SEE PALLET+ IN ACTION AT PPMA 2017

07th Jun 2017 | By
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Join us at PPMA 2017, where on stand C50, Pacepacker Services will be running live palletising time trials comparing our new Pallet+ technology against a robot teach pendant.

Reprogramming...

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PACEPACKER ROBOTS DEEP DIVE INTO BDUs

30th May 2017 | By
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With Bulk Display Units (BDUs) being an increasingly common sight on the retail shop floor nowadays - particularly within wholesale and supermarket fresh produce aisles - Pacepacker recommends...

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I’ANSON BOOSTS BAGGING EFFICIENCY BY 15% WITH FASTPAC

17th May 2017 | By
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Upgrading an automated bagging line with Pacepacker’s new FastPac Sack Placer has enabled global equine feed manufacturer I’Anson Bros Ltd to solve the challenge of tricky to...

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THE FOOD COBOTS ARE COMING….OR ARE THEY?

11th May 2017 | By
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Advancements in collaborative robots, or cobots as they are known, are creating a bit of a buzz in manufacturing and the way humans and robots interact safely...

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PROGRAMMING BREAKTHROUGH: NEW PALLET+ TECHNOLOGY TO REVOLUTIONISE IN-HOUSE PACKAGING AGILITY

26th Apr 2017 | By
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New Pallet+ programming technology developed by Pacepacker Services is being hailed as one of the biggest technology advances in automated packing systems and could soon make engineer-programming...

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FLEXIBLE PALLETISING ROBOTS GIVE MORE VALUE FOR MONEY

20th Mar 2017 | By
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Production and packing facilities throughout the UK and Europe are increasingly leaning towards flexible robots that straddle several lines and perform multiple tasks.

As testament, Pacepacker Services reports...

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WHICH ROBOTS ARE BEST FOR CONTRACT PACKERS?

13th Mar 2017 | By
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With consumer buying trends influencing greater product diversification, contract packing facilities are increasingly leaning towards flexible robots that straddle several pick and place lines and palletising.

For contract packers...

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WHY SME’S SHOULDN’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF ABOUT BIG DATA

06th Mar 2017 | By
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Big Data isn’t just for the multinational elite organisations. Even the most modest automation platform can help SMEs up the first rungs of the Industry 4.0 ladder, making...

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CHECKING YOUR PRODUCTION LINE IS FIT-FOR-PURPOSE

01st Mar 2017 | By
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Pacepacker Services unveils the types of challenges that need to be identified and ironed out before a solution goes live to prevent projects deviating too far from initial...

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HOW TO PICK A SYSTEM INTEGRATOR FOR YOUR AUTOMATION PROJECT

27th Feb 2017 | By
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In the UK, there are many companies that specialise in automation projects. So how do you go about selecting the best one for your project and budget? Pacepacker...

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BAKING IS BACK: HOW THE FAD IS SPARKING A ROBOT RETHINK

16th Jan 2017 | By
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Last year, nine of the top ten most-seen TV shows were episodes of Bake Off, with demands for specific ingredients and products featured, sparking a sales bonanza after...

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FORECASTING THE NEXT PACKAGING AUTOMATION TRENDS

10th Jan 2017 | By
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In the last decade the packaging industry has profoundly altered. So what trends are up ahead? Commercial & Information Systems Manager, Paul Wilkinson shares his predictions.

External market forces have projected robotics...

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SEE HOW PACEPACKER IS FLEXING TO AGRICULTURAL PACKING NEEDS AT LAMMA 2017, STAND 3A118

19th Dec 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

With agricultural food packers facing higher demand from retailers to pack produce in numerous sizes and formats, Pacepacker is unveiling TWO versatile robots at LAMMA 2017,...

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GOLD INNOVATIONS SCOOP TOP INDUSTRY HONOUR… AGAIN! 

19th Dec 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

In October, Pacepacker collected the coveted national Food Processing 2016 ‘Processing and Packaging Manufacturer of the Year’ title, cementing its reputation as a true case loading...

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SLASHING SPUD GIVEAWAY

17th Oct 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

Pacepacker helps Lincolnshire potato merchant realise packing potential

As a result of a three-phase automation project, including the installation of a robust multi-head weigher from Dutch specialist manufacturer PIM,...

