.<br />

The magazine has been positioned<br />

at a height of 800 mm to provide<br />

improved operator ergonomics.<br />

Cabrioni uses the same philosophy<br />

on equipment and infrastructure as<br />

it does on its high quality ingredients<br />

used across the cookie company.<br />

“We believe that investments<br />

are the best way to ensure the<br />

development of the company,”<br />

explains Cabrioni president Stefano<br />

Cabrioni. “Over the years we have<br />

invested heavily in infrastructure<br />

and automation, selecting highly<br />

qualified suppliers with whom<br />

we have established strategic<br />

partnerships,” he continues.<br />

“This approach has allowed<br />

us to obtain a positive return on<br />

investment, both economic and<br />

qualitative, in a relatively short<br />

time,” he says.<br />

T 01793 831111<br />

W www.camagroup.com


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Handling trays<br />

for assortments<br />

Partners in Packaging has devised a system that<br />

helps chocolate assortments to be packed quicker<br />

When a large Midlands-based<br />

chocolate company was<br />

looking to automate<br />

the loading of trays for<br />

chocolate assortments on<br />

to its indexing robot conveyor, it contacted<br />

manufacturer of tray, lid and card<br />

handling systems Partners in Packaging<br />

Machine Systems (PiP) to find a solution.<br />

“The challenge presented to us was<br />

that there were long pauses in between<br />

the conveyor indexing four rows of six<br />

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trays each time, which meant we either<br />

had to denest trays very quickly when<br />

the conveyor was moving, or look for an<br />

alternative solution altogether,” explains<br />

Duncan Macintyre, joint managing<br />

director at PiP.<br />

The company designed a system based<br />

on its proven A Series-multi servo tray<br />

denester-placer together with a speed<br />

linked, servo driven transfer conveyor as<br />

an interface between the denester and the<br />

robot conveyor. In operation, the A seriesmulti<br />

denester loads trays to the transfer<br />

conveyor during the ‘pause’ cycle of the<br />

robot conveyor, one row of six at a time,<br />

priming four rows with trays.<br />

Then, when the robot conveyor indexes,<br />

“we match the speed with our transfer<br />

conveyor which loads the robot conveyor<br />

with the four rows of trays,” says Macintyre.<br />

The A Series-multi tray denester-placer<br />

has six 800 mm tray magazines, each with<br />

a clamping and gating system for positive<br />

release of one tray at a time to each of the<br />

pick heads.<br />

“This project required some very clever<br />

thinking to avoid trying to denest trays<br />

at unrealistic speeds,” Macintyre tells<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>. “We effectively created<br />

‘additional time’ in the use of the transfer<br />

conveyor as the interface between the<br />

two pieces of equipment and using servo<br />

drives meant we could accurately match<br />

the speed of the two conveyors, giving a<br />

very smooth transfer of trays.”<br />

This installation replaced at least four<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

An x-ray inspection<br />

solution from<br />

Ishida Europe has<br />

enabled German<br />

confectionery<br />

manufacturer Rübezahl<br />

Schokoladen GmbH to adopt<br />

metallised film for its popular<br />

Sun Rice products while still<br />

maintaining effective foreign<br />

body detection. The Ishida<br />

IX-EN is currently operating<br />

at about 600 packs per minute<br />

detecting foreign bodies with<br />

as little as 1mm diameter.<br />

Sun Rice is a type of<br />

chocolate filled with puffed<br />

rice, available in various<br />

flavours some of which also<br />

contain cereals. The bars and<br />

slabs are packed in striking<br />

sun-yellow wrappers, and to<br />

preserve aroma and freshness,<br />

Rübezahl is now using<br />

aluminium-lined films with<br />

optimised barrier properties.<br />

As its previous metal detection<br />

system was no longer suitable,<br />

the company had to find a new<br />

quality assurance solution.<br />

The new x-ray inspection<br />

system can exclude the<br />

metallised packaging from<br />

the detection process and<br />

the model was developed<br />

to reliably check thin,<br />

lightweight and comparatively<br />

homogeneous products, such<br />

as the Sun Rice chocolates.<br />

Inspections are carried<br />

out on six different items,<br />

including 20g Sun Rice<br />

Minis, 45g Sun Rice bars,<br />

and 150 and 200g Sun Rice<br />

slabs, and the system has no<br />

adverse effect on the flow of<br />

products. The requirements<br />

for the new inspection system<br />

vary, as Andrejas Stih, head<br />

of engineering at Rübezahl<br />

Schokoladen, explains:<br />

“Products containing<br />

cereals, raisins or nuts are of<br />

course more challenging for<br />

foreign body detection than<br />

those containing nothing else<br />

but milk chocolate,” he tells<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong>.<br />

“The performance of the<br />

x-ray inspection system from<br />

Ishida is excellent.”<br />

In operation, the x-ray<br />

inspection system checks for<br />

Operators at the German company Rübezahl Schokoladen have found the x-ray unit easy to operate<br />

Coping with<br />

metalisation<br />

Ishida Europe has installed an x-ray inspection system<br />

at Rübezahl Schokoladen to cope with metallised film<br />

foreign bodies by measuring<br />

the density of the product.<br />

An x-ray beam passes<br />

through the confectionery<br />

and photodiodes record<br />

the beam on the other side.<br />

Depending on the strength<br />

of the returning x-ray beam,<br />

the diodes send a signal for<br />

conversion to a grey-scale<br />

image. Any particles denser<br />

than the product itself appear<br />

as dark spots on the image.<br />

The technology behind<br />

Ishida’s x-ray inspection<br />

system is based on software<br />

featuring an intelligent genetic<br />

algorithm. By analysing<br />

image data over a number<br />

of generations, the machine<br />

achieves an extremely high<br />

level of accuracy. Since similar<br />

contaminants are usually<br />

found again and again in food<br />

The confectionery firm plans to<br />

expand its foreign body detection<br />

using x-ray units to other products<br />

manufacture, the system can<br />

create a unique algorithm to<br />

meet customer requirements.<br />

This system can also be<br />

calibrated quickly and easily<br />

by passing an x-ray beam<br />

through a test object two<br />

or three times.<br />

While the IX-EN is<br />

delivering speeds of 600 packs<br />

per minute, output could be<br />

even higher but is currently<br />

held back by upstream line<br />

components. Andrejas Stih<br />

also appreciates the fact<br />

that bulk material can be<br />

inspected, too. That is because<br />

the chocolates are often fed<br />

into the system lying on top<br />

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speed, the Ishida system<br />

reliably detects foreign bodies<br />

including metal, glass and<br />

mineral stones with diameters<br />

down to 1mm. Rejected<br />

products are removed with<br />

a blast air nozzle and are<br />

collected in a sealed container.<br />

Rübezahl Schokoladen<br />

carries out hourly functional<br />

checks using prepared<br />

test samples to monitor<br />

compliance with detection<br />

requirements. A datalog<br />

collects important information<br />

and helps to eliminate<br />

recurring sources of<br />

contamination. This enables<br />

the confectionery<br />

manufacturer to verify that<br />

production processes are<br />

being correctly followed.<br />

detecting metal as we were<br />

previously, but we are now<br />

also finding other unwanted<br />

items that may have originated<br />

in the production process or<br />

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x-ray inspection technology<br />

means extra safety.”<br />

He also reports that its retail<br />

customers have expressly<br />

welcomed the new quality<br />

control process it is using.<br />

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EASY LINE INTEGRATION<br />

The IX-EN was integrated<br />

into the packing line within<br />

a single day and it did not<br />

take long for employees to get<br />

up to speed with the system,<br />

which requires next to no<br />

maintenance. “It’s incredibly<br />

easy to use,” says Stih.<br />

The machine features an<br />

automatic set-up function and<br />

is ready to operate within<br />

90 seconds. Fine adjustments<br />

can be made during ongoing<br />

production, and up to 200<br />

programmable pre-sets allow<br />

rapid product changeovers.<br />

Rübezahl Schokoladen uses<br />

the x-ray inspection system<br />

across multiple shifts without<br />

interruption. “We are reliably<br />

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Feature: Confectionery<br />

Installing<br />

a range of<br />

benefits<br />

A range of equipment has been installed to<br />

handle/pack confectionery more efficiently<br />

S<br />

wizzels Matlow has chosen<br />

Tomra’s Nimbus optical sorter<br />

to automate the sorting process<br />

of its ‘Drumstick Squashies’<br />

to meet fast-growing demand<br />

while ensuring the consistently excellent<br />

quality of the product.<br />

“Our desire to provide only product<br />

of the highest quality to our consumers<br />

drove us to seek an alternative solution<br />

to our previous manual sorting in<br />

order to improve the effectiveness<br />

whilst also delivering cost benefits to<br />

the business,” explains Matt Whatcott,<br />

business unit manager (Jellies) at<br />

Swizzels Matlow.<br />

NEW GENERATION OF SORTERS<br />

The Nimbus represents a new generation<br />

of sorting solutions that separate products<br />

in free-fall. The product is fed onto<br />

a vibratory conveyor that spreads the<br />

‘Drumstick Squashies’ evenly and in a<br />

single layer. It then goes into free-fall<br />

and passes the scanning area, where<br />

several technologies are combined to<br />

detect different types of defects such as<br />

mis-shaped sweets or multiple sweets<br />

joined together.<br />

During the free-fall, the product is<br />

inspected with laser scanning technology<br />

to identify contaminated products or<br />

foreign objects that are not visible to<br />

the naked eye. Special high-resolution<br />

cameras sort the product based on colour<br />

and outline. In addition, the Nimbus<br />

can separate the articles by biological<br />

characteristics – a combination of<br />

technologies that addresses the challenge<br />

of reliably detecting imperfect products<br />

in operation.<br />

When a defect is detected, a powerful<br />

burst of air removes the imperfect product<br />

from the stream. It is then inspected<br />

a second time to make sure no good<br />

product is rejected at the same time.<br />

“The footprint of the machine was also<br />

critical, since the space available in the<br />

factory was very limited, and the Nimbus is<br />

a very compact machine which can handle<br />

a high product throughput,” explains<br />

Nicolas Stein, director at Stein Solutions.<br />

Meanwhile, Active8 Robots has<br />

recently designed an application to help<br />

a small independent chocolate business<br />

orientate chocolate bars for packing,<br />

whilst on a conveyor.<br />

This manufacturer uses a flighted<br />

indexing conveyor that needs to be<br />

loaded with chocolate bars before they<br />

enter the flow wrapping machine.<br />

The main challenge was that the<br />

demoulded bars didn’t fall out in<br />

a repeatable fashion which required<br />

a vision system to identify all possible<br />

inaccuracies and actual location, and<br />

a collaborative robot to correct them<br />

before packing.<br />

Active8 Robots identified an affordable<br />

solution using 3D scanners which<br />

produce pictures and films that identify<br />

the product’s orientation as well as<br />

checking for faults. This process enables<br />

the cobot to re-orientate or reject the<br />

bars when necessary.<br />

AUTOMATING WITH ROBOTS<br />

The company has also been working<br />

with one of the world’s largest<br />

confectionery manufacturers who was<br />

looking to automate two processes.<br />

Firstly, it needed to empty boxes of<br />

individually wrapped chocolates into<br />

hoppers to feed a combining process and<br />

secondly, it required a system to flatten<br />

the empty boxes before being recycled.<br />

For the first task a 4-axis industrial<br />

robot was proposed to service three<br />

pallets with three different product<br />

variants, while to solve the second<br />

process, a box compacting system<br />

started with a fully enclosed cutting tool,<br />

located below the conveyor where the<br />

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A sorting solution, a loading solution and a multihead weighing solution have answered the briefs<br />

empty boxes travelled. At the end, the<br />

cut boxes were serviced by a static cobot<br />

using a bespoke end of arm tooling.<br />

A contract packer called Vetipak that<br />

handles various confectionery products,<br />

along with other foods, has relied on the<br />

flexibility of multihead weighers from<br />

Multipond for many years to meet the<br />

diverse and often complex requirements<br />

of its customers. Indeed, with the latest<br />

installation of an MP 24-1000/400-H-S5<br />

model for mixtures of up to four different<br />

components, the company now has nine<br />

weighers across its business.<br />

In operation, products to be weighed<br />

are fed to the weigher by four Multipond<br />

cross head feeders. Once they have<br />

arrived on top at the weigher,<br />

the products are first conveyed to<br />

the prefeed hoppers by the radially<br />

positioned feed trays and then to the<br />

weigh hoppers underneath.<br />

The system operates based on the<br />

principle of combining partial portions.<br />

After the weighing process, the partial<br />

portion is deposited via speciallydeveloped<br />

swivelling funnels into the<br />

memory hopper underneath.<br />

A computer now determines, from<br />

the partial portions, the combination<br />

that corresponds to or comes closest to<br />

the desired target weight. Depending<br />

on application, the finished weighed<br />

portions are finally delivered to the<br />

timing hopper, from which they are<br />

transferred to the downstream form,<br />

fill and seal machine.<br />

The target weights on this line are<br />

between 10g and 400g, depending on<br />

the product. The standard deviation<br />

is less than 0.3% and the mean value<br />

corresponds to the desired target weight.<br />

The line runs continuously at up to<br />

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Feature: Warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

<strong>Machinery</strong> <strong>Update</strong><br />

sees a changing of<br />

the logistics guard<br />

As e-Commerce<br />

continues to dominate<br />

the retail arena,<br />

research by Antalis<br />

has revealed that<br />

UK logistics firms are facing an<br />

unprecedented rise in operational<br />

costs over the next two years,<br />

which is set to have a knock on<br />

effect on their packaging needs.<br />

According to this survey,<br />

21% of logistics firms revealed that<br />

the main operational challenge for<br />

their business over the next<br />

1-2 years will be snowballing costs<br />

due to the growth of online shopping.<br />

“With the latest figures showing<br />

that 20p in every pound is now<br />

spent online, it’s unsurprising that<br />

many logistics firms are struggling<br />

to deal with the mounting costs<br />

associated with the packing,<br />

processing, and delivery of a record<br />

number of packages to UK homes,”<br />

says Andrew Smedley of Antalis.<br />

“To keep these costs down, many<br />

will be looking at ways to optimise<br />

existing processes and drive<br />

efficiency in the supply chain<br />

and packaging is often a great<br />

place to start,” he says.<br />

Added to the survey results,<br />

20% of those polled said they are<br />

interested in smarter packaging.<br />

INCORPORATING RFID CODES<br />

Another thought is that as an<br />

ever-growing number of consumers<br />

are going online, this brings<br />

new opportunities for food<br />

and beverage brands to engage<br />

consumers and stay relevant.<br />

With consumers looking<br />

increasingly for novelty and fun<br />

in their products and brands,<br />

they need to appeal to consumers<br />

on an ever more personal level,<br />

with customisation of products<br />

and personalisation set to be key<br />

differentiators in the future.<br />

An important development in<br />

packaging is smart packaging<br />

technology, such as the inclusion<br />

of RFID (Radio Frequency<br />

Identification) codes on packs,<br />

which allows supply chains<br />

Trends mean<br />

a stress shift<br />

Ask serialisation<br />

partners if their<br />

platform can<br />

deliver business<br />

value beyond<br />

compliance,<br />

advises Optel<br />

to be interlinked from end to end,<br />

from inventory management,<br />

to smart store enablement to<br />

communicating with consumers<br />

throughout the process.<br />

Smart packaging helps drive<br />

greater transparency and efficiency<br />

in the supply chain, up and down<br />

stream, while also enabling a<br />

direct, interactive relationship<br />

with the consumer via the<br />

product itself.<br />

At the same time, Craig Butler,<br />

marketing manager at the Optel<br />

Group, is asking companies to<br />

consider building an intelligent<br />

supply chain through serialisation.<br />

When considering this, he has<br />

outlined three top tips:<br />

Serialisation solutions can<br />

capture rich supply chain data<br />

and translate to valuable info<br />

• Mine intelligence from your<br />

supply chain<br />

• Require intuitive reporting for<br />

better business decision-making<br />

• Focus on insights rather than<br />

‘connectivity’.<br />

“Optel’s serialisation and<br />

traceability software analytics<br />

help to go beyond compliance to<br />

create a smarter supply chain,”<br />

he says. The software is insightful,<br />

by translating data into actionable<br />

insights with customisable reports<br />

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decision-making. It is also<br />

intuitive, as the platform offers<br />

a user-friendly interface, intuitive<br />

features and flexible integration<br />

options. And it is also proven,<br />

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Feature: Warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

