How Are Package Manufacturers Being More Efficient?


By Michael Gurney

Aug 28, 2013

In the article, "Control System Upgrade by Package Manufacturer Significantly Raises Productivity While Substantially Reducing Costs," published in the January/February 2013 issue of InTech magazine, Michael Gurney illustrates how a package manufacturer increased productivity, boosted ease of use, and reduced maintenance costs through a control systems upgrade. In all, the upgraded system provides 25% higher throughput while decreasing the number of wasted containers by approximately 80%.

Before making a commitment, manufacturers must determine if they can meet their needs using existing equipment with a simple, more cost-effective control system upgrade. Most modern manufacturing lines are mechanically sound, but they can suffer from the lightning-speed evolution of technology; their control systems become outdated in a matter of years.

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