Start-up company Dr. McDougall's Right Foods had lofty targets for packaging speed and accuracy. So it invested heavily in sophisticated packaging equipment before it even had a product ready for the marketplace.
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Model CSI-20 is an automatic in-line continuous-motion shrink wrapper from Packaging Machines Intl. (Elk Grove Village, IL) that can wrap unstrapped bundles of magazines or catalogs at speeds to 55 bundles/min.
The VERSAJet LS Series is a continuous-motion form/fill/seal shrink wrapper from Automation Packaging (Tampa, FL). Its custom collation modules allow product to be grouped into any configuration desired.
The AD-2550 stepper motor applicator from Columbia Labeling Machinery (Danielson, CT) replaces the clutch/brake system of the AD-2500. The 2550's compact 15" design integrates with most vertical form/fill/seal machines, horizontal overwrappers and baggers.
ECR, pre-built displays and J-I-T delivery are just three reasons why many retailers are now calling the shots on both primary and secondary packaging. Three of the largest manufacturers help converters understand how they respond.