Variety Pack Systems

Whether it’s cans or bottles of flavored beverages, Douglas variety pack systems deliver the ultimate combos. Pack up to six flavors in cartons, shrink bundles, cases or trays. And get every flavor in every package, for every customer … every time.

Variety Pack Solutions:

Low-Speed Cartoning

For low-speed automated cartoning, the Vantra® IM cartoner can function as a standalone platform with manual infeed. Combine it with Prisma unloader to automate product infeeding as well as a TriVex tray reloader to automate downstream tray loading.

Flexibility

  • 4 – 24 packs
  • Optional 30 packs
  • 2-6 flavors

Speed

  • Up to 25 or 35 (12 packs) per minute

Mid- to High-Speed Cartoning

For mid- to high-speed automated cartoning, the Spectrum CM cartoner can function as a standalone platform with manual infeed. Combine it with a Prisma unloader to automate product infeeding as well as a TriVex tray reloader to automate downstream tray loading.

Flexibility

  • 4 – 24 packs
  • Optional 30 packs
  • 2-6 flavors

Speed

  • 100-150 (12 packs) per minute

Tray Loading

The SPS system features a wide range of automated tray packaging options, including tray-only, tray/film, pad/film and film-only packaging. Pair it with a Prisma unloader to automate product infeed.

Flexibility

  • 12-36 packs
  • 2-6 flavors

Speed

  • 30, 60, 80 cycles per minute
    (1 pkg per cycle)

Tray Re-Loading

As an automatic tray reloader, the TriVex® RL system takes the original trays in which products are delivered and reloads the trays downstream to produce the final variety pack collation. Pair the TriVex RL with a Prisma unloader to automate product infeed.

Flexibility

  • 12-24 packs
  • 2-6 flavors

Speed

  • 40 trays per minute

Automated Unloading

The Prisma® unloader can be combined with any of the systems (listed above) to automate product infeed. It is available for cans, bottles or both and automatically unloads trays and conveys them for downstream packing.

Flexibility

  • Up to 6 lanes 
    (1 flavor per lane)

Speed

  • Conforms to primary systems’ speeds