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Stages in the industrial production of packaging

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Stages in the industrial production of packaging Stage 1: A sales officer of representative meets up with the client to discuss ideas. Information is passed onto internal sales. Stage 2: The brief the clients make up is given to the structural design department. The department uses freehand or Cad packaging to create ideas. A special packaging program made for the company is used, as it contains a library of designs. Net/developments can also be produced using the program. Test stations for UN Standards have to be carried out if the package is going to be used to carry dangerous substances/items. ...read more.

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is presented to the client for approval, a negative is produced from the approved artwork. Stage 5: The negative goes on to the plate room. The plate room produces plates for the artwork using the negative. There will be a separate plate for each of the printing colours. The form maker will then produce formers made from the packaging. Stage 6: Planning department (for production) The order is sent to planning and a schedule is made, of work for production. The schedule has to be updated every 24 hours, and the schedule will be sent to every department. ...read more.

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paper is used. Flutes Print side Insides Outsides Stage 7: Production of package on factory/shop floors 3 machines are used: 1) Flexographic printer, which is a plate and former placed in a machine. 4 colours are produced, any shape. 2) A Case maker printer produces a standard case shape scores, slots and glues. 3) A flat bed dye shorts runs (5000) maximum of these of colours Stage 7a: A few designs require workers (stitchers) to fold and to stitch parts of the packaging. Stage 8: The package continues to stay flat-packed and is piled up and shrink-wrapped. Stage 9: The order stays in transport for delivery to the client of to the warehouse where the product is being made. ...read more.

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