Companies often tell us that buying another wrapper offers them a great opportunity – they can be efficient because they have a pretty good idea what they need. But they can also learn about what might be new in the world of pallet wrappers since they last bought a machine.
For instance, what about the flexibility and savings of automatic film cutting and clamping? Or an integrated scale? What about features that help you achieve the right amount of containment force on your loads? Dramatic productivity improvements are often possible with the latest generation of machines.
Fix the biggest problem first. You also might be adding a wrapper, but with different goals. You might have bought your last wrapper to reduce product damage – but now as you’re growing, you want that same product protection but with more output capacity. So don’t let the machine order process distract you from finding the best machine to address the primary business issue.
Typically we find that companies buy additional machines to:
Wrap more pallets or wrap pallets in an additional location