Case Study: Component Loss and Integration at Essentra Components

In the spring of 2018 UPM Conveyors were chosen by Essentra Components Ltd to assist in their component product capture project at their manufacturing facility in Kidlington. Our team worked with the company and other stakeholders to conduct detailed analysis of their current system to reduce factors that were leading to component loss and machines […]

Case Study: The Latest Automation at BV Dairy

UPM Conveyors recently created a bespoke bottling line for award-winning BV Dairy, one of the most highly respected suppliers of specialist dairy products in the South West of England, including their famous Dorset Clotted Cream. About BV Dairy Established in 1958, BV Dairy were awarded a long-term contract in 2016 to supply cultured milk drinks […]

UPM at PPMA 2018

Taking Orders in the First Two Hours of PPMA 2018

This year, we returned to the annual PPMA show – the Packaging Machinery and Manufacturing Show at NEC – and are pleased to report it was the best exhibition we have ever had as a company, in our 45 year history. Exhibiting at stand A34, we secured orders in the first two hours and spoke […]

Fail-safe Features at Plastek UK

The team at UPM Conveyors look back at a sophisticated automated product handling system they designed and installed at packaging manufacturer Plastek UK. In 2014 this project expanded the business with blue chip brands. Published here in Packaging News, a leading industry magazine, the team will feature once more this August with an in-depth interview. […]

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UPM’s Unattended Production for Rutland

The team at UPM Conveyors recently worked on updating the production system for Rutland Plastics, a private company based in Oakham that operates moulding machines ranging from 150 tonne to 1700 tonne. The company has a 6600 sq ft factory floor and a turnover over in excess of £10 million. They approached UPM to achieve […]

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Conveying 15 Million Crisp Bags Per Week

UPM Conveyors were recently responsible for the bespoke design and install of a food approved conveyancing system for Kolak Snacks Foods, to automate to conveying of 15 million crisp bags per week. Working with the leading UK crisp and snack company in London, the UPM Conveyors team created a solution that included elevating boxes to […]

August Coverage in Packaging Gazette

This month we’re proud to feature in the latest edition of the respected industry publication Packaging Gazette. The edition focuses on technology, design and pre show information for leading events in conveyors and manufacturing. We spoke to Packaging Gazette about our stands at both the upcoming PPMA and Interplas 2017 shows. At both events, our […]

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UPM Exhibiting at PPMA & Interplas 2017

The team at UPM Conveyors are pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at two leading industry shows in 2017, PPMA and Interplas. Both taking place at Birmingham’s NEC on 26th – 28th September, UPM Conveyors will exhibit in Hall 5, stand number A34 at PPMA and at Hall 4, stand number L13 for Interplas. […]

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March Coverage for Faster Cooling System

At UPM Conveyors we pride ourselves on innovative solutions and recently announced our development of a new system for faster cooling of multi-impression closures. The system features high-airflow fans over a water cooled heat exchanger. The fans blow out cold air onto the closures and can reduce temperatures from 70C to 20C. Variable speed control […]

January Coverage for Recent Automation Project

This month we’re proud to have been included in a four-page feature in top industry publication Food & Drink International. The article focuses on the shift to automated functions in roles that were traditionally human operated. As small, medium and large companies further expand into the global market, it becomes an essential part of their […]