What is “Total Cost of Ownership” (TCO) and what does it have to do with implementing automated processes into your production lines? How will considering the concept of TCO in the procurement of your next production line or machine lead to increased productivity and profitability?
No one could have seen it coming. On an early morning in January, a fire ripped through a manufacturing plant in the outskirts of London, destroying the industrial space and along with it 7 converting machines and production lines. A blaze so large it could be seen for miles, it took fifteen fire engines and 97 firefighters to extinguish the flames. A leading manufacturer of canister wipes, the company knew they must respond swiftly and with resolve in order to keep the business going. Their immediate move to an old factory space, coupled with great partnerships to facilitate new warehouse space and custom automation machinery allowed them to barely skip a beat.
It's hard to tell by looking at the modest Hanover headquarters of Elsner Engineering Works Inc., but the company makes machines that ship all over the world, its president Bert Elsner II said.
The Elsner Standard was in full effect recently when Elsner was awarded U.S. Senate Recognition at the Mantec Manufacturing Awards. Mike Chase of Elsner accepted the Excellence in Innovation award at the annual awards ceremony. Known internationally for delivering high standards and cutting edge solutions, Elsner takes great pride in building a wide range of converting equipment for the paper, film, foil, and non-wovens industries.