Scrap that semi automatic banding machine - It will cost you less!
or alot more!
Don't dismiss the idea... lots of companies have these machines and pay more in maintenance p.a. than it would cost to buy new ones. The problem arises because they keep the machines in service too long and in recent times this becomes more of an issue with increasing importation of ' Cheap Machines'
In recent times the cost of semi automatic strapping machines has fallen dramatically and there are now some very good deals that include machine plus strap see deals. The average cost nationally to call out a service engineer, including parts and the dreaded travelling time generally falls within the range £150 - £200 a time, not including loss of production, so these figures begin to spell out 'Buy a new machine at approx £550 - £600