Case Packing Solution for Sticky Products

Sticky products can cause serious challenges for manufacturers during the packaging process. These materials can adhere to equipment, significantly impacting productivity and throughput, while requiring frequent stoppages and human intervention to clear product. Learn how Shuttleworth and Brenton Engineering combined efforts to develop a high-performing packaging solution for case packing unwrapped rolls of tape. Product Featured: Unwrapped Rolls of Tape Other key features of this system include: Shuttleworth partnered with ProMach sister company, Brenton Engineering, to develop a high-performing case packaging system designed to convey products at a rate of 240 products/minute. This solution included transporting, accumulating, indexing and dividing …

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Five Tips to Minimize Production Line Downtime & Maximize Throughput

Unplanned equipment downtime can have a significant impact on any production line. If machines are idle, this causes delays in the production process and impacts your target throughput – ultimately affecting your business’s bottom line. Conducting routine equipment maintenance is an effective way to minimize any possible unforeseen manufacturing downtime. Know your system and have a backup plan should a breakdown occur. Do you understand how your equipment operates?  Are you familiar with the various components which comprise of the system?  Have you been informed of the safety concerns? Do you have a spare parts inventory? These are important aspects …

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