AP Sleever, the High-Tech Sleeving Machine for Filled Cups

PUISEUX-PONTOISE, France — May 2, 2014 — Aprium Technology, the robotic brand of the Barry-Wehmiller Fresh Dairy Packaging Division, is launching its high-technology sleeving machine for filled cups.

This machine is specifically designed to for integration into complete packaging lines, allowing streamlined production through saved floor space and storage zones, reduction of material requirements, and significantly less labor than other sleeving solutions.

This technology fills cups “bottom-up”. Heat exposure time for fragile products is half of competitors’ sleeving technology. Sleeve variable height application allows for flexibility and shelf differentiation. The modular design allows 10,000 to 15,000 cups per hour per head to double the production capacity. The sleeve and lid position control allows for greater visibility of the marketing message.

About Arcil SA

A Paris-based supplier of packaging technology for the fresh dairy and food industry, Arcil SA is a worldwide leader in Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) technology. Its innovative machines use heat to convert plastic film into custom-formed cups that are filled then sealed within integrated, cost-effective lines. Arcil machines can be found in more than 40 countries worldwide.


Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology solutions in packaging, corrugating and paper converting across a broad spectrum of industries. Barry-Wehmiller’s balanced approach to the market is made possible through nine interactive divisions: Accraply, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automatic labeling and label converting and finishing systems; Arcil SA, a leading manufacturer of Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) technology for the fresh dairy and food industry; Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc., a premier supplier of manufacturing automation, facility design, and other engineering consulting services; Barry-Wehmiller International Resources (BWIR), a global provider of business and technology solutions to the mid-market manufacturing domain; FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of automated can end and product handling equipment, advanced conveyance technology, palletizers, depalletizers, and process equipment; HayssenSandiacre, a form/fill/seal technologies and services leader for more than 100 years; MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a leading manufacturer of equipment for the corrugated and folded carton industries; Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), providing high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing, and envelope manufacturing industries; PneumaticScaleAngelus, a global provider for filling, capping, can seaming, labeling, centrifugation, orienter and wet case detectors; and Thiele Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of placing, feeding, bagging, cartoning, case packing, robotic, premade bag and pouch, and palletizing equipment.

In fiscal year 2013, Barry-Wehmiller leveraged a strategic combination of organic and acquisition growth to achieve revenues surpassing $1.6 billion. Barry-Wehmiller now employs over 7,500 team members in more than 100 locations worldwide.

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