We love sharing stories about customers that are realizing bottom-line benefits from our precision measurement and control solutions in their production processes. This leading packaging company in India was so pleased with our gauging system's performance -- and the significant process improvements it delivered -- they came back for more. Here's the story.
Aadinath Flexipack Pvt. Ltd. is a venture of the Charu Group from Indore in Central India. It is a leading flexible packaging materials manufacturing company with state-of-the-art facilities, technology and equipment. Aadinath’s flexible packaging facility includes a number of production lines involving color rotogravure printing, extrusion coating, solvent-less lamination, multi-layer blown film co-extrusion, slitting, inspection, rewinding and pouching operations. Aadinath is also currently undergoing an implementation expansion program that will double their capabilities.
A Focus on Quality and Process Efficiency
The driving force behind Aadinath investing in NDC Technologies' Beta Transmission gauge and control system was to improve quality and process efficiency. With the most advanced software and in-process measurement and control solutions on the market, NDC Technologies' Beta Transmission gauge and MiniTrak O-Frame scanning system help Aadinath to achieve significant financial and product quality benefits. Some of these benefits include an increase in line speed, smoother downstream operations, more satisfied customers and a stronger competitive advantage.
Highlights of Process Improvements
- Tightened quality variation
- Reduced start-up times by 30%
- Reduced scrap by 25%
- Enabled faster product changes by 20%
- Reduced profile variations to less than 1%
Here's What the Customer Had to Say
“We have improved our quality and production efficiency with NDC Technologies' in-process measurement systems. In addition, we have been rewarded with greater customer satisfaction." -- Mr. Manoj Jain, Director
NDC Technologies' Auto Gauge Control System helps us to produce flat rolls with edge trim savings and provides exceptional process stability for ultimate peace of mind.” -- Mr. Nitesh Jain, Director
About the Technology
NDC Technologies' MiniTrak O-Frame is a compact scanner system that offers fast, accurate and reliable measurement performance, tightly intergrated into an intelligent, distributed web gauging architecture. This scanner is compatible with a broad range of gauging technologies including Beta, X-Ray, Near Infrared and Laser. NDC Technologies' Beta Transmission gauges deliver high-speed, high-accuracy thickness and basis weight measurements of extruded plastic film and coated products.
A Reliable System with a Low Cost of Ownership
Aadinath highly values NDC Technologies' process knowledge and experienced service personnel. The installation and commissioning of the in-process thickness measurement and control systems went incredibly smooth and were performed in a timely manner. Since the installation, measurements have proved both accurate and reliable -- allowing Aadinath personnel to use their system confidently and proficiently to improve both productivity and quality. The system has been robust and dependable, without a single call for service in the past three years. Moreover, Aadinath greatly appreciates that NDC Technologies' delivered a reliable system with a low cost of ownership. This has since resulted in a repeat order for NDC Technologies.
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