Italian Innovation Allows US-Company Traditional Medicinals Work More Ergonomically Friendly
Posted by Machines Italia | 01 Mar 2012
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Located in Sebastopol, CA, tea marketer Traditional Medicinals operates 20 hr daily, four days/week to produce 2 million teabags per week. Raw materials are brought in from around the world in already tea cut form, reinspected, and repackaged into barrel containers to feed into the blenders via a hopper system. Once the formulas are blended, they are transferred to the packaging area where they are gravity fed from a mezzanine level to machines from IMA SpA that process between 135 and 185 teabags per minute.