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BGFX-12 Trayformer

Tray & Carton Formers

Switchback Group offers its Trayforming and Closing equipment, with over 35 years in the packaging industry. We specialize in the conceptual development, design, and manufacture of high quality equipment including trayformers, tray closers, flap closers, and rotary carton openers.

BGFX-12 Trayformer

The BGFX is designed to erect 4-corner glue style corrugated trays with an ability to form at up to 15 trays per minute.  Quick-change tooling sets allows for multiple tray sizes to be run on the same machine.

The BGFX features simple tray replenishment during operation, motorized tray shuttle axis, OEM glue system (Nordson, ITW, etc.), and the option to add a takeaway conveyor for tray removal after forming.


Allen Bradley PLC control, operator touch screen, and rugged frame design make this an affordable yet highly durable machine platform to reduce labor and corrugated usage.

Large blank size capability, with a 31” by 31” maximum blank footprint.


  • Discharge Conveyor up to 25’
  • Light Stack