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A collection of industry news as well as all that’s going on at Brillopak.

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.

UniPAKer variations make Robotic Crate Packing as easy as 123

UniPAKer variations make Robotic Crate Packing as easy as 123

Brillopak has added a triple robot configuration to its popular UniPAKer packing system. Brillopak has developed its award-winning UniPAKer robotic crate packing platform with the introduction of single and triple-head versions of the system, following the success of...

New Vacuum Head combines compact footprint with stronger suction

New Vacuum Head combines compact footprint with stronger suction

Brillopak has developed a next generation end-effector that offers increased suction and control when handling fresh produce packs with its award-winning UniPAKer robotic crate packer. Compact dimensions and higher spec vacuum generators translate to an agile robot...

May the Force Not Be With You: Electronic Apple Eliminates Bruising

May the Force Not Be With You: Electronic Apple Eliminates Bruising

Brillopak has come up with an innovative way of using an electronic apple to inform and assist development of its award-winning UniPAKer robotic crate packer for fresh produce. By measuring the G-forces that an apple is subjected to during the crate packing process…

Top tips to boost the return on investment in your pack line robot

Top tips to boost the return on investment in your pack line robot

Investing in automation can not only increase productivity, it can Brexit-proof a business. Automating manual tasks like case loading and palletising can help British food manufacturing plants and packhouses absorb any post-Brexit production and wage increases, as well as mitigate against EU labour shortages.

Another Semi-automatic packstation leaves the Brillopak factory

Another Semi-automatic packstation leaves the Brillopak factory

In some ways the Semi-Automatic Packer is the unsung hero of our range. Whilst it is easy to sing the praises of full automation, there are situations where it just doesn’t work consistently. It may be that there are just too many product types, or that there are too...

Brillopak launches new Website

Brillopak launches new Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website. We hope that it’s clear, concise and helpful to people seeking automated end of line solutions. We will be adding white papers and informative documents to the site over the coming weeks and months, so please...

Brillopak exhibiting at the PPMA

Brillopak exhibiting at the PPMA

We are on Stand C24 at the PPMA show in Birmingham next week. We will be showing our new Robotic pick and place packer for placing flow wrap, tray seal of VFFS packs into crates or trays at very high speed. This machine can handle multiple products, multiple layer...