• Technical Development Corporation (TDC), Netherlands: XTS revolutionizes machine design in the packaging industry

    Technical Development Corporation, Netherlands: XTS revolutionizes machine design in the packaging industry

    With ‘Doysis’, a machine for forming, filling and sealing stand-up pouches for tobacco packaging, TDC develops one of the first applications on the basis of the eXtended Transport System.

  • MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller, Germany: TwinCAT robot kinematics and Servo Drive technology promote efficiency in food packaging

    MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller, Germany: TwinCAT robot kinematics and Servo Drive technology promote efficiency in food packaging

    The multi-robot H 240 handling module automates handling in packaging processes effectively, efficiently and extremely dynamically with up to 240 pick-and-place cycles. It is also extremely hygienic through the use of AM8800 stainless steel servomotors.

  • KOCH Pac-Systeme, Germany: Modular control technology for compact packaging lines, including in cleanrooms

    KOCH Pac-Systeme, Germany: Modular control technology for compact packaging lines, including in cleanrooms

    Interview with Jürgen Welker, Head of the Automation and Service Division at KOCH Pac-Systeme, on the design requirements of special machines for the packaging industry.

  • TVI Entwicklung & Produktion, Germany: Automating meat processing centers to be more flexible and precise

    TVI Entwicklung & Produktion, Germany: Automating meat processing centers to be more flexible and precise

    Many years of industrial and mechanical know-how as well as the performance and flexibility of the Beckhoff Control and Motion Control platform enable TVI to meet the constantly growing requirements in meat cutting.

  • Bosch Packaging, USA: PC- and EtherCAT-based control improve the performance and flexibility of packaging machines

    Bosch Packaging, USA: PC- and EtherCAT-based control improve the performance and flexibility of packaging machines

    With its CCM 3100, Bosch Packaging has introduced a modular case packer for the food and candy industries to the U.S. market including exceptional operating efficiency, ease of use and flexibility during product changeover.

  • Matrix Packaging, USA: AM8000 Servomotors with One Cable Technology save cabinet space and reduce costs

    Matrix Packaging, USA: AM8000 Servomotors with One Cable Technology save cabinet space and reduce costs

    With its vertical form-fill-seal machine Metis™ Matrix Packaging sets a new milestone in efficiency and performance: Based on PC and EtherCAT control technology, the machine can flexibly fill between 1 and 180 bags per minute.

  • Edson Packaging, Canada: Multi-touch panels enable intuitive operating concepts for packaging machines

    Edson Packaging, Canada: Multi-touch panels enable intuitive operating concepts for packaging machines

    Through smartphones and tablets, virtually everyone is familiar with intuitive interfaces with multi-touch display functionality. Following this trend, Edson Packaging, a manufacturer of horizontal case packaging systems, now employs multi-touch panels from Beckhoff.

  • Galdi, Italy: PC-based control meets all requirements for modular packaging machines

    Galdi, Italy: PC-based control meets all requirements for modular packaging machines

    In order to be able to meet the high requirements in the packaging market regarding openness towards common standards, flexibility and reliability the machine builder chose to employ PC-based control from Beckhoff. With this modular control technology Galdi can adapt its standard machine designs quickly and easily to varying customer specifications.

  • Rohrer, Switzerland: PC-based control solution powers blister packaging machine for the pharmaceutical industry

    Rohrer, Switzerland: PC-based control solution powers blister packaging machine for the pharmaceutical industry

    With its new R760Spezial blister packaging machine for the pharmaceutical industry, Rohrer AG makes use of PC-based control from Beckhoff throughout and has built a compact machine for the packaging of tablets that operates both quickly and error-free.

  • Eco-Dex, France: Automated medication management in hospitals

    Eco-Dex, France: Automated medication management in hospitals

    The individual provision of medicines for hospital patients by the nursing staff is consigned to the past. A machine now takes care of this equally time-consuming and error-prone work.

  • Foshan Yinghui Packaging, China: PC-based shrink film packaging machine for PET and glass bottles

    Foshan Yinghui Packaging, China: PC-based shrink film packaging machine for PET and glass bottles

    The shrink-film packaging machine from Yinghui is fast and simple to retool and is therefore suitable for the processing of the most diverse types of bottle. The cutting of the film is controlled quickly and with high precision by TwinCAT.