Product Review: Palletizers for the Small Winery
Affordable units reduce back injuries on the bottling line.
by Bill Pregler
Aug 2010 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
In the September 2006 issue, WBM addressed the topic of mechanical palletizing to encourage wineries to start thinking about alternatives to manual labor. Back then we were responding to workers’ compensation injury statistics from the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This year’s data is now available, and unfortunately, there is no change in the number of claims. According to Ed Kempkey of Kempkey Risk Management, the majority of injuries are er...
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