Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Improved Facilities and Optimized Packaging Help Growth in Agropur Plant in St-Hyacinthe

PRESS RELEASE             
For immediate release      

Improved Facilities and Optimized Packaging Help Growth in Agropur Plant in St-Hyacinthe           

(Canada) Montreal, July 28, 2015 - A leader in dairy processing in Canada, Agropur continues to growth revenues with a jump of 21.3% in February to $ 4.7 billion, and plants more growth at the plant in St-Hyacinthe by adding new equipment, developing new production lines and optimize the packing. 

Following the exponential growth for Agropur plant in St-Hyacinthe, Trio Pac was selected to execute this ambitious project with over 200 linear feet of conveyor while increasing worker production line safety and improving the efficiency of packaging operations with powerful and versatile ergonomic equipment for variable size items. The new integrated conveyor system with plastic chains and Hytrol and Toledo balance increased flexibility to multiple applications related to Agropur operational activities. For optimizing packaging - divided by an individual packaging product section, then, followed by a filling cartons section for transport - multiple removable separators have been incorporated into the conveyor system custom-made to provide positioning precision for a complete solution of handling and meeting the highest standards in the industry.
Trio Pac expert team of the engineering department helped to achieve at a fast pace the solutions implementation of the strategic plan by improving and optimizing all needs and, answering adequately to the mandate assigned by Agropur.          

Founded in 1938, Agropur cooperative is a leader in the North American dairy industry with a turnover of over $ 3.8 billion at the end of the fiscal year 2013. The Cooperative is a source of pride for the 3473 milk producers who are members and some 8,000 employees working there. Now Agropur processes over 5.1 billion liters of milk annually in its 36 production units located in North America and offers an impressive array of reputed brands and products, including Natrel Québon, OKA, Farmers, Central Dairies, Sealtest, BIPRO , Island Farms, Agropur Grand Cheddar and that Olympic and iögo Ultima Foods, a joint venture of Agropur cooperative. Website: www.agropur.com
ABOUT TRIO PAC           
For more than twenty-three (23) years, Trio Pac has been a leader in the field of conveyors by providing diversified solutions, turn-key programs, parts and equipment for food, pharmaceutical, packaging, bottling, distribution centers and other industries to meet the demands of its customers in Canada, the United States of America and Mexico. Website: www.triopac.com

Sandra Lemay Richardson              
Marketing Director, Trio Pac inc.     
514-733-7793 ext.300