Automatic Handling Solutions

The demand for automating handling processes and being more efficient is becoming more prevalent. Using our automated packing systems and robotic automation will not only save you money by reducing operator costs, you will increase the quality, efficiency and consistency of your set up.

We provide everything from stand-alone robots to full automated systems embedded in existing production lines. Our solutions comprise ‘Robot Palletising’, ”Stacking’ and ‘High Speed Pick and Place’.

All our solutions have an integrated process control built with the latest robotic software, product and pallet handling conveyors. Covering all industries and providing full service and support, there has never been a better time to discover how our systems could work for you.

For more information click here:
https://xactpack.co.uk/automated-robotic-solutions/

Call today on 0151 479 3020 for more information.

Go Bananas for our new Automatic Taping Machine!

We are delighted to introduce our new automatic taping machine – the Rev Condor! This machine will automatically place a durable and fully recyclable paper, PP or compostable adhesive tape around bunches of bananas! The new packaging is 100% recyclable and is a more sustainable alternative to plastic bags used in the sector. The Condor is suitable for taping leeks, celery, coconuts, pineapples and small watermelons.
Packaging with a minimal tape is a sustainable and environmentally friendly way of packaging this type of produce and not only that, the minimalist packaging but it also maintains the product quality as they can ripen in their natural state. The tape packaging can be used for branding.

For more information click here:
https://xactpack.co.uk/product/prepack/automatic-packing-machinery/automatic-taping-machine-bananas/

Call Xact today on 0151 479 3020 for more information.

Dual Handle Pack, Ultra Lightweight, 100% Recyclable, No Metal Clip!


The new ‘Dual Handle’ net bag is our lightest ever package weighing only 3g!  Not only that, but this attractive looking packaging is 100% recyclable, has a useful easy to carry handle (on one or both sides).  Produced with the GirBagger or the GirBagger Speed Line

The Dual Handle Pack is suitable for a wide variety of produce including citrus, avocados, apples and onions.   

Click here to read more: https://xactpack.co.uk/product/prepack/net-pack-styles/dual-handle-pack/

Call Xact today on 0151 479 3020 for more information.

 

Seasonal Opening Times


Xact will shutdown over the Christmas period on 24th December 2019 and re open at 8.45 am on 2nd January 2020.

Please be aware that our Sales Managers are on holiday and we cannot guarantee that calls will be answered immediately, so please leave a voicemail message or send a text with your name, contact number, and product details needed.  You will receive a response as soon as the person you have contacted is available.

Xact Sales Contacts: PREPACK: Paul Bennion (07989 578 821): Ian Merchant (07500 843 318) CODING & MARKING : Chris Jolly (07710 962 290)

For any engineering issues please contact your local engineer via his/her mobile phone. The engineers are also on holiday, so we cannot guarantee they will be able to respond immediately, but if you leave your name, contact details and they will respond as soon as they are available.

Xact Engineers: Richard Reeve: Lee Scott: Gerald Pearce: Brian Harrison: Freddy East: Paul Byrne

Any stock items will be available from the warehouse, please contact your local area sales contact to arrange collection.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the entire Xact team!

NEW! Checkweigher for Round Bulky Products

Introducing the Nemesis KV checkweigher / weigh price labeller designed specifically for round products such as Melons, Swedes, Cauliflowers etc.

This flexible solution can be utilised as a checkweigher only or incorporate price weight / labelling facilities.

The video demonstrates watermelons being weighed and if weight-compliant they are then labelled before exiting the system.

The innovative design of the conveyors allows the products to stabilise as they are transported along the reclining twin conveyors allowing for complete weighing accuracy.

With the ability to weigh and label products up to 20kg, the KV series checkweigher is accurate and fast meaning that it can weigh more than 50 pieces per minute.

This machine is extremely flexible, in fact it is also possible to flatten the conveyors should you need to weigh trays and crates.

For further information, please contact Xact on 0151 479 3020 or emailinfo@xactpack.co.uk

New!  Handle Bag!

Xact / Giro have expanded their range of net packaging systems with the launch of the new ‘Handle Bag’.  Fully recyclable and suitable for most types of produce, this is great news for supermarkets!

This new concept adds to the range of net bags already produced by the Girbagger machine available from Xact.  The ‘Handle Bag’ is Ideal for a horizontal display at the point of sale and is able to hold weights from 300g to 1.5kg!  The upper side of the film is used as a handle for easy carrying , welded at both ends which allows both sides to be sealed.

“We are delighted with the results of the ‘Handle Bag’ and market research indicates this is going to be extremely popular across the UK for a variety of fresh produce”, says Xact’s Director Paul Bennion.

With its attractive design, excellent visibility of the product, horizontal presentation and a suitable large surface to for advertising expect to see the ‘Handle Pack’ in supermarkets soon.

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Contact Xact for more information on 0151 479 3020 www.xactpack.co.uk

MPERIA™ ……On The Case Again!

