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Case Study: How Kelly-Moore achieved 76% 1-year ROI on automated palletizing
Download this detailed case study from Intelligrated to learn how paint manufacturer went from manual palletizing to fully automated, substantially eliminating overtime and increasing flexibility in the face of proliferating SKU's.
Case study examines the drivers behind Kelly-Moore Paint Co.'s decision to automate, including smaller runs with higher SKU change rates. Case study details the vendor selection process used by Kelly-Moore. Also discusses the solutions to challenges such as fitting the system into an extremely tight floorspace, picking loose paint cans in unsecured corrugated trays, and picking 5-gal pails with lids that weren't designed to withstand vacuum.
Learn how the vendor was able to address all the engineering challenges while providing a complete, integrated solution incorporating conveyors, robotic arms, pallet dispenser, stretch wrapper, controls & integration, and system design and integration.
Case study includes plenty of in-plant photography.
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