The roll-your-own booklet making and packing machine platform gives a lot of flexibility for the presentation of the booklets to the customer.
The booklet making and packing solution is one of the creative and innovative developments for the other tobacco products (OTP) market. The RYO Booklet maker and packer is designed by Imatec, a sister-company of ITM.
Flexible and changeable packing in the booklet platform
With format kits every booklet machine has the ability to change the machine from one size to the other, even handling different kinds of paper thicknesses, paper sizes and paper types. The finished booklets can be packed into various sizes and layers of carton displays. All of this gives you the opportunity to support whatever the market demands are.
Modular platform for partly automation
Imatec builds every booklet platform in a modular way. Therefor it is possible to automate the production process only partly. This can be done, for example, to launch a new product on the market, without investing in a full solution in an early stage. A customer can choose only to make bundles of sheets on the platform and manually pack the bundles in booklets.
Booklet making meeting the high quality needs of today's market
The method of cutting and packing will give stability in line output where every single booklet lives up to the high quality needs of today’s market. The speed ranges gives the possibility to start with a basic speed of 160 booklets per minute where speeds upgrade packages support your future needs. Basic and maximum speed limits will variate, depending on booklet sizes and options integrated in the platform.
Start small, integrate additional modules later in basic platform
The setup of the line is in such a way that it is possible to start with the first base module(s), once the needs for higher capacity or more automated production of the RYO booklet making is required, the machine can be upgraded and extended with additional components, thus making it a full automated production line.
Extra commodities to make every booklet brand stand out
The integration with additional modules or packing machinery give a lot of opportunity for extra commodities like, adhesive labels, branding, special combination of booklets, special closing options, tipping paper or acetate filter tips and special printing for track-and-trace or discourage counterfeiting. The base of the machine can be used in such a way that future product developments and marketing solutions can be easily integrated.
Limited use of floor space with Imatec booklet maker and packer
The RYO booklet maker is a very compact machine platform. On a limited space and with limited use of operators, the booklet making and packing line is running smoothly. Footprint is dependable on the amount of bobbins in use and the integration of additional modules.