How to Enhance Your Consumer Packaging with the Perfect Parts Feeder System

Consumer packaging solutions are a continuously moving target. Because parts like detergent lids and deodorant caps come in numerous shapes and sizes, identifying a simple solution to orient them is an ongoing challenge. While innovation is great for consumers, it makes the manufacturing and assembly processes more difficult and complex. A single vibratory feeder or centrifugal feeder system is ideal, but it must be adaptable to handle multiple components.

Vibratory & Centrifugal Feeders for Consumer Packaging IndustryTo enhance your consumer qpackaging processes, you need the perfect parts feeder system. Here’s how you can ensure that outcome:

  • Assessment – It is imperative that your vendor spends time up-front visiting the production floor to assess current operations. By analyzing existing processes, meeting with operators, and studying areas of concern, your vendor can identify opportunities to improve existing systems and suggest methods to solve for ongoing obstacles.
     
  • Quality Control – Your vendor should provide thorough quality and performance testing. These processes are intended to mimic production environments to gain a complete picture of how a system should work. A comprehensive QC step solidifies the reliability and efficiency of a feeder system before it is installed.
     
  • Big-Picture FlexibilityFeeder systems don’t work if personnel are used inefficiently and existing processes produce excess waste. Your vendor should focus on precise system set-ups, repeatability, and seamless change-overs that offer long-term flexibility for consumer parts and packaging.

Parts feeder systems for consumer packaging – whether vibratory or centrifugal – should be easy to maintain and technologically advanced.

Is your consumer packaging business relying on custom feeder systems as part of the manufacturing and assembly process? Contact us today to learn how we can help your company implement the perfect parts feeder system. Or visit our Feeder System Project Gallery for information about packaging automation projects we've worked on in your industry.