Category: Equipment

Gauge to Mil Conversion

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Gauge to Mil Conversion  When utilizing stretch film, poly bags, or other plastic packaging supplies to protect your valuable products, it’s necessary that you use the correct sizes and styles of each material. When you work with an optimally sized stretch film or plastic sheet, you ensure that your pallets will be able to withstand harsh travel or storage conditions. Below, you’ll find a handy breakdown of the meanings and conversions of each thickness measurement. We’ve even included a helpful gauge to mil conversion chart for easy

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Collaborative Robots: What is a Cobot?

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Collaborative Robots: What is a Cobot?  The word robot tends to inspire visions of famous science fiction characters like R2-D2, The Iron Giant, or WALL-E. But what about their less well-known counterpart, collaborative robots (frequently called cobots)? This variety of automated robot may not be as widely recognized for starring in any Hollywood films, but they lend a huge helping hand to packaging lines and operations worldwide.   If you’ve been working in the packaging industry over the past few years, you likely understand that packaging automation is the way of the future. From case

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Air Pillow Packaging Equipment: AirSpeed HC Cushioning System

Do you find yourself in need of air pillows that both protect your products and enhance your versatility at the same time? Well, you’re in luck because the Pregis AirSpeed HC Versa can do both of those things and then some. This air pillow packaging system can handle cushioning, wrapping, blocking, bracing, and void fill – all in one handy automated packaging machine. Pregis HC, short for Hybrid Cushioning, is an inflatable film that offers premium performance capability. It is

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Ways To Save Time & Money With Stretch Film Products

Customers stretch wrap their products in order to get their merchandise to Point A to Point B with as little damage as possible, at the lowest, effective cost. We can evaluate a customers current stretch film usage and make sure they are using the most cost effective practices. Criteria for Film Evaluations: 1. Pre-Stretch = Yield 2. Force-to-Load = Containment 3. Cut and Weight = Cost Per Load Wrapping Standards and Savings: Very few customers have established standards on how

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Why You Should Consider Packaging Automation For Your Company

Have you found yourself in any of the following situations? Your packaging speeds can’t match the pace of your production Your packaging and product damages are increasing The quality of your packaging reduces throughout each shift Your packaging supplies take up too much warehouse space Packaging automation solves the problems listed above and many others when incorporated correctly. If you’re on the fence about packaging automation, here’s some of the reasons why you should consider it for your company.  Reduce

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