MoscaTrak Enhances EAM-Mosca Unitizer Performance

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MoscaTrak is a new optional diagnostic and data collection system available for EAM-Mosca's Compression Unitizers to help diagnose and correct malfunctions as they occur, saving time and plant personnel resources.

CTX Unitizer

EAM-Mosca's CTX is offered with optional MoscaTrak to report on malfunctions as they occur.

MoscaTrack achieves our objectives of facilitating corrective action to maximize up-time.

In an era where there is more data available than ever before, the challenge is to distill big data down to the information needed to drive action in a clear, easily accessible manner. MoscaTrak, the optional diagnostic and data collection system available for EAM-Mosca's CTE, CTR and CTX Compression Unitizers, is a new tool designed to meet this challenge in a simple, straightforward manner.

Real time data is updated with every cycle on systems equipped with MoscaTrak. Cycle speeds, success rates, cycle counts and fault histories are uploaded and readily accessible. Information is maintained for each strapping head, as well as the press and conveyor interface. Strapping head information is linked to each head, even if platen position changes over time. Fault data includes time and nature of the fault, along with troubleshooting suggestions. Operating parameters are included alongside fault history for easy access. External switch and sensor status for the overall machine, individual strapping heads and conveyor interface are viewable for convenient troubleshooting.

According to Dan Covert, EAM-Mosca project engineer, ‘Moscatrak paid for itself recently at an installation where corrugated debris had prevented the turn-table from reaching ‘home’ position which affected operation and eventually halted production. Although plant personnel were still new to the unitizer operation, they were able to minimize downtime by navigating the touch screen files to find and correct the problem quickly, saving time and resources.’

The system includes four levels of access via password so different parameters can be controlled by only qualified personnel – for example, the plant engineer would have higher access than an operator. MoscaTrak can automatically notify the selected individuals by email as issues arise, on a pre-programmed schedule, or for predictive maintenance purposes.

MoscaTrak is aimed squarely at providing the information box plants need to keep running without unnecessary frills and at an affordable price. According to Ralph E. Morini, company president, ‘We think MoscaTrack achieves our objectives of facilitating corrective action to maximize up-time and offers yet another reason to consider one of EAM-Mosca's high performing systems when it’s time to upgrade.’

EAM-Mosca Corporation provides high-performance strapping system solutions to a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, warehousing, corrugated, food, graphic arts, mailing, fulfillment, logistics, wood, and other industrial or consumer goods. The company combines innovative equipment with strapping materials manufactured to maximize machine performance, and customer support programs that help customers meet their performance and productivity goals.

EAM-Mosca is headquartered in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, USA, and was founded in 1982. Manufacturing facilities are located in Hazle Township and Ontario, Canada. Sales and service offices are located throughout North America, along with distributors and contract service providers in Central and South America, and sales/services offices in Monterrey, Mexico.

To learn more about any of EAM-Mosca’s other productivity enhancing strapping systems, please call us at 800-456-3420, or email us at info(at)eammosca(dot)com. You can also connect with EAM-Mosca on YouTube (, Twitter ( or LinkedIn via the company’s website,

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