FADESA Ecuador and Peru earn first “SpecMetrix Certified’’ facility designations in South America
Fadesa team members celebrate after the SpecMetrix Certified Facility award presentation
Metal container solutions leader FADESA has been awarded the advanced designation of a SpecMetrix Certified facility for its two plant locations in Ecuador and Peru. This award recognises the company’s successful transition and demonstrated commitment to the highest level of film weight quality and coating process control. To earn this select classification, FADESA has completed installations of the latest SpecMetrix® In-line coating thickness measurement systems onto all plant coating lines within both of its state-of-the-art metal packaging manufacturing facilities and has completed certified training for all plant coating team members on these next-generation QA tools.
FADESA Ecuador and FADESA Peru, both companies of Grupo Vilaseca, are the first metal packaging manufacturers in South America to be awarded “SpecMetrix Certified” status. FADESA is acknowledged for its dedication over the last 60 years to innovation and coating quality excellence, which is affirmed by the company’s commitment to the exclusive use of SpecMetrix systems for its coating measurement needs. FADESA can now assure its valued customers that they will benefit from the most advanced film weight control and coating quality systems available today. Award-winning SpecMetrix In-line systems are uniquely capable of providing instant, actionable coating thickness or film weight data for wet or dry coated flat sheets immediately following application, thereby enabling immediate process improvements.
According to Vivian Poteat, global sales support manager of SpecMetrix Systems at Sensory, “We are excited to have FADESA as a pioneer in this region and show their commitment to continuous improvement of their production processes by using the most advanced coating thickness measurement solutions available today. FADESA is a proven leader in packaging production, and we are honored to support their efforts to be globally competitive and attain the highest possible level of coating quality assurance and process control.”
Juan Carlos Procel, president of the Grupo Vilaseca Packaging Unit, added, “Transforming the industry is our new purpose. We strive to constantly reinvent ourselves, generating changes that accompany the growth of our customers and inspire all in this industry to begin building a sustainable future. Our goal is to create a culture of continuous improvement by always increasing productivity, product quality, and customer satisfaction. We have invested in the high-impact SpecMetrix systems from Sensory Analytics on all of our varnishing lines to ensure proper coating application and provide our customers with reliable packaging solutions. Our success has been based on our talent and achieving operational performance with the highest efficiency and competitiveness.”