A gripping story of adding value to robot capabilities

A gripping story of adding value to robot capabilities

Modern robots are fascinating to watch, and their capabilities improve on an almost daily basis. But without the clever stuff at the end of the arm, they are just that… arms. David Jahn explains that to truly unlock the massive potential behind robots, you need to...
The business case for case packing automation

The business case for case packing automation

The last couple of years have taught us that end-of-line automation is far from a medium-term aspiration, it needs to be a short-term imperative. David Jahn at packaging specialist Brillopak explains why. About David Jahn Focused on serving the fresh-produce sector,...
A holistic approach to automating case packing

A holistic approach to automating case packing

What level of automation suits your needs right now? This should define your short-term aspirations, but with medium- and long-term goals in mind. The road to automation has many steps, the first of which is asking the simple question “Why am I doing this?” There are,...
Come and Visit us at the Robotics and Automation Exhibition

Come and Visit us at the Robotics and Automation Exhibition

Brillopak’s UniPAKer, for perfect product placement of fresh produce, meat/fish packs and ready meals into crates BRILLOPAK’S UNIPAKER REDUCES LABOUR, ENERGY AND WASTE CONCERNS FOR FOOD PRODUCERS At this year’s Robotics and Automation Show, Brillopak (stand 704) will...
The Pressure’s on to Reduce Compressed Air

The Pressure’s on to Reduce Compressed Air

Brillopak re-engineers its UniPAKer compressed air pressure system and end-effector vacuum generators, saving at least 10% in power usage. Although air is considered by most to be a free commodity, the reality is when air is being compressed to support manufacturing...
Brillopak’s UniPAKer Wins Robotics and Automation Award

Brillopak’s UniPAKer Wins Robotics and Automation Award

Brillopak management team celebrate the Food Processing Robotics and Automation Award win! Brillopak’s UniPAKer crate loading robot for fresh produce, meat, fish and ready meals factories has won the Food Processing Robotics and Automation Award at a prestigious live...
NEW UniPAKer Actions Energy & Ready Meal Waste

NEW UniPAKer Actions Energy & Ready Meal Waste

Brillopak re-engineers its UniPAKer compressed air pressure system and end-effector vacuum generators, saving at least 10% in power usage. PPMA 2021 – VISIT US ON STAND K80 At PPMA 2021, Brillopak will showcase its newest award-winning and affordable UniPAKer robotic...
New Team Member: Welcome to the team Paul!

New Team Member: Welcome to the team Paul!

We are pleased to announce that Paul Herron has joined the Brillopak sales team. With over 30 years’ experience in end-of-line packaging equipment within the food and chemical industries, Paul has held engineering, business development, sales and management roles...
Automating end of line packing – getting it right from the beginning

Automating end of line packing – getting it right from the beginning

Since 2011, I have been involved in a large number of automation projects ranging from £500k to £2m and with each one, you learn more. Each one on its own might seem obvious, but in the heat of a hectic production schedule, they are easy to miss or avoid with each one having consequences and impacting production efficiency.