Mobile packing conveyor delivers flexibility
21 September 2017
As part of a new customer product launch, Astec Conveyors provided a number of mobile conveyors to give a flexible packing operations for a major food manufacturer.
A variety of conveyors were supplied for handling a range of products and various packaging through the system. These included modular belt conveyors, mobile belt conveyor and an ergonomic three tier packing station assembly, designed to create a more efficient way for operators to pack a wide assortment of products.
Astec designed the conveyors in accordance with the customer’s requirements for a flexible operation, and being mobile, the conveyors can easily be moved to assist with cleaning. The conveyors were manufactured from stainless steel, each with a stainless steel control panel with variable speed.
Sales manager Paul Fox reported, “Although the project had a short lead time to meet the customer’s product launch date, Astec Conveyors designed, manufactured and delivered the conveyors on time and well within the client expectations.
"With design and fabrication in-house, Astec can cater for customers exacting needs and provide the complete solution, integrating and interfacing with other OEM packing equipment to create an efficient end of line packing conveyor system.”