Multivac, Creative Packaging Design -- October 2017 - 4

thermoforming packaging machines, labelers,
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and even turnkey lines.

case packing, case closers, case labelers,
ŵĂƚĞƌŝĂůŚĂŶĚůŝŶŐƐLJƐƚĞŵƐ͕ƉĂůůĞƟnjŝŶŐĂŶĚ
pallet wrapping.

In order to meet the customer's needs, MULTIsŵƵƐƚĐŽŶƐŝĚĞƌĂůůĂƐƉĞĐƚƐŽĨƚŚĞƉƌŽĚƵĐƟŽŶ
ƉƌŽĐĞƐƐŝŶŽƌĚĞƌƚŽƉƌŽǀŝĚĞƚŚĞŵŽƐƚďĞŶĞĮĐŝĂů
packaging system.

͞tŚĞŶĞǀĂůƵĂƟŶŐƚƌĂLJƐĞĂůŝŶŐƉƌŽũĞĐƚƐ͕ƚŚĞ
ĨŽƌĞŵŽƐƚƋƵĞƐƟŽŶŝƐǁŚĞƚŚĞƌƚŚĞƚƌĂLJƐǁŝůůĂƌƌŝǀĞƚŽƚŚĞƚƌĂLJƐĞĂůĞƌĂůƌĞĂĚLJĮůůĞĚǁŝƚŚƉƌŽĚƵĐƚ
ŽƌĂƌĞƚŚĞLJƚŽďĞĮůůĞĚǁŝƚŚŝŶĂŶŝŶƚĞŐƌĂƚĞĚ
ƉƌŝŵĂƌLJƉĂĐŬĂŐŝŶŐůŝŶĞ͘dŚĞƐŚĂƉĞŽƌƐŝnjĞŽĨ
the tray and how well it can be transported is
also taken in to account. Maximum throughput
ŝƐĂĐŚŝĞǀĞĚǁŝƚŚĐŽŶƐŝƐƚĞŶƚ͕ĞǀĞŶŇŽǁŽĨƚƌĂLJƐ
ƚŽƚŚĞƚƌĂLJƐĞĂůĞƌƐŽŝŶĨĞĞĚƐLJƐƚĞŵƐŵĂƩĞƌĂƐ
ŵƵĐŚĂƐƚŚĞƐĞůĞĐƟŽŶŽĨƚƌĂLJƐĞĂůĞƌŵŽĚĞů͕͟
Yildirim explains. "When planning for skinpack
ƉƌŽũĞĐƚƐ͕ƚŚĞƐŚĂƉĞ͕ƐŝnjĞĂŶĚĐŽŶƚŽƵƌŽĨƚŚĞ
ƉƌŽĚƵĐƚĂƌĞĂůůĐƌŝƟĐĂůǀĂƌŝĂďůĞƐĂƐƚŚĞůŝĚƐƚŽĐŬ
ŵƵƐƚĞīĞĐƟǀĞůLJƐƚƌĞƚĐŚǁƌĂƉĂƌŽƵŶĚĂŶĚŽǀĞƌŝƚ
ĨŽƌĂĐŽŶƐŝƐƚĞŶƚƋƵĂůŝƚLJĂƉƉĞĂƌĂŶĐĞ͘͟

"At MULTIVAC we always start with the prodƵĐƚ͕͟zŝůĚŝƌŝŵƐĂLJƐ͘ƵƚƚŚĂƚ͛ƐŽŶůLJƚŚĞďĞŐŝŶning of the process, there are so many more
criteria to consider, he adds. "Other criteria
include shelf-life expectation; mechanical
protection requirements; required marketing
attributes; opening and reclosing properties;
ĂŶĚƉĂĐŬĂŐĞĐŽƐƚĐŽŶƐŝĚĞƌĂƚŝŽŶ͘͟/ŶĂĚĚŝƚŝŽŶ͕
ƚŚĞŽǀĞƌĂůůŽďũĞĐƚŝǀĞŽĨƚŚĞƉĂĐŬĂŐŝŶŐŵƵƐƚďĞ
considered, "Is it efficient, cost-effective packĂŐŝŶŐŽƌŝŶŶŽǀĂƚŝǀĞ͕ĂƐƉŝƌĂƚŝŽŶĂůƉĂĐŬĂŐŝŶŐ͍͟
Yildirim says.
dŽƉƌŽƉĞƌůLJĐŽŶĮŐƵƌĞĂŶĞǁƉĂĐŬĂŐŝŶŐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͕
the company takes into account:
* How the package will or should be loaded or
ĮůůĞĚǁŝƚŚƉƌŽĚƵĐƚ͖
* Packaging material requirements and equipŵĞŶƚĐŽŵƉĂƟďŝůŝƚLJ͖
ͻWĂĐŬĂŐĞĨƵŶĐƟŽŶĂůŝƚLJƌĞƋƵŝƌĞŵĞŶƚƐ͖
ͻdŽƉĂŶĚͬŽƌďŽƩŽŵůĂďĞůŝŶŐƌĞƋƵŝƌĞŵĞŶƚƐ͖
ͻKŶͲƉĂĐŬƉƌŝŶƟŶŐƌĞƋƵŝƌĞŵĞŶƚƐĨŽƌǀĂƌŝĂďůĞ
ŝŶĨŽƌŵĂƟŽŶ͖
* Check weighing and foreign material inspecƟŽŶƌĞƋƵŝƌĞŵĞŶƚƐ͖ĂŶĚ
* Interfaces with other upstream or downstream equipment on the line including inĨĞĞĚĐŽŶǀĞLJŽƌƐ͕ǀŝƐƵĂůŝŶƐƉĞĐƟŽŶ͕ĂƵƚŽŵĂƟĐ

Obstacles and challenges
Space and budgetary constraints are two of
the primary challenges faced when designing
a packaging system. Yildirim explains. "Equally important to keep in mind is product and
ƉĂĐŬĂŐĞŇŽǁǁŝƚŚŝŶƚŚĞƐƉĂĐĞĂŶĚƚŚĞĂǀĂŝůability of higher level equipment operators and
ŵĂŝŶƚĞŶĂŶĐĞƉĞƌƐŽŶŶĞů͘ŶĚ͕ǁŚĞŶĂƵƚŽŵĂƟŶŐ
primary and secondary packaging lines, the
quality of consumable materials is paramount.
While a human can deal with inconsistency of
ĐŽŶƐƵŵĂďůĞŵĂƚĞƌŝĂůƐůŝŬĞƚƌĂLJƐ͕ĮůŵƐ͕ůĂďĞůƐ
ĂŶĚĐĂƐĞƐ͕ŵĞĐŚĂŶŝnjĂƟŽŶĂŶĚĂƵƚŽŵĂƟŽŶĂƌĞ
ŵŽƐƚĞīĞĐƟǀĞĂŶĚĞĸĐŝĞŶƚǁŝƚŚĐŽŶƐŝƐƚĞŶƚ͕
quality materials. As such, material costs can
be higher for automated lines - however, the
ŝŶĐƌĞĂƐĞŝƐƵƐƵĂůůLJŽīͲƐĞƚďLJŚŝŐŚĞƌĞĸĐŝĞŶĐLJ
ĂŶĚůĞƐƐůĂďŽƌĐŽƐƚ͘͟



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