When working out the potential payback for a packaging line automation solution, it is imperative that companies use a realistic figure for the true cost of manual packing. As a general rule of thumb, you can add on another 33% to the basic wage of an employee. We’ve created a simple online tool that you can use to do this. The form is pre-populated with default data which you can amend as you wish. Simply enter the annual wage/salary and hit ‘calculate’


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