Packaging Machinery

Enhancing finish quality, plant productivity and yield

Packaging machine builders face a variety of challenges ranging from company and supplier issues to customer demands and competitive pressures. See how you can leverage the broad range of packaging machine technologies Control Techniques can provide and are easily accepted by your customers.

Packaging machines are inherently motion-centric and Control Techniques “Motion Made EasyTM” makes servo motion easy.

Key Benefits
  • Shorter design times
  • Quicker changeovers
  • Handling broader material ranges
  • Higher throughput
  • Improved line integration
  • Outstanding safety and quality
  • The industry's best pre- and post-sales support
Typical applications include
  • Form / fill / seal machines
  • Labelers
  • Case packers
  • Carton and case erectors
  • Baggers
  • Bundlers
  • Shrink wrappers
  • Smart belts
  • Indexing tables
Automation Control
  • Reduce time to market with “Motion Made EasyTM” servos and easy HMI programming
  • Smaller machine footprint with very compact drives and integrated drive, PLC and motion control
  • Easy line integration with onboard Ethernet and options for all major fieldbuses
Drives and Motors
  • Reduce machine costs with competitively priced AC general purpose drives
  • Faster changeover and throughput with servo drives at stepper drive prices
  • Scalable servo motors with matched servo drives make material changeover easy
  • Enhanced safety with torque limiting and safe off technology
Motion Components
  • Material changeover made easy with broad mechanical motion solutions
  • Reduce lead-time and faster changeover with fieldbus enabled valve blocks
  • Innovative and flexible material solutions with ultrasonic welding
Control Techniques products for the packaging machinery:

Digitax ST - 230 V and 460 V Pulse Duty Servo Drives Systems (1.7 A – 8.0 A rms)

Digitax ST is a high dynamic servo drive range, matched to Unimotor hd motors for pulse duty applications

Unidrive M

Unidrive M - AC Drives for Industry 0.33 hp – 4,200 hp (0.25 kW – 2.8 MW)

Unidrive M is Control Techniques' AC and Servo drive family designed specifically for industrial applications


MCi Machine Control - AC Drive (0.75 kW - 2.8 MW)

Ultimate performance through advanced onboard machine control 

Commander SX

Commander SX - General Purpose NEMA 4X AC Drives, 0.5 hp – 10 hp (0.37 kW – 7.5 kW)

The Commander SX is a NEMA 4X / IP66 AC drive for installation in harsh environments 

Winder Solution

Winder Solution

High-performance winder for Control Techniques AC, DC and Servo drives


Epsilon EP - Compact 1.5 Axis Servo Drive (2.2 - 16.0 A rms)

Epsilon EP is a compact and easy-to-use servo drive, scalable from a simple amplifier to a completely programmable 1.5-axis motion controller.

Flying Shear

Fully developed, proven and documented flying shear solution offering flexibility, performance and precision

rotary knife

Rotary Knife

Fully developed, proven and documented rotary knife solution offering flexibility, performance, precision and increased productivity.

Machine Control Studio - Programming Tool

Control Techniques' Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features 

CTVue HMI Software

Control Techniques CTVue human interface software tool enables the operator to easily configure drive-related control variables. 

Product Literature & Resources

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