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Case study - leading UK food packaging processing plant

Typical storage before System8®

Storage after System8®

Storage after System8®

The problem

Existing Lubricant Storage Situation

The site stored 20 products from 5 different manufacturers, with no methodical storage system. A number of these products stored were not NSF registered. A non foodgrade product had been found on a retailers food packaging which had then been found by the consumer, hence the need to move to all foodgrade lubricants.

Potential risks

  • High risk of contamination of food packaging
  • High risk of contamination of food by mis-application
  • Product recall from mineral oil contamination
  • Non-compliance in audit situations
  • Inadequate system of control and dispensing

The solution

Introduction of System8®

A System8® free eight week trial was concluded very successfully on site.

The benefits

Compliance

Guaranteed audit compliance to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety bringing total peace of mind. Elimination of risks and prevention of non-conformances and product recall from incidents relating to industrial lubricants/mineral oil contamination.

Simplicity

Rationalisation of inventory from 20 lubricants to 13 foodgrade H1 registered specialist products. Rationalisation of manufacturers from 5 to 1. A system of control, providing colour coding and a dispensing system, enabling accurate selection of correct lubricant.

Performance and service

Reduction of breakdowns and extension of equipment life and lubrication intervals by up to 5 times through application of high performance synthetic technology and application expertise. Free next day delivery on all products and real time technical support, by email, phone or site visit.

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