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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Case Study: Packaging medical products with a bagging system

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*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System for the medical industry This manufacturer of laboratory disposables—test tubes and pipettes—was hand-loading bags as pieces came off an injection molder. A bagging system would soon help them increase their productivity. The company’s method of production processing was to hand load bags, which is not efficient way to package products for shipment. Besides the inherent inefficiency of hand loading, the process utilized flat bags, which required employees to try to push out as much air as possible once the bag was loaded.

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Case Study: Costs Go Down, Throughput Goes Up by Using a Bagging System

*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System increases productivity One customer provides kitting and assembly services and parts to the beverage industry; the other supplies custom USB drives to the ad specialties market. Little did they know what the right bagging system would do for them. Two suppliers – both from wildly different industries – both found themselves hand-loading and hand-sealing bags with their product for end users. At each station of the first supplier, an operator reached for a flat bag, opened it, put the

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