Research Results: Volume 1– Packagers: Click on Each Category Below to Download Results
A summary of key findings from Volume 1– Packagers, including who they are and what they do (both as individuals and companies), levels of adoption of automation, their challenges / barriers to success, and opportunities for improvement. For a commentary on the study overall, see “ Communication & clarity ” and “ Bring on the jet cars .”
Volume 1 survey results covering number and type of packaging lines, extent of changeovers, and extent and type of automation used, including industrial networks.
Volume 1 survey results covering Packager demographics, including geography, years in business, and annual expenditures in automation.
Volume 1 survey results covering obstacles to packaging line optimization, including internal hindrances to automation, use of preferred vendor lists, and vendor practices. For an analysis of the data, see “ Market Challenges .”
Trends and Opportunities
Volume 1 survey results covering how automation products and suppliers are expected to change, and the most desired automation product features and attributes. For an analysis of the data, see “ Opportunities for Improvement ” and “ Future Prospects .”