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Lan Handling Technologies B.V.

Jules Verneweg 123, 5015 BK Tilburg
Netherlands
Telephone +31 13 5322525
Fax +31 13 5352821
info.tilburg@lanhandling.com

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interpack 2020 hall map (Hall 11): stand E44

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interpack 2020 fairground map: Hall 11

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Packaging machines and devices
  • 01.06  Additional machines and devices in the packaging process
  • 01.06.13  Robotic systems
  • 01.06.13.03  Pick & Place robots

Pick & Place robots

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Nov 11, 2019

Lan will deploy handling expertise in Eastern Europe

Lan Handling Technologies is starting a new project in Eastern Europe. We are going to use our experience in sterilised product handling to support business growth at Kormotech (premium pet food nutrition). Our solution for this project: a fast and flexible pouch handling system.

Automation in new pet food factoryKormotech, one of the largest animal food producers from Eastern Europe,  is going to build a new factory for the super premium Optimeal and premium Club4Paws pet food brands in Lithuania. Lan’s contribution concerns the delivery of a pouch handling line with 3 loaders, 2 unloaders with integrated In-Line Dryers to handle pouches with wet cat and dog food. Steriflow supplies the sterilisation retorts. Delivery is planned for April 2020.

Lan works in multidisciplinary teams: mechanical, electrical and software designers work together with our technicians to achieve the best results. The new, state-of-the-art building in Tilburg where a large glass wall separates the office from the production hall, makes an enormous contribution to this.

Why Lan?
  •  We can handle innovative packaging – such as uncommon shapes.
  •  We have solutions to handle multipack with different flavors.
  •  We are market leader in pouch handling.
  • Benefit from our extensive experience with more than 500+ projects worldwide.
  •  We integrate the latest techniques and trends (digitization, low energy and air consumption). 

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Nov 11, 2019

Lan is getting started with Digital Twin Technology

Lan is an expert in engineering and integrating handling systems for the food industry.  “But our approach goes beyond the level of supplying machine equipment only”, says Rogier Nabbe, Project Manager at Lan Handling Technologies. “The evolution of Smart Industry and the ever-evolving Internet of Things (IoT) gives us the opportunity to create added value for our customers in the food handling industry. Digital Twin Technology, known from the gaming world, enables us to offer our customers a real-time simulation of a physical Lan production line in which the status of our machines is visualized using OEE and TPM data.”

4 big benefits of implementing Digital Twin:

  • During the sales process, we can show our customers an advanced simulation of their new production line, even before it is built. Based on this clear visualisation, our customers can indicate which changesmay still be needed to implement all wishes.
  • The lead time of our projects is considerably shorter. We can test software and hardware virtually, no physical production line is required. The commissioning duration on site is limited to a minimum.
  • With a realistic Digital Twin we can start training at an early stage. Also consider Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) applications to train the local technical staff, so that production can start quickly after delivery.
  • Once the system is 'running', we access data via the Digital Twin. Our customers see the production volume and efficiency of their production lines (OEE) and the best consistent efficiency possible (TPM). The aim is to adjust parameters that fall outside their specifications in time and to make maintenance predictable.
Launch @ Interpack 2020! Together with Unit040 from Eindhoven, Lan Handling Technologies is working on the PREspective platform to develop the first simulations of the production lines for both sterilised product handling and end of line automation. During Interpack 2020 in Düsseldorf, from 7 to 13 May, our customers and visitors can experience the benefits of simulations in the Digital Twin in an accessible and interactive way. Common scenarios in a production process can be simulated, whereby the effect of actions is immediately visible.

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About us

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Nice to meet you! We are Lan Handling Technologies. Your Dutch specialist for sterilised product handling and end-of-line automation solutions. We are firmly placed in the global food industry. Worldwide > 500 Lan Handling systems!

From both our locations in Tilburg and Halfweg we work towards one common goal: using the power of technology to answer your global challenges in the continuous need for safe food products. We know how to deal with topics such as traceability, sustainability, efficiency and ergonomics. 

Tilburg: Sterilised Product Handling specialist
Pouches? Semi-rigid containers? Cans, jars or bottles? We design and manufacture both robotic and linear solutions to get your products sterilised. We ensure a flexible high output solution and fluent interfacing with third party equipment. Ever heard of our unique tongue solution to move your carriers into your retorts? Or our specially designed drying system? Get in touch!

Halfweg: End-of-Line Automation specialist
To all potato traders, carrot farmers, meat, fish and poultry processors, vegetable suppliers and ready meal producers: these are dynamic times for your sector. By automating your production lines, you remain competitive and you can stand out! The centerpiece of our End-of-Line solution is often our case packer or palletising system. Depending on your needs, this can easily be expanded with crate stackers/destackers, crate erectors and bale arm folders. Take advatange of our unique combination: high capacity, gentle handling and small footprint. 

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Company data

Number of employees

50-99

Target groups
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals