However, if your application requires multiple pieces of equipment that require integration into a new or existing packaging line, EPIC Systems will add value. Not being tied to a particular brand of equipment, EPIC will select and integrate the most appropriate equipment for your turnkey packaging project.
- Customer Timeline: The faster a line needs to be operational the more cost are incurred with equipment expediting
- Line Rates: Typically, the faster lines have to run, the more expensive the equipment required to facilitate the increased load
- Automation level – This is often related to speed costs. By itself, increased automation usually equals increased line costs. However, there is a long-term ROI tradeoff for this factor. More automation also typically means more production on one line and more product out the door.
- Safety Considerations: Projects that require stringent safety considerations can create additional project scope which is reflected in the overall cost of the packaging line
- Change in project scope
If you are looking for a company to package your product for you, the following search terms will point you in the right direction:
- Contract Packaging
- Contract Manufacturers
- Toll Manufacturers