A national company specialising in the production of edible oils and fats for the food manufacturing industry required an end-of-line coding solution for outer cases across multiple lines.  The system needed to apply general product information, traceability codes, barcodes, logos and graphics.  Our MPERIA™ L-Series printing system was the ideal solution for this case

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Our MPERIA™ L-Series printing system offered unrivalled flexibility in comparison to other printers reviewed during the tender process. As well as meeting the general requirements of the application other features & benefits key to the customer moving forward with Xact included;

  • Marking directly to the outer case significantly reduced operating costs in comparison to the previous application of labels
  • The high-speed capability of our MPERIA™ L-Series printer allowed for an increase in productivity, as well as providing higher consistency in the quality and positioning of the product information on each case
  • The power and flexibility to manage the outer case coding process remotely from the production office enhances ease of use and eliminates the requirement to visit the production area to manage print files, saving valuable time
  • The scalable design and ease in which our MPERIA™printing system can be expanded as their business grows was another key factor in the decision-making process, as the customer plans to implement further packing lines next year. MPERIA™ provides them with a future-proof system, ensuring their investment is secure.

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About the MPERIA™ L Series Printing System

VIAjet™ L-Series Thermal Inkjet Printer
With a variety of ink types and colors available, the VIAjet L-Series thermal inkjet printer is a clean, fast, and cost-effective alternative to thermal transfer and adhesive labels. It is ideal for marking and coding variable data in both primary packaging and industrial applications, imprinting onto paper, chipboard, corrugated, and plastics.

Click here to watch a video on MPERIA™ and the benefits it could bring to your business.

For further information about MPERIA™ and our range of printing technologies, please call Xact on 0151 479 3020 or email info@xactpack.co.uk

The Panel Decides……It’s MPERIA™ For Superior Print Quality & Reliability!

A chemical company producing polyurethane panels needed a printing system for the application of traceability codes, product specifications, logos, graphics and 2D codes to large Polyurethane panels up to 160kg in weight.  Xact provided our MPERIA™ L-Series printing system with the L50 print head mounted to a customised heavy-duty part marking table and head traversing unit.

Our MPERIA™ L Series printing system offered unrivalled flexibility in comparison to other printers reviewed during the tender process. As well as meeting the general requirements of the application other features & benefits key to the customer moving forward with Xact included;

  • Our ability to deliver a customised turn-key solution comprising of all coding and product handling equipment – One Supplier, One Source, One Partner
  • The MPERIA™ L Series system in conjunction with our fast-dry high contrast inks deliver superior mark quality and enhance product branding, which was key to the customer as this was a new product launch
  • The robust industrial design of the system allows for high speed traversing of the print head without affecting print quality or reliability.
  • The flexibility to add print heads in the future to increase print height above 50mm or to mark different areas of the panel ensures the customers investment is secure
  • The no maintenance non-pressurised cartridge based operation enhances ease of use and provides mess-free operation
  • The power and flexibility to manage the product marking process remotely (i.e. from the production office or control room) enhances ease of use, eliminating the requirement to visit the production area to manage print files.

About the MPERIA™ L Series Printing System

VIAjet™ L-Series Thermal Inkjet Printer
With a variety of ink types and colors available, the VIAjet L-Series thermal inkjet printer is a clean, fast, and cost-effective alternative to thermal transfer and adhesive labels. It is ideal for marking and coding variable data in both primary packaging and industrial applications, imprinting onto paper, chipboard, corrugated, and plastics.

Click here to watch a video on MPERIA™ and the benefits it could bring to your business.

For further information about MPERIA™ and our range of printing technologies, please call Xact on 0151 479 3020 or email info@xactpack.co.uk

High Speed, High Resolution, Multi-Lane Printing……No Problem For MPERIA™

A global company providing metal packaging for the beverage industry needed a multi lane high speed printing solution to apply product traceability codes to paper sleeves used to package metal lids for cans.   Xact’s solution was our highly flexible MPERIA L-Series printing system incorporating the compact L1 print heads.  With the power to provide a single point of control for all print heads and use of a food grade ink ensured the perfect solution was delivered.

Our MPERIA™ L Series printing system, incorporating the compact L1 print heads offered unrivalled flexibility in comparison to other printers reviewed during the tender process.

As well as meeting the general requirements of the coding application, other features & benefits key to the customer moving forward with Xact included;

  • High speed multi-lane marking of high-resolution codes
  • The facility to operate multiple heads from a single controller enhanced ease of use, reduced investment costs and hardware at the line
  • The compact modular design of the L1 head was suited to the limited space available within the feeding lanes on each line, which eliminated expensive costs for modifications to the lines
  • A safe, non-pressurised system operating food grade ink ensured their on-site and customer quality assurance procedures were met
  • The scalable design and ease in which our MPERIA™ printing system can be expanded as their business grows was another key factor in the decision-making process, providing them with a future-proof system, ensuring their investment is secure.

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About the MPERIA™ L Series Printing System

VIAjet™ L-Series Thermal Inkjet Printer
With a variety of ink types and colors available, the VIAjet L-Series thermal inkjet printer is a clean, fast, and cost-effective alternative to thermal transfer and adhesive labels. It is ideal for marking and coding variable data in both primary packaging and industrial applications, imprinting onto paper, chipboard, corrugated, and plastics.

VIAjet™ L-Series L1

The VIAjetTM L1 high-resolution thermal ink jet print head is a compact, high performance print head, making it ideal for primary coding and high speed commercial printing applications such as mailings, promotional coding, lottery coding and serialization. Due to its small footprint, the L1 integrates into OEM machinery with ease and is ideal for web applications.

Click here to watch a video on MPERIA™ and the benefits it could bring to your business.

For further information about MPERIA™ and our range of printing technologies, please call Xact on 0151 479 3020 or email info@xactpack.co.uk