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Single Parts Packaging vs Kitting

Material kitting, product kitting and single parts packaging are three processes used within the manufacturing industry. These processes involve picking product, efficiently packing it into a box, and sending it out for shipment to a customer. Kitting and single parts packaging involve the same process, though there is a slight distinction between the two and what benefits they offer to your company.

Jan 25, 2022 10:02 PM Rhiannon Garber

NewStream's SPP Transition - The Great Showcase of Our Flexibility


These years have been tough for clients of NewStream Enterprises, particularly the on-highway single parts packaging industry. The aftermarket has seen it all - from supply chain disruption and parts shortages to labor limits and a lack of space availability. Despite these challenges, NewStream was able to provide the value-add needed to fulfill customer demand.

Jan 11, 2022 11:05 PM Ha Beavers

Benefits of Implementing Kitting Services

The kitting process in manufacturing is the taking of two or more related parts and putting them together in a single kit, typically under one SKU. Purchasing several individual parts is time consuming, kits simplify this process as parts are pre-packaged and occasionally pre-assembled. On the production floor, workers can utilize kits by implementing them into their product build, taking less time to locate individual products.

Nov 10, 2021 4:07 PM Rhiannon Garber

Understanding Material Kitting for Manufacturers and Distributors

Manufacturers may enjoy the concept of adding packaging and kitting services, but they must first determine which kind of kitting operations best suit their company’s needs. Pre-kitting, product kitting, just-in-time kitting, and material kitting are the four types of kitting that a manufacturer can use. Among these four, material kitting is the most common kitting approach used by manufacturers for a wide range of small components or customized products since it saves time, increases assembly efficiency, and adds an extra layer of quality control that can help eliminate errors.

Oct 27, 2021 2:23 PM Rhiannon Garber

Q&A | Helping OEMs Love Their Supply Chain

We sat down with David Schultz, NewStream's business development manager, recently to discuss the process for onboarding new customers, their concerns, NewStream's value adds, and how we help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) love their supply chain

Sep 24, 2021 1:39 PM Sara Kaderly
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