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How You Make The Final Decision To Buy New VFFS Packing Machine?
- Jun 01, 2018 -

How you make the final decision to buy new VFFS packing machine?

By Mr. Ray LEE, on June 1, 2018

Here, we’re trying to share with you some basic steps one by one as you’re ready to buy a new vertical  FFS packing machine.

1.      Remember that there are two basic aim for you to buy a new vertical form fill seal packing machine:

a.       to improve the production efficiency & enhance the productivity by adding new vertical form fill seal machine, or upgrading the manual packaging work model to automatic packaging machine model;

b.      to reduce the production costs by changing the manual packaging work model to automatic packaging machine model to reduce labor cost, or by an upgraded vffs packaging machine to rise up the packing speed, or new lower cost material packing film to reduce the packing material costs, etc    
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2.      Evaluate the current work condition in your factory

a.       It is Manual packing model,

or Automatic packing model by automatic packaging machine;

If you still take the manual packing model, think about if there may be the risk of the labor injuries due to boring repetitive motion, what the probability for the workers to made various mistake, such as accuracy control problem, to the finished product packages is, and if there may be any pure labor problems to bottleneck the possibility to improve the productivity.

b.      The differences between the current model productivity, and your expected productivity;

c.       Unit package cost, including each finished bag packing material film cost, and other related cost, such as average unit package labor cost, etc.

3.      Try to get possible improvements(maybe try one more brainstorming with your core team)

1stly, consider if you can enhance the productivity, or reduce the cost without new machine. For example, maybe you can just change the current work process, or adjust the layout to improve the efficiency.

     2ndly, figure out your expect improved space by the new vffs bagging machine, and what the new vffs bagging machines can accomplish. In other word, a simple conclusion, how many bags per minute the new form fill seal packaging machine should make stably?

4.      Make a serious study or consult with some professional suppliers of the VFFS packing machine

Basically, you should learn the general working principle of the VFFS packaging machines. The vertical form fill and seal machines(also named as vffs packaging machine, or vffs bagging machine ) Widely suitable to package many different products, such as Granule, Liquid & Powder with the different dosing head , and can automatically finish the whole bagging packing processing, including basic bag forming, product measuring & filling, bag sealing, and so on. Many of the new customers are very happy to get a general view that the automatic vertical packaging machine can work for many different kinds of their products, and many different sizes/weights of their packages.

Also, some basic information you should get by this study, or consulting;

a.       What productivity their automatic packaging machine can supply;

b.      How much their vertical packaging machine costs;

c.       Their automatic packing machines dimension;

d.      An offer with all the details if possible, including detailed specifications, leading time, warranty terms, payment terms, warranty terms, etc.

5.      Check your plant, and your Ergonomics need to the new vffs packing machine

a.       One more important jobs for you is to math how much plant space the VFFS machines will need, and consider where it will be located & how will it be accessed;

b.      Also, your ergonomics need to the new automatic VFFS packaging machine. For example, you should be clear to exactly how and where workers will come in contact with the vffs machines to minimize any issues over time and make sure that the vertical FFS machine will be run in the right way; Also, you will need to make sure your labors have reasonable space to bring materials in, package them and take them out.

c.       Kindly remind that placing too much equipment in a too small space can impose serious risk and liability on the business. Work floor planning should be an important part  for any new automatic vertical packaging machine equipment purchasing plan.

6.      Sum up the offer of the automatic vertical form fill seal packing machines to get the estimated budget, and talk to your factory’s investors

You need to show them clearly:

a.       Your need to add the productivity, improve the efficiency, and save cost;

b.      What the new automatic vertical form fill seal packing machines can supply;

c.       How much the estimated budget, and how long the new automatic packing machinery’s leading time.

7.      Decide the potential suppliers of the new VFFS packing machines, and talk to them to lock all the terms

     Frankly, communicate with them your expected budget.

Especially, make sure they can supply all the after-sales supports as your request, including both the spare parts support and the technical support, such as the installing service, the technical training and the possible troubleshoot solutions.


Also, make sure you can see and get a reliable communicating channel for the above support.

Hope you can get a general guidance, step-by-step, how to go through a business purchasing process for a new automatic vertical form fill seal packaging machine.


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