Through the acquisition of 4 separate manufacturing plants, our client ended up with a range of film suppliers providing a range of different stretch wrapping products on three different types of stretch wrapping machinery. Following this merge Universal Packaging were approached to audit the pallet stretch wrapping usage across all four facility’s to gain an in-depth working knowledge of each sites unique production processes, load profiles and stretch wrap requirements.
Dairy Company 1
Universal Packaging coordinated a site audit and conducted tests to establish the exiting load containment, yield and application perimeters. Following this audit Universal Packaging identified the areas of potential improvement and recommend machinery upgrades and film changes. Exiting power pre-stretch film carriage drive roller compound in the can filling production area was upgraded, thus allowing the use of a much lower gauge film whilst maintaining adequate film force and load integrity. Both the can making and powder blending lines were aligned to use the same gauge film, consolidating the number of films on site and streamline their ordering process.
Consolidation of films suppliers to one and consolidation of stretch film used to two types. Film savings of 22% have been achieved. The implementation of Universal Packaging’s unique SCOPE program ensures regular onsite monitoring which gives the site personnel the assurance that loads are leaving the facility with the optimum stretch film application.
What Our Customers Say
I have modified that parameter which has increased the carriage speed and reduced the total cycle time by half a minute, so definitely a good result. Thanks for your help with this.
Our new stretch wrapper is performing very well. It’s amazing how well it works, we are getting a far better yield from our wrap and with the new automatic option the time to wrap each pallet has been reduced dramatically.
Today I made the decision to place an order for another pallet of stretch film from Universal Packaging after buying from another supplier for the last couple of months. The reason is very simple – we had some supply issues with the other supplier. With Universal, we can absolutely trust their service, delivery and back-up and their price is still competitive, so we’re back. All the best for you and your team – we really appreciate our partnership.
We have been testing different stretch wrap in the past and found that Universal Packaging supplies really great quality product. We wrap pallets tight and keeping them stable is very important. From great consistency in the stretch wrap to fast and responsive service, I highly recommend Universal Packaging to supply you with your wrapping requirements.
Universal Packaging’s film is excellent because the film clings to itself very well which means we don’t get tails or film unwinding off the pallet which had been an ongoing issue until now. This is very important for wrapping pallets in our dusty environment.
Universal has super service and we like the quality of the product because it helps us with production efficiencies.
You guys are great, fantastic service, next day delivery always. The Customer Service team seems to know who we are each time we ring up.
Universal Packaging has been supplying us with all of our stretch wrapping consumables for the last 4 years. Our experience in working with Universal Packaging is a very positive one. We have found them to be very pleasant in their approach and value the professional business relationship we have grown over those years.