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Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs

65% Reduction in Labor Costs

How much can packaging automation save? The answer: A LOT. In this case study, we’re looking at a frozen food producer. They use too many employees to fill their frozen packs when they should be using automated equipment. The cost of labor and slow production speed is costing the company and they needed a quick fix. This company produces single-serve and family-sized food packages. These frozen foods are for sale nationwide at grocery stores, membership warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and

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Case Study: Costs Go Down, Throughput Goes Up

One customer provides kitting and assembly services and parts to the beverage industry; the other supplies custom USB drives to the ad specialties market. Two suppliers – both from wildly different industries – both found themselves hand-loading and hand-sealing bags with their product for end users. At each station of the first supplier, an operator reached for a flat bag, opened it, put the product in, and sealed it with a bar sealer. The operator also had to hand-peel a label and apply

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eBook: Packaging automation improves throughput without increased costs

“Not only is the ROI impressive, but the improvements to my throughput is also a big plus.  With year over year growth, [adding an automated stretch wrapper] to our operation will allow us to provide an increased service level at our current state… These throughput improvements will also alleviate much needed space in our facility by allowing us to handle increased volumes in the same space without additional staffing.” Warehouse Operations Manager, Logistics Solutions Provider, Laredo, Texas Packaging automation is working for

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eBook: 10 ways that automating the bagging process in your facility improves your process

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Do any of these situations sound familiar? Your packaging line can’t keep up with your production rates. You’re experiencing bottlenecks in your packaging area causing ripple effects up the line. You’re struggling to keep up with customer demand. You’re so dependent on manual labor that one employee missing their shift affects your entire day’s production schedule. Packaging is sloppy and reports of product damage are rising. Packaging quality goes down as shifts progress. Packaging is taking up too much space in your facility.

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That moment when packaging equipment helped you with your taxes

Packaging equipment can save you money on your taxes.

UPDATE (12/22/2015): The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act) has been passed by both the House and Senate and will be signed into law – expanding the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000.  Read more.  Taxes.  Ugh.  One of the most dreaded words in the English language. Even Benjamin Franklin understood our plight when he said, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  And so, every April 15th comes with much

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