Solutions for the Packaging Industry

Flexible and Modular Machine Construction for Maximum Diversity of Variants

The increasing importance of packaging in the transport and storage of goods has made the packaging industry the most important actor between the manufacturer and the end consumer. Enormous demand for ever-evolving product and process innovations has made the market increasingly customer focused.

This market defines variant diversity (the range of possible variants) as a key factor in the requirements for packaging machines and systems. mk helps achieve this diversity with its one-of-a-kind range of components and modules – always flexibly and efficiently, even with small batch sizes.

For applications in the packaging industry, this means:

  • Fully automated packing of bulk product, piece goods, trays, pallets, etc.
  • Automated and precise handling of product at high cycle rates (buffering, storing, labelling, weighing, discharging, tracking, testing, etc.)
  • Optimal machine utilisation and maximum reliability in processes (24/7/365)
  • Machines and systems with high adaptability & compatibility with IT systems
  • ESD safety

Solutions from mk

Whether it’s primary, secondary or tertiary packaging, our extensive portfolio of modular components in the areas of profile, conveyor and handling technology lets you achieve virtually any packaging task. Our products can be integrated directly in the packaging machine or to connect packaging steps.

Conveyor Systems
mk conveyor systems have mastered the challenges of modern automation. We employ innovative solutions for feeding and removing product and for interlinking a wide variety of machining centres, including buffering, storage and labelling.

Our profile construction kit with more than 200 aluminium profiles lets you construct machine frames and protective device guards with unrivalled functionality and high-quality design.

The versatility of the mk system lets you change products and formats quickly and reliably, even in complex tasks. Systems can be modified or expanded by simply replacing and reusing individual modules and stations. Robust profiles and sturdy screw connections ensure absolute precision in tasks with high cycle rates and machine vibrations. The profile construction kit ensures that all products are perfectly compatible with one another.

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Problem definition
To position and package tubes, empty trays must be advanced to a positioning station. Tubes are loaded into the trays, which are again discharged upon completion. The loaded trays are then advanced to a packaging system.

mk Solution
A flat top chain conveyor advances the empty...

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System for filling cardboard boxes 01

Problem definition
Design and production of a box filling machine for different tube formats of the cosmetics industry. Capacity: 200 tubes/min, 4 boxes/min. Chaining of upstream filling stations and integration of the provided scale with NOK outsorting of tubes. Chaining of box erectors from...

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Packanlage S-PACK-PAL-T von Steffes zum Sammeln, Packen und Palettieren von Hohlkörpern verschiedenster Art

To further expand its automation division, the medium-sized company Steffes Prüf- und Messtechnik GmbH decided to develop an innovative packaging system. Due to restricted space conditions, the developers planned a height-adjustable and therefore particularly compact system. Using the components and...

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Beck Serienpacker SXJ HP adapta vs mit Abschweißstation zur Erzeugung von angepassten Versandbeuteln

Nowadays, packaging has to meet a variety of different requirements, from two-sided seams, to handles to being resealable. The systems for producing and handling this packaging have to be flexible enough to adapt to these different conditions. Only producers with the right mix of in-house production...

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Z.PACK system with two integrated belt conveyors from mk

Deep drawing, sealing, stamping, cutting, and ejecting... The demands placed on modern packaging machines just keep growing. For over 30 years, ZAHORANSKY AG has been building high-performance systems for packaging a wide range of different products. For its Z.PACK system, it uses the GUF-P 2045...

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