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Yamato’s Genuine Spares And Service Support Leads To Real Cost Saving Risk Reduction

Published on Tuesday 19 January 2016 (9:47am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK is helping manufacturers and processors to reduce risk, maintain their compliance and lower costs by delivering guaranteed genuine Yamato parts backed up with an official repair service.

The production environment is particularly sensitive to risks relating to non-compliance, particularly with European machinery legislation such as PUWER, CE certification and the Health and Safety at Work Act.


Yamato Appoints New Project Management Head

Published on Tuesday 19 January 2016 (9:40am)

John Mulligan has joined Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK (Yamato) as project manager, tasked with implementing processes aimed at managing Yamato’s growing customer base and delivering integrated solutions from across its range of specialist weighing machinery.

With a background in overseeing projects within the automotive, medical technology and heavy industry sectors, John has worked in engineering for the past 15 years. He has gained Chartered Engineer status and Prince2 project management certification along the way.


Yamato builds on last year’s success for PPMA 2015

Published on Wednesday 22 July 2015 (10:41am)

Following on from attending last year’s PPMA event, Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK plans on bringing a wide array of its market-leading checkweighers and multihead weighers to the PPMA 2015 to build on the awareness and overwhelming interest generated in 2014.


Benefits of automating labour intensive packaging

Published on Friday 17 July 2015 (4:52pm)

The majority of UK manufactures are not assessing automation’s possible benefits for their business on a regular basis, despite the vast majority planning on making capital investments in manufacturing technology before the close of 2015.


Yamato’s expertise leads to 43% efficiency boost for Big Bear Confectionary

Published on Monday 30 March 2015 (10:19am)

Big Bear Confectionary, a subsidiary of Raisio Group, boosted their new packaging line’s production by 7000 packs per shift by investing in a multihead weigher and checkweigher from Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK.

By boosting not only their speeds, but also the operational flexibility of the line in question, Big Bear Confectionary has achieved considerable improvements in their weighing and checking of their chocolate and sugar coated products.


Investing in Operator training on Yamato weighing machines

Published on Friday 13 February 2015 (2:45pm)

Has your business recently upgraded packaging solutions, or brought in a few new hires to ensure your production is running at efficiency? Then we highly recommend our operator training to get the most out of your new staff and equipment.

The effective running and maintenance of your Yamato Scale Dataweigh machines is our priority and essential to your bottom line.


Investing in new weighing equipment will reap dividends

Published on Monday 09 February 2015 (4:48pm)

According to the most recent Manufacturing Advisory Service’s report, a whopping 69% of SME manufacturers expect to purchase new premises or machinery over the next 6 months, with 61% also expecting an increase in sales turnover over the next 6 months.

MAS’s second quarter survey ‘Barometer’ painted an encouraging picture of the UK manufacturing industry towards the close of 2014.


Yamato to demonstrate their world class weighing machinery at Empack 2015

Published on Friday 09 January 2015 (12:00am)

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK is set to showcase some of their leading weighing machinery at a leading packaging technology show on February 25th & 26th, 2015.

Yamato will be attending Empack 2015 to demonstrate the role checkweighers, multihead weighers and table top weighers play throughout the packaging process. They will be located at stand K1, Halls 9 & 10.


Paul Burton’s Yamato Year

Published on Tuesday 25 November 2014 (11:08am)

Paul Burton, Yamato’s regional sales manager for the South of England, recently celebrated a productive year with the company. Operating from Swansea to Sussex, he has more than 19 years’ experience in the food packaging industry.

Having started in the vacuum packing industry, working for Multivac and selling direct to chefs, his skillset and interests led him towards the parts of the packaging process closer to the end of line, such as checkweighers and product inspection appliances.


Protecting your weighing machine from ingress

Published on Thursday 06 November 2014 (12:09pm)

If you use automation in your packaging or weighing lines, then naturally you will benefit from a number of advantages, however some operations are risking damage and impaired performance through not applying best practice cleaning and maintenance processes.

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