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Douglas Machine's New Robotic Metering System

Posted on July 02, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, MN. (June 29, 2018) – Adding the new Robotic Product Collation and Metering to Douglas’ reliable Contour™ SPS-80 Shrink Packer allowed a large beverage producer to convert their can line from paperboard cartons to trays with film overlap at a rate of 80 packages per minute. This system provides ease of operation, greater product stability, unmatched accessibility and a reduction in changeover time and cost.

About Douglas Machine Inc.

Founded in 1964, Douglas Machine Inc. (Douglas) is a global leader in automated secondary packaging solutions for paperboard, corrugated and shrink film. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of case & tray packers, shrink wrap systems, cartoners, sleevers, multipackers and palletizers. Based in Alexandria, Minnesota, Douglas is an employee-owned company that has installed more than 9,000 machines in 30 countries.

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