A form-fill-seal packaging system pays for itself in half the expected time. In the process, it reduces labor costs by 80 percent and allows the company, an Australian contract packager of mulch and other horticultural products, to expand sales.
This end user formerly bagged material manually. One of the advantages of the new automated packaging system is that it handles stiff horticultural material, such as pine bark, without bridging. Another advantage is that switching from manual to automated pallet loading has not only reduced loading time but has also reduced employee downtime caused by injury.