Every growing company experiences it. The product demand is growing, and suddenly the existing floor space isn’t sufficient. The productivity, efficiency and accuracy of your operation are not in line with expectations. What do you do? Maybe it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.
By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment.
By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Perhaps it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.
Surface Guard protective films are designed to protect critical surfaces from scratching, marring and abrasions. Coated with a pressure sensitive clean peel adhesive, these protective films adhere to and protect your products during fabrication, assembly, shipping and storage.
For years, when it’s come time for companies to develop specific strategies for safe and protective shipping practices, they’ve only had a few options. PSFK reported that one new strategy called Fragile, developed by product designer Mireia Gordi Vila, is a flexible and reusable packaging system intended to create a new way to protect fragile items when they’re stored or transported from one place to another. The system created by Mireia Gordi Vila provides additional adaptability in various forms: capability to fit inside various forms of packaging, can be used for almost any type of delivery due to it’s flexible membrane design and has a sustainable appeal – reusable packaging.
The packing supplies machinery market is expecting to see further growth in the near future, as the industry as a whole sets its sights on expansion in upcoming years.
According to Packaging World, one company in particular expects its sales to boom in the near future. In 2013 alone, the company managed to leap from €900 million in revenue to about €1.1 billion. That’s only the start. With a 6.4 percent increase in growth last year, and 10 percent higher sales, the company expects to increase its sales figures to as much as €1.5 billion euros by the end of 2015.
Tape comes with many different options. Most of the time, we find customers using stretch film in order to unitize their pallets. While this may be a viable option for some warehouses, others may want to consider changing their packaging solution to tape. Innumerable packaging processes rely on stretch film to unitize pallets. While stretch film is certainly a viable option, an alternative packaging solution may just be a TPP tape. TPP tape is made of tensilized polypropylene. TPP tape is offered as an alternative to filament tapes for securing pallets, bundling heavy goods, end tabbing coiled or rolled materials, and reinforced holding of volatile components.