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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.

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...