Ready Case buys Bobst folder-gluer

Ready Case ltd, a corrugated packaging manufacturer based in Warminster, UK, has invested in a Bobst ExpertFold 165 folder-gluer as part of a plan to expand the business and take advantage of new opportunities.

Ready Case packaging specialist has invested in this Bobst ExportFold 165 folder-gluer.

This is a family-owned business that specialises in delivering distinctive corrugated packaging solutions to the e-commerce market. The business is focused on investing heavily in quality and continuously developing novel solutions to add value to its customers.

Edward Kelso, Head of Operations at Ready Case, said: “By utilising the latest operational techniques, we are maximising efficiency and ensuring we work with both speed and accuracy to ensure we can offer our customers a quick turnaround without compromising on quality.” 

He added: ““As we often create bespoke, complex solutions we were keen to invest in machinery that we knew we could rely on to deliver precise results every time. After looking at several alternatives, we felt that the ExpertFold 165 offered the best overall package to help us fulfil our wider business ambitions now and in the future. The new folder-gluer has delivered more than we anticipated in terms of running speed and efficiency savings, and we are thrilled with the results of this investment.”

The ExpertFold 165 can handle up to 3,000 box styles. It will take carton board up to 800gsm and can run at up to 250mpm. It features electronic setting controls, a tilting frame that adjusts to flap size. crease control to manage folds and with driven upper belts for more consistent transport. It can automatically eject faulty boxes

Stuart Alvey-Taylor, sales manager for Bobst UK & Ireland sheet fed division, said: “We worked closely with Ready Case to truly understand the drivers behind this investment and what they wanted to achieve, and I am pleased to say we found the right business solution to meet their requirements.”

You can find more details on Bobst and the ExpertFold 165 here.


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