To ensure that every pack really does have on the inside what it states on the outside, 2D vision sensors from SICK visually inspect every product that leaves the belt at frozen food manufacturer Crop's.
In the production plant of a well-known fruit juice manufacturer, the fruit juices are pressed, decanted into a huge range of Tetra Pak cartons and then packaged again in trays without any interruptions — thanks to the DeltaPac MultiTask photoelectric sensor from SICK.
The L29 single-beam photoelectric safety switch, developed by SICK for the packaging manufacturer MULTIVAC, stops dangerous movements safely if someone reaches into the forming station in a thermoforming packaging machine.
Pork processor Danish Crown teamed up with the Danish Meat Research Institute to put W8 Inox photoelectric sensors from SICK through a series of practical tests spanning several years — and has now classed the sensors as 'slaughter-proof'.
RFID technology from SICK allows tomato processor Kagome to ensure product traceability, leading to increasing efficiency in the production process.
Manufacturers of baked goods are looking to make detailed improvements to the pre-packing quality control process to enable the rejection of items which lack the proper shape or colour, before they are packed.