Plastic wrap savings program

2017 Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Award winner: By repairing and overhauling its palletizer and implementing a regular maintenance schedule, Smithfield has reduced the amount of wrap used. In one year, the company saved 420 rolls of film, which equals 16,800 lb of solid waste and $15,904.

Special Report: Essential tools for effective sanitation
Today’s food processors are faced with an ongoing labor shortage and pressure to increase production to meet market demands. That means less downtime for cleaning while adhering to strict food safety guidelines. How can a manufacturer overcome these hurdles to stay profitable?
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Special Report: Essential tools for effective sanitation