Protective Packaging- Bubble and Foam

protective packaging materials - bubble wrap and foam rolls- IPS Packaging

Protective packaging Do you remember when you were a kid and you’d pop all those air bubbles that came with a package? Well they’re more useful than just keeping a child’s attention for a few minutes. Bubble and foam are important protective packaging materials. These materials have many applications for protecting products. Applications Uses for both bubble and foam packaging: see chart below. Block and Brace- Position and restrict products within the interior of a secondary package to prevent them

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Foam in place packing: Protective materials for your products

foam in place packaging

Foam packing systems There’s many needs to fill with foam in place packing (foam in place), whether its protective void-fill, blocking and bracing, cushioning, or pre-molded pads. No matter what your application is, packaging foam in place provides the most cost-effective and time-efficient technology to improve your process. Foam in place packing puts a protective mold around your products to keep them being damaged during shipping. There’s several improvements that these systems do to your packaging operation. Foam in place

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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

automatic packaging equipment

*Updated 05-18-18* 1 million dollars Hopefully you read that in your best Austin Powers voice. That’s because the equipment tax incentive for 2018 is increasing. Up from a $500,000 deduction in 2017, this years tax deduction doubles to $1,000,000. It feels good to type out all of those zeroes and they’ll help your bottom line and giving you incentive to make 2018 the year to purchase automatic packaging equipment… mmm savings. How the equipment tax incentive works The Section 179

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Reducing the cost of shipping with dunnage airbags

Dunnage Air Bags reduce cost of shipping

Total cost of shipping The total cost of shipping doesn’t just relate to the cost of the freight to get your load from your facility to the point of sale. It also includes hidden costs, such as: Visible damage Concealed damage Labor costs Safety issues Customer satisfaction The difference between visible damage and concealed damage can be the difference between a sellable product and an unsellable one. When a truckload arrives at a receiving dock, shifted pallets and crushed boxes

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Angleboard edge-protection

Angleboard Protection

Angleboard applications Angleboard is used as protective packaging during before, during, and after shipping. There’s numerous uses for Angleboard, and they all help protect your product line. It’s made from multiple layers of paperboard, laminated, glued, and then formed into a rigid right angle. It has an open edge design that lends itself to it’s many applications. Applications: Strap protection Edge protection Unitization Stacking strength Beam strength Strap protection reduce indentation caused by strapping. It also improves tension transmission. Steel

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