MHM Automation has launched an innovative product for small to medium operations that has the potential to transform the way food processing and logistics companies handle materials.

The H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-Palletiser, can palletise or de-palletise up to eight boxes or bags per minute and is a low-cost alternative to a robotic palletiser.

The product features MHM’s proprietary vision system, which enables it to identify and de-palletise boxes in a randomly stacked pattern.

The product has been designed to make automation more viable for small to medium operations, and customer interest has been strong, with several enquiries received after the launch.

The H&C Gantry Palletiser and De-palletiser is a simple and robust, small-footprint palletising unit capable of handling low to high load boxes, sacks or bags.

Applications include palletising or de-palletising product in boxes, sacks or bags weighing up to 50kg (110lb) and lines with consistent sized product with speeds of up to 8 boxes a minute. 

Benefits include cost effectiveness, labour requirement reduction, elimination of manual handling and the associated risk of injury, cross product adaptability, easy installation and programming and simple design with minimal maintenance. 

MHM Automation will be exhibiting at foodpro at stand K44.

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