Interroll works on<br />

new levels to help<br />

deliver efficiency<br />

Earlier this year,<br />

Interroll introduced<br />

its new DC platform<br />

which sees its<br />

conveyors getting<br />

smarter to deliver benefits<br />

to logistics (see page 52 –<br />

January/February <strong>2019</strong> issue).<br />

In March, and based on its<br />

Modular Conveyor Platform<br />

(MCP), it introduced a modular<br />

platform for driven pallet<br />

conveyance. This Modular<br />

Pallet Conveyor Platform, or<br />

MPP, system is designed to<br />

be an ideal addition to the<br />

Interroll Pallet & Carton Flow<br />

flow storage system.<br />

As reliable and efficient<br />

pallet handling becomes<br />

increasingly important in<br />

modern goods flows, this can<br />

hinge primarily on keeping<br />

the transport times between<br />

goods receipt and goods<br />

dispatch, or between storage,<br />

production and commissioning<br />

facilities in a business to a<br />

minimum. And also ensuring<br />

that these transport processes<br />

are highly efficient by<br />

means of automation while<br />

keeping planning processes<br />

streamlined, assembly<br />

requirements low and<br />

expansion options flexible.<br />

NEW PALLET CONVEYING<br />

“This new solution for<br />

system integrators and plant<br />

constructors offers all this and<br />

more,” says Interroll’s new<br />

UK md Hilton Campbell.<br />

“The MPP is an exceptionally<br />

versatile pallet conveyor<br />

system, distinguished by<br />

its highly flexible modular<br />

design,” he continues.<br />

In conjunction with the<br />

company’s tried-and-tested<br />

Pallet & Carton Flow flow<br />

storage system, the new pallet<br />

conveying platform is designed<br />

as an ideal foundation on<br />

which to build comprehensive<br />

The new Modular Pallet Conveyor Platform is designed as an ideal addition to the Interroll flow storage system<br />

Helping the<br />

work flows<br />

pallet storage and conveying<br />

solutions of any type and for<br />

any application.<br />

Unlike the flow storage<br />

system, in which pallets are<br />

buffered in intermediate storage<br />

areas on inclined belts due to<br />

the force of gravity, the MPP<br />

is a driven conveying system<br />

for pallets. Depending on the<br />

application scenario, the drive<br />

is powered by gear or drum<br />

motors, which even enables<br />

the creation of zero-pressureaccumulation<br />

conveyors.<br />

The fully modular system<br />

can be planned and arranged<br />

simply and conveniently<br />

using Interroll’s Layouter tool.<br />

The MPP consists of chain<br />

or roller conveyors, as well<br />

as additional modules such<br />

as transfers and turntables.<br />

The modules are optimally<br />

co-ordinated and fully<br />

preassembled on delivery<br />

in order to make installation<br />

as easy as possible.<br />

Additionally, the system<br />

can be modified or expanded<br />

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Depending on the conveyor<br />

design and the chosen<br />

modules, pallets weighing up<br />

to 1,200 kg can be transported<br />

at a top speed of 0.5 metres<br />

per second. The elements in<br />

the system are guaranteed to<br />

function perfectly within a<br />

temperature range of minus<br />

28 to plus 40deg C, which<br />

means it can also be used in<br />

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Depending on the control<br />

system used, the system<br />

can be designed differently,<br />

for different weights, with<br />

a variable speed or with<br />

an integrated positioning<br />

function, for instance.<br />

In all of this, however,<br />

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importance on optimum<br />

workplace safety and<br />

a healthy work environment.<br />

Meanwhile, products from<br />

Interroll were chosen by<br />

UK conveyor manufacturer<br />

Advance Automated Systems<br />

to improve handling methods<br />

at ZyroFisher, a distributor<br />

of parts, accessories and<br />

clothing to the UK and<br />

Irish recycling markets.<br />

With 800 plus cartons<br />

being shipped daily, the<br />

company looked to streamline<br />

operations and increase<br />

warehouse productivity by<br />

improving the efficiency of its<br />

daily order fulfilment process.<br />

With high levels of manual<br />

handling dominating pick,<br />

pack and dispatch operations<br />

at the 1000,000sq ft Darlington<br />

facility, the company needed<br />

a solution to make the<br />

movement of goods from<br />

the packing area to dispatch<br />

Advance Automation Systems designed the ZyroFisher installation<br />

more efficient. Engineers<br />

therefore submitted a proposal<br />

to provide a bespoke, zoned,<br />

SmartLine roller conveyor to<br />

transfer various sized cartons<br />

directly to the dispatch trailer.<br />

Built by Advance Automated<br />

Systems, SmartLine is a<br />

zero line pressure conveyor<br />

system incorporating<br />

energy-efficient 24V DC<br />

technology from Interroll and<br />

includes a combination of<br />

a quiet running RollerDrive<br />

EC310 and the MultiControl,<br />

which together simplifies<br />

and reduces the system<br />

commissioning time on site.<br />

The solution is flexible,<br />

modular and efficient to run.<br />

With each individual conveyor<br />

module being independently<br />

driven, they only operate<br />

when there are containers<br />

present; once these have<br />

moved off, the conveyor<br />

modules no longer run,<br />

but continue to be ready<br />

for transporting product.<br />

If required, product can<br />

accumulate over the full<br />

length of the conveyor.<br />

So as not to restrict access<br />

through the warehouse,<br />

the conveyor system was<br />

equipped with lift access<br />

gates both single width (for<br />

pedestrian/fire escape access)<br />

and double width (for pallet<br />

access). All gates include gas<br />

springs making them easy<br />

and safe to lift. An extendable<br />

gravity roller for loading<br />

on the back of a box trailer<br />

completed the configuration.<br />

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Feature: Warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

Choosing the best<br />

options to meet<br />

storage challenges<br />

Warehouse<br />

operators need<br />

expert help<br />

if they are to<br />

implement<br />

the most appropriate automation<br />

solution for their operations and<br />

so choosing the correct partner<br />

is critical,” says Neil Beaumont<br />

at Lenze.<br />

Choosing an automation supplier<br />

is a tough job. The simple answer<br />

is to choose a partner with a broad<br />

technology portfolio – backed by<br />

a strong supply chain, solid design<br />

capabilities, in-service support and<br />

appropriate development tools.<br />

The challenge is to determine who<br />

can provide all this – and this<br />

can be done by asking potential<br />

suppliers these questions, in order<br />

to assess their worth…<br />

Design insight<br />

A deep understanding of<br />

automation is a critical attribute<br />

of a strong partner. While many<br />

customers know exactly what they<br />

need their machine to do – in terms<br />

of load, travel and speed – they<br />

are not always experts in motion.<br />

For this, they must rely on their<br />

partner’s expertise.<br />

Companies with products based<br />

on simple, unchanging designs<br />

will receive adequate service from<br />

a straight component supplier; but<br />

those involved in bespoke projects,<br />

that constantly incorporate new<br />

processes will require expert<br />

assistance.<br />

Ask…Do you have strong,<br />

relevant knowledge of this process?<br />

Can you provide dependable<br />

advice in the early stages?<br />

Do you offer skills support –<br />

such as application engineering<br />

training?<br />

Broad portfolio<br />

All designs must eventually be<br />

converted into a bill of materials,<br />

which requires a partner with<br />

a broad portfolio of products –<br />

and also with the knowledge to<br />

apply them.<br />

Partnering<br />

is the key<br />

Lenze has been<br />

monitoring the<br />

EDEKA logistics<br />

centre in Germany<br />

to gather key<br />

information on<br />

reliability and<br />

service life<br />

Ask…Is your portfolio scalable,<br />

complete and modular? (Also, is it<br />

fully integrated – from a common<br />

design team?)<br />

What is the span of power<br />

requirements of your products?<br />

Can the portfolio cover<br />

everything from simple to complex<br />

applications – baseline and also<br />

topline?<br />

Technology selection<br />

An expert can also help to choose<br />

the most appropriate and also<br />

cost-effective technology.<br />

Supply chain strength<br />

Once the components are in place<br />

they need to be delivered quickly<br />

and reliably – which requires a<br />

strong supply chain. Customers<br />

may need a guaranteed supply<br />

of parts for three or more years,<br />

so needs to know this can be<br />

achieved.<br />

Ask…Does your company have<br />

long-term financial strength?<br />

Can you support a range of<br />

specific delivery options –<br />

such as to key overseas locations –<br />

over a number of years?<br />

Are your quality management<br />

systems consistent in each of these<br />

locations?<br />

Support level<br />

Even the most basic of component<br />

suppliers should provide a high<br />

level of service and back-up.<br />

Ask…Is support comprehensive,<br />

and does it fit with market needs –<br />

such as offering extended warranty?<br />

What’s your product<br />

obsolescence policy – and is it<br />

published?<br />

Is support available for machinelife<br />

extensions?<br />

Development tools<br />

Just a few years ago, software<br />

development tools were not so<br />

important in the development of<br />

automation solutions – but these<br />

days they are crucial.<br />

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Barcode boost<br />

for warehouse<br />

Domino print & apply labellers have delivered<br />

gains to a large multi-product distribution centre<br />

The despatch, track and trace<br />

of several thousand multiproduct<br />

cartons leaving a UK<br />

distribution centre daily have<br />

been boosted by a warehouse<br />

automation programme with a Domino<br />

print & apply labelling solution. UK-based<br />

global logistics, storage and warehouse<br />

automation provider TGW picked<br />

Domino’s M-Series machines to deliver<br />

three separate levels of machine-readable<br />

coding (MRC) to its global client.<br />

Cartons had to remain trackable both<br />

within the UK-based warehouse – bigger<br />

than the total area of three professional<br />

football pitches – and right up to the<br />

point of delivery to a network of retailers<br />

within the UK. TGW project manager<br />

Trevor Chesterton said Domino’s offering<br />

represented “a high quality, reliable<br />

and cost-effective alternative to the<br />

incumbent suppliers”.<br />

“Domino accommodated a difficult<br />

and fluid set of requirements from<br />

TGW and balanced our client’s precise<br />

specifications to negotiate the best<br />

solution,” he says.<br />

As part of the project, Domino tailored<br />

its solution to seamlessly integrate<br />

with the end client’s shipper labelling<br />

processes. It was also designed to be fully<br />

compatible with the Zebra technology<br />

used by the end client’s despatch systems.<br />

On the<br />

left is<br />

TGW’s<br />

Trevor<br />

who ran<br />

the new<br />

coding<br />

project<br />

To ensure the trackability within the<br />

distribution centre itself, each carton is<br />

issued a unique serial number at the point<br />

of assembly. Applied to both sides of the<br />

carton in the form of a barcode, the serial<br />

number is printed on a label known as<br />

its licence plate. Domino provided two<br />

pairs of licence plate labellers, one pair<br />

per line with each pair controlled via its<br />

own PAC (Print Automation Controller)<br />

Box. The PAC Box is a self-contained,<br />

programmable console that manages<br />

digital input/output signals as well as<br />

protocol/comms data.<br />

TGW designed the system to stop the<br />

carton and issue a signal to the PAC box,<br />

thereby initiating the print & apply cycle<br />

for both machines. Once both sides of the<br />

carton are labelled, a cycle complete signal<br />

is returned which initiates the box’s release<br />

Once the cartons are packed, trimmed<br />

and closed, additional M230i machines<br />

print & apply the shipper labels, with<br />

addressee details and courier MRCs ready<br />

for despatch.<br />

T 01954 782551<br />

W www.domino-uk.com


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Feature: Warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

Conveyor system<br />

meets depot need<br />

LAC Conveyors has helped delivery specialist Hermes<br />

to handle the increased parcel traffic at one of its depots<br />

Hermes is the UK’s<br />

leading consumer<br />

delivery specialist,<br />

and handled more<br />

than 335 million<br />

parcels last year, but<br />

increased traffic meant it<br />

needed a new solution at<br />

its Rugby depot.<br />

The company has been<br />

experiencing the enviable<br />

problem of increasing parcel<br />

traffic through its flagship<br />

depot in Rugby which also<br />

includes ‘ugly traffic’ or bulky,<br />

out of gauge, non-machinable<br />

parcels such as flat pack<br />

furniture, car exhausts and<br />

ironing boards.<br />

Hermes realised that it<br />

required a more economic<br />

and speedier way of dealing<br />

with this increase in traffic<br />

especially the ‘uglies’.<br />

According to industry sources<br />

this ‘ugly’ traffic currently<br />

represents 5% of the parcels<br />

market by value.<br />

There was an increase in ‘ugly<br />

traffic’ and so a speedier method<br />

of handling was required in Rugby<br />

Much of this awkward work<br />

was processed by hand, which<br />

inevitably slowed down the<br />

transit of the parcels through<br />

the network, resulting in a<br />

reduction of the number of<br />

parcels that could be sorted<br />

in peak periods and an<br />

increase in damages and<br />

mis-sorts due to human error.<br />

All this, and the potential for<br />

revenue losses caused by an<br />

inability to accurately weigh<br />

and measure the ‘ugly’<br />

traffic and therefore not<br />

invoicing customers correctly.<br />

After initial discussions<br />

with the client about the<br />

requirements, including<br />

anticipated traffic type and<br />

volumes, LAC Conveyors<br />

& Automation produced<br />

Up to 4,000 items per hour are<br />

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conceptual solutions and<br />

drawings to help deliver the<br />

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would replace the several<br />

existing manual sorting<br />

systems and could be<br />

integrated with the latest<br />

auto-scanning, volumetric<br />

and weighing technologies.<br />

Included in the design<br />

was the carousel conveyor<br />

specification that needed to<br />

be made from heavy duty<br />

acetal plastic 2 inch pitch<br />

modular belt with a 5mm thick<br />

steel bed which could handle<br />

50kg per metre. The straight<br />

length of the conveyor on<br />

either side is 52 metres.<br />

FUTUREPROOF DESIGN<br />

In reality, says LAC, the<br />

design can easily cope with<br />

75kg per metre and can go<br />

up to 100kg per metre which<br />

means the belt can even<br />

withstand any heavy loads<br />

being dropped onto it.<br />

The design also has a tight<br />

180 degree radius turn and<br />

an inner radius of 1000mm at<br />

either end to keep the flow of<br />

items moving along the 52m<br />

straight runs. The conveyor<br />

can therefore move parcels up<br />

to 2 metres in length and with<br />

a 1.2 metre wide belt, there<br />

is plenty of room for items<br />

ensuring that they won’t fall<br />

off in transit.<br />

Transfer plates at conveyor<br />

join points mean that even the<br />

smallest of parcels are able to<br />

transit the system.<br />

QUICK INSTALLATIONS<br />

When installed, the new<br />

conveyor system had to be put<br />

in place without interrupting<br />

the depots very busy work<br />

patterns and the LAC<br />

installation team were able<br />

to successfully achieve this,<br />

and the commissioning, over<br />

a two week period. Hermes<br />

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system that can handle up<br />

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the potential of boosting<br />

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And because it is integrated<br />

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types are now accurately<br />

identified and invoiced saving<br />

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Feature: Warehousing and e-Commerce<br />

CSL has devised<br />

a slick operation<br />

for throughput<br />

Conveyor Systems<br />

Ltd (CSL) has been<br />

responsible for<br />

meeting the<br />

e-Commerce<br />

fulfilment centre needs at the<br />

new National Distribution<br />

Centre (DC) of a leading<br />

electrical wholesale network.<br />

The DC is a 100,000sq ft,<br />

purpose built/designed<br />

facility that includes a two<br />

level mezzanine structure that<br />

brings the total floor space<br />

to about 160,000sq ft.<br />

As part of the infrastructure<br />

to this new DC, City Electrical<br />

Factors – or CEF – wanted<br />

to enhance the process from<br />

order placement through<br />

to despatch and provide<br />

increased throughputs<br />

to meet projected growth<br />

targets. A requirement was<br />

to incorporate both order<br />

picking/packing/despatch<br />

solutions along with an<br />

inbound-replenishment<br />

function, which could easily<br />

interface with the in-house<br />

developed IT system.<br />

Following initial<br />

investigations and discussions<br />

with various potential<br />

suppliers, CEF turned to CSL<br />

as the preferred partner to<br />

work with on this project.<br />

DELIGHTED WITH RESULT<br />

And Craig Marks, divisional<br />

manager for CEF online has<br />

been delighted with the results.<br />

“I have found working with<br />

CSL the ideal partnership,<br />

they understood the brief and<br />

worked closely with CEF to<br />

ensure the design met all of<br />

the criteria,” he says.<br />

“The project ran smoothly from<br />

start to finish and the system<br />

has made our new warehouse<br />

very efficient and allowed us<br />

to increase the throughput.”<br />

The design team at CSL<br />

needed to ensure the system<br />

CEF says the system has made the new warehouse very efficient and has allowed an increase in throughput<br />

