Smarter Conveying for Precision Product Control and Faster Throughput on Filling and Packaging Lines

There is little worse in an automated production line environment than a cessation of throughput because of equipment failure, product spillage or product jam ups. The costs of the equipment repair, product damage and clean up, and the lost employee time are marginal compared to the loss of throughput. In high-volume manufacturing plants, interruption of throughput can exceed hundreds of cases per hour not processed because of slowdowns, shutdowns and jam ups. Corporations are increasingly viewing their product line operations from a performance versus cost standpoint. Establishment and monitoring of key performance indicators for maintenance, safety and system uptime within …

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