November 13, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Nov. 13, 2017 – Quebec-based Netpak Packaging has announced a multimillion-dollar investment in its Montreal plant, securing a range of new production line equipment, with the goal to become “one of the most modern packaging converting facilities in North America.”
The Canadian packaging and commercial printer says its focus is on “automation, high quality standard, increased productivity and speed though state-of-the-art technology.”
Through the investment Netpak has acquired two palletizing robots, which it says will help improve the working conditions and safety of its employees. “Robotization will increase production flexibility and maximize productivity and efficiency,” notes the company.
A fully automatic waste paper baler machine with convery was also installed, increasing the productivity of its three diecutters and eliminating the two old cardboard compactors.
The printer has also equipped its five folder-gluers with glue detection systems from Baumer hhs (Xtend3) system, which will reject unglued boxes.
“Our clients are presently in very competitive market, where short runs, fast turnover and flexibility are a key competitive advantage. With this investment, Netpak is proud to support their needs and help them achieve their business goals,” said Carlo Cammalleri, co-founder and co-owner.