Arla Foods’ North Tawton plant has increased its production efficiency, reduced wastage and increased quality consistency following the recent installation of a robot palletiser system. Part of a major investment including a new Rapid Chilling room and associated conveyors, the system has replaced aging equipment.
A major high street retailer of domestic white goods and electrical equipment required a bespoke pallet elevator for their new factory and approached Lancashire based Blackstar Handling Systems, in partnership with Keymas to provide a solution.
In the last couple of years the UK economy has recovered very quickly, which has resulted in a boom for the building industry as the demand for new homes increase.
As part of a major investment program, ASC Cartons, a producer of quality cardboard box products based in Shipley, West Yorkshire has purchased a new Messersi PR90 single lance compression strapper from Blackstar Handling Systems.
Jim Beam the American Corporation known worldwide for its Bourbon recently acquired the Irish Distiller Cooley, famous for its exclusive range of malt whiskies.
In 2012 Blackstar Handling Systems?supplied a material handling system to Tyne Tees Packaging based in the North East of England to transport finished product through the Strapper into the warehouse.
A conveyor system from Blackstar?Handling Systems?is helping cement producer Lafarge with its green credentials.
Early in 2012 Blackstar?Handling Systems?supplied a material handling system to The Box Shop based in East Kilbride to transport finished product through the Strapper and Wrapper and into the warehouse for delivery to the customer.
Following an original investment by e-Corrugated of ?1.2 million, at the heart of the initial investment is a new two colour EMBA 170?Casemaker, a new pallet strapper and a full pallet handling system supplied by Blackstar?Handling Systems.
In 2013 The Cardboard Box Company based in Accrington needed to reduce manual handling, increase through put of product and improve the quality of stacked pallets, they appointed Blackstar?Handling Systems?to come up with a solution.
Blackstar?Handling Systems?provided the only solution offered that met DS Smith strict specification.
In an automatic production environment?the integrity of the pallets is vital to both maintain ?production and ensure safety when stacking the pallets.