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New Machine Takes Tissue Packaging to a New Level

Posted by Carla Colwell
29th November, 2021

The latest in tissue packaging technology from Jacob White promises to take the sector to a new level this year. The HS-T 6 is a high-speed automatic cartoner designed to streamline every part of the packaging process for tissue producers around the world, including compliance.

Global growth is being driven by huge increases in the use of paper hygiene products, not just by consumers, but across many industry sectors as regulations rise alongside personal hygiene habits. In today’s marketplace, seeing soaring demand on one hand and bulging requirements and regulations on the other, there has never been a better time to streamline and strengthen the efficiency of operations.

As packaging machine experts with more than 100 years of experience, we’ve put everything into the design and development of the latest machine, which ticks vital boxes for future-proofing the packaging line and protecting the workforce. Let’s take a closer look at how tissue packaging is evolving.


About the HS-T 6 tissue packaging machine

The HS-T 6 gives full automation to the tissue packaging line. From the very start, cartons are handled automatically, erected by a 5-arm rotary system and placed onto moving, flighted carton chains.

This machine has been designed to give full product control at the loading point and uses linear sliding product buckets. Cartons are sealed by a hot glue jet applicator, automatically closed and discharged via transmission chains and carton lugs. 

HS-T 6 is fully surrounded and protected by clear Perspex guard panels, which are hinged to enhance removability. This streamlines quality control and ensures fast and easy access for routine maintenance and cleaning.


Features and options

  • Stainless steel mainframe, shafts and guides – ideal for hygienic environments typical of tissue or food production
  • Variable speeds – subject to board size, quality and products
  • Wide range of carton size options – includes cube transfer
  • Fast and easy changeover – fitted with digital readouts and quick release changeover points 
  • No changeover parts required – reduces downtime to a minimum
  • Overload protection – main drive 3-phase
  • Low noise level – 80db (A)
  • Engineered in the UK to EU requirements – meeting compliance
  • Overhead compression unit – allows for fully adjustable heights for all family tissue sizes
  • High speed – up to 300 cartons per minute


How full automation streamlines and increases efficiency

With demand increasing across the hygiene products sector, pressure is on the production and packaging lines to increase output to match. However, while this presents an opportunity, the challenges in terms of protecting the workforce and complying with the latest regulatory changes can stand in the way for many producers. 

Automation is providing the answer for the tissue industry and many other hygiene and pharma sectors. The hands-free approach means that both product and workforce is protected, and the potential to increase output gives the business the efficiency it needs to meet demand.


Talk to Jacob White

Jacob White is proud to hold a renowned, industry-leading and long-held reputation in the tissue packaging sector. We always work closely with our clients to make sure we tick every box and tailor packaging solutions to their exact needs, and we understand the pressure they’re under to get it right the first time.

The HS-T 6 joins a family of tissue packaging machines designed to handle these traditionally hard-to-pack, delicate items with perfect precision. We offer full automation and semi-automatic packaging machines and case packers to complete the production line and accelerate distribution. 

When it comes to tissue packaging, there’s a lot going on in the industry and many opportunities to harness the growth of the sector. According to industry figures, demand isn’t going away any time soon and now is the time to future-proof operations. With a wealth of knowledge and experience behind us, we’re looking ahead for you – talk to us and let us help streamline and accelerate your tissue production.

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