Manual Labour Costs Set to Rise - Automate to Escape Higher Operation Costs

Manual Labour Costs Set to Rise - Automate to Escape Higher Operation Costs from Impact Automation Solutions

By: Impact Automation Solutions  09-Jan-2013
Keywords: Automation, Automation Solutions, Processing

The ABS has reported an increase in wages of 3.7% in the last 12 months while RIS Sharpnel, in a recent research paper, has predicted a further wage increase in 2013/14 with it tipped to peak at 5.5% in 2014/15, due to a number of factors including an acceleration in profits, a low un-employment rate and a high Australian dollar. Further to these, the RBA has also foreseen an above median rise in inflation; further attributing to these predicated increases. The increase in consumer demand, coupled with the aforementioned rise in labour costs has manufacturers, processors and packers searching for ways to increase output while reducing operational costs. This is where automation can assist. Automation involves the substitution of slow, costly and un-reliable manual labour with machinery and equipment that streamline processes while also increasing productivity. Automation could be suitable in a number of different applications including the manufacturing, processing and packaging of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetables. Impact Automation can assist in the partial or complete automation of manufacturing, processing and packaging lines. Our engineers with over 30 years of automation and business solution management can review your current operations, discuss your needs, requirements and concerns and propose affordable and realistic solutions that allow you to meet both your short and long term goals. We can then source high quality equipment and machinery from industry leading suppliers and handle the entire integration process from conception through to installation.

Keywords: Automation, Automation Solutions, Fruit Packing, Manual Labour, Pharmaceutical Packaging, Processing, Processing Automation, Produce Packaging, Produce Packing, Vegetable Packaging, Vegetable Packing,

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