Purolator – Case Study

  • Challenge: Client had voluminous amount of paper products and improperly made filters.  The extra paper accumulation was so bad that it was blocking their distribution docks by constantly transporting dumpsters to be emptied.  They had 6 dumpsters throughout the plant that were being dumped 32 times per day.
  • Solution:  Now the RotoPac bags are removed 5 or 6 times per day.
  • Result: By reducing the forklift travel they reduced the maintenance on their fleet, picked up more plant floor space to use in production and calculated $52,000 annual savings in fork lift operator costs.

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Hoshizaki – Case Study

  • Challenge: Their production assembly floor was being clogged by large amounts of cardboard dunnage discarded from receiving components. Removal of the waste materials required fourteen trips daily to move and empty the full collection hoppers to the rear of the facility.
  • Solution: They installed a RotoPac and placed it at the source of the waste, right on their production assembly floor.
  • Result: Not only have they reduced the amount of trips necessary to remove the cardboard to one a day, but it has also resulted in annual saving of 50% more than the cost of the RotoPac.

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