Category: Bagging Systems

Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

2018 equipment tax incentive

1 million dollars Hopefully you read that in your best Austin Powers voice. That’s because the equipment tax incentive for purchasing equipment in 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. Yeah, baby, yeah! Those zeroes are helping your bottom line and giving you incentive to make 2018 the year to purchase packaging equipment… mmm savings. How the equipment tax incentive

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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

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Many people greet the New Year with goals and resolutions to improve their health, happiness, and quality of life. Well, I think we’d all be better off come next December if we did the same for our packing stations. Let’s throw some tinsel in with the Biodegradable loose-fill and usher in the New Year with an upgraded packing station. 1. Take control over “in-the-box” packaging materials Using too much, too little, or the wrong materials can lead to unwanted waste.

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Packaging Equipment Benefits

Packaging Equipment Benefits

Equipment & Automation You’ve always heard it was a good idea to improve your process, but where do you start? Stretch wrapper, case sealer, case erector, strapping machine, batching and bagging system. The list of packaging equipment goes on and on, and the price tag can seem like a lot at first. However, equipment pays for itself. We can make it very easy for you and show you how. DID YOU KNOW: Packaging equipment will give you a positive ROI

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Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs

65% Reduction in Labor Costs

How much can packaging automation save? The answer: A LOT. In this case study, we’re looking at a frozen food producer. They use too many employees to fill their frozen packs when they should be using automated equipment. The cost of labor and slow production speed is costing the company and they needed a quick fix. This company produces single-serve and family-sized food packages. These frozen foods are for sale nationwide at grocery stores, membership warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and

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Case Study: Packaging medical products with a bagging system

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*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System for the medical industry This manufacturer of laboratory disposables—test tubes and pipettes—was hand-loading bags as pieces came off an injection molder. A bagging system would soon help them increase their productivity. The company’s method of production processing was to hand load bags, which is not efficient way to package products for shipment. Besides the inherent inefficiency of hand loading, the process utilized flat bags, which required employees to try to push out as much air as possible once the bag was loaded.

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