Detailed case study from Intelligrated highlights the drivers behind Hershey's decision to automate from manual palletizing, including high labor costs, an explosion in SKU's and pack pattern configurations, and worker safety concerns.
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In the crowded bacon aisle, Plumrose Foods found a way to add value to its 24-oz Plumrose Hearty Country Style Thicked-Sliced Bacon through packaging, while also meeting a senior management directive to reduce energy and package material usage.