Adco Compact 4 Vertical Carton Former

Adco Compact 4 Vertical Carton Former

At a Glance

  • Forms, loads and seals small to medium size vertical end load cartons
  • Rapid no-tool changeover
  • Innovative design provides maximum control and flexibility
  • Simple-to-operate and ergonomically designed
  • Up to 40 cartons per minute
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Form, Load, and Seal Small to Medium Vertical End Load Cartons

Featuring the patented "Stella" 8-pocket quick size adjust starwheel, the Adco Compact 4 was designed to form, load and seal small to medium size vertical end-load cartons.

The patented design of the Compact 4 enables rapid no-tool changeover and it can be configured with fully automatic product and leaflet loading options as well. With its space-saving footprint and flexible design, the Compact 4 is ideal for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packagers.

This simple-to-operate and ergonomically designed machine includes two standard hand load stations coupled with lights curtains and product sensors for safe, automatic machine cycling speeds up to 40 cartons per minute.

Like all Adco machines, the Compact 4 is constructed in stainless steel and is available in both standard and washdown configurations.


Stainless steel construction improves cleanability and eliminates corrosion
Patented "Stella" 8-pocket quick adjust starwheel maximizes productivity and uptime
Load area light curtains and product sensors ensure safe, automatic machine cycling
Ergonomically designed product load areas minimize fatigue and maximize productivity
Flexible design minimizes changeover time and protect investment as products change


Stainless steel construction
Compact design with integrated stand and locking casters
Two ergonomically designed product load area
Quick adjust levers and scales on all adjustments
Configurable with fully automatic product and leaflet loading options
Allen-Bradley PLC control package with teach box for machine tuning
Capable of erecting and sealing tablock style or glued cartons
Nordson ProBlue 4 hot melt glue system (when glue is specified)
Advance guarding with light curtains and product sensors
Many options available upon request


Tuck or glue style cartons
Marking and coding systems
Leaflet inserter
Low carton indicator


Pharmaceutical products
Household products
Candy and confectionery

Carton Size Range

Length of Opening: 1" to 4.72" (25 to 120mm)
Width of Opening: 0.71" to 3.54" (18 to 90mm)
Carton Depth: 2.36" to 7.09" (60 to 180mm)


Electrical: 230 VAC, 3-Phase with ground (PE), 60 Hz, 30A
Air: 2-3 CFM @ 65-70 PSI

Please contact Pro Pac or call 888-318-0083 for your cartoning equipment.

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