Bühler launches fully automatic bagging station with Premier Tech

The CHRONOS OMP-2090 B delivers productivity through its fully automatic operation, bagging accuracy, and product and operational safety.

Bühler, in partnership with Premier Tech, have announce the launch of the CHRONOS OMP-2090 B, a fully automatic bagging station. The new bagging station was developed for powdery and other non-free-flowing products. It delivers productivity through fully automatic operations, bagging accuracy, and high product and operational safety.

As the need for advanced and efficient packaging solutions grows, the CHRONOS OMP-2090 B system increases productivity, ensures safety, and accommodates a wide range of bags, representing an improvement over traditional solutions.

“The performance and reliability of the fully automatic bagging station CHRONOS OMP-2090 B lifts open mouth bag packaging to the next level. Operational safety and precision increase overall mill efficiency, maximize raw material yield, and ensure safe distribution of the valuable products of our customers and partners,” said Marco Chialina, head of business unit digital sense at Bühler.

The CHRONOS OMP-2090 B features a bag opening system that delivers a reliable and efficient operation. Its bagging accuracy of ±50g at 2σ (25kg) is made possible by incorporating dosing and weighing technology and intelligent controls. The bag handling concept also delivers optimal uptime and has a capacity of up to 900 bags per hour (25kg bags). In addition, the hygienic design and safety features align with food and human safety standards. Together, these features optimise profitability without compromising on efficiency.

Alexis Michaud, partner relations director at Premier Tech Systems and Automation, added: “At Premier Tech, we leverage our decades of expertise to deliver high-performing, food-safe, and cost-effective automated packaging solutions. This dedication to quality and innovation ensures that businesses in emerging markets have access to the automation level they need to compete. Our solutions empower them to enhance their operational efficiency and product quality, ultimately contributing to their long-term success.”

The CHRONOS OMP-2090 B will be available in all markets with the exception of the US, Canada, and the European Union member states.

Serving customers with innovative solutions

Bühler and Premier Tech’s partnership began in Aug 2019; it has since evolved into a fifty-fifty joint venture in Jul 2020. The aim of the joint venture is to develop and manufacture new cost-effective packaging solutions based on Premier Tech’s packaging and robotic palletising experience. Operating in Wuxi, China, the joint venture focuses on serving the food and feed markets globally. The joint venture benefits from Bühler’s knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain management in China as well as its digital solutions, and Premier Tech contributes its packaging and technological competencies in this field.