Along with our range of packaging solutions, FROMM is also a market leader in providing integrated systems for users who have a large scale packaging operation. Our engineers are fully trained to design and build custom solutions to suit your packaging requirements.
View a selection of our systems below, and contact us to find out more about how we can design and build the perfect solution for your business.
Custom Automatic Strapping System
Our customer had a number of specific requirements for their packaging line, such as early morning and late afternoon peaks in activity. They needed a solution that could handle intense peaks by maintaining workload efficiently and packaging consistency.
We engineered a system which utilizes automatic sensors to detect when mixed packs have been loaded, eliminating the need to manually change settings during peak hours. To maximize efficiency, the system allows three packs to be on the line at any given time, with one forklift driver at each end of the line loading and unloading each pack. With a reliable, automatic system such as this, forklift operators are free to focus on other tasks, saving time & increasing efficiency dramatically.
Automatic Inline Wrapping Solution
FROMM engineered a turntable style wrapping machine with two carriages. This gave the customer height clearance and met the production throughput requirements. A photo eye to accommodate “black ” crates was needed and the film wipe cut off ensured the wrapped product couldn’t come undone. In this instance Fromm provided all the process conveyors and working closely with the customer we were able to achieve the customer goals of 80% automation, resulting in a much higher product throughput and decreased the amount of human errors and H&S claims.
Automatic Wrapping System for Beverage Industry
Fromm Packaging engineered an automated wrapping system allowing two pallets to be loaded side by side, separated through the conveyor and be processed using preset wrapping system recipes agreed by the customer.
As the pallets are processed, on the exit side the forklift driver can remove two pallets simultaneously, or a single pallet should it be needed.
To meet the customer throughput needs, two wrapping heads were placed on the same rotating arm. This allowed for effectively double the production speed.
By having two carriages on the same arm, film roll changes were also easy to achieve as the operator changes both at the same time and they are on the same side of the conveyor, eliminating any need to walk over or across the conveyors.
Inline Stretch Wrapping System for Paint Manufacturer
Our customer had two process lines feeding out onto a single pick up point where the tins or drums of paint were removed by forklift and taken to a wrapping area prior to transport. Due to its location pallets of paint had already shifted prior to being wrapped and the customer was experiencing claims and excess returns.
Fromm designed a conveyor system exiting from the two process lines taking pallets to an automated stretch wrapping machine. The wrapping machine featured a top platen to ensure stability of the loads and make sure each pallet was wrapped and secured properly.
The project featured conveyors, safety system, an integrated wrapping machine with top platen and a film weld system so the stretch wrap could not come undone during transport.