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Tasty task for Schubert line

Ginsters reports “transforming” the packing of its top-selling Cornish pasties and other savoury produce with a high-speed Schubert automated packaging machine.

The Cornish company is reportedly so impressed it has already ordered a second line for its Callington factory. The initial system was designed by Schubert’s specialist automated packaging division, IPS, to pack a wide variety of Ginsters’ chilled savoury products, including Cornish pasties, bakes, slices and sausage rolls, at up to 400/min.

Empty display trays are loaded onto a conveyor by a Schubert TLM-F2 robot, which removes them from a storage station using a special swivelling tool. Simultaneously products are fed in from an upstream machine and scanned to check for correct shape and surface decoration, with faulty items rejected.

A Schubert TLM-F44 robot with a vacuum gripper tool picks and places products into the display trays, which are then transported out of the line in preparation for the next stage of packaging.

Ginsters Cornish pasties make their way at high speed through the Schubert high-speed packaging line Contact details

Schubert UK
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