Company: PMI Cartoning Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL
Equipment Snapshot: PMI Cartoning will showcase a dual-infeed vertical cartoner integrated with an intelliFEED pouch handling system at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30. The model VXL is a fully automatic, all-servo, vertical top-load cartoner that features multiple product handling areas. The PMI integrated system assures packaging quality. An open-flap detection and reject station as well as a no-carton/no-product fill control are standard features. A Nordson Problue hot melt system and sift-resistant, reverse-fold, carton-sealing feature provide additional seal integrity assurance. As with all PMI machines, the VXL adheres to Category 3 Safety compliance and is available in wash-down construction with a welded stainless steel base frame. The model is UL-approved and powered by Allen-Bradley featuring ControlLogix with a PanelView HMI and Kinetix servos.