Many food manufacturers are unable to keep pace with the exponentially rising demand that is typical in the food processing industry thanks to the ever increasing popularity of ready-to-eat, instant foods that offer convenience. As a result, it’s only a matter of time before food processing/manufacturing companies have to upgrade existing systems and replace outdated equipment that costs them both considerable time and money over the years.
Challenge in the Existing Packaging Line
A case in point was one of our clients – a global food processing company – who faced a major issue with the packaging lines at their Omaha location. They were being slowed down by outdated equipment and their product throughput was inadequate to meet their commercial demands. Consequently equipment downtime was becoming a liability and demanded an increasing amount of attention from operators and maintenance.
Solution – Integration of Two New Packaging Lines
They needed to expand their consumer packaging lines and remove obsolete equipment at the said facility. EAD provided highly customized packaging line expansion as well as packaging line upgrade services to substantially increase their production capacity without having to invest a significant amount in new packaging equipment. We specified, designed, and integrated two new bag-in-box packaging lines to expand the existing production capacity. Not only did the solution preempt the need for unnecessary expenditures on new machine purchases but it also helped increase both the efficiency as well as capacity of the existing line.
Commissioning of the packaging lines was performed by EAD staff embedded at the client’s facility. In addition we developed as-built drawings of the existing plant utilities and product conveying systems along with equipment and materials handling system layouts for the food packaging line upgrades. Further demands of this turnkey project were utility tie-ins for all new and relocated equipment, as-built drawings of the entire plant area, new fines collection systems, and compressed air conditioning to alleviate material handling issues at product scales.
Why Choose EAD
Designing and implementing specialized advanced solutions such as these to resolve our clients’ unique challenges and cater to their specific requirements has understandably helped increase their trust in us. Besides rectifying the issue at hand, EAD’s qualified and dedicated professionals provide advanced food processing plant upgrade services by leveraging innovative, state-of-the-art technology and tools.
Our focus has always been on cutting costs and increasing efficiencies – the two key objectives for any production facility. No matter what your manufacturing domain, EAD takes pride in delivering tailored industrial plant expansion services that will help you meet your production goals at an optimal cost.