Packagers choose machine vision quality inspection to reduce waste and boost ROI

April 10, 2005
This White Paper shows how an increasingly popular solution is to reduce the acceptable waste threshold and boost return on investment (ROI) using machine vision to perform quality inspections.
By Reno Suffi, Vision Industry Specialist, and Mark Traxler, Staff Writer, Omron Electronics.FOOD AND beverage packagers can choose from many solutions to help them achieve greater productivity and profits without investing in capital equipment to increase capacity. Recent technological improvements have made machine vision accessible to small- and medium-size packagers so they can achieve improved results and even pursue brand risk avoidance to maintain consumer and retailer confidence.This White Paper summarizes that packagers can make a significant impact on their bottom line with the relatively small investment in today's more economical machine vision quality inspection solutions. The waste reduction benefits alone repay the costs quickly. The additional benefits in maintaining a high-quality brand perception while reducing risk of recalls or other regulatory action elevates the addition of machine vision quality inspection to an essential element for packagers' success.