County Draperies Inc., a family-run manufacturer of draperies, bedspreads and accessories for
commercial industries, will install an Eton 4000 materials-handling and factory-floor
data-collection system at its facility in Middletown, N.Y. The Eton 4000, the first of three Eton
lines the company plans to install, will consist of 38 workstations that will be used to produce
draperies. The line will include a specially designed six-rail sorting buffer that will sort order
components back together before packing and shipment to customers.
Monrovia, Calif.-based Vinyl Technology Inc., a family-owned contract manufacturer of
industrial fabrics for commercial and military applications, plans to install an Eton 2002 system.
The system, consisting of three lines and 54 workstations, will operate at its Monrovia facility
and be used to manufacture carrying cases for the US Army.
“Eton is a key component of our aggressive modernization initiative,” said Dan Mollura,
president, Vinyl Technology. “We see it as a good fit for our operation because of the wide variety
of products that we produce. Eliminating material handling time and costs will make bulky items
easier to handle and drive greater efficiency across our entire sewing operation.”
Installation is expected to be complete in the fourth quarter of this year.
August 28, 2007