WestRock PMA Tray Erector Range

WestRock PMA range of Tray Erectors leave the competition behind. With an impressive output of up to 90 trays per minute.

Our innovative design offers; exceptional consistency, compact footprint, easy size change, outstanding speed, with an even faster payback.

Smart software and factory automation maximises production while reducing costly downtime and repurposes labour.

Plastic-free – WestRock PMA Tray Erecting Machines can erect a wide range of trays, including tapered trays, using environment friendly, sustainable fluted card board materials making them ideal for reducing plastic packaging.

Tray Erecting Machines | TFS500 model


WestRock PMA new TFT500 erects small 4-corner tapered trays for produce such as fruit, mushrooms, berries and herbs etc.

The TFT500 will automatically erect and form tapered trays from cardboard blanks and stack the open tapered produce trays, in desired format, with its integrated stacker ready for loading.

Easy tooling changes allow the TFT500 to erect tapered produce trays of varying heights and sizes, while the stacker can be omitted to suit production requirements.

Contact us on: +44 (0)1493 257 070

WestRock PMA new TFT500 erects small 4-corner tapered trays for produce such as fruit, mushrooms, berries and herbs image

Engineered to the last detail

Leave the competition behind with our outstanding speeds, exceptional consistency and flawless flexibility.

Our automatic tray erecting machines are available with either tape or glue closure. The entire range can run high walled trays, low walled trays or shelf-ready trays, typically Fefco 0200 and 0201 or RSC and HSC styles.

All our tray erecting machines have a compact footprint with options for high storage board capacity and are easily adaptable for any product type.

High performance technology

The range starts with entry level pneumatic machines, up to fully servo multi head machines, to suit any application.

Our entry level machine, installed with pneumatic controls, is a competitive price to ensure you the best value for money on your investment.

Or upgrade to one of our servo machines for increased output speeds and decreased running costs.


Easy to use

Simple, clear controls and easy size changes for ease of use and reduced downtime.

Simple, clear touchscreen controls make production operation just a few easy clicks, with remote support as standard. Product size changes are easy with our quick size change facility, taking on average just 5 minutes to set up between products.

Designed for 24/7 operations, our Tray Erecting Machines are installed with full diagnostic systems and Ethernet connectivity for remote support.

Two heads are better than one

For increased output, our twin head Tray Erector has an output of up to 60 trays per minute.

The Twin Head tray erector produces trays simultaneously whilst retaining a compact footprint. This allows for exceptional speeds of up to 60 trays per minute with the option for either glue or tape closure.

The Twin Head tray erector provides the fastest payback yet.





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Features and Benefits

  • Compact design for small footprint production environments
  • Low cost, high specification modular construction for future upgrades and specification changes
  • High reliability components from Rockwell / Siemens / Kuka partnership
  • Simple and quick size change facility for faster set up times
  • Simple, clear controls for ease of operator use and reduced downtime
  • Clear guard panels for ease of production monitoring and safety
  • 270° discharge choice
  • Ethernet connectivity for remote support
  • Environment friendly – erects trays using sustainable fluted card board materials

Standard Technical Specification

  • Machine Speed: Up to 25 trays per minute
  • Servo or Pneumatic Actuation
  • Large capacity board magazine options
  • HMI panel with touch screen for ‘recipe information system’
  • Table Top design
  • Discharge conveyer
  • Fully compatible with automatic tray loader


  • Vertical or horizontal card magazine
  • Rockwell / Siemens Controls
  • Nordson / Preo or Mellor Hot melt glue system or Crash lock system for hand erect trays
  • Inline and right angle discharge
  • Change part or adjustable forming tools
  • On demand multiple size tray forming
  • Conveyors
  • Automatic tray and carton Loading
  • Robotic tray and carton erecting and loading
  • Integrated stacker

Board Specification

  • Materials: Fibre board and fluted corrugate cardboard
  • Fefco Styles: Typically 0300, 0301, 0415 and 0420 but the system can be adapted to suit most 03 and 04 fefco style ranges

Tray Styles

  • Low Walled, High Walled, Shelf Ready, 90 degree corners and mitred tray corners, pizza style cartons, crash lock.
  • NEW Tapered Produce Trays – small 4-corner tapered trays for produce such as mushrooms, berries and herbs etc.

Call us on: 01493 257 070