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What is elongation recovery?

Elongation Recovery is an important characteristic of strapping to consider when choosing the correct strap. Elongation– the lengthening of something. Recovery– a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. Vibration, handling, time, temperature and humidity cause some types of packages and unit-loads to shrink or settle quite a lot. Others shrink or settle to a lesser degree. All plastic strapping materials elongate under tension and seek to recover a part of the elongation as stress is relieved. In contrast

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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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Guide: We’ve got #PackagingKnowledge and #NoTimeForTheHardSell

In a business landscape that is always about the hard sell, it’s time for someone to just provide the knowledge you need to make the decision yourself without the traditional pressure of salesmanship. One of the hardest things for a distributor to do is not sell.  That’s our life’s blood: it’s how we make our money, pay our employees, and feed our families.  But part of what makes IPS different is that we’re not just about undercutting the distributor down

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