New Centre<br />

meets needs<br />

layout maintained the<br />

functionality and was space<br />

efficient. Using 2D and 3D<br />

modelling software, CSL<br />

developed a system which<br />

fulfilled all the requirements<br />

by using the Interroll 24v<br />

motorised roller conveyor<br />

which provides non-contact<br />

accumulation and zonal<br />

control for the entire system.<br />

All the peripheral devices<br />

are 24v controlled, too.<br />

A web based warehouse<br />

control system (WCS)/SCADA<br />

was also implemented by CSL.<br />

The scope was defined<br />

in so much as inboundreplenishment<br />

stock was to<br />

be conveyed in a grey tote,<br />

order picking in red totes<br />

(not coincidental that they<br />

matched CEF corporate<br />

colours) and despatched<br />

items to be all in cartons.<br />

All totes had dedicated<br />

barcodes incorporated<br />

onto them.<br />

CEF wanted to meet its growth<br />

targets but also wanted to continue<br />

its high level of professional service<br />

As both inboundreplenishment<br />

and order<br />

picking totes shared the same<br />

conveyor, whenever a tote<br />

was offloaded, the operator<br />

could instantly recognise it as<br />

an order pick requirement or<br />

replenishment stock.<br />

The first challenge was<br />

to link up the inboundreplenishment<br />

stock which<br />

arrived at the opposite end of<br />

the building to the mezzanine<br />

storage/picking area.<br />

Stock was booked in and then<br />

scanned into a tote, which<br />

was elevated immediately to<br />

high level, via an AmbaFlex<br />

spiral. It was then conveyed<br />

all at high level using specially<br />

designed hangers which used<br />

the building columns at<br />


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7 metre centres, ensuring no<br />

supports occupied ground<br />

floor space. The replenishment<br />

conveyor entered onto the first<br />

floor level and merged into the<br />

main conveyor system.<br />

New orders are now assigned<br />

to a tote which are inducted<br />

into the system at ground<br />

floor level and elevated via<br />

an AmbaFlex spiral onto<br />

the first floor mezzanine<br />

area and combined with the<br />

replenishment element into<br />

one common conveyor.<br />

The replenishment and<br />

order picking function takes<br />

place over two mezzanine<br />

floor areas, and each floor<br />

has four offload transfers<br />

of which each offload has a<br />

bi-directional transfer and<br />

spur conveyor. This provides<br />

eight locations per floor.<br />

The routing of the totes<br />

is dictated by the CEF’s<br />

warehouse management<br />

Different coloured tote bins have simplified things for operators<br />

system and the offloading<br />

is controlled via the WCS.<br />

At each transfer point a<br />

Sick barcode reader is<br />

employed for a confirmation<br />

read/trigger signal.<br />

Should an order need<br />

consolidating from another<br />

location or if it cannot access<br />

the required offload location,<br />

it will continue to visit all<br />

other locations required,<br />

and then elevate up onto the<br />

second floor mezzanine via an<br />

AmbaFlex spiral which is sited<br />

on the first floor mezzanine.<br />

The process is replicated on<br />

the second floor.<br />

All completed order picks<br />

or empty replenishment totes<br />

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are lowered to the ground floor<br />

via the fourth AmbaFlex spiral<br />

in the system and delivered to<br />

one of 40 pack benches using<br />

a two-tiered conveyor system.<br />

Any item that has not<br />

been offloaded to its<br />

required destination will be<br />

re-circulated through the<br />

system and is WCS controlled.<br />

The dual sided pack<br />

benches share a common<br />

incline belt conveyor to which<br />

they load the packed and<br />

completed items. All despatch<br />

items merge onto the top tier<br />

of this two tier conveyor.<br />

At the end of the line a<br />

four way scanning array is<br />

employed, looking at the front/<br />

two sides/top of the carton for<br />

a despatch courier label and<br />

sorted via one of two high<br />

performance diverters to one<br />

of four despatch lanes.<br />

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Labelling, Coding and Marking<br />

Real-time verification is<br />

an option for all needs<br />

Herma’s new purpose-built site<br />

New facility<br />

produces all<br />

label needs<br />

Herma has started producing<br />

its label applicators and labelling<br />

machines in a new facility,<br />

a site that now concentrates its<br />

entire self-adhesive technology<br />

know-how including selfadhesive<br />

materials and labels,<br />

as well as equipment.<br />

After 13 months of construction<br />

and investments amounting to<br />

approximately 20 million Euros,<br />

the labelling machines division<br />

has completed the move out of<br />

its former premises in Deizisau,<br />

which is 20 km away from its new<br />

Herma HQ home in Filderstadt<br />

near Stuttgart. Rapid sales<br />

growth meant the capacity was<br />

almost exhausted at its site that<br />

was originally designed for label<br />

printing. “By contrast, we were<br />

able to design and implement<br />

the new facility with a view to the<br />

special requirements of machine<br />

construction right from the<br />

start,” explains Martin Kühl,<br />

head of Herma’s labelling<br />

machines division.<br />

For the first time at Herma,<br />

all production lines of this<br />

division – both for label<br />

applicators and complete<br />

labelling systems – are arranged<br />

on one single level which also<br />

houses the parts warehouse.<br />

Meanwhile, all technical<br />

functions such as mechanical<br />

construction, development,<br />

and programming are grouped<br />

together on the level above.<br />

The company also now<br />

has space for an area wholly<br />

dedicated to customer acceptance<br />

tests that is physically separate<br />

from the production area.<br />

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Markem-Imaje<br />

has integrated<br />

three additional<br />

cameras within its ‘Mark<br />

& Read’ code verification<br />

portfolio to better address<br />

the level and type of code<br />

verification required by<br />

manufacturers at any<br />

one time.<br />

The update to the<br />

company’s existing<br />

solution of four camera<br />

options is suitable for<br />

the most demanding<br />

applications: full Optical<br />

Character Recognition<br />

(OCR) data verification<br />

where codes are printed<br />

at high speeds, on curved<br />

surfaces and/or with<br />

complex backgrounds.<br />

The new options build on<br />

CoLOS Mark & Read’s<br />

existing capabilities to handle<br />

even faster production lines.<br />

But, recognising not all<br />

companies require such a<br />

sophisticated solution, the<br />

range has been expanded.<br />

An entry-level camera now<br />

exists for manufacturers who<br />

are looking to more accurately<br />

The latest CoLOS options are designed to<br />

improve coding performance across sectors<br />

set up and automate coding<br />

jobs while simply confirming<br />

code presence on products.<br />

Two mid-range cameras<br />

have also been added for<br />

basic OCR data verification of<br />

codes printed on flat surfaces<br />

with white or light-coloured<br />

backgrounds at medium<br />

to high speeds, depending<br />

on the printer. Continual,<br />

on-line barcode quality<br />

Photoelectric contrast sensor is providing<br />

reliable, repeatable in-line label detection<br />

Mounted on a conveyor<br />

after the label applicator,<br />

a Contrinex photoelectric<br />

contrast sensor is<br />

checking the labels on<br />

cartons of bagged sweets<br />

at high speed.<br />

In operation, the<br />

sensor checks for label<br />

alignment and confirms<br />

the presence of print<br />

markings as each carton<br />

leaves the labelling area.<br />

If a label is blank, illegible<br />

or wrongly positioned, the<br />

carton is diverted to a holding<br />

Label detection on high speed lines is possible<br />

area for further investigation.<br />

As the label on each carton<br />

passes the detection point,<br />

changes in contrast trigger<br />

scoring can also be provided.<br />

Rather than waiting for<br />

periodic lab grading<br />

assessments to identify<br />

problems retrospectively,<br />

manufacturers can be<br />

alerted to potential barcode<br />

print quality deviations in<br />

real-time, so they can take<br />

corrective action before many<br />

products have been coded<br />

at sub-standard levels.<br />

Mark & Read is one of<br />

eight modules available<br />

within the time-tested CoLOS<br />

information management<br />

system. CoLOS integrates<br />

product data, line control<br />

systems, printers and<br />

code-checking equipment<br />

to ensure product coding<br />

is efficient, accurate and<br />

compliant thanks to<br />

centralised data management<br />

and automation.<br />

This line extension<br />

represents the first of the<br />

outputs from the joint<br />

engineering and commercial<br />

initiative announced last <strong>May</strong><br />

by Markem-Imaje and Cognex.<br />

T 0161 864 8111<br />

W www.markem-imaje.co.uk<br />

the sensor. The transition<br />

from carton surface to<br />

label body identifies the<br />

position and alignment<br />

of the label itself, while<br />

the well-defined contrast<br />

between printed content<br />

and the label body ensures<br />

reliable detection of even<br />

the smallest print marks.<br />

An operating range up<br />

to 12mm allows adequate<br />

clearance between sensor<br />

and target.<br />

T 0121 582 2258<br />

W www.contrinex.com


www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 65<br />

Laser coder meets the quality<br />

demands of craft-beer start-up<br />

Edinburgh Beer Factory<br />

is benefitting from<br />

improved codes,<br />

reliability, and ease of<br />

use from the Linx CSL30<br />

laser coder, which also<br />

has the potential to handle<br />

more production and new<br />

bottle sizes as the business<br />

continues to expand and enter<br />

export markets.<br />

The brewer currently uses<br />

the Linx CSL30 to code<br />

‘Best before’ dates and batch<br />

codes on its automatic bottling<br />

line, which processes about<br />

2,000 330ml bottles per hour.<br />

A high aesthetic standard is needed<br />

Since it is a laser coder, the<br />

CSL30 uses no ink and as a<br />

result there is no drying time<br />

involved or risk of smudging<br />

– problems the company had<br />

found with its previous<br />

coding solution.<br />

“For various reasons, our<br />

original coder for batch and<br />

date codes wasn’t quite right<br />

for us,” explains Martin<br />

Borland, head brewer at<br />

Edinburgh Beer Factory.<br />

“We started looking into<br />

alternatives and laser<br />

technology fitted the bill,<br />

with Linx offering the most<br />

competitive price as well as<br />

a turnkey solution.<br />

“The price quoted was what<br />

we paid, there were no hidden<br />

extras, and in the first few<br />

months we’ve had no problems<br />

at all as well as regular support<br />

from Linx’s salesman.”<br />

T 01480 302100<br />

W www.linxglobal.com<br />

Proven to be the<br />

most advanced print<br />

& apply systems<br />

Print & Apply outer-case<br />

barcode labelling<br />

Pallet labelling<br />

Self-adhesive labels & thermal ribbons<br />

Lowest cost of ownership<br />

Tel: 0161 655 4846<br />

Email: sales@ilsystems.co.uk<br />

Visit our website: www.ilsystems.co.uk<br />

Industrial Labelling Systems Ltd,<br />

Units D4 & D5 Brookside Business Park, Greengate,<br />

Middleton, Manchester, M24 1GS<br />

Why go<br />

anywhere<br />

else?<br />

Contact Industrial<br />

Labelling Systems<br />

for a complete<br />

labelling solution<br />

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ILSystems.Ltd<br />

@ILS_Print_Apply


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Components<br />

Versatile operator terminal<br />

offers optimum positioning<br />

B&R Automation is<br />

offering its Power Panel<br />

operator panels for<br />

swing arm mounting.<br />

The compact terminals<br />

feature all-round IP67<br />

protection and are perfectly<br />

suited for use right beside<br />

the machine. The devices<br />

are available in widescreen<br />

format in five sizes from 5.0 to<br />

21.5 inch. With an embedded<br />

browser, Power Panel T50<br />

Field HMI terminals are<br />

well-suited for displaying<br />

web-based HMI applications<br />

with mapp View.<br />

The devices can be either<br />

16.5 or 26 mm deep, depending<br />

on the display diagonal, and<br />

designed for mounting on a<br />

swing arm, where they can<br />

be easily swivelled into the<br />

operator’s preferred position.<br />

The Power Panels can also be<br />

installed on VESA mounting<br />

units. The FT50 terminals have<br />

a Power over Ethernet (PoE)<br />

connection, which means only<br />

a single cable provides both<br />

power supply and network<br />

communication.<br />

Power Panels are easy<br />

Simmatic has been appointed<br />

as a UK distributor for Airwork<br />

‘mini hands’ pneumatic<br />

grippers. This versatile and<br />

comprehensive range of<br />

grippers offers attractive and<br />

cost-effective solutions for<br />

product manipulation and<br />

pick & place applications,<br />

particularly where space<br />

is at a premium, and where<br />

vacuum grippers are not<br />

suitable for the task.<br />

Airwork grippers from<br />

Simmatic are available in<br />

a variety of configurations:<br />

The new compact terminals from B&R Automation feature IP67 protection<br />

to configure and perfectly<br />

complement a high-end<br />

machine design, says B&R.<br />

The multi-touch technology<br />

makes it possible to integrate<br />

commonly used gestures<br />

like swiping and zooming for<br />

intuitive, clearly structured<br />

user guidance.<br />

The projected capacitive<br />

touch screen responds<br />

precisely and reliably, even<br />

when operated while wearing<br />

thick leather gloves.<br />

With a Power Panel FT50<br />

running a web-based mapp<br />

View HMI application,<br />

operators have access to the<br />

information they need, when<br />

and where they need it.<br />

This is because mapp View<br />

allows automation engineers<br />

to create easy-to-use HMI<br />

solutions without any<br />

background in HTML5, CSS<br />

or JavaScript programming.<br />

With just a few clicks they<br />

can set up features like<br />

two-hand confirmation for<br />

critical operations.<br />

T 01733 371320<br />

W www.br-automation.com<br />

‘Mini hands’ pneumatic grippers are used<br />

for product manipulation and pick & place<br />

angular, angular with<br />

180deg opening, long-stroke<br />

parallel, guided parallel and<br />

three-jaw parallel.<br />

The angular pneumatic<br />

grippers feature ergonomic<br />

and compact design<br />

and can be assembled<br />

in multiple ways,<br />

to exactly meet<br />

the needs of the<br />

application.<br />

To further extend<br />

their versatility,<br />

they can be fitted<br />

with magnetic<br />

switches on any of their four<br />

sides, says Simmatic.<br />

T 01299 877770<br />

W www.simmatic.co.uk<br />

Many configurations are offered<br />

Modules<br />

offer ability<br />

to connect<br />

The new range of Fieldbus<br />

modules with IO-Link master<br />

functionality from ifm electronic<br />

are designed to meet the<br />

demands for ever-increasing<br />

levels of intelligent sensing and<br />

control to facilitate the drive<br />

toward increasingly sophisticated<br />

automation and IT. These robust,<br />

decentralised modules are<br />

Industry 4.0 ready and enable<br />

connectivity of sensors to PLC’s<br />

via the fieldbus and securely<br />

to the IT infrastructure via a<br />

separate IoT port.<br />

These modules serve as a<br />

gateway between intelligent<br />

IO-Link sensors and the fieldbus<br />

as well as allowing important<br />

information from intelligent<br />

sensors to be sent simultaneously<br />

into the IT world. With a separate<br />

IoT Ethernet socket the IT<br />

network can be set-up separate<br />

from the automation network.<br />

Sensor information is<br />

transferred into the IT world via<br />

the established TCP/IP JSON<br />

interface.<br />

Thanks to their robust design,<br />

use of proven materials and<br />

high ingress resistance (IP67 or<br />

IP69K) these modules can be<br />

used in coolant applications or<br />

directly in wet areas in the food<br />

industry. Furthermore, their<br />

ecolink technology guarantees<br />

reliable, permanently ingressresistant<br />

M12 connections.<br />

Among the key advantages<br />

and benefits to end-users is the<br />

separation between automation<br />

systems and the IT network.<br />

T 020 8213 0000<br />

W www.ifm.com/uk


www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE 67<br />

New Installation <strong>Machinery</strong> Southern News Manufacturing Review<br />

Making a factory a safer place<br />

Bosch Rexroth’s modular<br />

aluminium profile system<br />

has been designed to<br />

help operators and equipment<br />

manufacturers to design<br />

assembly lines that meet<br />

exacting safety requirements<br />

and critical tolerances.<br />

With the Rexroth online design<br />

tool MTPro, safety calculations<br />

are easily available to hand.<br />

Offering complete flexibility<br />

when designing an assembly<br />

line, the assembly technology<br />

product range is the world’s<br />

largest aluminium profile<br />

building system. The robust<br />

aluminium framing system<br />

helps users to design complete<br />

assembly systems to<br />

meet specific needs – from<br />

ergonomic work tables, flow<br />

racks to protective frameworks<br />

and fences – all of which is<br />

ideal for use in any factory<br />

environment.<br />

With MTpro, users can configure the best solution for a specific environment<br />

