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23
May
2013

H.J.Heinz, Snap Pots System 2200 Case-packer

Heinz Sack Pots Small

H.J.Heinz, have recently started in full production at their site near Wigan with a System 2200 case-packing machine, manufactured by Smurfit Kappa Machine Systems . The purpose built machine incorporates a six axis Fanuc robot for accurate product handling and loading into RRP packaging.

As a Fanuc Robotics Strategic Partner, Smurfit Kappa Machine Systems have developed the use of robotics within their case packing systems to allow them to significantly reduce the number of components within the machine and enabled a speedy time to market for machines with innovative pack handling concepts. With an industry leading mean-time-to failure record, the Fanuc robot offers unparralled versatility and reliability.

The machine, offers excellent operator access with full-length opening acrylic guard doors. It has also been supplied with Smurfit Kappa’s automatic hot melt refill system, capable of holding in excess of 50kg of adhesive. The RRP pack design offers easy opening and great on shelf presentation of the product whilst maintaining pack integrity through the supply chain.

 

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