TG9 Tray Grader

  • Improve workflow – eliminate bottlenecks
  • Ergonomic packing operation
  • Traceability at pack, box and pallet level
  • Easy removal and replacement of non-conforming packs
  • Compatible with Innova software


The TG9 Tray Grader grades trays by fixed count, fixed weight or a combination of both into boxes with totalized labels.

Fixed count mode

In fixed-count grading mode, the channels are filled according to a set-piece count. When the target count has been reached, the next channel starts filling and the operator can accept the batch and print a label for the batch. Alternatively, the operator can cancel the batch and utilize the reorder facility if needed.

Fixed weight mode

In fixed weight grading mode, a weigh price labeler – or another input device like a barcode scanner – captures and transmits weight, price and pack information to the grader. The TD9 then diverts each pack, according to its weight, into either one of its channels. Each channel collates the packs to reach the optimized target box weight.

Fixed count and weight

The TG9 allocates a set number of packs to each channel while selecting the channels according to weight to achieve the optimized target box weights. If a pack does not fit the requirement of any of the channels, it is diverted to the optional reject lane.

  • Fixed-count grading mode
  • Fixed-weight grading mode
  • Combination of both fixed and count weight grading modes
  • Totalized labels


  • Shutters
  • Choice of either pushers or flippers
  • Reject lane for simple reject of unsuitable packs
  • Re-order lane to replace unsuitable packs
  • Under conveyor for simple transportation of packed goods to palletizing area


The Innova Pack to Order software tracks all pack and batch information. The system enables users to design pack, pallet and order labels using a visual label designer and attach individual or composite database fields to label fields.

A reorder functionality ensures that non-conforming or damaged packs can be quickly and easily removed from a batch. The removed pack is diverted automatically from the product flow thus eliminating batch rework. Innova also tracks independent totals at box, pallet and job level, including item, weight and price. Innova or another production management system registers and prints these totals.

All labels can be reprinted on the production floor or from the desktop GUI, while the system also supports the printing of reports instead of labels when, for example, an order is completed.


Marel offers a range of service solutions to prevent failures, maximize performance or in case of unexpected breakdowns remote or onsite assistance.

Marel has offices in 30 countries across all regions, and a global network of highly skilled professionals that provide remote as well as onsite service support. We provide quality spare parts and customized service agreements for our customers to ensure optimal performance of Marel equipment.


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