In the middle of expanding , this greenhouse grower in Ontario, Canada, was concerned
Packing their tomatoes in plastic clamshells by hand, which is labour intensive and employees were only able to pack an average of 30 clamshells per minute - the solution was clear - Revolution Tray Sealer
The Revolution can pack up to 200 packs per minute, making it the fastest top sealer on the market. The tooling can be changed in just 2 minutes by using interchangeable parts and a programmable interface. Tray sealing is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly packaging solution. Tray seal packaging also uses up to 25% less packaging material than traditional clamshell packaging. With an option to buy using Crawford’s Buy It Right programme, capital outlay was avoided.
This Grower has been able to increase packaging productivity by 166.67% with rates of 80 packs per minute and has experienced a 25% reduction in plastic packaging.
It has also meant packing labour has been reduced by 50% and throughput has been increased too.
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