Category: Stretch Wrappers

Case Study: Case Sealer automation saves $100K annually in labor costs

Case Sealer Automation

This case study shows how IPS Packaging produces results. We help our customers save money in ways they may not be thinking of. Sometimes all it takes is an outside look at something that you may not think is a problem. Problem: An IPS customer’s business had just doubled. They were still manually erecting, packing and labeling boxes like they had done for many years. Solution: A free on site-consultation with an IPS Sales rep and IPS product manager generated

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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. With imports arriving daily

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Most common causes of stretch wrap failure identified

When palletizing your produce, stretch wrap failure can spell near certain damage. Knowing what causes the most typical failures can help you avoid the consequences. Do you know why most stretch wrap failures occur? Lack of understanding of containment force Lack of established standards in stretch wrap application Film flaws What is containment force? Containment force or force to load is the amount of force the film exerts on the load to maintain its integrity. This is extremely important when

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Improve stretch wrapping efficiencies on the packaging line

Stretch Wrap Automation

stretWhen it comes to improving efficiencies on the packaging line, one of the ways to help improve quality while decreasing material usage and increasing labor savings is to improve stretch wrapping efficiencies. As sustainability also continues to maintain traction, looking at sustainability through packaging line efficiencies can help to improve the impact across the supply chain. For example, reducing stretch film consumption is essential for improving the sustainability of transporting pallet loads, as well as lowing costs on the packaging line. On average,

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eBooks: Just how much do on the job injuries cost your business?

Safety. Worker’s compensation payouts. OSHA regulations. On the job safety. All of these are critical components to determining the total cost of your production. Did you know that the US spends an average of $1 BILLION per week on nonfatal workplace injuries? Or that 110,000 forklift accidents happen every year and that nearly 37,000 people are injured just getting on or off a forklift a year? Then I bet you didn’t know that every year over 1 million US workers

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