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Glenvale Packaging specifies Wick Machinery to enhance production for UK's leading Formalin manufacturer

GLENVALE PACKAGING SPECIFIES WICK MACHINERY TO ENHANCE PRODUCTION FOR UK’S LEADING FORMALIN MANUFACTURER

The simplicity and accuracy of Wick filling machines – enhanced by the service and support provided by Glenvale Packaging – is playing a key role in the ongoing success of the UK’s largest supplier of formalin fixative. The operation of two Wick Minican 100 units by Genta Medical is at the heart of a production process that now sees over 2 million filled pots produced per year – sufficient to ensure that supplies of this vital product, which is central to operation of histology departments throughout the country, is both ongoing and reliable.

Genta Medical’s commitment to the performance of the Wick range at its York premises, reflects both the performance capability and the comprehensive service support provided by Glenvale Packaging, as Bob Reedman, Managing Director, explains –

“When it was originally felt that the Minican 100 concept would meet our requirements, it was vital that back up and support – from site assessment through installation commissioning and ongoing servicing and maintenance – were of the highest order,” he says. “We are delighted that, to date, this has all been capably delivered by Glenvale Packaging."

“The suitability of the Wick design is demonstrated by our long-term commitment to the equipment – we initially adapted both of our original desk mounted units to operate semi-automatically and then took a further step forward by replacing one of these with a larger, free-standing unit. The two Wick Minican units that we now operate are in constant operation, with each dedicated to one specific type of product and the capability to process up to 30 pots per minute,” adds Bob Reedman.

The two Minican machines now process some 90% of the output from the company and, in most cases, handle 60 ml capacity pots, each filled with 40 ml of formalin. In total, Genta Medical produces some 10,000 units per day, both for direct delivery to customers – primarily the NHS – with some held in stock to meet short term needs or high demand periods.

“Wick’s belief in producing equipment based on modular components is clearly in evidence at Genta Medical with, for example, the freestanding unit benefiting from further automation in the form of a cap elevator feeder,” comments Garry Coleman, Partner at Glenvale Packaging’s Northamptonshire site. “The company’s ongoing commitment to the Wick range is significant and reflects the suitability of the designs and the ability to specify configurations that meet precise requirements.” He points out that Wick can also supply a range of rotary tables, indexing systems, filling and closing stations and cap sorting units where appropriate.


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