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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

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*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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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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Shrink wrapping eliminates costly shipping cases for beverage industry

***Updated 5-29-18*** Beverage industry eliminates RSC shipping cases for cost effective shrink wrapping In order to cut the cost of RSC master shipping cases, beverage industries have turned to tray-supported shrink wrap equipment. Shrink wrapping offers the ability to showcase items with clear polyethylene film that is about half the cost of traditionally used RSC cases. The Brandpac BPTW-5400 is meant to meet the demands for medium to high volume beverage industries. With its versatile continuous motion bottom overlap, it is the frontrunner of tray shrink wrapping systems. Depending on

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Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money

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Making even one simple packaging process improvement can lead to huge gains in production, reductions in labor cost and material usage, as well as the stress headaches that go with managing a more complex process. And how can you go wrong when you don’t have to worry that you’re spending a small fortune on something with little to no return on investment.

Here’s just one example of how we helped a large manufacturer of medical supplies.

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How to choose the right shrink wrapper

When the time comes to make a final decision about the right shrink wrapper for your facility, there are a number of things that you need to consider.  Here are the top 9 things to think about before making the final decision. Look to down gauge. The use of polyethylene and similar thin films is a huge cost-cutting opportunity. Fifty percent of customers use heavier gauge film than they need. Why? A thicker gauge buys a lot of “forgiveness,” allowing

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