Autobag AB 180 Case Study

Automatic Bagging AB 180 Case Study
  • Annual savings: $48,323
  • Payback period:  9 months, 3 weeks
  • Product shipped: Women’s sports apparel
  • Previous method: Hand-loading item into flat bags
  • Previous labor: 3 employees
  • Previous cost/100: $254

  • New method: Autobag AB 180 OneStep
  • New Labor: 1 employee
  • New Cost/100: $147

The Autobag AB 180 OneStep is a high-productivity bag packaging system for dynamic mail order operations. In this demanding application, the bagger is fully integrated with shipping and customer databases for 1:1 personalized order fulfillment. A wide range of sports apparel is hand inserted into bags, so fast changeover of bag sizes is important. Graphics, text and bar code information is printed directly onto the bag just before it is opened, filled and sealed. This system prints and packs up to 8 bags per minute and has reduced labor costs by 42%.