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

Who’s in control of line speed at your Packhouse?

It is not just about the number of people on the line. It is about optimising the number of packs per minute achievable with the minimum number of people. Although Brillopak manufactures packaging machines and palletisers, we recognise that for some businesses full...

Consistency of performance beats line speed every day.

“It’s not how fast your machinery says its packing, it’s how many finished products per minute you are actually placing on a pallet at the end of the line.” Over the past 5 years I have spent considerable time in fresh produce packhouses seeing how people work, and...

Brillopak machines last longer with stress analysis software

Brillopak machines tend to be worked hard over sustained periods. We need to know before we build anything that our systems are sufficiently robust for purpose. So we use specialist software which identifies potential vulnerable points when various stresses are...

Fruit Logistica 2017 Berlin

I went to Fruit Logistica this year. For those who don’t know, this is one of the biggest shows in the world for fruit growers. The show was immense and had I been wearing a Fitbit, I am sure I would have covered over 40,000 steps in a day! However it was fascinating...

Clarity of Purpose & Simplicity

About a year ago an Operations Director I respect came to our factory to see one of our machines. He is recognised in the industry as someone who turns operational efficiency into millions of pounds added to the bottom line every year. He looked at our robotic packing...

New Marketing Administrator for Brillopak

We are very pleased that Luke Cole has joined Brillopak for 9 months for his placement year at Bournemouth University. Luke is in his final year and is studying Marketing Communications. Luke will be focussed on raising our on line profile and exploring brand...

We have a new Automation Solutions Manager at Brillopak

We were very pleased to welcome Chris Bennett to Brillopak in May of this year. Chris’s title is Automation Solution Engineer and his role is to meet our clients and seek to understand their technical requirements now and into the future. Chris has over 20 years...

Brillopak to commission 5 new lines at major UK supermarket

Brillopak is pleased too announce that it has been selected to build 5 packing lines for a major customer. Each line includes a crate lift unit a tray destacker, a packing station, a bale arm closer and a dual crate stacker unit to feed out onto a main line conveyor...