TJG Wednesday, 12/19/07 10:56:57 AM Re: None 0 Post # of 224145 Was doing some research on Surefil, the new manufacture Winning Brands just hooked up with. Please look at the cost of doing business with this out fit I took from their web site. There is NO WAY this company would have entered into an agreement with Winning Brands if they did not have A. The means to pay these costs B. A bonified retial out let that would be buying their product.. Anyone honestly think that Winning Brands is going to just cross their fingers and hope they can pay these prices and hope they get someone to buy Winning Colours...Get ready for an Explosion real soon... From the Surefil Web Site: Activity Cost Notes Sort Finished Goods $0.06 /unit Sort Incoming Bottles $0.04 /unit Hand Unload Unpalletized Trucks $1.00 /case Upcharge Short Batch $0.04 /unit Re-Work/Re-Label $0.13 /unit Unplanned Change Over to a new bottle size $4,000 /occurance Dead Line Time $750 /hour Based on poor quality or missing components Warehouse Charges *per pallet $5.00 /month *in fee $1.00 /pallet *out fee $1.00 /pallet Unplanned Clean and Sanitization $4,726 Validation Run (dispose product) $4,726 Validation Run (package product) $4,726 Line Auditor $112 /shift Hand Sorting Corrugate $7.42 /pallet *It is the customer's responsibility to pay these fees in their entirety. Surefil will not negotiate with the customer's suppliers regarding any charges of the kind listed above.