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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.

20 Years with Yamato

Published on Friday 05 September 2014 (1:10pm)

Three of Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK’s employees have recently been awarded the ‘Long Service Award’, having each been with Yamato for 20 years.

Ian Aitchison, Julie Marshall and Steve Spencer were each given the ward as a result of their long service, with each telling us a bit about their experiences at Yamato.

Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK, a leading manufacturer of packaging and weighing machinery, has been operating within the UK June, 1994.

Yamato celebrates 18 years with BL Products AB

Published on Tuesday 02 September 2014 (4:45pm)

Weighing and packaging technology specialists, Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK, have enjoyed a long and successful partnership with BL Products AB in Sweden.

BL Products AB was established in 1971, by inventor and businessman Bengt Lundin, and is a family owned business centred on providing customised packaging solutions throughout Scandinavia. BL Products AB operates primarily within the food industry, offering full equipment servicing, trouble-shooting and product automation solutions.

Lindén International AB

Published on Wednesday 20 August 2014 (10:15am)

The Customer’s business

Lindén International AB can trace its roots to 1932, when Filip Lindén invested 1,000 Swedish Krona in purchasing a small house - in a deal which included a small stock of timber. He started to produce wooden pastry brushes with the surplus wood, eventually receiving orders from Stockholm businesses, growing steadily as he went along.