GEARSTATION

QUALITY CONTROL

Mitigate risk

Smart cameras and AI ensure 100% objective quality control

Safeguard quality

Remove erroneous products in containers or kegs

Realtime insights

Get clear reports with insight on performance per employee and supplier

Cost savings

Save at least 1 FTE in labor costs

GearStation: The smart workstation for digital quality control
GearStation ensures a total in-line quality inspection of work performed by man and machine. It not only assesses cleaned, empty barrels, but also packaged vegetables, fruit and flowers on a tray, in a punnet, or in the final keg. As it currently stands, quality control (QC) is based on samples, requiring the employee’s thinking skills and knowledge during processing. Although everyone does their utmost, QC remains sensitive to error, interpretation and other variables.

GearStation offers a solution. By using the latest in camera technology and artificial intelligence, this smart workstation allows you to customize the QC standards via the user-friendly interface. Each quality phenomenon can be individually set. Additionally, the extensive reporting dashboard allows real-time monitoring of quality per phenomenon, batch and supplier. This provides factual and objective input useful for training employees, assessing suppliers and the early detection of disease and pests.

Most importantly, GearStation gives you the option to prevent erroneous product from ending up with customers after processing. To do so, it uses a self-learning improvement process that resends the product to the packaging employee. This also ensures that incorrect product does not get wasted. An efficient, reliable and sustainable system for ensuring top-notch QC.

GearStation: Pre-pack
Let this 24/7 digital QC robot accurately and consistently assess the quality of your products in tray, bucket or punnet, and benefit from the following:
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Get reliable insight into the quality of your product and packing staff
  • Increase quality level through consistent and objective control
  • Customize quality profiles per customer
  • Save labor costs for QC staff
  • Reduce complaints and, subsequently, damage control due to erroneous product delivery
  • Scale up modularly per line
  • Obtain high-quality information for cultivation and quality managers
  • Data integration to ERP and other Gearbox products

Application:

  • Before and after flow pack
  • Before and after heat seal
  • For a palletizer
GearStation: Container Inspector

Let this 24/7 digital keg inspector accurately and consistently assess the quality of your reusable containers for residual organic material, stickers, damage, etc., and benefit from:

  • 24/7 Availability
  • Get reliable insight into the quality of incoming reusable packaging
  • Maintain a cleaner keg stock by ejecting dirty kegs
  • Reduce the risk of spreading viruses
  • Prevent damage to product by minimizing broken packaging
  • Reduce labor costs and errors that can occur later in the process

Application:

  • Upon arrival of reusable containers
  • After a container wash
  • Before the sorting machine