Case Study

Paramount Citrus Implements End-Of-Line Solution To Accommodate Multiple Packaging Types

Source: Intelligrated Inc.

When projected growth surpassed manual palletizing capabilities, Paramount Citrus looked for a solution that combined the speed of automation with flexibility to accommodate multiple packaging types.  Paramount Citrus is part of the Roll Global LLC family of companies. Roll Global LLC is a $3 billion international company focused on healthy brands for healthy lifestyles. Its products include fresh fruit and tree nuts; floral delivery; and premium beverages such as artesian water, California wines and pure pomegranate juices and teas. Over the last decade, the company has transformed the healthy pomegranate and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon, FIJI Water into the country’s No. 1 imported bottled water and Wonderful Pistachios into one of America’s top-selling snack nuts. Its diverse holdings make it the world’s largest grower of tree crops, America’s largest citrus grower, and the world’s largest flower delivery service. Paramount Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, packer and shipper of fresh citrus — mandarins, navel oranges, Valencia oranges, lemons, limes, Texas red grapefruit and other citrus varieties. More than 26 million fresh cartons of citrus are processed at its facilities in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, and Mexico and then shipped around the world. The company is best known for its sweet, seedless, easy peel California mandarins – marketed under the Wonderful Halos® brand. Paramount Citrus is the country’s largest grower of mandarins, which are processed in the world’s largest citrus packinghouse at its company’s headquarters in Delano,CA.

When projected growth surpassed manual palletizing capabilities, Paramount Citrus looked for a solution that combined the speed of automation with flexibility to accommodate multiple packaging types.

Paramount Citrus is part of the Roll Global LLC family of companies. Roll Global LLC is a $3 billion international company focused on healthy brands for healthy lifestyles. Its products include fresh fruit and tree nuts; floral delivery; and premium beverages such as artesian water, California wines and pure pomegranate juices and teas. Over the last decade, the company has transformed the healthy pomegranate and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon, FIJI Water into the country’s No. 1 imported bottled water and Wonderful Pistachios into one of America’s top-selling snack nuts. Its diverse holdings make it the world’s largest grower of tree crops, America’s largest citrus grower, and the world’s largest flower delivery service. Paramount Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, packer and shipper of fresh citrus — mandarins, navel oranges, Valencia oranges, lemons, limes, Texas red grapefruit and other citrus varieties. More than 26 million fresh cartons of citrus are processed at its facilities in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, and Mexico and then shipped around the world. The company is best known for its sweet, seedless, easy peel California mandarins – marketed under the Wonderful Halos® brand. Paramount Citrus is the country’s largest grower of mandarins, which are processed in the world’s largest citrus packinghouse at its company’s headquarters in Delano,CA.