Case Studies

Urethane Star Change Part

The Customer wanted to reduce maintenance costs due to damage from broken glass during product handling and to reduce noise levels during product handling.

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Spotting Star Change Part

The Customer was having difficulty maintaining proper orientation of a container with an off-set neck and handle during filling, and needed a new change part that allowed proper filling and handling of the container at required production speeds.

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Anti-Torque Star Change Part

The Customer needed to handle and cap a non-rigid container with a complex geometrical shape. Capping was inconsistent and some containers were being damaged resulting in slower production and higher costs.

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Removable Pocket Star Change Part

The Customer wanted a more robust and cost-effective solution to their existing expensive crowner star assemblies for their high-speed, glass bottle packaging line. Existing crowner star assemblies were causing declines in productivity and performance due to excessive wear, water absorption and glass damage.

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Change Part Innovation

The Customer’s new larger container was too big for the filler head pitch, and they wanted a cost-effective and easy to changeover solution that would allow them to run a variety of containers on the line.

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Smart Storage Cart

The Customer needed to eliminate part loss and damage, as well as reduce time for changeover. They also wanted to improve access and organization.

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Unison® Gravity Chute

The Customer needed to convey multi-sized containers on a line at different elevations including inclines. Containers on inclines would fall forward and jam. Chute adjustments and jam fixes required ladders. Changeover was time consuming and not easily repeatable or accurate.

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Unison® Automation

A Customer with a non-adjustable guide rail system wanted to fully automate changeover of its guide rails to reduce downtime, eliminate set up variables created by different operators, and improve safety. They also wanted to improve throughput and eliminate container scuffling, shingling, and tipping which slowed production and caused product damage.

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