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How Much Does a Packaging Machine Cost? A Modern Pricing Guide

How much does a packaging machine cost? The unsatisfying answer to that very simple question is: “it depends.” Your initial investment is predicated on various elements unique to your production: packaging parameters and requirements, packaging application, product specs, budget, physical plant space, and so much more. When purchasing packaging equipment, these elements play a vital…

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How to Use Sanitary Machine Design to Eliminate Product Recall Risk

Recall. The word makes packagers at every level shudder. Publicly admitting that your product is defective, dangerous, or even contaminated doesn’t just damage your brand’s reputation. It has serious financial consequences that can amount to hundreds of millions of dollars and impact your company and all the companies that integrate your product in their offerings…

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Top 6 Steps for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Improvement

There’s a reason customers purchase top-quality machines like John Deere tractors or Mack trucks. They know the initial costs will be higher, but the lifetime performance they get from superior equipment will more than make up for their premier investment. As we have discovered , focusing on equipment longevity and Return on Investment (ROI) is rarely…

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Paying The Cost of Poor Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Producers examine many factors when purchasing packaging equipment. Delivery time and production rate (how fast will the packing machine run?) rank high on the list, but there is always one element that seems to determine the final decision to buy: price. The initial investment cost has become the primary driver for so many packagers that…