ULMA Packaging will be displaying a wide range of packaging technologies at this year’s iba trade fair in Munich, running 22-26 October.
Supplying equipment and systems that cover different parts of a packaging line, from product distribution, primary and secondary packaging to end-of-line solutions with automatic case packers and palletisers, at this year’s event ULMA will be displaying flowpack machines and vertical bagging machines, as well as an automatic packing solutions.
The double flow pack machine, FR400 TWIN, is a horizontal flow pack wrapper capable of delivering high output with a compact design. An automatic packaging line for hamburger buns with automated packing in plastic boxes will also be on display, able to run sustainable, paper fibre-based film. Finally, a VTC 828 R vertical bagging machine will be exhibited at the trade fair, which is capable of producing both doy-packs and traditional pillow packs. With quick format changes, it can provide a doy-pack and zip with a premium finish using a fully recyclable mono-material film.
Attendees who visit the company’s stand will be able to chat with company experts. One focus for the company this year is on process automation on packaging lines, as it focuses on carrying out turnkey projects designed to improve both the OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) of the lines supplied.
Encompassing the core concepts of SMART MACHINES and SMART SERVICE, ULMA’s digital solutions will also be showcased.
The company’s Smart Machines can be connected to other manufacturers’ equipment, with advanced controls and a simple, intuitive HMI as well as wizards for adjusting machine and production settings, data control and production parameters and customisable instructions in different formats.
Features such as integrated control of the different peripherals in our system and consumption measurement (air, electricity, film, etc.) make the system very easy to use and help operators to analyse the line efficiency.
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