Walmart Analysis

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* Wal-Mart
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FUNSAM es la empresa que le distribuye bolsas plásticas a Wal-Mart, Por otra parte en su proceso de producción reciclan el recorte, que viene a ser un 8 %. En el mismo momento que sale del proceso de fabricación se mete a la recicladora y vuelve a ingresar a la máquina. FUNSAM posee una capacidad de almacenaje en los silos de 300 toneladas, el material viene a granel.

* Pedido: Walmart realiza el pedido a funsam.

* Extrusión: Una vez que los detalles de la bolsa están totalmente definidos con el cliente, el pedido pasa a extrusión, primer paso en la cadena de transformación de la granza de polietileno en una bolsa o film de plástico, Como insumo principal en el proceso utilizan resina de alta densidad de la cual un 90% es Alathon L5005 del fabricante Lyondell-Equistar y el 10% restante es E-924 de Formosa, directamente importado del fabricante. El uso de Master Batch es garantizado a una concentración del 70% de TIO2 (Dióxido de Titanio).

* Comprobación de programación y materiales: se comprueban las mezclas de material y aditivos necesarios para conformar el pedido: alta o baja densidad, con o sin polietileno lineal, deslizante o antideslizante, con o sin pigmento de color, superficie porosa o lisa, etc.

* Pigmentación: La granza de polietileno es transparente, por lo que es necesario añadirle pigmento para conseguir el color deseado en el material. El pigmento se mezcla con la granza en las tolvas de las extrusoras. Se añadirá uno u otro pigmento dependiendo del color que se desee.

* Conformación de las bolsas: Una hilera moldea el material en forma de tubo, el cual es sometido de forma simultánea a un tiraje vertical y un proceso de soplado en sentido transversal, creando un auténtico globo de plástico. Mediante una gradación en la temperatura de fusión, el soplado y el tiraje vertical se van…...

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