Story of how Delkor heped a Canadian applesauce company implement a new packaging solution

Applause For Applesauce

Jun 16 2016

Canadian Packaging

Quebec apple grower achieves niche market success with its wholesome applesauce and high-speed robotic packaging technologies.

Andrew Joseph

Leahy's line features a Delkor Trayfecta S Series carton former that discharges Club-style cartons onto the StrongPoint-supplied conveyor system and diverts it to a robotic case-packer.


Other equipment used by Leahy Orchards includes:


- conveying systems via Storcan, with smooth operating performance powered by motors designed and built by SEW-Eurodrive;


- two Effytec HB404 pouch machines that form fill and cap at a rate of 200 pouches per minute;


- two 3330 series laser marking system from Videojet;


- Markem-Imaje 9450 small character inkjet coder to apply data to secondary packaging and a 2200 Tamp Blow labeling system for cases;


- a Thermo Scientific Ramsey VERSA checkweigher to ensure consistent product delivery within the paperboard retail packaging;


- two Delkor Trayfecta S Series carton formers;


- corrugated materials supplied by Mitchel-Lincoln Packaging, and Norampac, a division of Cascades;


- an OYSTAR Packaging Technologies cup filler that also seals the foil lid;


- a Tecnopool vertical spiral conveyor system;


- Label printing from Curtis-JK PrintingWestRock and Fort Dearborn, among others;


- PET plastic jars supplied by Yoshino America Corporation.