As factories evolve to meet<br />

changing demands within the<br />

market, including stringent<br />

safety regulations and a focus<br />

on Zero Harm, it’s crucial<br />

that the infrastructure of<br />

each facility evolves too. With<br />

figures from the Health and<br />

Safety Executive suggesting<br />

that 555,000 injuries occurred<br />

at work in 2017/18, at a cost<br />

of £5.2 billion to the UK<br />

economy, safety is paramount.<br />

Using assembly technology<br />

from Rexroth, effective<br />

ergonomic solutions can<br />

be achieved to support<br />

employees to work safely<br />

and comfortably, minimising<br />

the likelihood of workplace<br />

accidents at the same time<br />

as streamlining processes<br />

to achieve greater efficiency.<br />

Combining strength and<br />

flexibility, the range<br />

includes over 100 aluminium<br />

extrusions alongside over<br />

1000 types of joints and<br />

connections.<br />

As well as corresponding to<br />

CE markings and standards,<br />

components undergo<br />

extensive testing and are<br />

supplied with detailed<br />

technical data – including<br />

data on maximum load per<br />

level, rack and track – which<br />

ensures that they meet the<br />

highest safety, quality and<br />

sustainability requirements,<br />

T 0345 604 4106<br />

W www.boschrexroth.com<br />

Sealed Surface Conversion System<br />

A range of geared motors and<br />

inverters specifically design for<br />

wash-down applications found in<br />

the food and processing industry.<br />

Motor powers 0.25...2.2kW<br />

Smooth bodied - easy to clean<br />

FDA Title 21 CFR 175.300 compliant<br />

Corrosion resistant surface<br />

conversion system that will not<br />

flake off<br />

NORD Gear Limited<br />

11 Barton Lane<br />

Abingdon<br />

Oxford<br />

OX14 3NB<br />

T: +44 1235 534404<br />

E: GB-sales@nord.com<br />

W: www.nord.com<br />

Wash-Down drives protected to IP69K


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Components<br />

Drive specs can be created<br />

easily through configurator<br />

Stober Drives has<br />

just released<br />

its new online<br />

configurator, a tool that<br />

allows motion control<br />

and power transmission<br />

drive designers and<br />

engineers to create their<br />

own drive specification<br />

in real time.<br />

Using the new<br />

configurator, specifiers<br />

can create many<br />

different options,<br />

integrating products from<br />

the Stober motion product<br />

portfolio, with just a few<br />

clicks. Once the specifier<br />

has used the fast and easy<br />

configuration interface to<br />

build the optimum drive<br />

for their needs, the data<br />

and drawings can then be<br />

downloaded, and a quote<br />

requested from the company.<br />

This powerful configurator<br />

has the most popular third<br />

party servo motor brands<br />

inside for quick selection<br />

of a Stober gear unit to suit,<br />

or alternatively, engineers<br />

can take the complete Stober<br />

geared motor solution.<br />

Carlo Gavazzi has launched its<br />

NRG series of solid-state relays<br />

which are designed to meet all<br />

the needs of machine builders<br />

as well as Industry 4.0.<br />

The NRG platform has been<br />

developed to fit the purpose<br />

of Industry 4.0 and consists<br />

of one or up to 247 BUS<br />

chains providing real-time<br />

data monitoring, prevention<br />

of machine breakdown and<br />

accurate troubleshooting.<br />

The communication interface<br />

in the NRG system allows<br />

read outs of variables such as<br />

The configurator allows<br />

mechanical and design<br />

engineers to save a<br />

considerable amount of time,<br />

as until now, they had to<br />

gather and compare extensive<br />

manufacturer-specific<br />

documents. Now, they can use<br />

this new online tool to quickly<br />

and easily construct the right<br />

solution from gear units,<br />

geared motors, motors, drive<br />

controllers, motion controllers<br />

and matching software.<br />

Stober says its intuitive<br />

and practically designed<br />

interface allows users to<br />

quickly design their own<br />

unique solution in real<br />

time with just a few clicks.<br />

Numerous filters and<br />

comparison options are<br />

available within the online<br />

configurator to make this easy.<br />

For example, users can<br />

compare components by price,<br />

power density, backlash,<br />

speed, and depending<br />

on which filter is set, the<br />

best solution is displayed<br />

automatically. Users can then<br />

configure this result to suit<br />

their specific project needs.<br />

Follow this link to find out<br />

more, https://configurator.<br />

stoeber.de/en-US/<br />

T 01543 458858<br />

W www.stober.co.uk<br />

Real-time data provided by solid-state relays<br />

reduces costs as well as machine downtime<br />

voltage, current, frequency,<br />

energy consumption, power<br />

and running hours of the solid<br />

state relays RG..N in real time.<br />

DIAGNOSTIC DATA<br />

Diagnostic data such as mains<br />

loss, load loss, SSR short<br />

circuit, over temperature,<br />

SSR out of (set) limits are<br />

accessible through Modbus<br />

RTU over an RS485 interface.<br />

In addition to the above<br />

alarms, the NRG controller<br />

has a configurable NO/NC<br />

auxiliary output.<br />

The NRG system is extremely<br />

flexible and allows the user to<br />

modify default limits to adapt<br />

to their own specific needs.<br />

The solid state relays space<br />

saving design in the NRG<br />

series are available either with<br />

heatsink (RGC..N) or without<br />

heatsink (RGS..N) for ratings<br />

up to 660 V, 65 AAC and 90 AAC<br />

respectively. Significant time<br />

savings are achieved since there<br />

is no need to physically set the<br />

ID of each individual RG..N.<br />

T 01276 854110<br />

W www.carlogavazzi.co.uk<br />

New series<br />

of vacuum<br />

testers<br />

Busch Vacuum Pumps and<br />

Systems has launched a new<br />

series of VacTest vacuum<br />

measurement equipment.<br />

Designed to combine the<br />

latest advances in vacuum<br />

metrology with exceptional<br />

manufacturing quality, it provides<br />

a comprehensive portfolio<br />

of active vacuum gauges and<br />

controllers. Robust construction,<br />

reliability and measurement<br />

accuracy are key features of these<br />

devices, making them the ideal<br />

choice to monitor and control<br />

vacuum processes.<br />

With three product lines<br />

available, VacTest is designed<br />

to meet all requirements for<br />

the measurement, monitoring,<br />

control and regulation of<br />

a vacuum system or process in<br />

terms of accuracy, measurement<br />

range and functionality.<br />

VacTest Digital Transmitters<br />

are high-end gauges that are<br />

available with a full range of<br />

options as standard. Their smart<br />

micro-controller architecture<br />

allows an optimal sensor control<br />

as well as a range of setting<br />

possibilities to offer an ideal<br />

solution for many applications.<br />

VacTest Analog Transmitters<br />

feature a compact, rugged and<br />

functional design. Thanks to their<br />

excellent measuring accuracy and<br />

stability, these transmitters are<br />

ideal for centralised monitoring<br />

and control systems.<br />

Meanwhile, the VacTest<br />

(battery-operated) Mobile<br />

Gauges are said to be the perfect<br />

handheld solution for service<br />

or vacuum process quality<br />

assurance.<br />

T 01952 677432<br />

W www.busch.co.uk


“Sensors are the most<br />

important components<br />

of smart machines.”<br />

Dr. Alexander Ohl<br />

Director of Development,<br />

wenglor sensoric<br />

Ready for Industrie 4.0<br />

PNG//smart Sensors - Unique Communication and Performance<br />

• Highly fl exible production up to lot 1<br />

• Increase in productivity and effi ciency with condition monitoring<br />

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www.wenglor.com


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Regulations<br />

Concerning future<br />

functional safety<br />

Stewart Robinson<br />

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER AND FUNCTIONAL SAFETY EXPERT AT TÜV SÜD<br />

As standards which cover the safety related parts of control systems within a machine struggle to<br />

keep up with technological advances, we look at the current state of play<br />

Functional safety<br />

standards (that cover<br />

the safety related parts<br />

of control systems within<br />

a machine) seem to be a<br />

constant topic of concern<br />

within machinery safety.<br />

However, as state-of-the-art<br />

moves forward at a dramatic<br />

pace, new components and<br />

systems frequently become<br />

available which are too<br />

technologically advanced<br />

for the current standard<br />

requirements.<br />

CHOICE OF STANDARDS<br />

EN 954-1 was withdrawn as a<br />

current standard in 2006 when<br />

it was superseded by EN ISO<br />

13849-1 (Safety of machinery –<br />

Safety-related parts of control<br />

systems – General principles<br />

for design), but EN 954-1<br />

retained a presumption of<br />

conformity to the <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Directive until 2011. However,<br />

we still have the situation<br />

today where, in order to<br />

demonstrate compliance with<br />

the <strong>Machinery</strong> Directive,<br />

machine builders can choose<br />

to work to EN ISO 13849 or<br />

EN 62061 (Safety of machinery,<br />

Functional safety of safetyrelated<br />

electrical, electronic<br />

and programmable electronic<br />

control systems).<br />

EN 62061 applies to<br />

electrical, electronic and<br />

programmable electronic<br />

control systems, whereas<br />

EN ISO 13849-1 is not<br />

technology specific so it can<br />

be applied for electrical,<br />

pneumatic, hydraulic and<br />

mechanical safety systems.<br />

To add a further layer of<br />

confusion, EN ISO 13849-1 also<br />

doesn’t make it completely<br />

clear which requirements<br />

apply to a particular situation,<br />

resulting in machine builders<br />

often misinterpreting how<br />

they should apply the<br />

standard.<br />

Over the years, both<br />

ISO 13849-1 and EN 62061 have<br />

seen revisions, but the longterm<br />

plan was to simplify the<br />

process by merging the two<br />

standards, thereby making<br />

them more accessible for<br />

the machinery community.<br />

However, following the<br />

collapse of this project, the<br />

ISO published an amended<br />

version of its standard<br />

(EN ISO 13849-1:2015) in<br />

December 2015. To address<br />

the levels of confusion in the<br />

market, the IEC and ISO have<br />

issued technical reports<br />

(IEC/TR 62061-1 and ISO/TR<br />

23849) – ‘Guidance on the<br />

application of ISO 13849-1<br />

and IEC 62061 in the design<br />

of safety-related control<br />

systems for machinery’.<br />

MORE REQUIREMENTS<br />

In recent years, the<br />

requirements imposed<br />

on machines and machine<br />

systems have grown more<br />

comprehensive and<br />

complex, as digitalisation<br />

and automation progress.<br />

This has seen the increasingly<br />

widespread use of electrical,<br />

electronic or programmable<br />

electronic systems (E/E/PES)<br />

in the field of safety<br />

applications. Growing<br />

complexity and connectivity<br />

bring new requirements for<br />

machinery functional safety,<br />

with previously separate<br />

applications growing closer<br />

together. New applications<br />

of functional safety are<br />

also emerging, such as<br />

collaborative robots working<br />

in the same workspace as<br />

humans.<br />

These technologies have<br />

contributed significantly<br />

to greater efficiency and a<br />

higher degree of automation,<br />

improving operability and<br />

profitability. Alongside this, the<br />

importance of functional safety<br />

Ensuring compliance with<br />

EN ISO 13849-1 is becoming more<br />

complex and a resource hungry task<br />

within the machinery industry<br />

has increased continuously,<br />

as the safety system must be<br />

aligned to these more versatile<br />

and complex applications.<br />

The increasing connectivity<br />

of systems, plus the growing<br />

possibilities of remote control<br />

further requires suitable<br />

approaches to protect systems<br />

against unauthorised<br />

access and safety-relevant<br />

manipulation of the safety<br />

functions that are embedded<br />

into both hardware and<br />

software.<br />

In the past, dangerous<br />

machinery movements could<br />

be reliably stopped by opening<br />

one of the monitored doors<br />

in the safety guarding.<br />

Some safety applications<br />

are starting to move away<br />

from access prevention and<br />

the reliable shutdown of<br />

machines, to the automated<br />

identification of people<br />

to allow for continuous<br />

machine operation, in order<br />

to minimise disruption to<br />

the production line.<br />

ADDING COMPLEXITY<br />

With such high levels of<br />

automated safety, the safety<br />

related parts of control<br />

systems will become more<br />

complex. This will, of course,<br />

escalate further with Industry<br />

4.0/smart manufacturing.<br />

Both IEC 62061 and<br />

ISO 13849 are therefore in the<br />

process of being significantly<br />

updated. At the time of<br />

writing, publication dates<br />

are not yet confirmed, but we<br />

should see something during<br />

the latter part of <strong>2019</strong>.<br />

In the meantime, when using<br />

either standard, machine<br />

builders need to identify the<br />

individual safety functions of<br />

a machine, and then assign<br />

performance requirements<br />

against each of these to ensure<br />

that they comply. While<br />

functional decomposition<br />

(breaking each function into<br />

further sub systems) is a<br />

detailed and time consuming<br />

process, it can help with<br />

the calculations and help to<br />

ensure that nothing is missed.<br />

There are also software<br />

packages to help guide<br />

users through the process.<br />

i For more information contact<br />

W www.tuv-sud.co.uk<br />

TÜV SÜD is the PPMA<br />

Group’s technical and<br />

legislative partner


ETPACK SPRINTER UK<br />

Suite 16, Unit 4B, Kingfisher Court Business Centre,<br />

Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5SJ<br />

+44 (0) 1635 905 090<br />

dianne@et-pack.com


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Who What Where<br />

Who’s done what and gone where...<br />

Interroll<br />

Hilton Campbell<br />

is the new<br />

managing<br />

director of<br />

Interroll UK,<br />

taking over from Chris<br />

Middleton who has retired<br />

after 13 years in the role.<br />

Campbell has joined the UK<br />

business having been<br />

involved with Interroll when<br />

the company first established<br />

operations in South Africa in<br />

1998. He held several roles at<br />

this operation and has been<br />

managing director since 2012.<br />

Kerr Walker<br />

joined Interroll<br />

South Africa<br />

in March and<br />

takes over<br />

from Campbell as managing<br />

director. He was previously<br />

sales director at Technilamp<br />

and his career spans roles with<br />

firms in advanced polymers,<br />

machining and tooling.<br />

Wolf Packaging<br />

Ian Richards<br />

is now sales<br />

manager at<br />

Wolf Packaging<br />

and will be<br />

responsible for boosting<br />

the company’s presence in<br />

the UK and supporting the<br />

group’s ambitious global<br />

growth plans which include<br />

opening an office in Dubai to<br />

cover the UAE and the Middle<br />

East, later this year. He joined<br />

in February from Ishida<br />

Europe where he was snacks<br />

application manager.<br />

tna<br />

Matthew<br />

Walters has<br />

been appointed<br />

branch manager<br />

to head up tna’s<br />

Africa operations. Based in<br />

tna’s Johannesburg office, he is<br />

tasked with driving the sales of<br />

tna’s range of confectionery<br />

processing solutions.<br />

Sidel<br />

Monica Gimre<br />

has been<br />

appointed by<br />

the Tetra Laval<br />

Group board<br />

as president & CEO of Sidel<br />

Group, following the decision<br />

by Sam Strömerstén to<br />

retire from his position after<br />

more than three years in this<br />

role and 36 years with the<br />

Tetra Laval Group. Gimre<br />

is currently executive vice<br />

president processing solutions<br />

& equipment in Tetra Pak but<br />

has held several managerial<br />

positions at the group.<br />

RS Components<br />

Mark Lloyd, Jacquie Moylan-<br />

Emery and Gary Nelson from<br />

RS Components are seen here<br />

with an award from Pheonix<br />

Contact UK for being their top<br />

distribution partner for<br />

device connections which<br />

included exceptional sales.<br />

Campden BRI<br />

Uhlmann<br />

Siegfried Drost<br />

has retired from<br />

Uhlmann Pac<br />

Systeme having<br />

worked at the<br />

company since 1994, initially<br />

in charge of domestic sales<br />

and then as managing director<br />

sales from 1997.<br />

Michael<br />

Mrachacz is<br />

taking over<br />

the managing<br />

director sales<br />

role, having previously<br />

been responsible for the<br />

company’s customer support<br />

& services division. He has<br />

been a member of the Group<br />

Executive Committee in this<br />

capacity for five years.<br />

PMMI<br />

Jorge Martinez Garibay<br />

has been named EXPO PACK<br />

general director at PMMI’s<br />

Mexico office where he will<br />

direct sales and operations.<br />

Antalis<br />

Lesley Mercer has joined<br />

Antalis as its new commercial<br />

manager to provide a more<br />

strategic approach to solutions.<br />

Campden BRI’s director of science Professor Martin Hall<br />

(seen here on the right next to chief executive Steven Walker)<br />

has retired, ending an era that saw generations of the Hall family<br />

employed at the Chipping Campden-based science and research<br />

organisation, with the family giving over 150 years of service<br />

in total. He joined as a research officer in 1975 and has been<br />

instrumental in transforming the organisation in this time.<br />

Diary<br />

Dates<br />

1 - 3 OCTOBER <strong>2019</strong><br />

PPMA Total Show <strong>2019</strong><br />

NEC, Birmingham<br />

www.ppmatotalshow.co.uk<br />

23 MAY<br />

PPMA Conference<br />

National Conference Centre,<br />

Birmingham<br />

www.ppmaconference.co.uk<br />

6 JUNE<br />

Machine Vision<br />

Conference<br />

Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes<br />

chris.valdes@ppma.co.uk<br />

12 - 15 JUNE<br />

Propak Asia <strong>2019</strong><br />

Bangkok, Thailand<br />

www.propakasia.com<br />

19 - 21 JUNE<br />

Propak China<br />

Shanghai, China<br />

www.propakchina.com<br />

3 JULY<br />

PPMA Seminar<br />

PUWER<br />

Marriott Hotel, Northampton<br />

christine.jordan@ppma.co.uk<br />

12 - 14 SEPTEMBER<br />

Propak Myanmar<br />

Yangon, Myanmar<br />

www.propakmyanmar.com<br />

23 - 25 SEPTEMBER<br />

Pack Expo Las Vegas<br />

Las Vegas, USA<br />

www.packexpolasvegas.com<br />

21 - 23 OCTOBER<br />

Propak India<br />

Mumbai, India<br />

www.propakindia.com<br />

16 - 23 OCTOBER<br />

K <strong>2019</strong><br />

Dusseldorf, Germany<br />

www.k-online.com


SEMINARS<br />

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• Management<br />

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• Design<br />

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CE Marking<br />

- Robotic Safety For Integrators<br />

- <strong>Machinery</strong> Risk Assessment<br />

- <strong>Machinery</strong> Guarding<br />

- PUWER<br />

Essential for keeping your business compliant<br />

and up-to-date with current practices.<br />

TRAINING<br />

- Effective Sales Skills<br />

for Non-Sales People<br />

- HR for Non-HR Managers<br />

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These are a selection of some of the<br />

