At H&C, we are constantly innovating to develop solutions that can enhance efficiency and drive growth in your business.

When talking to our customers around the world, they have the same challenges in their processing businesses: labour, worker safety, hygiene and product safety and quality control. The most cost-effective way to address these issues is automation.

Our point of difference lies in our ability to develop and deliver custom solutions in response to each customer’s specific needs.

Drawing on our full range of equipment and integrating these with additional equipment from other suppliers, H&C can provide complete line integration and optimisation.


Complete line integration and optimisation


  • Vacuum bag sealing
  • Bag integrity screening
  • Carton erecting and closing
  • Weighing and labelling
  • Chilling or freezing
  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) for Cartons
  • Palletising
  • ASRS for pallets

  • De-palletising
  • De-cartoning
  • De-bagging
  • Scanning and quality control
  • Recipe management
  • Carton Lidders and Closers

    AiCo Carton Lidders and Closers place and seal lids on cartons for the meat, poultry, seafood and horticulture industries.

    Compact and fully automatic, AiCo Carton Lidders and Closers incorporate a high-speed hot-melt glue applicator and provide both simplicity of use and flexibility.

    They are specifically designed to handle chilled and frozen products at medium or high volumes.

    A number of options are available for the magazines supplying the cartons, in regards to both the quantity of different magazines and their location on the lids.

    Options include:
    • Meat Carton Lidder/Closer
    • HSC Apple Top and Bottom Closer
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    Carton Lidders and Closers

    Meat Carton Closer

    The AiCo Meat Carton Closer is a specialised performance machine for meat processing plants.

    It lids bulk chilled and frozen meat products which are packaged into cartons.

    It is ideal for applications requiring medium to high volumes of cartons of bulk chilled or frozen primal.

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    Carton Lidders and Closers

    HSC Apple Top and Bottom Closer

    The AiCo HSC Apple Top and Bottom Closer has been developed specifically for the apple industry to automatically seal both top and bottom two piece HSC cases.

    It is ideal for lines using multiple height and multiple print cartons.

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