Vertical bagger serves-up sweet rewardsAug 23, 2012
Matrix was recently featured in the July/August 2012 issue of Contract Packaging magazine showcasing their vertical form fill seal system for Cano Packaging Corporation, a leading confectionery contract packager.
As a growing company, Cano found that advanced packaging technology provides an economical solution to the challenge of increasing capacity and offering packaging options tailored to customers' needs. With the flexibility of its new Matrix Elete DS13 vertical form fill seal machine, introduced by Matrix in late 2010, the company can produce packages ranging in size from 0.5 ounces to five pounds at speeds ranging from 80 per minute to 30 per minute, respectively, on one packaging machine. In addition to fulfilling customers’ year-round demand, the equipment gives the company the ability to meet requisite holiday-specific confection packaging needs.
The Matrix equipment’s ease of changeover, minimal maintenance, flexibility, reliability, and user-friendly interface are the foundation of Cano’s ability to package over 500 stock-keeping units annually. With the availability of off-the-shelf parts, supplier support and service, the company achieves optimal uptime, which ensures customer needs and delivery deadlines are met.
According to Darren Lemmon, Vice President IT and Purchasing at Cano, the plant floor can become so crowded during peak seasons that forklift drivers have trouble finding the room to navigate between the multiple packaging lines. When not needed, the extra machinery is moved out of the active floor area. However, the Matrix machine—one of three Cano owns—is always in action. Lemmon says he hopes to buy another Matrix machine in the near future.
Matrix is an industry leading manufacturer of rugged, cost competitive, and easy-to-operate vertical form fill & seal (VFFS) equipment for all types of flexible packaging and operates as a master distributor of FLtècnics rollstock pouch machines, INVpack stickpack and sachet machines, and Pacraft (formerly Toyo Jidoki) pre-made pouch packaging machines. Experienced in most flexible packaging applications, Matrix has the ability and knowledge to tailor highly efficient and sensible packaging systems and is committed to optimizing solutions for customers on a global scale. Matrix is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Flexibles & Trays business line, Matrix helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Matrix at www.MatrixPM.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.
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