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Call Mike Horsley on<br />

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or email him at<br />

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For further information please contact<br />

Christine Jordan on 020 8773 5512<br />

or e-mail: christine.jordan@ppma.co.uk<br />

www.wallacehind.com<br />

www.ppma.co.uk


74 MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

AC INDUSTRIAL DRIVES<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

AFTERMARKET SPARES & SERVICING<br />

T: 07780 470457<br />

Ancillary Equipment<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

Ancillary Equipment CONTROL SOFTWARE<br />

Saint-Maurice cedex<br />

To advertise contact Natalie www.baumer.com Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

T: 01460 270600 E: enquiries@stellartechnik.com<br />

www.stellartechnik.com<br />

AS-i / IO-LINKNETWORKS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

T: 01283 210806<br />

www.ica.uk.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield MACHINERY Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

FINDER<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

DISTRIBUTED CONTROL SYSTEMS<br />

T: 01724 273200 www.alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

Processing Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E<br />

E: sales@alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

T: Packaging 01606 812 777 <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Balluff Bowen Ltd T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Ancillary Equipment<br />

FIELDBUS SYSTEMS<br />

Processing ifm Equipment<br />

electronic Ltd<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

www.ifm.com/uk To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

CABLE HARNESS ASSSEMBLIES<br />

CABLES / POWER SUPPLIES<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

CARBON REDUCTION<br />

CONVEYORS –ROLLER<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

Birmingham, B11 2BH<br />

Packaging ifm <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

electronic Ltd<br />

T: 07780 470457<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

E: miked@powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

www.powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

COLOUR SENSORS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

CONTROL PANELS<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

Industrial Controls<br />

and Automation Limited<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

CONVEYORS – BELT<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS – MOTORISED DRUMS<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

COUPLINGS<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

CYLINDER SENSORS / ENCODERS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

DATA MATRIX READERS<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

DESIGN SOFTWARE<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

DRUM MOTORS<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

EMC FILTERS<br />

T: 01724 273200 www.alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

E: sales@alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

ENCLOSURES<br />

T: 01724 273200 www.alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

E: sales@alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

ENCODERS<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

ENERGY EFFICIENCY<br />

E: miked@powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

www.powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

Birmingham, B11 2BH<br />

EX-HAZARDOUS AREA EQUIPMENT<br />

Tel : +33 (0) 1 45 11 60 00<br />

E: contact@marechal.com<br />

www.marechal.com<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

FILTERS – MAGNETIC<br />

Goudsmit Magnetics Group<br />

Peter Buckley<br />

T: +44 (0)7482 983183<br />

E: pbu@goudsmit.eu<br />

www.goudsmitmagnets.com<br />

FLOW SENSORS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

GEARED MOTORS<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

T: 01724 273200 www.alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

E: sales@alpha3manufacturing.com<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

Industrial Controls<br />

and Automation Limited<br />

T: 01283 210806<br />

www.ica.uk.com<br />

Industrial Controls<br />

and Automation Limited<br />

T: 01283 210806<br />

www.ica.uk.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk


To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

INDUCTIVE SENSORS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

E: miked@powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

www.powercapacitors.co.uk<br />

LEVEL SENSORS<br />

Birmingham, B11 2BH<br />

T: 07780 470457<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

LINEAR MOTORS<br />

Quin Systems Ltd<br />

Oaklands Park,<br />

Wokingham, RG41 2FD<br />

T: 0118 977 1077<br />

E: sales@quin.co.uk www.quin.co.uk<br />

MACHINE GUARDING SYSTEMS<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

MACHINE KNIVES & PUNCHES<br />

T: 01460 270600 E: enquiries@stellartechnik.com<br />

www.stellartechnik.com<br />

MAGNETIC SENSORS<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

Ancillary Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred T 020 8773 5527 Business Park,<br />

E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

REGISTRATION MARK SCANNERS<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

MACHINERY<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk<br />

FINDER<br />

www.sick.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

MANUFACTURING EXECUTION/<br />

INFORMATION SYSTEMS<br />

T<br />

E<br />

Birmingham, B45 8JL<br />

Bytronic<br />

T: +44 (0)1564 793174<br />

E: enquiries@bytronic.com<br />

www.bytronic.com<br />

Industrial Controls<br />

and Automation Limited<br />

T: 01283 210806<br />

www.ica.uk.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

METAL DETECTION<br />

Oldfield MACHINERY Road, Hampton, FINDER<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

Goudsmit Magnetics Group<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

Peter Buckley<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

T: +44 (0)7482 983183<br />

E: pbu@goudsmit.eu<br />

www.goudsmitmagnets.com<br />

MOTION CONTROL<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield<br />

Middlesex Road, TW12 Hampton,<br />

2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

Quin Systems T Ltd<br />

E<br />

Oaklands Park,<br />

Wokingham, RG41 2FD<br />

T: 0118 977 1077<br />

E: sales@quin.co.uk www.quin.co.uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

MOTORISED DRUMS<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

MOULD TOOL PARTS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

PHOTOCELLS /<br />

DISTANCE MEASUREMENT<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: www.ifm.com/uk<br />

enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

PIPEWORK / DUCTING<br />

JACOB (UK) LTD<br />

T: 01694 722841<br />

E: sales@jacob-uk.com<br />

www.jacob-uk.com<br />

PNEUMATIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT<br />

T<br />

E<br />

JACOB (UK) LTD<br />

T: 01694 722841<br />

E: sales@jacob-uk.com<br />

www.jacob-uk.com<br />

POWER SUPPLIES<br />

Balluff Ltd T<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

PRESSURE SENSORS<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Ancillary Equipment<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen TPHOTOELECTRIC 020 8773 SENSORS 5527 E<br />

RESOLVERS<br />

natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

MAGNETIC SEPARATORS<br />

RFID / DATA MATRIX<br />

Processing Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Baumer Bowen LimitedT<br />

020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Goudsmit Magnetics Group<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

Peter Buckley<br />

INDUSTRIAL ENERGY SAVING<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: +44 (0)7482 983183<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: pbu@goudsmit.eu<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

www.goudsmitmagnets.com<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

ROBOT SYSTEMS<br />

BW Container Systems<br />

75<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

Doncaster,Yorkshire DN11 8EW<br />

T: 01302 711056 E: sales@bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

www.bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Coventry, CV7 9DR<br />

T: 024 7605 3000<br />

E: marketing@fanuc.co.uk<br />

www.fanuc.eu<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

SAFETY COMPONENTS<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

SAFETY LIGHT CURTAINS<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk


To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

76<br />

MACHINERY UPDATE MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> www.machineryupdate.co.uk<br />

Ancillary Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

Northants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

TACHOS<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

T: 01234 753200<br />

E: sales.uk@Lenze.com<br />

www.Lenze.com<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

TEMPERATURE SENSORS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SENSOR BUS SYSTEMS<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

To advertise contact Natalie SERVO Bowen CONTROL SYSTEMS T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

VIBRATION MONITORING<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839 T<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

VALVE FEEDBACK<br />

ifm electronic Ltd<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

Middlesex TW12 2HD<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

SENSORS FOR AUTOMATION<br />

SICK (UK) LTD T<br />

E<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Quin Bowen Systems Ltd<br />

TSt Albans, 020 Herts 8773 AL1 5BN5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

VISION SENSORS<br />

Balluff Ltd<br />

Oaklands Park,<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

Wokingham, RG41 2FD<br />

Baumer Limited<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

33-36 Shrivenham Hundred Business Park,<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

T: 0118 977 1077<br />

Majors Road, Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 8TZ<br />

E: sales@quin.co.uk www.quin.co.uk<br />

T: +44 1793 783 839<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

ULTRASONIC SENSORS<br />

E: sales.uk@baumer.com<br />

www.baumer.com<br />

Baumer To advertise Limited contact Natalie Bowen SERVO T DRIVES 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Balluff Ltd Ancillary ifm electronic Equipment<br />

Ltd<br />

Cheshire, CW9 7UA<br />

Oldfield Road, Hampton,<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk Processing<br />

T: 01606 812 777<br />

Middlesex TW12 Equipment<br />

2HD<br />

E: sales@balluff.co.uk www.balluff.co.uk<br />

T: 020 8213-2222<br />

E: enquiry.gb@ifm.com<br />

www.ifm.com/uk<br />

PILZ Automation Technology<br />

Pilz House, Little Colliers Field, Corby,<br />

ENorthants, NN18 8TJ<br />

T: 01536 460766<br />

E: sales@pilz.co.uk www.pilz.co.uk<br />

Ancillary Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

Coperion K-Tron GB<br />

Processing Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Winkworth<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Ancillary Equipment<br />

Processing Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

ADDITIVE Packaging MANUFACTURING: <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Morton Bowen Mixers T 020 8773 5527 E BULK natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

PRODUCT<br />

3D PRINTING<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

HANDLING SYSTEMS<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

KUKA Robotics UK Ltd<br />

Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7LL<br />

T: 0121 505 9970<br />

E: sales@kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

www.kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

ADHESIVES<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

AUTOCLAVES & STERILIZERS<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

BAKERY PROCESS EQUIPMENT<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

Packaging JACOB (UK) <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

LTD<br />

T: 01694 722841<br />

E: sales@jacob-uk.com<br />

www.jacob-uk.com<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen TT: 01908 020585300 8773 F: 01908 5527 585400 E<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

FlexLink Systems Limited<br />

Milton Keynes, MK14 5BN<br />

T: 01908 327200<br />

E: info.uk@flexlink.com<br />

www.flexlink.com<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

E: sales@jrboone.com Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To www.jrboone.com<br />

advertise contact Natalie E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

BAKING<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Steck Depositors Limited<br />

Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3LF<br />

T: +44 (0) 1293 873439<br />

E: sales@steckdepositors.com<br />

www.steckdepositors.com<br />

BISCUIT PROCESS EQUIPMENT<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

BLENDING<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: +44 (0)1260 272894<br />

Matcon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1386 769 000<br />

E: matcon_marketing@idexcorp.com<br />

www.matconibc.com<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Silverson Machines Ltd<br />

Waterside, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1PQ<br />

T: 01494 786331<br />

E: sales@silverson.co.uk<br />

www.silverson.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

BOWL CHOPPER<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

BREAKFAST CEREAL<br />

PROCESS EQUIPMENT<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

Processing Equipment<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

4 Acorn Business Park, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1AS<br />

T: 0161 209 4810<br />

E: ckb@coperionktron.com<br />

www@coperionktron.com<br />

piab<br />

Oaks Ind. Est., Festival Drive,<br />

Loughborough, LE11 5XN<br />

T: 01509 857010 F: 01509 857011<br />

E: info-uk@piab.com www.piab.com<br />

E: sales@rileyautomation.com<br />

T: 01332 275850 www.rileyautomation.com<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

CLEAN IN PLACE (CIP)<br />

T: +44(0)117 440 4000<br />

E: enquiries@ambrosystems.com<br />

www.ambrosystems.com


To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

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Processing Equipment<br />

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COATING MACHINES<br />

Valco Melton UK<br />

Hortonwood 32,<br />

Telford TF1 7YN<br />

T: 01952 677911 F: 01952 677945<br />

E: uk@valcomelton.com www.valcomelton.com<br />

Winkworth<br />

Winkworth<br />

MACHINERY<br />

DAIRY<br />

FINDER<br />

EQUIPMENT<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

CONFECTIONERY PROCESS<br />

EQUIPMENT<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

T: +44 (0)1260 272894<br />

E: sales@jrboone.com<br />

www.jrboone.com<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

piab<br />

Oaks Ind. Est., Festival Drive,<br />

Loughborough, LE11 5XN<br />

T: 01509 857010 F: 01509 857011<br />

E: info-uk@piab.com www.piab.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS - UV<br />

JenAct<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: jenact@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jenact.co.uk<br />

COOKING KETTLES<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

COSMETIC & TOILETRY<br />

PROCESSING EQUIPMENT<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

FlexLink Systems Limited<br />

Milton Keynes, MK14 5BN<br />

T: 01908 327200<br />

E: info.uk@flexlink.com<br />

www.flexlink.com<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 T 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com E<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

Yorkshire Packaging Systems Ltd<br />

Woodkirk Freight Terminal, Quarry Lane,<br />

Woodkirk, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 7JJ<br />

T: 01924 441355 F: 01924 440686<br />

E: enquiries@yps.co.uk www.yps.co.uk<br />

DEPOSITORS LIQUIDS/SOLIDS<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

Karmelle Ltd<br />

Unit 17, Queens Mill Industrial Estate,<br />

Queens Mill Lane, Huddersfield HD1 3RR<br />

T: 01484 533356<br />

E: Karmelle@gmail.com www.karmelle.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Riggs Autopack Ltd<br />

Nelson, Lancs BB9 0HU<br />

T: 01282 440040<br />

E: info@riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

www.riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

SP Filling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit 28, Ddole Industrial Estate,<br />

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF<br />

T: 01597 824918 F: 01597 822553<br />

E: sales@sp-filling.co.uk www.sp-filling.co.uk<br />

Steck Depositors Limited<br />

Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3LF<br />

T: +44 (0) 1293 873439<br />

E: sales@steckdepositors.com<br />

www.steckdepositors.com<br />

DRUM EMPTYING<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

DRUM FILLING<br />

Adelphi Group<br />

Mill Green Road, Haywards Heath,<br />

West Sussex RH16 1XQ<br />

T: 01444 472300<br />

W: www.adelphi.uk.com<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

SP Filling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit 28, Ddole Industrial Estate,<br />

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF<br />

T: 01597 824918 F: 01597 822553<br />

E: sales@sp-filling.co.uk www.sp-filling.co.uk<br />

EXTRUSION<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

T Reiser UK Ltd<br />

E<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie<br />

T: 01256<br />

Bowen T<br />

305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk<br />

020 8773<br />

www.mixer.co.uk<br />

5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

FILLING MACHINES: LIQUID<br />

Adelphi Group<br />

Mill Green Road, Haywards Heath,<br />

West Sussex RH16 1XQ<br />

T: 01444 472300<br />

W: www.adelphi.uk.com<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Karmelle Ltd<br />

