Belgian Waffle Packing for Export
50% increase in productivity
Improvement in product quality
Less downtime for cleaning
There was wastage from broken waffle edges which the factory looked to reduce
Producing waffles for supermarkets such as Aldi, Lidl, and Carrefour meant that the Belgian factory produce vast amounts of waffles each day. Due to human contact, there was wastage from broken waffle edges, on top of struggling to recruit staff.
The waffle maker decided to automate one of its packaging lines
Managers wanted to minimise human contact to improve hygiene and product quality
Biscuiterie Thijs in Herentals produces waffles for household brand supermarkets like Aldi, Lidl, Carrefour, Albert Heijn, and Jumbo. In 2013, the waffle maker decided to automate the packaging lin...