Our offices and factory will be closed from 1200hrs on Friday 22nd December 2017 until 8am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Phone support and live chat will not be available and we may take a little longer to reply to your emails. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Merry Christmas from Podmores.

News

Podmores Supplies Counting Systems For A Hardware Manufacturer

Posted in 2009

061009BPodmores supplies a further counting system for Exitex, an Irish company with 28 years in the business of innovative features to effectively seal, protect and enhance doors, windows and conservatories against even the most severe weather conditions.

Exitex previously installed a multi headed counting system for counting and bagging various fixings over 20 years ago, and recently needed to expand production to satisfy demand.

The Counting System has a hopper at ground level loaded by an operator, the hopper contents are fed automatically into a flighted belt elevator to raise the product to a high level bowl feeder fitted with a counting head, the bowl feeder is loaded automatically by the elevator and is controlled by a level sensor positioned over the bowl feeder.

Accurate counts of the products are achieved by the bowl feeder before being discharged into an automatic vertical form fill and seal machine. The form fill and seal machine automatically makes fills and seals the plastic bags with the sealed bag being taken away and loaded into a pallet box by conveyor.

061009AThe benefits of this equipment are many and include minimum product give away, maximum use of resources through automation and efficient use of available floor area. In built flexibility of the system also means excellent equipment utilization with a quick return on the investment.

“The installation of this equipment maximizes labour resources and helps us to control costs ensuring our competitiveness is maintained, the importance of reliable, cost effective equipment is paramount – past experience with Podmores equipment and support made the decision to buy from Podmoreseasy, commented Philip Allport, Director for Exitex.

“Working with Exitex is always a pleasure, it’s great to know that customers remain delighted with the equipment they invested in many years ago, and when the need arises for further investment in equipment, then Podmores is trusted as the prime supplier”, said Mike Sherwin, Sales Manager for Podmores.

This bespoke system was specially designed for this application but similar systems can also be developed to handle products for the following industries: aerospace, automotive, chemicals, cosmetics, electronics, food & beverage, medical & biotech, military, mining, packaging, pharmaceutical, plastics & recycling.

For more information, please contact us.

Contact Details

+44 1782 747478

+44 1782 416606

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Unit H,
Great Fenton Business Park,
Grove Road, Fenton,
Staffordshire, ST4 4LZ, England

Mon-Thu 0800-1730hrs
Fri 0800-1700hrs

Find Us

Click to find us

We'll Call You

Fill in the form below and we'll call you.
*
Please let us know your name.
*
Please let us know your email address.
*
Please let us know your telephone.
*
Please type us a message.
*
  Refresh
Invalid Input

U