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What is SQF?

SQF (Safe Quality Food)

SQF (Safe Quality Food) is a food safety certification program. SQF provides a diligent system to manage food safety risks and provide safe products for use by companies in the food industry. This certification is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world. This allows your customers to have confidence in your food safety program and know that you have a careful food safety system in place. The program is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and

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10 ways to boost warehouse performance

10 ways to boost warehouse performancej

Boosting warehouse performance How do you make your warehouse the most productive it can be? Research from the ARC Advisory Group suggests the best ways to boost warehouse performance. The article considers safety, productivity, customer service and people. Most warehouses will earn the highest marks for their safety and customer service. 75% of workers surveyed say that their warehouse is safe. This is a high percentage and a great way to keep your warehouse productive and moving forward. One of

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Signode BXT3 battery powered strapping tool

Poly Strapping

*Updated 12-8-17* BXT3 strapping tool Signode has stopped producing the BXT2 series as of August 2017. The new line of poly strapping tools- BXT3, is available now at IPS Packaging. There’s a lot of upgrades to the new line that we want show you. The video above will give you a quick overview of the strapping tool in action. Read on to get a better look at the new features and the differences between the 3 models. The BXT3 strapping

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EasyPack: The new, unique paper system for void fill

Blocking and bracing ensure the complete elimination of product movement inside a box by securing the product using strategically placed packaging. It’s excellent for oddly shaped products and for products that do not require a complete void fill option. Total protection refers to a resiliant safeguard solution for items that require comprehensive cover. Finally, general void fill is the technique used for filling spaces in a box to reduce the potential of movement in transit. EasyPack by Pregis offers a

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Are you thinking of switching from steel to poly strapping? Now’s the time.

Let’s be honest: steel prices are increasing while poly prices are poised to decrease. If you’ve ever considered it, now is the time to start really thinking about switching from steel to poly strapping. And did you know that with the dramatic in the cost of steel, many companies are finding that plastic or poly strapping provides the same performance at a fraction of the cost?  Most of these companies are saving, on average, 78%. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or a wise

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