Spaceguard is a UK manufacturer of standard and bespoke packing stations designed to improve packing productivity and ergonomic position

Phone: 01482 363445 email: sales@spaceguard.co.uk

Packing Stations are a crucial addition to any packhouse, distribution centre or online retail for packing and despatch. Spaceguard packing stations are robust, manufactured to order to suit your specific requirements. With a durable powder coated finished, welded mild steel box section frame. Spaceguard packing stations are supplied fully welded and assembled, ready for immediate use with no further assembly required. As standard they are fitted with a durable 18mm thick MDF worktop,(or other workbench worktops are available.) They are suitable for loads of up to 300kg, (larger capacity tables available on request.) Spaceguard offer a wide range of workbench tops dependent on the product been packed. Spaceguard offer a range of both standard and bespoke packing stations. Most real savings in productivity and ergonomic position are gained from well design packing stations and area. Spaceguard offer a bespoke design service to assess needs to ensure the best possible warehouse packing station solution can be achieved.

A Spaceguard packing station is manufactured to your specific requirements and dimensions. With additions including upper shelving, roll holders suitable for all types of packaging rolls, table top material cutters, in built Weighing scales. Along with IT mountings for monitors and printers etc, Electrical sockets and overhead lights or bins (which can be integrated into the top of bolted to side) ideal for quick removal of excess packaging waste.

As a company Spaceguard is used to working from customer sketches drawings and concepts. Using 3D design Spaceguard can bring your packing station to life prior to manufacture to ensure you get the packing station that suits your needs

Packing station options
Electrical & IT options
Packing station worktops

Configuring an Efficient Packing Station

Designing a packing station to suit you specific operation, workflow, and processes bring real productivity savings

While most packaging tables are similar in function. Every packaging station is unique to its own set of issues. Sometime even within the same companies packing and despatch departments, the workstations vary because of the scope of the functions required for that particular process.
1) Write a description what function you need each packing station or workbench to perform.
2) Write a list of packaging you require to use
3) Write a list of features you require from your packing station
4) Write a list of the IT equipment etc you require for each station
5) Determine a workflow pattern for the packing table.
6) How are you going to get products on and off the packing station? (materials handling conveyors)
7) Create a plan for integrating the packaging workstation and the material handling to give best workflow. With minimum product movement.
8) Speak to our sales team. Who can help you design, manufacture and install the packing stations and materials handling equipment to suit your business

It is a common error to purchase a standard packing station or focus the packing workstation design solely around the storage of supplies. Maximized efficiency comes from integration of the pack station into the company’s IT order fulfillment and material handling system.

Looking at the order fulfillment plan. From the point of view of the packaging function, creates additional efficiency and productivity by reducing extra movements, eliminating duplicated workloads, and handling the product fewer times. By incorporating all aspects not only improves productivity it also improves package quality.

Packing station operational overview

Many packing benches and workstations have different needs. Whether the workbench is simply used for packing, part collation and packing, carton addressing, quality control or team leader. Each function requires different layouts, equipment and IT needs.

Workbench workflow

Defining the operational workflow and with give you an idea of the needs. So consideration can be made for all the functions required. This can then be laid out into a ergonomic working model. “A well designed workspace will eliminate additional handling, improve quality and improve productivity. Along with having provision for IT equipment”
Generally the most efficient packing is a straight line packing flow where the operator does not need to move or carry large objects. This often is coupled with some materials handling equipment.

Materials handling integration

The introduction of some materials handling aids, could serve to bring products to the packer and take finished parts away. Leaving the packer to pack products efficiently. The addition of materials handling often is also an aid to reduce manual handling injuries.

Packing materials and equipment

Storage of packing materials and equipment should also be taken into account to ensure the workstation is is fully stocked for the workload of the packer

IT Equipment and ancillary items

Often when purchasing packing table, a standard packing station or table is purchased on a cost basis. It is only when all them items you require are put into place are the inefficiencies highlighted when half of the usable working space is taken up by equipment. Before you even start packing.

Summary on packing station design

The final design of your packing station usually ends up with compromises that make you choose between a series of options. Spaceguard can work with you to develop a bespoke solution for you which suits your business. From concept to completion. Our team of experts are available to discuss, visit where required to find the best possible solution which show real gains productivity and quality. Please phone : 01482 363445

Packing station options
Electrical & IT options
Packing station worktops

Packing station accessories

Specification

  • Frame Detail: Welded Mild Steel or stainless steel Box section
  • Frame Finish: Durable powder coated
  • Table Top: To suit specific customer needs
  • Assembly: Fully Welded and assembled “ready to use”
  • Load Rating: 300kg

Standard packing station for online ordering

ModelDimensionsPriceBuy Now
PS1200X600L1200 x W600 x H850£127.99 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1200X750L1200 x W750 x H850£139.74 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1200X900L1200 x W900 x H850£151.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1500X600L1500 x W600 x H850£144.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1500X750L1500 x W750 x H850£163.74 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1500X900L1500 x W900 x H850£175.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1800X600L1800 x W600 x H850£163.74 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1800X750L1800 x W750 x H850£198.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS1800X900L1800 x W900 x H850£198.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS2000X600L2000 x W600 x H850£186.74 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS2000X750L2000 x W750 x H850£209.84 +VAT Customize & Buy
PS2000X900L2000 x W900 x H850£220.97 +VAT Customize & Buy
packing station with adjustable shelves