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Horizontal Cartoner HC 5
(up to 200 cartons/min.)

The HC 5 is our latest highlight in the field of compact cartoning machines. It has been specially developed for applications in the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries, in the low and medium output range of up to 200 cartons/min.

Its user-friendly machine concept enables optimum accessibility from all sides and as is the case with all IWK machines, rapid format change is guaranteed.

This cartoning machine enables the cost-effective packaging of common products such as tubes, bottles and blisters. Its modular design enables the subsequent installation of additional functions, thereby ensuring easy adaptation to changing packaging processes.


  • Quiet main belt drive
  • Advanced drive concept with separate servos at each transfer
  • Good accessibility & visibility across all stations as a result of large windows/doors on all sides with additional access from the rear of the machine → better visibility and faster troubleshooting
  • Line clearance
  • Counter suction cup on the carton cycloid for critical cartons
  • Short and narrow footprint
  • Small swivel ranges for the doors and control cabinet
  • Small minimum B dimension at 15mm
  • Large carton support section on the carton magazine, 1000mm
  • Robust carton chain
  • Easy cleaning due to the closed cover rail


Working principle Continuous
Format range (mm)
(3 carton chains)
A: 20-105
B: 15- 70
H: 55-180
Format range (mm)
(4 carton chains)
A: 20-105
B: 15- 70
H: 80-220
Max. output (cartons/min.) 200


The preferred used for this cartoning machine is cartoning products from the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics industries. The products can be packed in cartons with package inserts.

Automatic product infeed:

  • Tubes
  • Blisters
  • Vials
  • Bottles


IWK cartoning machines can be used to process material grades, in accordance with DIN 53121, with paper weights of 250 to 500 g/m²; recycling grade materials can also be used. Dimensions and tolerances of the pre-glued cartons should comply with DIN 55522.