SUN AUTOMATION CORRUGATED BLOG

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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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Introducing Helios, The New Corrugated AI/Machine Learning Platform

(Glen Arm, MD February 26, 2021)  -- Helios, the new AI and Machine Learning platform tailored specifically to the corrugated converting industry, launched today. The platform is OEM-agnostic and engineered to provide corrugated manufacturers…
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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…
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Premier Packaging Ups Capacity With New Latitude Machinery Investment

Article first published in the April 2020 issue of Board Converting News About Premier Packaging Premier Packaging began in 1994 in Louisville, Kentucky, as a single sheet plant. Increasing demand from the Indianapolis/Chicago region led…

Post-Pandemic Advantages of the SUN625 Rotary Die Cutter

Operator shortages, outdated technology and the demand for high quality boxes are all known production challenges that have affected Box Makers for years. However, due to COVID-19 and the multiple ripple effects of the 2020 pandemic, unanticipated…