Packaging, Robotics & Inspection Systems

Over 100 Years of Industry Experience


Our Solutions

With over a century of combined experience in our industry, Charles Downer & Co. Ltd. has the skills and the tools to help you with all of your packaging, processing and robotics systems needs.

Our packaging solutions incorporate a wide range of cutting-edge equipment, from ovens, to double package makers, to case packing and palletizing units. Our fully-automated systems are designed specifically around your businesses’ needs and within your budget.

We specialize in vertical and horizontal flow wrapping. Our expert understanding of the latest technology allows us to provide the ideal packaging solution for your company.


Retail-Ready Packaging Systems

We design, construct and install complete packaging systems tailor-made to suit your production needs. Our global network of premium suppliers allows us to source the highest quality, most cutting-edge equipment.

We have had the pleasure of developing equipment solutions for a wide variety of consumables including:

  • Baked goods

  • Confectionary

  • Frozen foods

  • Cereals

  • Free-flow goods

  • Noodles

  • Nutraceuticals

  • Snacks

  • Dairy

  • Frozen poultry

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Medical

  • Healthcare


World-Class Engineering

Not sure what you need? Our innovative and dynamic team of engineers will find the ideal packaging systems solution for you. We’ll even redesign existing production lines to maximize performance and efficiency.

Are you ready to sell a new product? We will efficiently and affordably create systems to prepare your new introductions for market. We’ve helped a number of packaged goods producers launch new products including:

  • Chocolate

  • Cookies

  • Crackers

  • Fruit leather

  • Noodles

  • Nutraceuticals

  • Granola Bars

  • Melba Toast

  • IQF

  • Hash Brown Potatoes

  • Waffles

  • Cereal


Continuous Maintenance

Our custom after-sales service program includes equipment monitoring, updates and modifications and prompt technical servicing to keep your packaging system running like a well-oiled machine.

*Six Sigma: we make sure that all of our systems perform to Six Sigma Standards.

Equipment Overview

Some of the equipment available includes the list below. For more information or to discuss any of our additional offerings, contact us.


  • Fully automatic horizontal

  • Vertical up to 1200/cartons per min

Case Packing

  • RSC

  • Wraparound

  • RRP (Display)

Feed Regulation System

  • Compact Gondola

  • In-line Belt

  • Multi-level Belt

Inspection Systems

  • High-speed Cameras

  • Metal Detectors

  • X-ray

  • Checkweighers

Shrink Bundling

  • Shrink

  • Shrink with Tray

  • PPS Applications

Ovens and Processing

  • Band ovens (1000 to 2000mm wide)

  • Sheeting / cutting lines

  • Rotary moulding equipment

  • Wire cut extruders

Pallet Manipulation - Palletizing

  • Automatic Truck Loading

  • Laser Guided Vehicles (LGV)

  • Rail Guided Vehicles (RV)

  • Shuttle Cars

  • Robotic Palletizing

Pharmaceutical Packing Systems

  • Flat-pouch Packing

  • Pillow Packs

  • Stick Packs

  • Syringe Top Loading

  • Blister Packaging

  • Inhalers

  • Electrodes

  • All Powders

  • Medical Devices

Pouch and Bagging Systems

  • 3-side Seal

  • 4-side Seal

  • Doy Style Pouch

  • Flat Pouch

  • Quad Seal Corner Seal Stand-Up Bags

  • Stand-Up Pouch

  • Stand-Up Tin Tie

  • Stick pack

  • Vacuum Packaging Systems

  • Valve Bag Systems

Product Handling

  • Conveying Systems

  • Product Recovery

  • Robotics

  • Vibratory Feeding Systems

  • Biscuit and Confectionary - all types

Robotics and Automation Systems

  • Assortment Pick and Place

  • High-Speed Pick and Place

  • Robotic Palletizers

  • Tray Loading

  • Tube Loading

Robotic - Top Loading

  • Full rand of Integrated Top Loading Equipment including some with no adjustments for size changeovers

  • Up to 1,000 products / minute

Washing Systems

  • Mould Washing

  • Tray Washing

  • Tub Washing

Wrapping Systems

  • Assortments and Variety Packs

  • Die-Fold Wraps

  • Pillow Packs

  • Shrink Wrapping 

  • Slug Wrapping

  • Twist Wraps

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