Three certainly is the magic number when it comes to supplying shrink wrap machines. This was the case when we installed three of our fully automatic stainless steel shrink wrappers into the major seafood supplier Cumbrian Seafoods.
Cumbrian Seafood are one of the country’s leading suppliers of seafood to the supermarkets and following pressure to reduce packaging waste, they looked to change their packaging process to shrink wrapping.
The shrink wrap equipment which we supplied them with consists of three 600mm wide fully automatic inline systems for wrapping multiple packs of crab sticks for transit purposes in polythene shrink film.
Due to the potential harsh environment these machines have to operate in, Stainless Steel was a necessity along with water proof low voltage electrics – something which we were able to accommodate with ease.
Since our equipment has been installed Cumbrian Seafoods have seen an increase in productivity with a reduction in packaging costs, and in addition to this happier customers who now have a much reduced packaging waste liability. This is something which is becoming increasingly important.
Their initial order was for just two of our shrink wrapping lines, but within a week of them being delivered and commissioned an order for a third line was confirmed due to the escalating demand and drastically improved productivity gains.
Stuart Turnbull senior projects manager explained ‘YPS was the logical choice because they were the most attentive to detail and the easiest to deal with during the initial trial process. Now the equipment is on site, it has performed beyond expectation and so we are extremely pleased with equipment and YPS’.
We fought off strong competition to win this initial order and as is typical for us, and we received follow up business because they were happy with their total dealings with YPS in terms of equipment specification and backup and support. This is something which we pride ourselves upon.