Food Packaging Equipment Case Studies

  1. On-Demand Coding Helps Kettle Foods Maximize Uptime, Focus Its Passion On Chips
    11/20/2012

    Kettle Foods is passionate about making the best-tasting all-natural chips in the world. Since its beginning in 1982, the company has perfected the kettle-cooked style of potato chips, and today, Kettle Brand® potato chips are available in supermarkets and natural foods stores in all 50 states, as well as in Canada, Asia and Western Europe.

  2. 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.

  3. Gas Analyzer Boosts Efficiency At Leading Snack Manufacturer
    9/17/2012

    KiMs is one of Scandinavia’s leading producers of crisps, nuts and snack foods. The company continually strives for improvements in efficiency, and to this end has adopted the Japanese-inspired approach of ‘lean production’, a manufacturing philosophy that considers the expenditure of resources on anything other than increasing value for the customer to be wasteful and therefore a target for elimination.

  4. Contract Packager Increases Production And Reduces Costs With Pneumatic Conveyors
    8/26/2011
    With all the buzz about lean manufacturing and automation, it's surprising that more companies haven't integrated such practices into their production lines.
  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. Case Study: Packaging Companies Discover Efficiency, Cost Savings And Increased Production Available Through Pneumatic Conveying
    5/28/2010

    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.

  7. 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

  8. Pasta Maker Increases Efficiency & Flexibility With A New Cup Filling Solution

    This case study examines the obstacles one of the largest pasta manufacturers faced when choosing its cup sealing machine and how the right equipment choice helped the company overcome them.

  9. Conveying Powders, Granulars, Flakes Pneumatically

    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. By VAC-U-MAX