Tag: knowledge

Pallet Frame for Packaging

Pallet Frame Blog

Pallet Frame benefits Pallet Frame is an economical protective packaging material used for numerous applications. It’s used for edge protection, unitizaiton, and stabilization. There’s no assembly required, which is always a plus. It’s also just one piece that goes onto a pallet. Pallet Frame remains in place without additional securement, making it easier to apply stretch film to the load. This gives increased stability to the load. Lightweight One-piece design Versatile Enhances load stability All in the family Pallet Frame

Posted in Angleboard, Appliances, Beverage, Building Supply, Damage Prevention, eCommerce, Edge Protectors & Cornerboard, Food and Food Production, Fulfillment and Distribution, Furniture and Home Goods, Glass Product Manufacturing, Knowledge Base & Solutions, Lumber and Wood Products, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What to Consider When Downgauging

Is it time to downgauge?

Despite the rapidly changing packaging industry, many companies might be reluctant to change something that works, like shrink and stretch film gauge. There could be a perceived risk associated with downgauging for some. Chances are that if you are running the same gauge film you’ve run for the last five years, it’s worth evaluating possible alternatives. Many companies find that they can downgauge their film anywhere from 10% to 25% with some reducing materials by as much as 50%. Let’s

Posted in How-To Guides, Industrial Films, Knowledge Base & Solutions, Process Optimization, Shrink Wrap, Stretch Film, stretch wrap, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

5 ways to reduce packaging costs

Supply and Demand

1. Prioritize Listen, we all have a lot going on, but this list is about the best ways to reduce packaging costs. This first one should be pretty obvious if you’re really going to save money here. It’s time to really think and understand your packaging. Not all boxes are alike and there’s a lot that goes into the decision making for packaging. What may be the cheapest way to ship something in the beginning, may not turn out to

Posted in Damage Prevention, Equipment, Knowledge Base & Solutions, Process Optimization, Source Reduction Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

What is elongation recovery?

Elongation Recovery Test 1

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

Posted in Damage Prevention, Strapping, Strapping Case Studies Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Food and Food Production, Industry News, Sandardization Tagged with: , , , , , , ,