Krones sells 500th ErgoBloc to Philippines bottler

Krones has sold its 500th ErgoBloc L to a bottler in the Phillippines as the German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer celebrates the success of the block technology.

Ever since the first ErgoBloc L from Krones was unveiled at drinktec 2009, it has been an integral part of bottling plants. With its market launch, Krones says it has realised a vision at the time: the complete filling and packaging line combined in one block.

What followed was a success story – as the order for the 500th ErgoBloc shows. The anniversary block goes to the Philippine bottler Philippine Spring Water Resources Inc (PSWRI) whose president is delighted that the milestone in Krones’ block technology is being utilised at its facility.

Danilo Lua, president of PSWRI says: “The block significantly expands our production capacity and allows us to meet the growing demand for our products while maintaining our commitment to quality and sustainability.”

The ErgoBloc has been designed with a compact footprint, modular design, which means it integrates intof key processes, including stretch blow moulding, labelling and filling, into a single compact unit has multiple benefits in operation: it contributes to a significant reduction in space requirements, energy consumption and operating costs. In addition, the system’s intuitive user interface and advanced automation features minimise downtime, optimise overall production efficiency and ensure product quality – perfectly aligning with PSWRI’s dedication to delivering the highest-quality bottled water to Filipino consumers.

“This 500th ErgoBloc installation is proof of enduring trust and collaboration between Krones and PSWRI,” says Regis Herve, head of sales SA AP TH sales new machines at Krones. “We are proud to be a part of their journey and look forward to supporting their continued growth in the Philippines and Asia market.”

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