Case Study - Nelson Stokes

Case Study Nelson Stokes

Problem
Nelson Stokes produce a wide range of hydraulic brake hoses and associated components for the automotive aftermarket. The main challenge it faced was finding a system that was flexible enough to deal with its range of different products and efficient enough to help manage short batches. Nelson Stokes were aiming for cost savings and better productivity for its packaging operation.

Solution
Nelson Stokes was referred to Automated Packaging Systems who customised the AB 180 OneStep to handle a 790mm long bag. The customisation gave Nelson Stokes the flexibility to package 85% of its hoses and all kits using the same machine. AB 180 OneStep allowed one to one printing, facilitating small batch production. Automated Packaging Systems worked with Nelson Stokes to custom design bags in-line with company branding.
 
Result

  • Up to 6 times faster packaging
  • Small batch production easy to achieve
  • Product range flexibility
  • Improved brand identity

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