Robots speed up
food packaging productivity
Cheese manufacturing company, producing 350,000 tonnes/year, is using an ‘intelligent’ robot to make a significant impact on productivity and reduce labour cost
With production output at 350,000 tonnes/year, Friesland Foods Cheese, one of Holland’s longest established producers of cheese, needed to maximise packaging efficiency. KH de Jong, part of Friesland Foods Cheese, and one of four Friesland packaging facilities in Holland, use FANUC Robotics robots on three packaging lines.
Over 350 tonnes of Edam, a traditional ball shape cheese produced in three sizes of 1.9kg, 1.7kg or 0.9kg, is packaged per week.