Sidel helps Caribbean bottler to boost production by 40%
Blue Waters Products has selected a highly efficient Sidel complete line to bottle still water - at a speed of 48,000 bottles per hour
Partnering with Sidel
After collaborating successfully with Sidel on a smaller product, Blue Waters Products decided to invest again in Sidel's innovative technologyby adding a dedicated line for still water. By increasing operating capacity, Blue Waters Products is aiming to better serve existing customers,improve cost efficiencies,add new products, and enter additional markets.
Blue Waters Products has grown over the last 16 years to become a dominant force in the Caribbean. Dominic Hadeed, owner and Managing Director of Blue Waters Products said "During the due diligence process for this project, we thoroughly evaluated several equipment manufacturers' offerings, and Sidel was the natural choice because of theirPET expertiseand theirinnovative solutions for water lines."
- Output speed of 48,000 bottles per hour
- 40% increase in customer plant capacity
- Increased sustainability - using less PET and thinner labels
- Decreased consumption of air, water, chemicals and energy
- Reduced glue consumption
- Minimised total cost of ownership
High bottling speeds
The new line reaches speeds of 48,000 bph - a fast rate compared to local standards - and consists of a Sidel Matrix™ Combi, a Sidel Rollquattro Evolution labeller, shrink wrappers and a palletiser. The Sidel Matrix Combi occupies up to30% less floor space compared with traditional equipment and gives producers the design freedom to differentiate their beverages whileenabling bottle lightweighting even for high-speed production. With one simple control interface, it requires only one operator.
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