Category: Bags, Poly & Plastic

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

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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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Printed plastic bags: did you know

Printed plastic bags are one way customers ensure that the products they sell are packaged in a way to gain notice. The two most common printing methods are random printing, or registered printing. Random printing on poly bags When a printed image repeats every so many inches on a product, not necessarily in the same location, the printer is utilizing a random printing method. Although the print will appear in a different place on the consecutively produced bags, this type

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Poly Bag Conversion Chart

Converting and defining the different mils of poly bags is extremely important.  The following information can be a helpful guide in your bagging decision making process. In the chart below, we show you a mils measurement equivalency for inches and the best uses for the chosen sizes. Mils Inches Best For ½ mil .0005′ Short-term use for lightweight products. A grocery store bag is ½ mil. A dry cleaning bag is ¾ mil. ¾ mil .00075′ 1 mil .001′ Storing,

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How To Determine Your Bag Size

Finding the correct bag size is a cost saving move for you. When you buy the size closest to your needs, the benefits are two fold; you save money by purchasing a smaller product and you do your part to help protect the environment by using less material. Below are diagrams that will help guide you in determining your bag size. Measuring for a Reclosable Bag A reclosable poly bag is any bag manufactured with a standard zip track closure

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