SUN AUTOMATION CORRUGATED BLOG

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New LMC Jumbo Rotary Die Cutter Installed at Gerrity in Ontario

SUN Automation Group Installed a Jumbo Rotary Die Cutter (RDC) at Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products Ltd. in Concord, Ontario, Canada SUN Automation Group (SUN), a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the global corrugated industry,…
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Increasing Uptime - OEM OPERATOR TRAINING: The forgotten key to optimizing machine performance

A lot of thought, effort, and money is invested in making the machines at a corrugated facility run properly. Everything from repairs to routine maintenance and upgrades and innovations in equipment can do wonders for maximizing profit and minimizing…
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Increasing Uptime - Data Science - the way of the future

The maintenance of corrugated machinery involves a lot of nuance – hundreds of thousands of moving parts, each working in tandem and each with its own set of responsibilities and maintenance needs. As parts undergo natural wear and tear from…
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Top Print vs Bottom Print Flexo Folder Gluer: 3 Pros & Cons

When considering a flexo folder gluer, Open/Close or Set While Run are not the only major considerations to research. Top-printing flexo folder gluers have different advantages and disadvantages than bottom-printing machines and it’s important…
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Increasing Uptime - Retrofits and Rebuilds: lower cost fixes to big ticket problems

One of the most common financial challenges that box plants face is the cost of new equipment. Even after an unprecedented period of demand around shipping and packaging due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the financial uncertainty is still looming…
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Data Science, Machine Learning, and the Future of the Corrugated Industry

Data Science is the ability to take raw data, from a wide array of sources, and make it useful, actionable and valuable. Data science, IIoT and Machine Learning have recently come to the forefront of the technology revolution in corrugated,…
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Increasing Uptime - Don’t wait for a breakdown

We’ve all experienced the effects of equipment failure, breakdowns, or major malfunctions, downtime, which can lead to delays in order fulfillment and worst of all major expenses. With the fear of major malfunctions in mind, the upkeep of…
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Increasing Uptime - It’s the little things

A corrugated facility is like a fine watch, featuring hundreds if not thousands of nuanced mechanisms and tasks taking place synchronously. When things are running smoothly, it is truly a sight to behold. Processes and tasks happen at…
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Why the Corrugated Industry needs Machine Learning Technology

As the capability to make industrial machines more intelligent improves, there are now more reasons than ever to invest in technologies that will future-proof your equipment. The retirement of many veteran machine operators coinciding with the…