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World Class Crate Handling Equipment
Returnable Plastic Crates (RPCs) are the future of fresh food packaging. We’ve developed the world’s most reliable, cost effective range of equipment designed to handle all of your crate automation requirements.
RPC AUTOMATION - CRATE EQUIPMENT RANGE
Fibre King’s trusted brand Oryx Automation, works with growers, agribusiness and wash plants to implement automated crate handling equipment. Oryx designs and manufactures single RPC erectors through to palletisers, depalletisers, sorting and stretch wrapping equipment. Whether you just need to erect Returnable Plastic Crates or have an entire wash plant system designed, you’ll enjoy lower overall cost of use with Oryx equipment.
Don’t know where to start? The Crate Erector and all its ancillary equipment are for handling empty crates, and the Crate Palletisers (both mechanical and robotic) are for handling filled crates. You might like to think of our range as modules that can be used individually or added together to provide as much automation as your business needs.
Contact us for more information about our range of crate equipment and how it could be incorporated into your facility including potential direct labour savings.
Collapsible Crate Erector
Returnable Crate Erector
Folds down RPCs after washing
Stripper Plate Style
Integrates with Crate equipment
Oryx equipment combines practical design, robust manufacturing and simple operation providing their customers with a thoroughly reliable machine. With over ten years’ experience in RPC Automation, Fibre King’s crate handling brand, Oryx Automation, is trusted globally to work at grower operations and wash plant facilities. Backed by Fibre King’s extensive Engineering experience spanning over ninety years gives their customers peace of mind that they are being serviced by an experienced global player.
When implemented effectively, Crate Automation achieves the following benefits for end users:
Reduced Direct Labour Costs
Staff currently used for the manual handling of crates can be utilized more effectively on production and quality inspection lines.
The subsequent benefit of redeploying staff to other lines is increased productivity.
Increased Product Quality
Automated Crate packing ensures consistent product handling which can improve product quality and increase retail sales. Automation also ensure RPCs are handled gently and consistently.
Reduced Risk of Injury
Occupational Health and Safety Risks associated with repetitive actions over time are reduced.
During peak times the Crate Automation can handle increased capacity without the need for additional staff members being employed.