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Discover Descon’s Variety Pack Uncasing System

Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions is a turnkey provider of customized packaging solutions for the beverage and food marketplace in North America. 

As a leading, full-service systems integrations provider, Descon supports beverage and food manufacturers, packagers, and users of robotic automation in North America. 

In 2021, Descon was proud to introduce a new machine, the Robotic Variety Pack Uncasing System, which accurately and continuously creates a multiple-flavoured pack of beverages.

The Robotic Variety Pack Uncasing System is designed to receive up to 6 lanes of product each of various flavours, delivers them into the uncasing station, then sequentially uncases full product from their trays. Trays are then discarded to a reject system. The result is a variety pack of beverages.  

“We had a few challenges which we found solutions for.” said Jeff Philpott, Chief Operating Officer, “Our customer commitment was to hit a rate of 1440 cpm on multiple can formats of varying diameters and heights. We achieved this by integrating mini-pressureless single-filers into the uncasing solution with no change-over.  

“We were also required to complete a changeover between container formats within less than 5 minutes.  We were able to do this by implementing a quick change robotic tooling system with the use of ergonomic storage carts for the safe handling of the tooling. All in all, Central City was very happy with Descon and the performance of the machine.”

See the Robotic Variety Pack Uncasing System in action below:

Click here to learn more about the features and specifications of the Robotic Variety Pack Uncasing System.