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Publication Date: 11/2000
Pages: 5
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Semiautomatic palletizer is worth its salt

A salt packaging facility increased production and improved worker safety by installing a semiautomatic palletizer.

Imagine that you're an operations manager at a company where, for more than 12 years, five workers have been manually palletizing 50- and 80-pound bags of salt 5 days per week, 8 hours per day, at a rate of 10 bags per minute. Now imagine that the company needs to increase its production rate without increasing its overhead or its workforce. As the company's operations manager, what would you do? Joe Rovetto, operations manager at Akzo Nobel Salt America Inc., found himself in this situation a few years ago.

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