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AUTOMATION FOR THE PEOPLE

16th Sep 2016 | By
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It’s a fact of life; mundane tasks are not something people passionately relish. Yet, the fear of job losses due to automation continues to unsettle workers in the...

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MULTITASKING BLU-ROBOT DELIVERS EFFICIENCY SAVINGS FOR PREVA

11th Sep 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

A Pacepacker packing solution, which includes a versatile robot that can easily switch between bag and box palletising, has taken centre stage at Preva Produce’s new highly efficient...

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EAST MEETS WEST AT PPMA TOTAL 2016

03rd Sep 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

Pacepacker has signed an agreement with Wuhan Rentian Packaging Automation Technology Co., Ltd. to manufacture and promote bagging equipment under license in China and Asia.

  Pacepacker’s MD Dennis...

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FAMILY MILLER FIRST ON THE E-PAC CASE

10th Aug 2016 | By Paul Wilkinson

A specialist miller and supplier of fine flours to the UK supermarkets has become the first company to put Pacepacker and Endoline’s new E-Pac optimised case packing solution...

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BULK BAGGING JUST GOT 20% FASTER WITH FASTPAC

17th Feb 2016 | By
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Pacepacker Services has launched its new high-speed bagging line. Called FastPac, the first product in the range is a sack placer that boosts the number of bags packed per minute by up to 20% with a new top...

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FLEXAPACK TACKLES FRUIT PACKING WASTE

02nd Feb 2016 | By
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Winner of Food Processing’s 2014 top technology accolade, Pacepacker Services continues to revolutionise how fruit packers handle fruit and delicate vegetables, including apples, pears, tomatoes and peppers....

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PALLETISING POSSIBILITIES LAID OUT – LAYER VERSUS ROBOT?

23rd Nov 2015 | By
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For many decades, layer palletisers have been considered robust workhorses, especially for agricultural producers. Yet, like most aspects in automation, technological advances in robotics is seeing more packaging...

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AWARD-WINNING SYSTEM ANSWERS RETAILER CALLS FOR MIXED PRODUCT TRAYS

23rd Oct 2015 | By
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Winner of the ‘Most Innovative Processing/Packaging Machine’ title in the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2015, Pacepacker answered retailer calls for space-saving mixed product trays creating the offline...

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VERTICAL TRAY PACKING SOLVED

20th Oct 2015 | By
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On paper, the concept of automating vertical tray packing sounds relatively straightforward. However, even if the packs are presented uniformly to a robot with a vacuum end-effector, the...

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PERFECTING AGRI-BUSINESS PACKING LINES

23rd Sep 2015 | By
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Food packers facing increasing demand from the retail sector to efficiently load their produce into trays, crates and BDUs have been boosted by one of the smoothest, slickest...

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BUSTING THE ROBOT MYTHS

04th Jul 2015 | By
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Robotic systems are more sophisticated and varied than ever. Long integrated into wider industrial automation and production processes, many SME’s, particularly within the food and drink industry, remain...

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AUTOMATION PAYBACK – 10 TIPS FOR ACHIEVING A 12 MONTH ROI

23rd Apr 2015 | By
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For those investing in automation equipment, the return on investment (ROI) figures can be a real deal breaker. Richard Gladwin, Technical Director at Pacepacker Services offers 10...

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WAREHOUSE BAGGING – TO AUTOMATE OR NOT TO AUTOMATE?

15th Jan 2015 | By
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Food wholesalers distribute vast quantities of fresh goods to stores with frequent deliveries to ensure product quality.  As one of the industry’s most labour intensive operations with a...

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BULK BAGGERS CALL IN THE AUTOMATION HEAVYWEIGHTS

17th May 2014 | By
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Increasing numbers of industry wide manufacturers are automating their packing facilities as they strive to enhance their competitive edge.  This includes a growing number of bulk handlers involved...

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GETTING TO GRIPS WITH ROBOT END-EFFECTORS – A BEGINNERS GUIDE

23rd Mar 2014 | By
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For perfectly understandable reasons, when it comes to pick and place installations for consumer goods, the robotic arm tends to attract the most attention. Although there is...

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