Contract Food Packaging Case Studies

  1. Total Cost Of Ownership Delivers Best Analysis For Capital Packaging Equipment Purchasing
    3/14/2016

    When it comes to purchasing new equipment for a packaging line, many companies first seek to minimize capital costs. Managers are motivated to get the best bang for the buck, and low price is easier to justify than the overall quality of an equipment solution.  In fact, this “bargain” machinery may very quickly increase their company’s production costs.

     

  2. New Microwavable Stand-Up Bags for Frozen Vegetables
    12/11/2013

    When Lakeside Food’s customers requested a new package style, stand-up doy bags, for their microwavable frozen vegetables packages, Lakeside turned to Bosch Packaging Technology. Lakeside needed a machine that could not only produce the doy style package, but could also package their vegetables in the traditional pillow and gusseted bags that still made up a large part of their business. The requirements for multiple bag styles is one of the reasons why Mark Dreidric, General Manager, Manitowoc Distribution Center (pictured at right with the new stand-up doy pouch) and the Lakeside team selected the Bosch SVE 3600 WR vertical form-fill-seal bagger.

  3. Pre-Press Company Achieves Zero Defects
    8/30/2013

    Autumn Graphics called on Global Vision to help them ensure the accuracy of their production files during the inspection process.

  4. Wixon Shortens Lead Time, Increases Production Speeds With Variable Data Coding Solutions
    11/20/2012

    Wixon, Inc., with headquarters in St. Francis, Wis., bills itself as “a 100-year-old company with the innovative drive of a start-up.

  5. Case Study: A Breakthrough In Snack-Packing Efficiency: Red Mill Welcomes The Ishida FPS
    5/28/2010

    By automating the packing of cases, using two Ishida Flexible Packing Systems (FPS), a major snack food company can now run an entire production and packing unit, from production and flavouring through to case-packed, palletised product, with a 60% reduction in labour costs.By Ishida Europe

  6. Quaker Steak & Lube Ensures Food Quality And Safety With Avery Dennison's FreshMarx Automated Freshness Labeling Solution
    4/26/2010

    Although the busy kitchen of Quaker Steak & Lube in Middleton, WI is always hopping with up to 12 employees preparing and labeling enough food to accommodate its weekly 5,000 to 6,000 guests, Proprietor, Scott Acker, never worries about the freshness of the food he serves. By Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division

  7. Case Study: Versatile 3-Camera Vision System Offers Multiple Inspection Choices
    2/25/2010

    Barton Brands chose a versatile CI-VISION “Label and Cap Inspection System” to inspect the front, back and neck labels on their liquor bottles as well as to simultaneously inspect caps and fill levels. By Mettler-Toledo

  8. Hawaiian Host Is Nuts About Wrapping And Bagging Line
    9/1/2009

    New line wraps one and two pieces of chocolate-covered macadamia nuts and fills them into premade bags. By Lock Inspection Systems

  9. How A Pasta Maker Increased Efficiency And Flexibility With A New Cup Filling Solution

    One of the largest manufacturers of pasta products was planning to invest in a new cup sealing machine. This case study examines the obstacles the pasta manufacturer faced when choosing is cup sealing machine and how the right equipment choice helped it overcome them.