Category: Packaging Design

Case Study: How poly bags save money and protect products

We all know about the types of poly and plastic bags that are out there. But have you read about how they can be cost-effective materials to help better protect your products? These two case studies point out how IPS Packaging offered a poly bag solution to our customers. Two different industries; food and automotive. Both had different obstacles that we helped them hurdle using custom poly bags. Problem: A large-scale meat packer was using an LLDPE poly bag to

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Case Study: Custom Poly bags produce results

HDPE Poly Bag

Customized solutions: every packaging process is different. You’ve probably heard it a million times before, but have you seen actual examples? In these case studies, we’re taking a look at custom poly bags. Sometimes that fix ends up being a product the customer may not know about. Other times, it’s a little more complex. Problem: A manufacturer of roofing tile was using a LLDPE (Linear low-density polyethylene) bag to package their individual tiles. They would then then stack the bags

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SURECrate: The sure answer to your heavy-duty packaging needs

Introducing the SURECrate, the sure alternative to your wooden crating needs The SURECrate™ custom engineered solution is a comprehensive, turnkey alternative that offers all-around protection and stacking strength for large or irregular-shaped products. It’s ideal for any heavy or hard-to-box items and is a superior choice to wood crating. Made from the same 100% recycled laminated paperboard materials, each SURECrate is a complete engineered system that is customized to the precise needs of each situation. The SURECrate is perfect for

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6 easy ways to save money on your packaging

It’s time to save money on your packaging. Here are 6 simple ways. Have you ever thought about some of the ways that you could find some hidden cost savings potential in packaging? Ten years ago, it wasn’t a high priority. However, as transportation and warehousing costs have continued to steadily rise, companies realized that packaging offered a fresh opportunity to cut costs. Despite that new found awareness, many companies are still struggling to identify where exactly they can cut

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Case Study: A new type of stretch wrap helps solve damage issues

*Updated 9-20-17* When you hear about stretch wrap, you only hear about the positives: the damage prevention, cost savings, etc. But, have you thought out how environmental factors may effect your load? What if you’re shipping something sensitive and it’s exposed to environmental changes? Because of high temperatures and too much condensation, branded labels on bottles can be damaged when wrapped with standard stretch wrap on pallets. When is it time to try a new type of stretch wrap? A

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