A side-loading machine for cardboard boxes (FEFCO 201, 200 and 209). When used in combination with the lidding module, it can also create packages with tray-and-lid, with internal or external lids. Can package products with different orientations. Large capacity, easy-to-load carton store. Highly accessible, ergonomic and user-friendly thanks to the large HMI panel. The machine envisages conformity checks on incoming products and outgoing packaging. The CF-S can be fitted with package sealing systems based on PVC tape, Hot-Melt, or both used in combination. All machines can be equipped with automatic format changer.