Carton Closer is designed to minimize downtime.

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Capable of speeds to 90 cartons/min, TSC-090 seals and closes top-loaded, tri-seal paperboard cartons. Inline process closes top lid and major/minor flaps after gluing, while maintaining carton in single forward motion without turning. In addition to continuous positive carton control throughout closing process, machine integrates feeding belts for smooth operation and servo-controlled machine adjustments for accuracy. Changeover between size parts is achieved in 15 min.

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New Carton Closer with Innovative In-line Design Reduces Costly Downtime

In-line design allows closing and sealing without carton turning, reducing potential for malfunctions and costly downtime
Speeds of up to 90 cartons per minute
Positive carton control with low downtime

Doboy, a Bosch Packaging Technology company, extends its portfolio of carton closing solutions with the new TSC-090-tri-seal carton closer. The closer seals and closes top-loaded tri-seal paperboard cartons and is ideally suited for applications in the food, bakery, pharmaceutical, and frozen item markets.

The TSC-090-tri-seal carton closer features an innovative in-line closing process that closes the top lid and major and minor flaps after gluing, while maintaining the carton in a single forward motion. Many conventional tri-seal carton closers mechanically turn the carton during the closing process, creating the potential for errors and misalignment. By eliminating the turning process, the TSC-090 reduces the threat of malfunction and associated downtime.

Designed for the middle to upper range of the market, the closer is capable of speeds of up to 90 cartons per minute and handles a broad range of carton sizes. Continuous positive carton control throughout the closing process ensures accurate closing to minimize downtime. The machine features integrated feeding belts for smooth operation. Servo controlled machine adjustments guarantee repeatability and accuracy and an open frame construction assures easy cleaning and maintenance.

Changeover between size parts is achieved in 15 minutes and standard changes require no tools. The closer is typically integrated with top loading equipment, such as Delta robotics, and a carton forming system, also available from Doboy.

About Bosch Packaging Technology

Bosch Packaging Technology, headquartered in Waiblingen (Germany), is one of the leading suppliers for holistic systems for packaging and process tech­nology. In 15 countries worldwide the company develops, produces and dis­tributes modules and systems for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and cos­metics industries, as well as other food and non-food industries. In 2007, 4,460 associates achieved a turnover of approximately 650 million Euros/890 million USD. In the US Bosch Packaging Technology is represented with two production sites as well as several sales and service sites.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 272,000 associates generated sales of 46.1 billion euros in fiscal 2007. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 300 subsidiary and regional companies in over 50 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spends more than three billion euros each year for research and development, and in 2006 applied for over 3,000 patents worldwide. The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering."

The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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