Precision Parts Manufacturer Switches from Kraft Paper Bags to Autobag® Bags-on-a-Roll for Productivity Gains.
Preci-Manufacturing, Inc, of Winooski, Vermont, manufactures precision mechanical components for the aerospace, defense, injection molding, opto-electronics and medical instrumentation markets. The company specializes in rotating components made from high temperature metal alloys, such as Inconel® and Waspaloy®.
Previous Packaging Method
When products are packaged it is usually one item per bag. Since much of the company’s work is for the US Military, components used to be packaged in waterproof, greaseproof kraft paper bags. This was a very labor-intensive packaging process that required opening the bag by hand, inserting the product, closing and sealing the bag, and affixing a printed label on the outside. When Automated Packaging Systems introduced MLT1 and MLT2, new plastic bag materials that meets Mil Spec DTL-117H it opened the door for a new type of bag packaging that yields tremendous improvements in productivity. Read More...