Bespoke packing line
12 December 2012
Sewtec Automation has designed and installed a bespoke packing line for the new high profile plastic tube for Tangerine Confectionery's iconic Sherbet Fountain. The tube was created to combine the requirements of the
The tube was created to combine the requirements of the modern retail environment with the overall visual effect of the original paper tube pack. As part of its development, Tangerine required a fast and efficient filling and packing system that could be automated as far as possible in order to achieve an overall speed of 100 tubes per minute.
The Sewtec solution comprises the bulk feeding of the tubes, organising them in readiness for filling, capping and sleeving, followed by final quality checks and packing into cases. As well as the design and production of the conveying and pick and place equipment, Sewtec was also responsible for the sourcing of the other machinery, including the filler and sleever.