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Case erectors and box automation can…

Drastically increase your packing speed & throughput

Automation speed

Case erectors significantly accelerate the packaging process, boosting efficiency and meeting high-speed production demands with consistent and reliable performance.

Prevent damages through packing consistency

Automation safety

Auto boxing machines and right size carton systems enhance product safety by ensuring precise packaging, reducing human error, and maintaining consistency, ultimately minimising damage.

Reduce your environmental impact with optimised boxes

automation efficiency

The optimised square cases provided by carton erectors can help improve cubage and palletisation. In turn, this reduces costs and emissions associated with transport. Plus, there’s less packaging waste created.

Transform your packing operation with box automation

Improve your packaging efficiency with our comprehensive range of case erectors and box automation solutions

At Macfarlane, we have dedicated automation experts who can tailor case erecting and box automation solutions to your business. So, if you want fast, consistent box erection and packing, you’ve come to the right place.

  • Wide range of semi and fully automatic case erectors and auto boxing machinery available, including case erectors, case fillers and right size carton systems.
  • Dedicated packaging automation experts who can provide tailored recommendations and help you plan your automation installations.
  • We have a range of finance options available to spread initial investment costs.
  • Our Packaging Optimiser can show you exactly how installing a case erector can save you time, save you money and help you cut emissions in your operation.

Explore the range of auto boxing and carton erecting equipment available from Macfarlane Packaging

This is just a small selection of the case erecting machinery we can supply. For a solution tailored to your business, ask to speak to one of our automation experts.

Endoline 100 Series Semi-Automatic Case Erectors

Endoline’s range of semi-automatic case erectors offers an ideal first step to packaging automation.

  • The Endoline semi-automatic case rector range can handle cartons between 200-600mm in length and 120-500mm in width.
  • Machines are compact, so they’re good for environments where space is limited.
  • Simple to operate, these case erectors will keep production running smoothly.
  • Many of the machines can be customised to your requirements.
endoline semi automatic case erector available from Macfarlane Packaging

Endoline Fully Automatic Case Erectors

Automatic carton erectors from the Endoline brand can improve operational efficiency, with models offering reliable performance.

  • Opt for erectors that can seal the bottom of boxes with tape or glue.
  • Range of models offering up to 30 cases per minute to boost your thoughput.
  • Machines available to process cartons sized between 200-700mm inlength, 150-500mm in width and 175-750mm in height.
  • Many of the machines can be customised to your requirements.
Image show one of the endoline fully automatic case erectors available from Macfarlane
Image shows a lantech c300 case erector machine

Lantech Automatic Case Erecting Machinery

Case erectors from Lantech offer high quality, safe and reliable box automation to transform your productivity.. There are many models available, including the popular C300 Case erector, which offers:

  • Up to 10 cases per minute, increasing production speeds.
  • Capability to work with FEFCO 0200 and 0201 cartons sized between 200 x 150 x 150 mm to 500 x 350 x 600mm (outer dimensions).
  • Simple and safe operation, as it comes equipped with features like curtains, sheilds and ergonomic magazine loading.
  • Option to customise your case erector with height extensions, non-standard case configurations, tape storage brakets and more…

Right Size Carton Systems & Void Reduction Systems

Macfarlane can offer right size carton and void reduction systems for high-volume production and ultimate pack optimisation.

  • Right size carton systems and void reduction systems will make the right size box around product(s), ensuring the right amount of material is used every time.
  • Machines in this category can make boxes from a continuous fanfold of corrugated material or tray style boxes that are reduced in height before a lid is glued on.
  • Macfarlane can offer tailored solutions, including Sealed Air eCube machinery, the I-Pack void reduction system and the Ultipack void containment system.

See case erectors & box automation in action

FAQs about carton erectors & box automation

What does a case erector do?

A case erector is a machine designed to automatically assemble cardboard boxes or cases for packaging purposes. It efficiently folds and seals the bottom flaps of the boxes, preparing them for product packaging.

How fast is a case erector?

The speed of a case erector varies depending on the model and its specifications. Entry-level machines may operate at a rate of 10-15 cases per minute, while high-speed models can achieve speeds of 30 cases or more per minute, catering to diverse production needs.

Which case erector do I need?

Selecting the right case erector depends on your specific production requirements, box sizes, and line speed. Consider factors such as the volume of packaging, box dimensions, and the level of automation needed. Consulting with experts or suppliers can help you choose the most suitable case erector for your business.

What do case erectors cost?

The cost of a case erector varies based on its features, speed, and level of automation. Entry-level models may start around a few thousand pounds, while high-speed and advanced systems can range from tens of thousands to over a hundred thousand pounds. It’s crucial to evaluate your budget and production needs when determining the most cost-effective solution for your business.

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Automatic box erectors wholesale available across the UK and beyond. You can have Automatic box erectors delivered to you from one of our regional distribution centres. UK delivery is available to and around the following locations:

Aberdeen, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barnsley, Bath, Bedford, Bicester, Birmingham , Bolton, Bradford, Bridgewater, Bridport, Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent , Cambridge, Chelmsford , Cheltenham, Chester , Chichester, Colchester Cornwall, Coventry, Crewe, Derby, Devon, Dewsbury, Dudley, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter, Fareham, Gateshead, Glasgow Glossop Gloucester, Grantham, Harlow, Heathrow, Hemel Hempstead, Hereford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Hull, Inverness, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kidderminster, Lancaster  Leamington Spa, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool , London , Luton , Manchester, Middlesborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norfolk, North Wales , Northampton, Nottingham , Oldham, Oxford , Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Slough, Somerset , Somerton, South Shields, South Wales, Stafford, Stockport , Stoke-on-Trent , Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sudbury, Sunderland, Surrey, Sussex , Teesside, Telford, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walsall, Warrington, Warwick , Watford, Wigan, Windsor, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil, York.

You can also have automatic box erectors from Macfarlane Packaging delivered across Ireland and Continental Europe. Click to find your closest UK location or nearest Continental European site.