Company : CKF Systems Limited

Category : Packaging Machinery

Key Products : Robotic Automation Arms, High Speed Pick & Place, Robot Palletising Cells, Automatic Pallet Wrapping Machines

Thinking outside the box at Kraft Foods

Kraft recognised that a significant increase in efficiencies could be achieved through the introduction of an automated robot distribution system for its Roses and Heroes products. The investment would also benefit the company’s ongoing commitment to the Kraft Foods Sustainability Programme; substantially reducing material usage by replacing cardboard boxes with reusable plastic tote bins and cutting daily vehicle movements through the accurate management of fixed cycling schedules.

High speed bag handling for KP Foods

To install a high complexity product distribution system, capable of performing a fully flexible operation for handling bags of Hula Hoops at KP Foods factory in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire.

The system would be expected to increase productivity, reduce down time and eliminate cross contamination.

Müller invests in Automation

Müller Dairy, a European success story of product innovation and brand development, is the UK’s largest yogurt producer with capacity now at two billion pots per year. The pressure to increase output, reduce costs and improve production flexibility is ongoing to meet current demand and develop new opportunities.