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Mechanical Manual Load Cartoner
The MK-CML – Horizontal Manual Load Cartoner is an economical cartoner that can quickly bring value to your production line. The MK-CML features a double operator station to allow for high manual load packaging speeds. Paperboard cartons; regular, full, or economy flaps; fine flute corrugated; glue, seal, or tuck cartons – the MK-CML cartoner handles these cartons with ease. Nordson ProBlue adhesive unit provides accurate glue application on carton flaps. Tuck option is available for tuck style cartons. Allen Bradley controls provide smooth operator control and accurate fault diagnostic capabilities.

The MK-CML also includes a “No Product/No Carton/No Load” feature to reduce waste and improve efficiency. Stainless steel construction and full safety guarding are standard. Numerous options can be added to the MK-CML Manual Load Cartoner, including remote diagnostic capabilities, quick change over scales and counters, and infeed/discharge conveyors. This cartoner is built for 24/7 operation and can be mounted on casters for easy portability.

Key Features

Rotary Carton Feeder

Positively erects cartons on main conveyor chain.

High-Speed Manual Loading Operation

Allows you to manually load product at high speeds.

Allen Bradley PLC

MicroLogix or CompactLogix PLC are available.

Intuitive Allen Bradley PanelView HMI

Easily troubleshoot machine problems, track machine performance, and set-up new sizes.

Easy Set Up and Changeover

Easily changeover and set up different carton sizes.

Optional Features


Allow the MK-CML to be easily moved and stored when needed.

Wash-down Construction

Can be constructed using stainless steel or equivalent for wash-down capability.

Mounting Locations for Optional Equipment

Code daters, ink/laser jet printers, and bar code readers can all be mounted on the MK-CML.

Glue or Tuck Closure

Can be set up to handle glue or tuck closures.

Quick Changeover Options

Siko counters, ratchet handles, and visual scales can all be added to aid in changeover.


Bags of Product

The MK-CML is an ideal solution for low/medium-speed bag in box applications.

Blister Packs

The MK-CML is an ideal solution for blister pack running at 60 cpm or lower.

Vacuum Sealed Product

Can seamlessly integrate with upstream automatic vacuum packaging systems.

Pouches of Product

Multi-packs or single packs, the MK-CML can handle either configuration.

Flow Wrap Product

Seamlessly integrate your upstream flow-wrappers with the MK-CML.

Glue Style Cartons with Dual Operator Station

Glue Style Cartons with Three Operator Station

Glue Style Cartons with Code Dater Option

Running pouches of product with Code Dater Option

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