Unit 17, Queens Mill Industrial Estate,<br />

Queens Mill Lane, Huddersfield HD1 3RR<br />

T: 01484 533356<br />

E: Karmelle@gmail.com www.karmelle.com<br />

Riggs Autopack Ltd<br />

Nelson, Lancs BB9 0HU<br />

T: 01282 440040<br />

E: info@riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

www.riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

SP Filling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit 28, Ddole Industrial Estate,<br />

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF<br />

T: 01597 824918 F: 01597 822553<br />

E: sales@sp-filling.co.uk www.sp-filling.co.uk<br />

FILTRATION EQUIPMENT<br />

T: +44(0)117 440 4000<br />

E: enquiries@ambrosystems.com<br />

www.ambrosystems.com<br />

d h industries<br />

dh industries<br />

Sullivan House, Fenton Way, Laindon,<br />

Essex, SS15 6TD, UK<br />

T: +44 (0)1268 410 666 - F: +44 (0)1268 410 777<br />

E: dh@dhi.co.uk - www.dhi.co.uk<br />

Goudsmit Magnetics Group<br />

Peter Buckley<br />

T: +44 (0)7482 983183<br />

E: pbu@goudsmit.eu<br />

www.goudsmitmagnets.com<br />

FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

KUKA Robotics UK Ltd<br />

Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7LL<br />

T: 0121 505 9970<br />

E: sales@kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

www.kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

T: 01202 307700 E: info@packline.co.uk<br />

www.packline.co.uk<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Riggs Autopack Ltd<br />

Nelson, Lancs BB9 0HU<br />

T: 01282 440040<br />

E: info@riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

www.riggsautopack.co.uk<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

HEAT EXCHANGERS<br />

Krones UK Ltd<br />

Westregen House,<br />

Great Bank Road, Wingates Industrial Park,<br />

Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3XB<br />

T: 01942 845000 F: 01942 845091<br />

E: sales@krones.co.uk www.krones.com<br />

HIGH PRESSURE PROCESSING<br />

EQUIPMENT (HPP)<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

HOMOGENISATION<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

Silverson Machines Ltd<br />

Waterside, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1PQ<br />

T: 01494 786331<br />

E: sales@silverson.co.uk<br />

www.silverson.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

MEAT PROCESSING EQUIPMENT<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

MECHANISATION –UNPACKED<br />

MECHANICAL HANDLING<br />

PROCESS AREA<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

MILLING / CNC MACHINING<br />

KUKA Robotics UK Ltd<br />

Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7LL<br />

T: 0121 505 9970<br />

E: sales@kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

www.kuka­robotics.co.uk


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Processing Equipment To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

MINCING & GRINDING<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

MIXING MACHINES<br />

T: +44 (0)1260 272894<br />

E: sales@jrboone.com<br />

www.jrboone.com<br />

Matcon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1386 769 000<br />

E: matcon_marketing@idexcorp.com<br />

www.matconibc.com<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

Silverson Machines Ltd<br />

Waterside, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1PQ<br />

T: 01494 786331<br />

E: sales@silverson.co.uk<br />

www.silverson.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

MIXING VESSELS<br />

Adelphi Group<br />

Mill Green Road, Haywards Heath,<br />

West Sussex RH16 1XQ<br />

T: 01444 472300<br />

W: www.adelphi.uk.com<br />

d h industries<br />

dh industries<br />

Sullivan House, Fenton Way, Laindon,<br />

Essex, SS15 6TD, UK<br />

T: +44 (0)1268 410 666 - F: +44 (0)1268 410 777<br />

E: dh@dhi.co.uk - www.dhi.co.uk<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

PASTA COOKERS<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

PASTEURISERS<br />

T: +44(0)117 440 4000<br />

E: enquiries@ambrosystems.com<br />

www.ambrosystems.com<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

KHS UK Limited<br />

6 Monkspath Business Park,<br />

Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4NY<br />

T: 0121 713 6900 F: 0121 713 6935<br />

E: info@khs.com www.khs.com<br />

PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSING<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

T<br />

E<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

Coperion K-Tron GB<br />

4 Acorn Business Park, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1AS<br />

T: 0161 209 4810<br />

E: ckb@coperionktron.com<br />

www@coperionktron.com<br />

KUKA Robotics UK Ltd<br />

Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 7LL<br />

T: 0121 505 9970<br />

E: sales@kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

www.kuka­robotics.co.uk<br />

T: 01202 307700 E: info@packline.co.uk<br />

www.packline.co.uk<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen TWinkworth<br />

020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

SMOKE GENERATORS<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

PILOT PLANT<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

PIZZA EQUIPMENT<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

Multipond Limited<br />

Genoa Way, High Wycombe, HP11 1NY<br />

T: 01494 471580 F: 01494 533487<br />

E: info@multipond.co.uk www.multipond.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Steck Depositors Limited<br />

Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3LF<br />

T: +44 (0) 1293 873439<br />

E: sales@steckdepositors.com<br />

www.steckdepositors.com<br />

PUMPS<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

PUMPS VACUUM<br />

piab<br />

Oaks Ind. Est., Festival Drive,<br />

Loughborough, LE11 5XN<br />

T: 01509 857010 F: 01509 857011<br />

E: info-uk@piab.com www.piab.com<br />

SANDWICH PREPARATION<br />

EQUIPMENT<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

MACHINERY FINDER<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

SAUSAGE PRODUCTION<br />

EQUIPMENT<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

T<br />

E<br />

SLICING & DICING<br />

Grote Company<br />

Wrexham, LL13 7YP<br />

www.grotecompany.com<br />

E: sales@grotecompany.com<br />

T: 01978 362243 F: 01978 362255<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

SMOKE OVENS<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

SNACK PROCESS EQUIPMENT<br />

Baker Perkins Ltd<br />

Manor Drive,<br />

Peterborough, PE4 7AP T: +44 1733 283000<br />

E: bpltd@bakerperkins.com<br />

www.bakerperkins.com<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

SORTING EQUIPMENT<br />

Scorpion Vision Ltd<br />

Lymington, Hampshire SO41 0ED<br />

T: 01590 679333<br />

E: sales@scorpionvision.co.uk<br />

www.scorpionvision.co.uk<br />

SPECIAL PURPOSE MACHINES<br />

NETZSCH Pumps & Systems Ltd<br />

Dorchester, Dorset,<br />

DT2 0LL<br />

T: 01935 483900<br />

E: info.npu@netzsch.com www.netzsch.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

SPICE & HERB STERILISATION<br />

holmach<br />

Processing<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

www.holmach.co.uk Equipment<br />

T: 01780 749097 E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

STERILISING TUNNELS<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

JenAct<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: jenact@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jenact.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

TABLETTING &<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Bowen iXAPACK T 020 GLOBAL 8773 5527 E TABLET natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

COUNTING<br />

T: +33 772 142 856<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

E: laurent.noiraud@ixapack.com<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Cremer Speciaalmachines BV<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

www.ixapack.com<br />

Heereweg 5, 2161 AB Lisse, The Netherlands<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: +31 252 419038 F: +31 252 418718<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

E: sales@cremer.com<br />

www.cremer.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

VACUUM PROCESS VESSELS<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

T: +44 (0)1260 272894<br />

E: sales@jrboone.com<br />

www.jrboone.com<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

Morton Mixers<br />

T: 0845 277 0939<br />

E: info@morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

www.morton-mixers.co.uk<br />

ProXES UK & Ireland Ltd<br />

T: +44 1480 400684<br />

E: ukireland@proxes-group.com<br />

W: proxes-group.com<br />

Winkworth<br />

T: 01256 305600 E: info@mixer.co.uk www.mixer.co.uk<br />

VISCOSITY CONTROL<br />

Jenton International Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: sales@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jenton.co.uk<br />

X-RAY INSPECTION<br />

Ishida Europe Ltd<br />

Kettles Wood Drive,<br />

Woodgate Business Park, Birmingham B32 3DB<br />

T: 0121 607 7700 F: 0121 607 7666<br />

E: info@ishidaeurope.com www.ishidaeurope.com<br />

Sealpac UK Ltd<br />

Units 1-3, The Concept Centre,<br />

Innovation Close, Poole, Dorset BH12 4QD, UK<br />

T: 0845 302 3056 F: 0845 302 3057<br />

E: sales@sealpac-uk.com www.sealpac-uk.com<br />

Sparc Systems Ltd<br />

Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NP<br />

T: 01684 310000<br />

E: sales@sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

www.sparc-systems.co.uk


MACHINERY FINDER<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

ADHESIVES<br />

Integrated INTEGRATED Glueing GLUEING Technology<br />

TECHNOLOGY<br />

Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6TT<br />

T: 01225 783456<br />

E: general@igluetech.co.uk www.igluetech.co.uk<br />

E: sales@gordianstrapping.com<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> Ilapak Ltd To advertise contact Natalie www.gordianstrapping.com<br />

Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E Weber natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Packaging Solutions<br />

ADHESIVE APPLICATORS<br />

Integrated Glueing Technology<br />

INTEGRATED GLUEING TECHNOLOGY<br />

Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6TT<br />

T: 01225 783456<br />

E: general@igluetech.co.uk www.igluetech.co.uk<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

T: 01268 885885<br />

Nordson (U.K.) Ltd.<br />

25 Faraday Road, Rabans Lane Industrial Area,<br />

Aylesbury, HP19 8RY<br />

T: 01296 610 140 F: 01296 610 175<br />

E: sales@uk.nordson.com<br />

www.nordson.co.uk/adhesives<br />

Robatech Gluing Technology<br />

Basildon, Essex, SS15 6SW<br />

T: 01268 490035<br />

E: info@robatechgt.com<br />

www.robatechgt.com<br />

Valco Melton UK<br />

Hortonwood 32,<br />

Telford TF1 7YN<br />

T: 01952 677911 F: 01952 677945<br />

E: uk@valcomelton.com www.valcomelton.com<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

AEROSOL & SPRAY EQUIPMENT<br />

d h industries<br />

dh industries<br />

Sullivan House, Fenton Way, Laindon,<br />

Essex, SS15 6TD, UK<br />

T: +44 (0)1268 410 666 - F: +44 (0)1268 410 777<br />

E: dh@dhi.co.uk - www.dhi.co.uk<br />

AUTHENTICATION<br />

a coesia company<br />

T: 01908 327271<br />

E: info@atlanticzeiser.com<br />

www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

AUTOMATIC GUIDED VEHICLES<br />

Alvey Systems & Services Ltd<br />

T: +44 7785 368 074<br />

+44 1384 210 278<br />

E: info@alvey.eu<br />

www.alvey.eu<br />

Ocme UK Ltd<br />

King John Hse, Kingsclere Park,<br />

Kingsclere, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 4SW<br />

T: 01635 298171 F: 01635 297936<br />

E: sales.uk@ocme.com www.ocme.com<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

BAGGING EQUIPMENT<br />

automated packaging systems<br />

Sandy’s Road, Malvern, WR14 1JJ<br />

T: 01684 891 400 F: 01684 891 401<br />

Email: sales@autobag.co.uk www.autobag.co.uk<br />

Nottingham, NG9 1PF, United Kingdom<br />

T: 0115 967 8787 E: sales@bwflexiblesystems<br />

www.bwflexiblesystems.com<br />

Fischbein­Saxon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0) 844 372 2877<br />

E: sales@fischbein­saxon.co.uk<br />

www.fischbein.com/eastern<br />

Gainsborough Industrial Controls Ltd<br />

Alpha Works, Sandars Road, Heapham Road<br />

Industrial Estate, Gainsborough DN21 1RZ<br />

T: 01427 611885<br />

E: sales@gic.uk.net www.gic.uk.net<br />

Uxbridge, Middlesex<br />

UB8 2YF<br />

T: 020 8797 2000<br />

E: sales@ilapak.co.uk www.ilapak.com<br />

Line Equipment Ltd<br />

Nottingham, NG16 3SU<br />

T: 01773 717007<br />

E: machines@lineequipment.co.uk<br />

www.lineequipment.co.uk<br />

Optima Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> PLC<br />

7 Loader Close, Kings Worthy, Hampshire SO23 7TF<br />

T: 01962 620898 F: +49 (0)791/506-6500<br />

E: info@optima-gb.com<br />

www.optima-gb.com<br />

PFM House, 2 Pilgrim Way,<br />

Leeds LS28 6LU<br />

PFM Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> T: +44 (0)113 Ltd 2393401<br />

E: sales@pfmuk.com<br />

www.pfmuk.com<br />

Rovema Packaging Machines Ltd<br />

8 Merlin Centre, Gatehouse Close,<br />

Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8DP<br />

T: 01296 310490 F: 01296 483440<br />

E: sales@rovema.co.uk<br />

www.rovema.com<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

BAG PALLETISERS<br />

Fischbein­Saxon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0) 844 372 2877<br />

E: sales@fischbein­saxon.co.uk<br />

www.fischbein.com/eastern<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

BAG SEALERS<br />

automated packaging systems<br />

Sandy’s Road, Malvern, WR14 1JJ<br />

T: 01684 891 400 F: 01684 891 401<br />

Email: sales@autobag.co.uk www.autobag.co.uk<br />

Fischbein­Saxon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0) 844 372 2877<br />

E: sales@fischbein­saxon.co.uk<br />

www.fischbein.com/eastern<br />

Jenton International Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: sales@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jenton.co.uk<br />

RM Sealers Ltd<br />

Valley Farm, Dagnall, Herts HP4 1QR<br />

T: 01442 843387<br />

E: enquiries@rmsealers.co.uk<br />

www.rmsealers.co.uk<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

www.machineryupdate.co.uk MAY/JUNE <strong>2019</strong> MACHINERY UPDATE<br />

BANDING<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Gordian Strapping Ltd<br />

Brunel Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6XX<br />

T: 01256 394 400 F: 01256 394 410<br />

Jenton International Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: sales@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jenton.co.uk<br />

Packaging Aids Ltd<br />

Lords Way,<br />

Basildon, SS13 1TN<br />

E: sales@packer.co.uk<br />

Packaging T: 01444 239970 <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

F: 01444 246609<br />

www.packer.co.uk<br />

Sollas UK Ltd<br />

Hampshire RG28 7BB<br />

T: 01256 896930<br />

E: sales@sollasuk.com www.sollas.com<br />

BAR CODE READER<br />

VERIFICATION-OCR<br />

T: 01444 239970 F: 01444 246609<br />

E: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk www.labeller.co.uk<br />

Birmingham, B45 8JL<br />

Bytronic<br />

T: +44 (0)1564 793174<br />

E: enquiries@bytronic.com<br />

www.bytronic.com<br />

www.logopak.co.uk<br />

T: 01904 692333<br />

Olmec-UK Ltd<br />

Barton-Upon-Humber<br />

DN18 5RL<br />

T: 01652 631960<br />

E: sales@olmec-uk.com www.olmec-uk.com<br />

SICK (UK) LTD<br />

Waldkirch House, 39 Hedley Rd,<br />

St Albans, Herts AL1 5BN<br />

T: 01727 831121 F: 01727 856767<br />

E: info@sick.co.uk www.sick.co.uk<br />

Valco Melton UK<br />

Hortonwood 32,<br />

Telford TF1 7YN<br />

T: 01952 677911 F: 01952 677945<br />

E: uk@valcomelton.com www.valcomelton.com<br />

BAR CODE SYSTEMS<br />

Acrovision<br />

Hertfordshire, AL3 8JP<br />

T: 0845 337 0250<br />

E: info@acrovision.co.uk<br />

www.acrovision.co.uk<br />

Advanced Labelling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit B, Bandet Way, Thame Ind.<br />

Estate, Thame, Oxon OX9 3SJ<br />

T: 01844 213177<br />

E: sales@als-eu.com www.als-eu.com<br />

a coesia company<br />

T: 01908 327271<br />

E: info@atlanticzeiser.com<br />

www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

Cobalt Systems Ltd<br />

Cobalt House, Arden Square,<br />

Electra Way, Crewe, CW1 6HA<br />

T: 01270 539800<br />

E: sales@cobaltis.co.uk www.cobaltis.co.uk<br />

Industrial Labelling Systems Ltd<br />

D4 Brookside Business Park, Manchester M24 1GS<br />

T: 0161 655 4846<br />

E: sales@ilsystems.co.uk<br />

www.ilsystems.co.uk<br />

79<br />

www.logopak.co.uk<br />

T: 01904 692333<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

BESPOKE MACHINE BUILDER<br />

E: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk www.labeller.co.uk<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

