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Materials Handling Concetti Group A TURNKEY SOLUTION COMBINES BAGGING SYSTEM AND BULK BAG FILLING SYSTEM To replace an existing weighing, bagging


palletising system without enlarging or modifying the plant can sometimes be a challenge but it also represents an opportunity for an entrepreneur. Concetti of Bastia, Umbria, Italy recently supplied just such a turnkey solution combining a fully automatic bagging system IGF600 designed for woven PP open mouth bags and a bulk bag filling system to a South American manufacturer of pig and cattle feed.

space. The installation, for example, uses a single net weigher, meeting the requirement of the customer to have two bagging solutions with a single complete line. Dosing is by net weight scale NET / N – one for both filling machines - and a conveyor belt. The sacks are filled by a fully automatic IGF 600, specifically designed to handle PE readymade open-mouth bags (600 bags / hour). Concetti supplied the line complete with a PS-3A four-column robot palletiser. The big bag filling station has a capacity up to 8-10 big bags per hour and requires the presence of an operator to fit the bag mouth to the bag-spout, close it and remove it with a forklift when filled. Concetti Group +39 075 801561

FISCHBEIN Investing in machinery


and equipment should be on top of every company’s priority list if


it aims to boost its productivity and production, and ultimately, positively contribute to the overall economy. The logic behind it is simple: by The customer had requested a high quality bagging solution, robust, reliable and flexible, but adapted to the tight space already available in the plant and capable of filling both 25 kg bags and 8001000 kg bulk bags, required by the local market. The technical solution offered by Concetti spa has optimized the

investing in the latest M&E, a company is able to save time and money as it doubles its manpower’s production efforts. If your business consists of ‘bagged products’, in any industry, Fischbein has a solution to fulfil your needs. From low-cost Manual sealers, semi-automated Industrial bag sealers and sewing systems and

World leading provider of turn key packaging technology


One supplier for the whole bagging line

Bagging Palletising

C ON C E TTI S. p. A . S.S.75 Centrale Umbra km 4,190 Ospedalicchio 06083 BASTIA UMBRA (Perugia) - Italy | Phone: +39 075 801.561 Fax: +39 075 800.0894 | -

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sewing consumables, to high speed fully automated bagging and

SAFEContractor, a recognised standard of competence in the

palletizing solutions. With finance available at cost effective rates,


companies can invest in technology now, enabling them to produce

Croston Engineering Ltd, Tarvin Mill, Barrow Lane, Tarvin,

their products faster, neater and with lower labour costs, within minimal

Chester CH3 8JF

initial financial outlay.

Tel: 01829 741 119

Manufactured right here in the UK, as well as Europe and the

Fax: 01829 74 11 69


US, we’re always here for you. The most important thing we build is relationships. We do that by listening first. When you pick up the phone, we answer. When there’s a challenge, we meet it. When there’s a problem, we solve it. Not just before the sale, but also for years after installation. Should you wish to discuss the solutions available for your business, call us today to see how we can assist with your company’s growth plans. Fischbein Saxon Tel: 08443722877 E:

KSE Process Technology KSE Process Technology is a family business that has grown steadily over the last 40 years to become a worldwide concern. We supply everything your factory needs to dose, weigh and transport your materials. Besides dosing and weighing systems themselves, we provide automation solutions and services for producers of powders, pellets and granulates for the animal feed and related industries. The portfolio of KSE dosing and weighing solutions covers

Croston Engineering Ltd

everything from micro up to macro components, with dose rates from

From the time that the Company was

industry factories. Remote support with on-line diagnostics and a 24-

formed in 1976 Croston Engineering

hour helpdesk are available to customers around the world.

1 gram to above 6,000 kg. Next to this, KSE’s future-proof PROMAS ST process control system completely automates animal feed and food

has been closely involved in the

Although many of our products are standard, all our systems

design and building of process

can be optimized to your requirements with different options and

plants for the animal feed, human


food and associated industries, that

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also include grain, brewery, distillers, pet food, fertilisers etc. for clients throughout the U.K. A major part of this work relates to providing mechanical handling

Orchard Packaging

equipment that is in accordance with the throughput requirement of

Established since 1987 we are a private family owned and run business

production equipment such as mixers, grinders, pelleters, etc.

specialising in the Agricultural sectors with a particular emphasis in the

The Company’s involvement begins at the mechanical intake of

Animal Feed Sector.

raw materials via elevators, conveyors, rubble separators and magnets

Located in the South

into storage bins, plus the pneumatic conveying of powdered ingredients

West of England we supply a

into their designated additive storage bins which are fitted with correctly

large range of bespoke paper/

sized dust filter units.

polythene sacks, FIBC’s, flexible

Bin hoppers and dischargers are designed to suit the materials

polythene films for automated

being handled and their associated weighers sized to maximise

production and specialist

weighing accuracy before being transferred to blending. Then on via

laminated pouches.

transit bins and associated conveyors through the production cycle to finished products storage prior to packing and bulk outloading. Many projects involve upgrading and extensions to existing

We provide quality products at competitive rates by listening to our clients specific requirements. We are interested in long term relationships and this is reflected in our attitude.

plants which may, as a consequence, require reassessment to ensure

So if you are looking to reinvigorate your packaging image, launch

continued compliance with DSEAR/ATEX Explosion Regulations as

new products to your existing range or simply looking for advice, talk to us

may be applicable. Crostons will advise and implement should action

today and allow us to transform the way you purchase your packaging.

be required.

Contact Barrie or Jon: Tel 0117 9863791

In addition to its 40 years’ service and experience in serving the industry the Company’s standing is enhanced by being an Approved

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& TECHNOLOGY From From the the intake intake of of raw raw materials, materials, through processing, and through processing, and on on to to the the outloading outloading of offinished finishedproducts productsour 25 practical experience is ouryes’ 40 years’ practical experience available to you. is available to you CROSTON ENGINEERING LTD. TARVIN MILL, BARROW LANE, TARVIN, CHESTER CH3 8JF Telephone: (01829) 741119 Fax: (01829) 741169 E.Mail: Web:

Finished Products Distribution System incorporating elevators, conveyors and pellet screening.






More than 40 years of KSE’s animal feed expertise

Helps small companies grow,

From machine control up to

hardware / people independent

large companies streamline

complete factory automation

and easy to upgrade

PROMAS Future Proof Automation To find out more visit

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