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Douglas Machine turns you robotic

By Canadian Packaging Staff   

Automation Cartoning Case Packing Douglas Machine Inc. Plan Automation robotic loaders TriVex

New Douglas TriVex RLi transforms pharmaceutical packaging line.

ALEXANDRIA, MN—Douglas Machine Inc. transforms pharmaceutical top load case packing line from a manual operation to a robotic, full automation solution, tripling the throughput.

The TriVex’s robotic loader and end-effector picks and spreads bottles for accurate placement into cases with protective trays.

Within one machine, the TriVex RLi provides case erecting, pocketed bottom and top tray placement, product loading, leaflet insertion, in-line case labeling, and case sealing.
Douglas also assures package quality and verification with the use of product detection and vision systems.

Click HERE to view the video of the TriVex RLi solution for pharma bottles.

Founded in 1964, Douglas Machine is recognized as a global leader in automated secondary packaging solutions for paperboard, corrugated, and shrink film. Douglas specializes in the design and manufacture of cartoners, sleevers, case/tray packers, and shrink wrap systems.

Based in Alexandria, MN, Douglas is an employee-owned company that has installed more than 7,000 machines in 30 countries.

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