Increase Your Productivity Rate and Reduce Your Labor Costs with the Autobag PS 125 Tabletop Bagger
The client, a manufacturer of firearm storage solutions, was manually hand packing product and display cards into bags with a bottom fold over seal. The fold over seal had a strip that needed to be removed before sealing. This process was extremely time consuming and labor intensive, and the client was producing only 2 to 3 packages per minutes.
Autobag 550 Bagging System Allows Co-Packer to Meet Increased Work Demand
The client, a logistics and contract packaging provider, was using flat poly bags with a tabletop impulse sealer for their kitting applications. Additionally, they were printing labels and hand applying them to the bags. They required a system to meet the increasing demand for their services, offer the ability to use multiple bags with a smooth changeover and provide an easy-to-use system for operators.
Listen…. Do You Smell Something?
It’s not uncommon for our customers to package products that have a particularly strong odor such as car fresheners, incense, food, or even animal bait. Sometimes, it is desirable for the smell to permeate through the bag so that the consumer can sample it. In other cases, the odor must be kept securely inside the bag. The property commonly used to quantify how well a material contains an aroma is called its Oxygen Transfer Rate or OTR. OTR is the steady state rate at which oxygen gas permeates through a material at a specific temperature and humidity.
Rising Turnover Costs in Manufacturing: Mitigation Through Automation
Employee turnover can be expensive. In fact, Josh Bersin of Deloitte believes the cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5–2.0x the employee’s annual salary. These costs include hiring, onboarding, training, ramp time to peak productivity, the loss of engagement from others due to high turnover, and higher business error rates. (Altman, 2017).
Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 4 of 4 – Selecting the Right Poly Bag
In part one, we discussed if an automated packaging system is right for your company, along with an overview of various poly bagging systems in part two, and the different infeeds and printers for bagging systems in part three. Now, it’s time to figure out the “right” bag for your poly bagging application! What are the different materials available? Which bag dimension and thickness is best? What are your options? Let’s find out.
Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 3 of 4 – Infeeds and Printers
Many of the Automated Packaging systems mentioned in part two of the Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions series can be paired with different equipment to enhance the process of bagging. Here is a brief overview of the different infeeds and printers that can be added to the Automated Packaging systems.
Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 2 of 4 – Overview of Different Systems
Part one of the Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions 4 part series helped you decide if an automated packaging system was right for your company. This blog post will give you a brief overview of the Autobag PaceSetter PS 125 and PS 125 OneStep, Autobag AB 180, the new Autobag 850S, Autobag AB 255, and the automated SPrint SidePouch.
Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 1 of 4 – Should Your Company have One?
An Automated Packaging poly bagging system is designed to make your packaging process easier and more cost effective. These systems use poly bags perfed on rolls that get imprinted and filled with a wide variety of products.
Budget Friendly Solutions for Your Packaging Equipment Investment Needs
Do you have a packaging project where new equipment is needed, but the scope of the project doesn’t justify an outright purchase of new packaging equipment?
Do you need to meet an increase in production, but your budget won’t allow a capital investment in new packaging equipment?
Branding Beyond the Box
Your brand is one of the most essential parts of your business. It is a constant reminder to your customers that your company offers the best solutions, at the best time, in the best way possible. So how do you consistently prove your commitment to quality while keeping your company and your brand at the forefront of your customers mind?
Productivity “In the Bag” for Sporting Industry Manufacturer
The client, a manufacturer of firearm storage solutions, was manually hand packing product and display cards into bags with a bottom fold over seal. The fold over seal had a strip that needed to be removed prior to sealing. This process was extremely time consuming and labor intensive and the client was producing only 2 to 3 packages per minute.
Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Your Packaging & Fastening Process
November 15th was America Recycles Day so it seems fitting to provide businesses with some ideas that may help them reduce, reuse, and recycle in their industrial packaging and fastening processes.