What the Building Product Industry Can Learn From Window and Door Manufacturers [Case Study]

Posted on May 25 2017 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

From baby-boomers driving growth in remodeling, to more millennials purchasing homes and willing to take on DIY projects, the building supply industry is seeing the positive effects of the housing market recovery.  However, the increase in remodeling and replacement product demand brings its own set of challenges for manufacturers. Recently, EDL was approached by a North American window and door manufacturer to address these challenges. 

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Building Materials Industry

How Equipment Flexibility Helps Natural Food Companies Increase Productivity

Posted on April 19 2017 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

Anyone walking through their local grocery store any time over the past decade can attest to an increase in the availability and sheer number of organic and natural food choices—and industry numbers back it up. In 2016, the Organic Trade Association reported an 11% year over year increase in organic food sales, translating to record sales of $43.3 billion. With the natural food market projected to grow at an annual rate of 3%, food companies must consider how they will meet consumer expectations.

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Tray Packaging

Servo System Answers Need for Flexibility and Speed In A Small Space

Posted on August 10 2015 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

It’s not often that 20-year-old equipment is the impetus for the purchase of a major piece of packaging equipment, but that’s exactly what happened when a personal care manufacturer was looking for a machine that would bundle cartons.

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Packaging Line Efficiency, Personal Care Products

Secondary Packaging Savings Facilitates Upgrade of Primary Packaging

Posted on June 19 2015 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

This case study features a leading processor, marketer and distributor of rice and discusses how keeping their secondary packaging costs low enabled them to make a successful transition from a carton to a premium stand-up bag.

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Double Tight Wrap, Food Manufacturing

Frozen Meal Provider Benefits From Shrink-Wrapped Coolers vs. Corrugate Containers

Posted on May 7 2015 by Matt Rose

Each day, perishable food is carefully packed into Styrofoam coolers and shipped from food processors to consumers, restaurants, and grocery stores. The following is a case study about how one health food and meal provider that ships meals to customers’ doorsteps weekly, received more than just cost savings when it switched from using corrugate containers to shrink-wrapped coolers.

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Shrink Bundling Systems, Frozen Food Wrapping Solutions

Ice Cream Manufacturer Increases Throughput 32.5% With EDL Shrink Bundler

Posted on April 2 2015 by EDL Staff

A Low-Cost, Tailored Solution for a Challenging Footprint

The following is a case study outlining EDL’s partnership with a major Canadian ice cream manufacturer – a customer EDL has worked with for more than 10 years. 

Business people in discussions with vendors or partners sometimes use the phrase, “I can give you anything but time.” In our industry, we hear, “I can give you anything but space.” Two of the biggest challenges manufacturers face when it comes to packaging their products are their facility’s lack of available space and challenging footprints. This manufacturer was faced with both.

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This entry was posted in Case Studies, Food Manufacturing