BLOW MOULDERS<br />

Evolution BPS<br />

T: 01721 724296<br />

E: sales@evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

www.evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

KHS UK Limited<br />

6 Monkspath Business Park,<br />

Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4NY<br />

T: 0121 713 6900 F: 0121 713 6935<br />

E: info@khs.com www.khs.com<br />

BOARD SEALERS<br />

MPE UK LIMITED<br />

Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire SK23 7DQ<br />

T: +44 1663 732 700<br />

E: mark@mpe-uk.com<br />

www.mpe-uk.com<br />

BOX MAKING MACHINERY<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CAN FILLING EQUIPMENT<br />

All-Fill International Ltd<br />

5 Gateshead Close, Sunderland Rd,<br />

Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 1RS<br />

T: 01767 691100<br />

E: info@allfill.co.uk www.allfill.co.uk<br />

KHS UK Limited<br />

6 Monkspath Business Park,<br />

Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4NY<br />

T: 0121 713 6900 F: 0121 713 6935<br />

E: info@khs.com www.khs.com<br />

MULTI-FILL Inc. T: +1 801 280 1570<br />

multifill multifil<br />

E: sales@multi-fill.com<br />

www.multi-fill.com<br />

Multipond Limited<br />

Genoa Way, High Wycombe, HP11 1NY<br />

T: 01494 471580 F: 01494 533487<br />

E: info@multipond.co.uk www.multipond.com<br />

CAPPERS<br />

Adelphi Group<br />

Mill Green Road, Haywards Heath,<br />

West Sussex RH16 1XQ<br />

T: 01444 472300<br />

W: www.adelphi.uk.com<br />

Gainsborough Engineering Company<br />

Long Wood Road, Corringham Road Industrial Estate,<br />

Gainsborough, DN21 1QB<br />

T: 01427 617677<br />

F: 01427 810443<br />

E: sales@gains-eng.co.uk<br />

www.gains-eng.co.uk<br />

Valco Melton UK<br />

Hortonwood 32,<br />

Telford TF1 7YN<br />

T: 01952 677911 F: 01952 677945<br />

E: uk@valcomelton.com www.valcomelton.com<br />

01480 408500 mail@leuze.co.uk www.leuze.co.uk<br />

Advanced Dynamics Ltd<br />

Unit 3, 606 Industrial Park,<br />

Staithgate Lane, Bradford, BD6 1YA<br />

T: 01274 731222 F: 01274 308953<br />

E: info@advanceddynamics.co.uk<br />

www.advanceddynamics.co.uk


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Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Cap Coder Ltd<br />

Monument Business Park,<br />

Chalgrove, Oxford, OX44 7RW<br />

T: 01865 891466 F: 01865 891292<br />

E: sales@capcoder.com www.capcoder.com<br />

Evolution BPS<br />

T: 01721 724296<br />

E: sales@evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

www.evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

Karmelle Ltd<br />

Unit 17, Queens Mill Industrial Estate,<br />

Queens Mill Lane, Huddersfield HD1 3RR<br />

T: 01484 533356<br />

E: Karmelle@gmail.com www.karmelle.com<br />

Optima Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> PLC<br />

7 Loader Close, Kings Worthy, Hampshire SO23 7TF<br />

T: 01962 620898 F: +49 (0)791/506-6500<br />

E: info@optima-gb.com<br />

www.optima-gb.com<br />

Propack Automation <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

10 Hill Wootton Rd, Leek Wootton, Warwicks, CV35 7QL<br />

T: 02476 470074<br />

E: office@propack.co.uk<br />

www.propack.co.uk<br />

Shemesh Automation UK<br />

Berkeley Square, <strong>May</strong>fair,<br />

London W1J 6DB T: +44 207 887 6004<br />

E: SA@shemeshautomation.com<br />

www.shemeshautomation.com<br />

SP Filling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit 28, Ddole Industrial Estate,<br />

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF<br />

T: 01597 824918 F: 01597 822553<br />

E: sales@sp-filling.co.uk www.sp-filling.co.uk<br />

CARTONING SYSTEMS<br />

a coesia company<br />

T: 01908 327271<br />

E: info@atlanticzeiser.com<br />

www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

CAMA 3 Ltd<br />

Suite 44, Berkeley House,<br />

Hunts Rise, South Marston Park,<br />

Swindon, Wilts, SN3 4TG<br />

T: 01793 831111 F: 01793 831481<br />

E: cama3@camagroup.com www.camagroup.com<br />

CME Ltd<br />

Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, TA20 3NL<br />

T: 01460 269500<br />

E: cme@cme-ltd.com<br />

www.cme-ltd.com<br />

ETPACK SPRINTER UK LTD<br />

NEWBURY, BERKS, RG14 5SJ<br />

T: 01635 905090<br />

E: dianne@et-pack.com<br />

www.et-pack.com<br />

Integrated Glueing Technology<br />

INTEGRATED GLUEING TECHNOLOGY<br />

Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6TT<br />

T: 01225 783456<br />

E: general@igluetech.co.uk www.igluetech.co.uk<br />

Jacob White Packaging Ltd<br />

Riverside Way, Dartford, Kent DA1 5BY<br />

T: 01322 272531 F: 01322 270692<br />

E: enquiries@jacobwhite.com<br />

www.jacobwhite.com<br />

Kliklok International Ltd<br />

Western Drive, Bristol BS14 0AY<br />

E: michelle.newman@bosch.com<br />

T: 01275 836131<br />

www.kliklok-int.com<br />

Mediseal GmbH<br />

Körber Medipak Systems UK<br />

Fairacres, Windsor SL4 4LE<br />

T: 01753 754865<br />

www.mediseal.de<br />

Norden <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

2 Tanners Drive, Milton Keynes, MK14 5BN<br />

T: 0161 861 7770 Mob: 07785 261106<br />

E: sales@nordenmachinery.se<br />

www.nordenmachinery.se<br />

Propack Automation <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

10 Hill Wootton Rd, Leek Wootton, Warwicks, CV35 7QL<br />

T: 02476 470074<br />

E: office@propack.co.uk<br />

www.propack.co.uk<br />

105 Newdigate T Road, Nottingham, NG16 E 1HN<br />

T: 0115 875 9846<br />

E: contact@raupack.co.uk www.raupack.co.uk<br />

Rovema Packaging Machines Ltd<br />

8 Merlin Centre, Gatehouse Close,<br />

Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8DP<br />

T: 01296 310490 F: 01296 483440<br />

E: sales@rovema.co.uk<br />

www.rovema.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

T: 01420 542505 E: info@springvaleltd.co.uk<br />

www.springvaleltd.co.uk<br />

CASE ERECTING/FILLING SEALING<br />

T: 01282 601444 E: sales@adpak.co.uk<br />

www.adpakmachinerysystemsltd.co.uk<br />

Aetna UK Limited<br />

Oakley, Bedford,<br />

MK43 7TA<br />

T: 01234 825050<br />

E: sales.uk@robopac.com www.aetnagroup.co.uk<br />

T: +31 (0)348 410 999 E: sales@blueprintautomation.nl<br />

www.blueprintautomation.com<br />

CAMA 3 Ltd<br />

Suite 44, Berkeley House,<br />

Hunts Rise, South Marston Park,<br />

Swindon, Wilts, SN3 4TG<br />

T: 01793 831111 F: 01793 831481<br />

E: cama3@camagroup.com www.camagroup.com<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

ETT UK Limited<br />

Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7TD<br />

T: 01502 470812<br />

E: geoff@ett-uk.com<br />

www.ett-uk.com<br />

Evolution BPS<br />

T: 01721 724296<br />

E: sales@evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

www.evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

iXAPACK GLOBAL<br />

T: +33 772 142 856<br />

E: laurent.noiraud@ixapack.com<br />

www.ixapack.com<br />

Jacob White Packaging Ltd<br />

Riverside Way, Dartford, Kent DA1 5BY<br />

T: 01322 272531 F: 01322 270692<br />

E: enquiries@jacobwhite.com<br />

www.jacobwhite.com<br />

Anson Way, Ellough,<br />

Beccles NR34 7TJ<br />

T: 01502 713777<br />

E: info@linkxpackaging.com<br />

www.linkxpackaging.com<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

Quin Systems Ltd<br />

Oaklands Park,<br />

Wokingham, RG41 2FD<br />

T: 0118 977 1077<br />

E: sales@quin.co.uk www.quin.co.uk<br />

SCM Handling Ltd<br />

Broadgauge Business Park, Taunton,<br />

Somerset, TA4 3RU<br />

T: 01823 431838 F: 01823 430806<br />

E: sales@scmhandling.com www.scmhandling.com<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

4 Excalibur Halls, Anson<br />

Way, Beccles NR34 7TJ<br />

T: 01502 717818<br />

E: info@siat.co.uk<br />

www.siat.co.uk<br />

SOCO SYSTEM<br />

Tekpak Automation Ltd (UK)<br />

T: +44 (0)113 3505694<br />

E: sales@tekpak.co.uk<br />

www.tekpak.co.uk<br />

CASE LINING/FILLING/CLOSING<br />

T: +31 (0)348 410 999 E: sales@blueprintautomation.nl<br />

www.blueprintautomation.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CASE PACKERS AUTOMATIC<br />

T: +44 1427 611 969<br />

E: sales@ampautomation.co.uk<br />

www.ampautomation.co.uk<br />

T: +31 (0)348 410 999 E: sales@blueprintautomation.nl<br />

www.blueprintautomation.com<br />

BW Container Systems<br />

Doncaster,Yorkshire DN11 8EW<br />

T: 01302 711056 E: sales@bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

www.bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

CAMA 3 Ltd<br />

Suite 44, Berkeley House,<br />

Hunts Rise, South Marston Park,<br />

Swindon, Wilts, SN3 4TG<br />

T: 01793 831111 F: 01793 831481<br />

E: cama3@camagroup.com www.camagroup.com<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

ETT UK Limited<br />

Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7TD<br />

T: 01502 470812<br />

E: geoff@ett-uk.com<br />

www.ett-uk.com<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Jacob White Packaging Ltd<br />

Riverside Way, Dartford, Kent DA1 5BY<br />

T: 01322 272531 F: 01322 270692<br />

E: enquiries@jacobwhite.com<br />

www.jacobwhite.com<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

KHS UK Limited<br />

6 Monkspath Business Park,<br />

Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4NY<br />

T: 0121 713 6900 F: 0121 713 6935<br />

E: info@khs.com www.khs.com<br />

Anson Way, Ellough,<br />

Beccles NR34 7TJ<br />

T: 01502 713777<br />

E: info@linkxpackaging.com<br />

www.linkxpackaging.com<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

Quin Systems Ltd<br />

Oaklands Park,<br />

Wokingham, RG41 2FD<br />

T: 0118 977 1077<br />

E: sales@quin.co.uk www.quin.co.uk<br />

Rovema Packaging Machines Ltd<br />

8 Merlin Centre, Gatehouse Close,<br />

Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8DP<br />

T: 01296 310490 F: 01296 483440<br />

E: sales@rovema.co.uk<br />

www.rovema.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

4 Excalibur Halls, Anson<br />

Way, Beccles NR34 7TJ<br />

T: 01502 717818<br />

E: info@siat.co.uk<br />

www.siat.co.uk<br />

Tekpak Automation Ltd (UK)<br />

T: +44 (0)113 3505694<br />

E: sales@tekpak.co.uk<br />

www.tekpak.co.uk<br />

CASE TAPING/STRAPPING/GLUING<br />

T: 01282 601444 E: sales@adpak.co.uk<br />

www.adpakmachinerysystemsltd.co.uk<br />

Aetna UK Limited<br />

Oakley, Bedford,<br />

MK43 7TA<br />

T: 01234 825050<br />

E: sales.uk@robopac.com www.aetnagroup.co.uk<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

Gordian Strapping Ltd<br />

Brunel Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6XX<br />

T: 01256 394 400 F: 01256 394 410<br />

E: sales@gordianstrapping.com<br />

www.gordianstrapping.com<br />

Nordson (U.K.) Ltd.<br />

25 Faraday Road, Rabans Lane Industrial Area,<br />

Aylesbury, HP19 8RY<br />

T: 01296 610 140 F: 01296 610 175<br />

E: sales@uk.nordson.com<br />

www.nordson.co.uk/adhesives<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

4 Excalibur Halls, Anson<br />

Way, Beccles NR34 7TJ<br />

T: 01502 717818<br />

E: info@siat.co.uk<br />

www.siat.co.uk<br />

CENTRIFUGAL BOWL FEEDERS<br />

Optima Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> PLC<br />

7 Loader Close, Kings Worthy, Hampshire SO23 7TF<br />

T: 01962 620898 F: +49 (0)791/506-6500<br />

E: info@optima-gb.com<br />

www.optima-gb.com<br />

Propack Automation <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

10 Hill Wootton Rd, Leek Wootton, Warwicks, CV35 7QL<br />

T: 02476 470074<br />

E: office@propack.co.uk<br />

www.propack.co.uk<br />

iXAPACK GLOBAL<br />

T: +33 772 142 856<br />

E: laurent.noiraud@ixapack.com<br />

www.ixapack.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk


To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

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CHECKWEIGHER METAL<br />

DETECTOR COMBI UNITS<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Sparc Systems Ltd<br />

Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NP<br />

T: 01684 310000<br />

E: sales@sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

www.sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

CHECKWEIGHERS<br />

Anritsu Infivis Ltd<br />

Luton LU1 3LU<br />

T: +44(0)1582 433227<br />

E: ais-europe@anritsu.com<br />

www.anritsu.com<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Cap Coder Ltd<br />

Monument Business Park,<br />

Chalgrove, Oxford, OX44 7RW<br />

T: 01865 891466 F: 01865 891292<br />

E: sales@capcoder.com www.capcoder.com<br />

Domino UK Ltd<br />

Bar Hill, Cambridge<br />

CB23 8TU<br />

T: 01954 782551 E: enquiries@domino-uk.com<br />

www.domino-uk.com<br />

ICE - Interactive Coding Equipment<br />

Nottingham NG15 0DP<br />

T: 01159 640144<br />

E: enquiries@uk.interactivecoding.com<br />

www.interactivecoding.co.uk<br />

Industrial Labelling Systems Ltd<br />

D4 Brookside Business Park, Manchester M24 1GS<br />

T: 0161 655 4846<br />

E: sales@ilsystems.co.uk<br />

www.ilsystems.co.uk<br />

Linx Printing<br />

Technologies Ltd<br />

St. Ives, PE27 5JL<br />

T: 01480 302661<br />

E: uksales@linx.co.uk www.linx.co.uk<br />

Paramount<br />

Packaging Systems<br />

T: 01252 815252<br />

E: fuji@paramount-packaging.co.uk<br />

www.paramount-packaging.co.uk<br />

CONTRACT LABELLING<br />

Advanced Labelling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit B, Bandet Way, Thame Ind.<br />

Estate, Thame, Oxon OX9 3SJ<br />

T: 01844 213177<br />

E: sales@als-eu.com www.als-eu.com<br />

T: 01444 239970 F: 01444 246609<br />

E: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk www.labeller.co.uk<br />

CONVERGERS<br />

T: 01255 553822<br />

E: sales@premierlabellers.co.uk<br />

www.premierlabellers.co.uk<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

Kensal Handling Systems<br />

Kensal House, President Way,<br />

Luton, LU2 9NR<br />

T: +44 (0) 1 582 425 777 F: +44 (0) 1 582 425 776<br />

E: sales@kensal.com www.kensal.com<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

piab<br />

Oaks Ind. Est., Festival Drive,<br />

Loughborough, LE11 5XN<br />

T: 01509 857010 F: 01509 857011<br />

E: info-uk@piab.com www.piab.com<br />

Ishida Europe Ltd<br />

Kettles Wood Drive,<br />

Woodgate Business Park, Birmingham B32 3DB<br />

T: 0121 607 7700 F: 0121 607 7666<br />

E: info@ishidaeurope.com www.ishidaeurope.com<br />

M.D.S. Ltd Metal Detection Services<br />

St. Martins Studios, Greenbank Road,<br />

Sale, Cheshire M33 5PN<br />

T: Sales 0161 286 8755 T: 0161 286 8750<br />

E: sales@mds.org.uk www.mds.org.uk<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

www.logopak.co.uk<br />

T: 01904 692333<br />

T: +44 (0)1462 816091<br />

E: sales.uk@macsa.com<br />

www.macsa.co.uk<br />

Open Date Equipment Ltd<br />

Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4DG<br />

T: 020 8655 4999<br />

E: sales@opendate.co.uk<br />

www.opendate.co.uk<br />

T: 01444 239970 F: 01444 246609<br />

E: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk www.labeller.co.uk<br />

