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ICA displays latest capsule machine series at Interpack 2023

ICA S.p.A. is an Italian company, established in Bologna in 1963, that designs and manufactures automatic packaging machines for food. The RCL1 machine presented at Interpack, fills and closes single-dose capsules in plastic, compostable materials or aluminium for coffee, tea, herbal infusions and soluble products of various shapes and dimensions.

Solution implementation and benefits

RCL1, designed for small productions of capsules, is the entry-level solution for single-serve market, with a semi-automatic changeover between different types of capsules in 20/25 minutes with 1 operator.

  • Finished capsules can be packed in single or multipack format, in bags or cartons with semi-automatic or fully automatic packaging systems.
  • Compact machine layout with a single production lane up to 80 capsules per minute
  • High quality of the final products
Customer Objectives
  • Show the technological innovation of today's machines developed by the company
  • Meet the market standards required for aluminum, plastic, compostable materials and filter paper
  • Enable maximum efficiency

Schneider PacDrive3 provides the most modern techniques of motion control available. All the machine software control is developed on a single platform and operates over different task levels, avoiding the use of PLCs or old generation technologies.

Mauro Salmi, Electronics and Automation Manager, ICA