Douglas Vectra® Cartoner with Robotic Infeed Eliminates Star Wheel Change Parts

ALEXANDRIA, MN. (January 5, 2015) – Douglas’ innovative robotic pick-and-place infeed eliminates over 30 star wheel change parts and manual adjustment points, reducing changeover by 20 minutes for single-serve cup applications. Integrated with Douglas’ Vectra cartoner, the dual Fanuc M-3iA Delta robots provide no change in capital investment while gaining valuable production time.

The robotic design allows for greater machine access, improved sanitation and increased machine efficiency.

About Douglas Machine Inc.
Founded in 1964, Douglas Machine Inc. is a global leader in automated secondary packaging solutions for paperboard, corrugated and shrink film. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of cartoners, sleevers, case/tray packers and shrink-wrap systems. Based in Alexandria, MN, Douglas is an employee-owned company that has installed more than 7,000 machines in 30 countries. For more information, visit http://www.douglas-machine.com/.

Email Douglas Marketing at updates@douglas-machine.com for additional information regarding Douglas’ Vectra or robotic integration options.

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