The packaging industry is equal parts art and science. The art meant to attract consumer interest and buying power, the science of design engineering and container functionality. As the industry struggles to balance the costs of new innovations with rising overhead, one way to reduce expenditures is through proper equipment maintenance.
By fitting the conveyors, fillers, boxing machines and other workhorses of the manufacturing line with the right bearing, manufacturers can actually improve production rates and plant revenues. Here are a few questions that we commonly ask before selecting bearings for a packaging environment: