line-audit-(sm)

Challenge

Food customer with older label application equipment was looking to improve their labeling and packaging line efficiencies.

vmi case study

Solution

Fort Dearborn Company’s technical service group scheduled a label application line audit for their three lines. Improvements and recommendations were identified for: best practices, line modifications, repairs, and storage of labels and parts. Actions were taken based on the feedback to improve throughput that resulted in measurable annual cost savings.

Results

 

3 14% $5.5 MM
Application lines audited Ave line speed improvement
(cpm)
Cost savings