Category: Bags, Poly & Plastic

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: 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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eBook: 10 ways that automating the bagging process in your facility improves your process

Packaging equipment ebooks

Do any of these situations sound familiar? Your packaging line can’t keep up with your production rates. You’re experiencing bottlenecks in your packaging area causing ripple effects up the line. You’re struggling to keep up with customer demand. You’re so dependent on manual labor that one employee missing their shift affects your entire day’s production schedule. Packaging is sloppy and reports of product damage are rising. Packaging quality goes down as shifts progress. Packaging is taking up too much space in your facility.

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Minimalist packaging complements sustainability

Packaging trends are increasingly focused on improving companies’ bottom lines by removing weight from materials, working to help improve the long-term standards of ecologically-focused planning and to lower the shipping costs many companies suffer in their average business day. Minimalist packaging is the latest long-term trend that’s being seen in the packaging industry as a result, according to TechLi. So what exactly does minimalist packaging look like, you may be asking. Here are some examples that may resonate some commonalities with you.

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