Consumer Goods

Coding and marking of consumer and household goods


Consumer goods range from cosmetics, personal care, detergents, home care and so much more. These products need to be marked and coded without compromise not only to enable healthy-friendly use for end users in terms of content and hazardous substances, but also to promote effective marketing as well. Our high speed Leibinger equipment, high adhesion inks our solutions are tailored to provide reliable, accurate marking and coding for the consumer and household goods industry.

Weighing and Inspection of consumer and household goods


The highly automated processes used to produce skincare and hair care products, make-up, perfumes, toiletries and deodorants require reliable, high-quality manufacturing equipment. Through its partnership with Minebea Intec is a leading supplier of such equipment, offering weighing solutions of every sort and a wide range of dosing, formulation, sorting, filling and packing solutions.

Calls for food safety and efficiency by responsible authorities are on the rise and this is why nowadays manufacturers are confronted with increasingly stringent requirements for correct, consistent and legally compliant product coding.

The more transparent a company is, the better for its consumer confidence, customer retention and brand loyalty.

Patricole has everything needed to check incoming goods and stored materials for weight content and foreign bodies. Our truck scale components and silo weighing solutions offer a high degree of weighing for cosmetically production process. Weighing and inspection for the production process includes bench and floor scales as well as process vessel scales which are available for hygienic applications and with digital assistance technology. The extensive range of metal detection and x-ray inspection equipment ensures that consumer goods leaving the factory will satisfy customer expectations. Specialised check weighing equipment is available for completeness checks for tubes, small boxes etc. in secondary packaging, and details of all activities can be systematically recorded.

Secondary packaging of consumer and household goods


Our range of secondary packaging equipment includes everything from simple, standalone wrapping and strapping machines, to fully automatic wrapping and strapping systems which can be customised to fulfill every need you have to get your product from the warehouse to the customer. Our complete range of pallet wrapping machines includes semi and fully automatic devices which have the capability to wrap one pallet per hour all the way to 130 pallets per hour using fully integrated conveying and safety protocol.

Our strapping machines start from small fixed strapping heads for parcels to solutions for pallets and larger objects. Hand strapping tools are suitable for offline unitizing of products. Easy to use, you simply place the strap around the load tension, seal and cut using one of our ergonomically designed steel or plastic strapping tools. Our extensive range also includes battery or pneumatically powered tools.

Patricole’s range of premium quality hand and machine wrapping films is designed to suit any application including black films for security purposes. Our hand films are designed to stretch with the minimum of force. No more need to pull the film tight, simply apply to the pallet and walk around, or place in the film carousel and let the machine do the work. Steel, plastic (PET) and PP strapping in various sizes, colours and even printed strapping for product identification are in our range.

Automation of the consumer and household goods manufacture processes


The manufacture of the consumer and household goods involves processes that operate at certain optimum temperatures and pressures within specified times. The processes also involve the mixing of raw materials at specified ratios and proportions in order to achieve the desired quality. They also utilise mechanisms that ensure that the desired quantities of the products are placed the containers/packages, not to mention the obvious fact that the production lines use electrical and mechanical equipment in the form of electric motor driven conveyor belts along with pulleys, gearboxes and bearings, labelers, shrink tunnels and shrink wrapping machines with purely electrical control panels, to mention but a few. Patricole is there to optimise manufacturing processes by supplying high quality electrical and automation products, these include;

  • Temperature, pressure and ratio controllers,
  • Temperature and pressure sensors/transducers,
  • Sensors for product level and capping machines,
  • Electric motors,
  • Contactors, overload relays, circuit breakers, push buttons and other accessories for electric motor circuit control,
  • Bearings, pulleys and gearboxes.