COMBOPACK TM

Secondary material adhered to the folding carton, improves efficiency in packing lines

ComboPackTM is a service of the supply chain area that consists of the adhesion of a secondary packaging material (leaflet, wallet, label, info or promo card, etc.) to a carton.

Designed to improve packing lines efficiency when:

manual

Manually packed products

When products are packed manually, having a pre-glued insert reduces complexity and avoids human mistakes.

Big and complex leaflets

for which there is currently no feeder or the feeder gives many problems, causing shutdowns in the packing lines.

Several inserts inside the carton

Having to insert many elements in the pack and affects packing lines speed.

Not enought feeders

Sometimes, there are not enough automatic feeders in the packing lines for all the materials required.

External repack required

When products have to be repacked externally, providing them with ComboPackTM reduces cost & time.

Occasional need to insert a material

When there is a requirement to include some materials or extra information in the carton which are unusual: patient alert cards, promo cards…

Optimizing packing performance

  • Optimization: Increases efficiency of the packing lines.
  • Simplification: Reduction of complexity in packing.
  • Focus on core tasks: Delegating operations to the supplier that do not add value and increase complexity.
  • Productivity: ComboPackTM increases packing lines speed and improves production ratios.
  • Process reduction: Less complexity for procurement department.
  • Stock reduction: The inserted material is now stocked in the supplier. Space release and optimal warehouse management.
  • Greater versatility: Packing lines availability will not depend on the material that goes inside.
  • Availability: More availability of the packing lines, more availability of time to pack more batches.
  • Product differentation: ComboPackTM allows different materials to be included inside the carton. This could range from extra information, security elements or even promotional material.

How does it work?

Orders creation

Client creates 2 orders, one to the supplier of the material to be glued and one to Essentra for the cartons indicating it is a ComboPackTM

Approval

Once the insert is produced, client receives samples and when approved, they are sent by the supplier straight to Essentra’s facilities.

Production

When the carton is printed and creased, the inserts received are included in the ComboPackTM gluing lines and attached into the carton. 

Delivery

The ComboPackTM order is released with a specific CoA and sent to the client.

Orders creation

Client creates 2 orders, one to the supplier of the material to be glued and one to Essentra for the cartons indicating it is a “ComboPackTM”

Approval

Once the insert is produced, client receives samples and when approved, they are sent by the supplier straight to Essentra’s facilities.

Production

When the carton is printed and creased, the inserts received are included in the ComboPackTM gluing lines and attached into the carton.

Delivery

The ComboPackTM order is released with a specific CoA and sent to the client.

Orders creation

Client creates 2 orders, one to the supplier of the material to be glued and one to Essentra for the cartons indicating it is a “ComboPackTM”

Approval

Once the insert is produced, client receives samples and when approved, they are sent by the supplier straight to Essentra’s facilities.

Production

When the carton is printed and creased, the inserts received are included in the ComboPackTM gluing lines and attached into the carton.

Delivery

The ComboPackTM order is released with a specific CoA and sent to the client.

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