Case Study

Contract Packager Increases Production And Reduces Costs With Pneumatic Conveyors

Source: VAC-U-MAX

With all the buzz about lean manufacturing and automation, it's surprising that more companies haven't integrated such practices into their production lines.

With today's economic pressures, more plant managers and others charged with conveying powders, granular items and flakes for packaging are adopting the automatic operation of vacuum conveying and packaging equipment as standards to hit critical price points for market success.

When contemplating the move to automated processes, those charged with streamlining production cite cost, flexibility, reliability and product quality among their top concerns. First and foremost among those concerns is how the process will affect product quality, as the moving of powder can typically change its size, density and texture.