"The system can run a wide range of products and different sized boxes with fast changeovers when needed", says Eric.
Flexible, accurate batching
At the heart of the By-Product Packing System is the Marel SpeedBatcher. It is an extremely flexible unit that accurately batches products in bulk, at high speeds, while keeping product handling to a minimum.
The system implementation went well and the two companies worked closely together on installation, final adjusting and operator training at Vion.
After a short period of training, the operators were ready for and fully capable of operating the equipment. The previously labor-intensive task is now run efficiently, reducing giveaway and improving throughput and quality.