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Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)
19 Sep

Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)

Everyone is looking for ways to reduce labor costs. Something that is often over looked is the use of packaging equipment to cut those costs. With an investment in packaging equipment, the initial investment may seem like a hit to your business. While this is true, it's also true that many pieces of packaging equipment achieve a positive ROI in less than a year. With case sealing equipment, your output can increase up to 600%, while also achieving dramatic savings in labor costs. How dramatic? Let's …
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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate
30 Aug

eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. …
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Improve stretch wrapping efficiencies on the packaging line
26 Jun

Improve stretch wrapping efficiencies on the packaging line

stretWhen it comes to improving efficiencies on the packaging line, one of the ways to help improve quality while decreasing material usage and increasing labor savings is to improve stretch wrapping efficiencies. As sustainability also continues to maintain traction, looking at sustainability through packaging line efficiencies can help to improve the impact across the supply chain. More than 1.9 billion pounds of petroleum-based resins are consumed in the manufacture of stretch film for the US …
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eBook: Packaging automation improves throughput without increased costs
07 Dec

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 P …
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