Change Part Innovation

Customer Challenge

Customer’s new larger container was too big for the filler head pitch.

The customer wanted a cost-effective and easy to changeover solution that would allow them to run a variety of containers on the line.

About the Customer

The customer is one of the world’s leading producers of food and juice beverages with lines that run multiple products in different containers.

Solution

Septimatech designed and manufactured an innovative, alternating pocket star wheel that modified the existing 15 pocket start to pre­cisely skip feed and handle every other con­tainer.

Customer Results

  • The customer was able to reliably handle the new container without having to buy a new machine.
  • The customer’s line had more flexibility to handle a variety of different sized containers.
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