Jenton Ariana<br />

T: +44 (0)1256 892194<br />

E: sales@jenton.co.uk<br />

www.jentonariana.co.uk<br />

Kensal Handling Systems<br />

Kensal House, President Way,<br />

Luton, LU2 9NR<br />

T: +44 (0) 1 582 425 777 F: +44 (0) 1 582 425 776<br />

E: sales@kensal.com www.kensal.com<br />

SCM Handling Ltd<br />

Broadgauge Business Park, Taunton,<br />

Somerset, TA4 3RU<br />

T: 01823 431838 F: 01823 430806<br />

E: sales@scmhandling.com www.scmhandling.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

Sparc Systems Ltd<br />

Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NP<br />

T: 01684 310000<br />

E: sales@sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

www.sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

Yamato<br />

Leeds, LS11 5AL<br />

T: 0113 322 1546<br />

E: sales1@yamatoscale.co.uk<br />

www.yamatoscale.co.uk<br />

T: 01962 761761 E: sales@printsafe.co.uk<br />

www.printsafe.co.uk<br />

Rotech Machines Limited<br />

Hertfordshire AL7 1AJ<br />

T: +44 (0) 1707 393700<br />

E: sales@rotechmachines.com<br />

www. rotechmachines.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS<br />

Advance Automated Systems Ltd<br />

T: 01325 328930<br />

E: sales@advance-as.co.uk<br />

www.advanceconveyors.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS (AIR)<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS - BELT BANDS<br />

CHECKWEIGHERS - COMBINATION<br />

iXAPACK GLOBAL<br />

T: +33 772 142 856<br />

E: laurent.noiraud@ixapack.com<br />

www.ixapack.com<br />

M.D.S. Ltd Metal Detection Services<br />

St. Martins Studios, Greenbank Road,<br />

Sale, Cheshire M33 5PN<br />

T: Sales 0161 286 8755 T: 0161 286 8750<br />

E: sales@mds.org.uk www.mds.org.uk<br />

CODING & MARKING<br />

Advanced Labelling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit B, Bandet Way, Thame Ind.<br />

Estate, Thame, Oxon OX9 3SJ<br />

T: 01844 213177<br />

E: sales@als-eu.com www.als-eu.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

CODING MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE<br />

a coesia company<br />

T: 01908 327271<br />

E: info@atlanticzeiser.com<br />

www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

Astec Conveyors<br />

Robian Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9DH<br />

T: 01283 210333 F: 01283 210444<br />

E: Sales@Astecconveyors.com<br />

www.astecconveyors.com<br />

BW Container Systems<br />

Doncaster,Yorkshire DN11 8EW<br />

T: 01302 711056 E: sales@bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

www.bwintegratedsystems.com<br />

Cap Coder Ltd<br />

Monument Business Park,<br />

Chalgrove, Oxford, OX44 7RW<br />

T: 01865 891466 F: 01865 891292<br />

E: sales@capcoder.com www.capcoder.com<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS – MOTORISED DRUMS<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

CONVEYORS – PALLET<br />

Alvey Systems & Services Ltd<br />

T: +44 7785 368 074<br />

+44 1384 210 278<br />

E: info@alvey.eu<br />

www.alvey.eu<br />

Allen Coding<br />

Unit 9 Gateway 1000, Whittle Way,<br />

Arlington Business Park, Stevenage,<br />

Herts, SG1 2FP<br />

T: 01438 347770 F: 01438 347771<br />

E: info@allencoding.co.uk www.allencoding.com<br />

ATD Marking Systems<br />

Marley House, The Mill, Great Bowden Road,<br />

Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7DE<br />

T: 01858 461014 F: 01858 436900<br />

E: mail@atduk.com www.atduk.com<br />

a coesia company<br />

T: 01908 327271<br />

E: info@atlanticzeiser.com<br />

www.atlanticzeiser.com<br />

COLLATING EQUIPMENT<br />

CME Ltd<br />

Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, TA20 3NL<br />

T: 01460 269500<br />

E: cme@cme-ltd.com<br />

www.cme-ltd.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

CONFECTIONERY WRAPPING<br />

MACHINES<br />

Colwall Conveyor Systems Ltd<br />

Walsall, West Midlands WS2 7NL<br />

T: 01922 405355<br />

E: sales@colwallconveyors.co.uk<br />

www.colwallconveyors.co.uk<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

Fischbein­Saxon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0) 844 372 2877<br />

E: sales@fischbein­saxon.co.uk<br />

www.fischbein.com/eastern<br />

Astec Conveyors<br />

Robian Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9DH<br />

T: 01283 210333 F: 01283 210444<br />

E: Sales@Astecconveyors.com<br />

www.astecconveyors.com<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

T: 01444 239970 F: 01444 246609<br />

E: sales@atwell-labellers.co.uk www.labeller.co.uk<br />

CME Ltd<br />

Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, TA20 3NL<br />

T: 01460 269500<br />

E: cme@cme-ltd.com<br />

www.cme-ltd.com<br />

FlexLink Systems Limited<br />

Milton Keynes, MK14 5BN<br />

T: 01908 327200<br />

E: info.uk@flexlink.com<br />

www.flexlink.com<br />

Kensal Handling Systems<br />

Kensal House, President Way,<br />

Luton, LU2 9NR<br />

T: +44 (0) 1 582 425 777 F: +44 (0) 1 582 425 776<br />

E: sales@kensal.com www.kensal.com


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Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

CONVEYORS – POWERED ROLLER<br />

Astec Conveyors<br />

Robian Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9DH<br />

T: 01283 210333 F: 01283 210444<br />

E: Sales@Astecconveyors.com<br />

www.astecconveyors.com<br />

Endoline <strong>Machinery</strong> Ltd<br />

Biggleswade, SG18 8QB<br />

T: 01767 316422<br />

E: sales@endoline-automation.com<br />

www.endoline-automation.com<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Interroll Ltd<br />

Orion Way, Kettering,<br />

Northants, NN15 6NL<br />

T: 01536 312770<br />

E: gb.sales@interroll.com www.interroll.co.uk<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

CORRUGATED CASE MAKING<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

COUNTING MACHINERY<br />

Cremer Speciaalmachines BV<br />

Heereweg 5, 2161 AB Lisse, The Netherlands<br />

T: +31 252 419038 F: +31 252 418718<br />

E: sales@cremer.com<br />

www.cremer.com<br />

105 Newdigate Road, Nottingham, NG16 1HN<br />

T: 0115 875 9846<br />

E: contact@raupack.co.uk www.raupack.co.uk<br />

Sparc Systems Ltd<br />

Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NP<br />

T: 01684 310000<br />

E: sales@sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

www.sparc-systems.co.uk<br />

COUNTING/PACKAGING<br />

HARDWARE COMPONENTS<br />

automated packaging systems<br />

Sandy’s Road, Malvern, WR14 1JJ<br />

T: 01684 891 400 F: 01684 891 401<br />

Email: sales@autobag.co.uk www.autobag.co.uk<br />

Gainsborough Engineering Company<br />

Long Wood Road, Corringham Road Industrial Estate,<br />

Gainsborough, DN21 1QB<br />

T: 01427 617677<br />

F: 01427 810443<br />

E: sales@gains-eng.co.uk<br />

www.gains-eng.co.uk<br />

E: sales@rileyautomation.com<br />

T: 01332 275850 www.rileyautomation.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

Weber Packaging Solutions<br />

Macmerry Industrial Estate,<br />

Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1HD<br />

T: 01875 611 111 F: 01875 613 310<br />

E: patrick.hughes@weber.co.uk www.weber.co.uk<br />

CRIMPING EQUIPMENT<br />

d h industries<br />

dh industries<br />

Sullivan House, Fenton Way, Laindon,<br />

Essex, SS15 6TD, UK<br />

T: +44 (0)1268 410 666 - F: +44 (0)1268 410 777<br />

E: dh@dhi.co.uk - www.dhi.co.uk<br />

DEPALLETISERS<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

T<br />

E<br />

ETT UK Limited<br />

Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7TD<br />

T: 01502 470812<br />

E: geoff@ett-uk.com<br />

www.ett-uk.com<br />

Kensal Handling Systems<br />

Kensal House, President Way,<br />

Luton, LU2 9NR<br />

T: +44 (0) 1 582 425 777 F: +44 (0) 1 582 425 776<br />

E: sales@kensal.com www.kensal.com<br />

KHS UK Limited<br />

6 Monkspath Business Park,<br />

Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4NY<br />

T: 0121 713 6900 F: 0121 713 6935<br />

E: info@khs.com www.khs.com<br />

Phoenix Handling Solutions<br />

Burnley BB12 6HH<br />

T: 0845 265 7570<br />

E: info@phs-uk.com www.phs-uk.com<br />

SCM Handling Ltd<br />

Broadgauge Business Park, Taunton,<br />

Somerset, TA4 3RU<br />

T: 01823 431838 F: 01823 430806<br />

E: sales@scmhandling.com www.scmhandling.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

ELEVATORS<br />

T: 01452 728753<br />

E: info@ckf.co.uk<br />

www.ckf.co.uk<br />

Kensal Handling Systems<br />

Kensal House, President Way,<br />

Luton, LU2 9NR<br />

T: +44 (0) 1 582 425 777 F: +44 (0) 1 582 425 776<br />

E: sales@kensal.com www.kensal.com<br />

E: sales@rileyautomation.com<br />

T: 01332 275850 www.rileyautomation.com<br />

Schmersal Ltd<br />

Worcestershire, WR14 1GL<br />

T: 01684 571980 E: uksupport@schmersal.com<br />

www.schmersal.co.uk www.schmersal.net<br />

SCM Handling Ltd<br />

Broadgauge Business Park, Taunton,<br />

Somerset, TA4 3RU<br />

T: 01823 431838 F: 01823 430806<br />

E: sales@scmhandling.com www.scmhandling.com<br />

Dewsbury WF13 3LG T: 01924 494047<br />

E: sales@sewtec.co.uk www.sewtec.co.uk<br />

EMPTYING: DRUM & IBC<br />

Matcon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0)1386 769 000<br />

E: matcon_marketing@idexcorp.com<br />

www.matconibc.com<br />

END OF LINE BAGGING MACHINES<br />

T: 01282 601444 E: sales@adpak.co.uk<br />

www.adpakmachinerysystemsltd.co.uk<br />

automated packaging systems<br />

Sandy’s Road, Malvern, WR14 1JJ<br />

T: 01684 891 400 F: 01684 891 401<br />

Email: sales@autobag.co.uk www.autobag.co.uk<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

To advertise contact Natalie Bowen 020 8773 5527 natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

FFS HORIZONTAL<br />

(FLOWWRAPPERS)<br />

Nottingham, NG9 1PF, United Kingdom<br />

T: 0115 967 8787 E: sales@bwflexiblesystems<br />

www.bwflexiblesystems.com<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Ilapak Ltd<br />

Uxbridge, Middlesex<br />

UB8 2YF<br />

T: 020 8797 2000<br />

E: sales@ilapak.co.uk www.ilapak.com<br />

Optima Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> PLC<br />

7 Loader Close, Kings Worthy, Hampshire SO23 7TF<br />

T: 01962 620898 F: +49 (0)791/506-6500<br />

E: info@optima-gb.com<br />

www.optima-gb.com<br />

Paramount<br />

Packaging Systems<br />

T: 01252 815252<br />

E: fuji@paramount-packaging.co.uk<br />

www.paramount-packaging.co.uk<br />

PFM House, 2 Pilgrim Way,<br />

Leeds LS28 6LU<br />

PFM Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> T: +44 (0)113 Ltd 2393401<br />

E: sales@pfmuk.com<br />

www.pfmuk.com<br />

FFS POUCH MACHINERY<br />

T: 01420 542505 E: info@springvaleltd.co.uk<br />

www.springvaleltd.co.uk<br />

FFS THERMO<br />

Reiser UK Ltd<br />

Maidstone Road, Kingston,<br />

Milton Keynes, MK10 0BD<br />

T: 01908 585300 F: 01908 585400<br />

E: salesuk@reiser.com www.reiser.com<br />

FFS VERTICAL<br />

Nottingham, NG9 1PF, United Kingdom<br />

T: 0115 967 8787 E: sales@bwflexiblesystems<br />

www.bwflexiblesystems.com<br />

The Food <strong>Machinery</strong> Company Ltd<br />

Rochester, Kent ME3 8RF<br />

T: 01634 272345<br />

E: contact@foodmc.com<br />

www.foodmc.co.uk<br />

Gainsborough Engineering Company<br />

Long Wood Road, Corringham Road Industrial Estate,<br />

Gainsborough, DN21 1QB<br />

T: 01427 617677<br />

F: 01427 810443<br />

E: sales@gains-eng.co.uk<br />

www.gains-eng.co.uk<br />

Gainsborough Industrial Controls Ltd<br />

Alpha Works, Sandars Road, Heapham Road<br />

Industrial Estate, Gainsborough DN21 1RZ<br />

T: 01427 611885<br />

E: sales@gic.uk.net www.gic.uk.net<br />

Ilapak Ltd<br />

Uxbridge, Middlesex<br />

UB8 2YF<br />

T: 020 8797 2000<br />

E: sales@ilapak.co.uk www.ilapak.com<br />

Line Equipment Ltd<br />

Nottingham, NG16 3SU<br />

T: 01773 717007<br />

E: machines@lineequipment.co.uk<br />

www.lineequipment.co.uk<br />

PFM House, 2 Pilgrim Way,<br />

Leeds LS28 6LU<br />

PFM Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> T: +44 (0)113 Ltd 2393401<br />

E: sales@pfmuk.com<br />

www.pfmuk.com<br />

Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong><br />

Rovema Packaging Machines Ltd<br />

Aylesbury,<br />

8 Merlin Centre,<br />

Bucks<br />

Gatehouse<br />

HP19 8DP<br />

Close,<br />

T: 01296 310490 F: 01296 483440<br />

E: sales@rovema.co.uk<br />

www.rovema.com<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

FILL & SEAL MACHINES<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

FILLING: ASEPTIC<br />

Evolution BPS<br />

T: 01721 724296<br />

E: sales@evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

www.evolutionbps.co.uk<br />

holmach<br />

https://twitter.com/holmach?lang=en<br />

T: 01780 749097 https://www.linkedin.com/company/holmach-ltd<br />

E: sales@holmach.co.uk<br />

www.holmach.co.uk<br />

FILLING: BAG/SACK<br />

All-Fill International Ltd<br />

5 Gateshead Close, Sunderland Rd,<br />

Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 1RS<br />

T: 01767 691100<br />

E: info@allfill.co.uk www.allfill.co.uk<br />

Nottingham, NG9 1PF, United Kingdom<br />

T: 0115 967 8787 E: sales@bwflexiblesystems<br />

www.bwflexiblesystems.com<br />

Fischbein­Saxon Ltd<br />

T: +44 (0) 844 372 2877<br />

E: sales@fischbein­saxon.co.uk<br />

www.fischbein.com/eastern<br />

Ilapak Ltd<br />

Uxbridge, Middlesex<br />

UB8 2YF<br />

T: 020 8797 2000<br />

E: sales@ilapak.co.uk www.ilapak.com<br />

Line Equipment Ltd<br />

Nottingham, NG16 3SU<br />

T: 01773 717007<br />

E: machines@lineequipment.co.uk<br />

www.lineequipment.co.uk<br />

MULTI-FILL Inc. T: +1 801 280 1570<br />

multifill multifil<br />

E: sales@multi-fill.com<br />

www.multi-fill.com<br />

Optima Packaging <strong>Machinery</strong> PLC<br />

7 Loader Close, Kings Worthy, Hampshire SO23 7TF<br />

T: 01962 620898 F: +49 (0)791/506-6500<br />

E: info@optima-gb.com<br />

www.optima-gb.com<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

FILLING: BEVERAGE<br />

T: +44(0)117 440 4000<br />

E: enquiries@ambrosystems.com<br />

www.ambrosystems.com


To advertise contact Natalie Bowen T 020 8773 5527 E natalie.bowen@ppma.co.uk<br />

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FILLING: CAPSULE<br />

Adelphi Group<br />

Mill Green Road, Haywards Heath,<br />

West Sussex RH16 1XQ<br />

T: 01444 472300<br />

W: www.adelphi.uk.com<br />

STATEC BINDER GmbH<br />

Industriestrasse 32, 8200 Gleisdorf,<br />

Austria. T: +43 3112 38580-0<br />

E: office@statec-binder.com<br />

www.statec-binder.com<br />

FILLING: GRANULES<br />

SP Filling Systems Ltd<br />

Unit 28, Ddole Industrial Estate,<br />

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF<br />

T: 01597 824918 F: 01597 822553<br />

E: sales@sp-filling.co.uk www.sp-filling.co.uk<br />

FILLING: MOLTEN<br />

FILLING: POWDER<br />