How can my business benefit from a Cartoning Machine?


If your business uses a carton in or as your product packaging, it is worthwhile to consider implementing this technology.

But what specific automated cartooning machine technology is the right fit for your needs?

All cartoning machines are not created equal, but they do share the same ultimate goal of increasing efficiency and eliminating the taxing and time-consuming labor associated with forming cartons and filling product into them by hand.

Cartoning machines, often referred to as cartoners, can be classified into two primary types, horizontal cartoning machines and vertical cartoning machines. Your style of carton, along with your primary product, and how it will be loaded will help to determine the machine that is best for your business.

The process that cartoners cycle through can be broken down quite simply….

First, the flat folded carton will be loaded onto a hopper which then transfers it to a section of the machine where it is pulled apart and erected. After the initial erecting stage, product can be easily loaded into the open carton. Finally, the major overlapping flap of the carton will be secured and the filled carton will be discharged from the machine.

EndFlex manufactures a reliable, easy-to-use vertical end-load cartoning machine, the Kartnr. The Kartnr’s job is to form, load, and close cartons automatically. It has been engineered to handle small to medium chipboard cartons and is suitable for several different industry applications. While our standard model accommodates carton bottoms that are auto-locked, we also offer models for glued and tucked cartons.

Reach out to our knowledgeable staff and let’s decide if the Kartnr can become your next new hire!

Introducing The New BOXXER KARTNR

We are pleased to introduce our new automatic carton forming machine and container inserter, the Boxxer Kartnr

Commonly used for cosmetics, medicinals, pharmaceuticals and many every day consumer products, the Kartnr is engineered to form “auto-lock” or “pop-open” cartons, automatically insert containers and close the lid. Options available include glue, fold & tuck as well as tape.

Process of operation:

1.BLANK LOADING: Knockdown carton blanks are loaded onto the hopper magazine.

2.CARTON ERECTING: One-by-one, the knockdown carton blanks are pulled from the loading station and erected.

3.CONTAINER TRANSFER: Once loaded, cartons are transferred via starwheel to the following station

4.CONTAINER LOADING: Once erected, the carton is then loaded into the container

5.CLOSING & DISCHARGE: The two minor flaps are pushed down, after which the top overlapping major flap is closed and tucked while then being discharged.