Four tips for helping your operator switch to automated packaging
Making the switch from manual to automated packaging isn't as easy as it seems, especially for the person who will be operating the automated equipment. This article explains how you can help the operator gain confidence and proficiency in running the automated equipment during the all-important break-in period after installation. The information here applies not only to packaging systems, but to other types of automated bulk solids processing and handling systems, as well.
Installing automated packaging equipment is a great way to save labor and improve your plant's operating efficiency. But the new equipment is just that -- equipment. Even though it provides many benefits over manual packaging, the automated equipment can't program, operate, or maintain itself. Your new packaging equipment requires a human operator, which also makes the equipment subject to problems caused by operator error