Standard-Knapp (, a worldwide leader in the manufacture of innovative packaging machinery, announces the 396 Positron™ case packer for smoother and faster packing of carbonated, non-carbonated and hot filled PET bottles into corrugated trays or plastic shells. The Positron has a proven track record of handling many different bottle styles and offers a quick, simple changeover.

The 396 Positron case packer comes equipped with an overhead flight grouper that provides accurate, positive product control and bottle packing. The machine’s continuous motion ensures gentle product handling, while the stainless steel frame, shafts and hardware reduce maintenance.

Powered by two 1-horsepower motors, the Positron is capable of processing speeds of up to 60 trays per minute. The PLC-controlled variable frequency drives, which automatically adjust to changing line speeds, ensure smooth product flow.

Standard-Knapp offers 24 hour customer service assistance as well as extensive machine training programs for the 396 Positron Case Packer.