• Roy Collins, MD Cama Group Australia, at AUSPACK 2019.
    Roy Collins, MD Cama Group Australia, at AUSPACK 2019.
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Cama Group has exhibited its new “breakthrough generation” systems on the Italian pavilion at AUSPACK 2019.

The new systems offer significant advantages to users in terms of hygiene and accessibility, according to Roy Collins, director of Cama Group Australia, who spoke to PKN publisher Lindy Hughson at the show.

“A key aspect of the system is the design of the framing, which is superior in hygienic advantages over our previous frame system. The benefits to the customer include all surfaces on the system being sloped or offset – there are no horizontal surfaces at all, which means that retention of airborne particles and water are nonexistent.

“All the structure and support frames in the machine are all open – there are no hollow sections, so any build-up of contaminants can be accessed and cleaned pretty quickly,” he said.

Other key features include an accessible cabling system which eliminates the need for cable ties, and an integrated electrical cabinet, which frees up floor space for the customer.

Collins said there has been plenty of interest in the new systems, both on the show floor and off it.

“We have three machines installed in Australia over the last twelve months, and we have another to be installed in July for a customer in NSW. The floor space has been active, and we’ve had some major customers come and visit us.

“Our friends who’ve joined with us this year at the Italian technology pavilion have also had a good level of foot traffic,” he said.

Watch the full interview in our video below.

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