Supply One TTDF – Candy and Snack Wrapping

October 2nd, 2012

Customer Requirements: Brownies wrapping at 10 per minute. Challenges: Enlarging the TTDF to accommodate the brownie size and making sure that the variability of the brownie was minimized. Discoveries: the customer intended to run the machine in excess of its rated capacity and was not informed by the distributor of the intended output of the […]

Replace Shrink Wrapper with Overwrapper – Candy and Snack Wrapping

October 2nd, 2012

Customer Requirements: Replace very old FA with new one that could handle both paper and film at 40-60 ppm, thereby providing the option to replace shrink wrapper with overwrapper. Challenges: Finding a cold glue and glue system that worked with their paper and did not require constant maintenance. Discoveries: Glue systems require lots of maintenance […]

Seasonally Wrapped Candy Boxes – Candy and Snack Wrapping

October 2nd, 2012

Customer Requirements: Wrap 5 different sizes of candy boxes in speeds up to 120 ppm. Challenges: Meeting their high standards for quality folds and seals. Discoveries: Customer – candies jump around at high speeds so the solution was to alter the size of the thermoformed sheet that held them inside the box.  

Caramel Wrapping – Candy and Snack Wrapping

October 2nd, 2012

ISSUE: Growing caramel company is doing caramel wrapping by hand. The owner is spending too much time on the wrapping and is not able to focus on adding customers or developing new flavors. Wrapping is a high skill job because the wrap needs to reflect the high quality of the caramel inside. Customer Requirements: Move from […]

NECCO – Candy and Snack Wrapping

October 2nd, 2012

Customer Requirements: Wrap two sizes of candy boxes at 120 ppm with 10 minute tool-less quick change between sizes. Challenges: The tool-less quick change failed completely at the speeds the customer required. After careful examination, we discovered that the speed and vibration of the machine combined with the sizing of parts for tool-less changeover mean […]

Gum Packs FA-ST – Bundling

October 2nd, 2012

Customer Requirements: Economically wrap 2 packs of tab gum at 120 ppm output. Challenges: the customer wanted the gum packs to be back to back and the side for opening was not even which could make a less perfect tuck and fold wrap. Discoveries: Our film registration is servo driven and adjusts constantly to maintain […]

Two Piece Box Wrapping – Bundling

October 2nd, 2012

Wrap 2 piece boxes (separate lid) as individual boxes and smaller boxes in 4-pack bundle with quick changeover at speeds 40-60 ppm.

The Cost of Packaging by Hand

February 8th, 2012

Food and candy entrepreneurs approach us daily to learn more about automating their wrapping process.  In most cases they are either using pre-made packaging that they seal or they are packaging by hand. Sometime the packaging process has a festive atmosphere, as in those who invite friends over for wine and wrapping. At some point […]

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