5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs

Inflatable Packaging System

What’s an air pillow? An inflatable system will create air pillows used in the protecting of a product. Basically there’s a roll of film mounted to the small piece of equipment that’s then filled with air. The pillows or cushions are then wrapped around the product to protect against damage. See the picture below to get an idea of what we’re talking about. They’re like little pillows for your product to go to sleep on. So comfortable and form fitting,

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Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor

Pop-up Box case study

The changing of the box Who knew that a simple change from one box type to another would save a company nearly $200,000 in annual labor costs. Well, to be honest we did, and we’ll show you how. Sometimes it’s a simple change in packaging products that can improve your bottom line. In this case study a company in the telecommunications industry was looking to solve their main pain point: labor costs. After an IPS site assessment, we showcased a

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Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines

Carton Sealing Machines

The choice to automate your carton sealing operation Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing companies to automate. End of line package automation is the new packaging buzzword: it saves time and money on the line and in your facility, but it also helps decrease product damage sustained in transit. Carton sealing machines are one of the end of line pieces of packaging equipment that can improve your bottom line.  When using automation, you’re

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Strapping tape for safety and security

Tesa Tape

Strapping tape uses Strapping tape is used regularly to protect delicate surfaces, secure loose parts, and protect key components against shocks and mechanical stress during transport. These tapes also are used in bundling and palletizing all sorts of transport units. There’s a few features of strapping tape that come to mind, but there’s one in particular that stands out. This type of packing tape has strong and sturdy backings that let the tape absorb high tensile strength while displaying low

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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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