Tag: machine stretch film

The right stretch film for the food industry

What’s the best stretch film for the food industry? GOOD QUESTION. Luckily for you, we’ve got you covered. Vented stretch films come to mind, specifically Air-Flow stretch wrap.   So what’s the deal with this film? First of all it has die cut holes for increased ventilation. The ventilation will help reduce spoiling of food that can normally happen with regular stretch film. It does this by reducing the condensation inside the pallet wrap. Protecting fresh food, hot food, and frozen

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Case Study: Case Sealer automation saves $100K annually in labor costs

Case Sealer Automation

This case study shows how IPS Packaging produces results. We help our customers save money in ways they may not be thinking of. Sometimes all it takes is an outside look at something that you may not think is a problem. Problem: An IPS customer’s business had just doubled. They were still manually erecting, packing and labeling boxes like they had done for many years. Solution: A free on site-consultation with an IPS Sales rep and IPS product manager generated

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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. With imports arriving daily

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Machine Stretch Wrap 101

Machine stretch wrap is designed to be applied with a machine, also known as a pallet wrapper.  This type of stretch wrap is engineered to work with a variety of stretch wrap machines and equipment. Stretch wrapping machines are able to provide tighter, more stable pallet loads. Machine film increases load retention while providing greater damage and puncture resistance during transit. Machine stretch wrap also comes in both blown and cast. Comes in 20″ and 30″ widths and multiple gauges depending on the weight of

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The basics of pallet containment

*Updated 8/30/17* What exactly does a properly contained pallet look like? How can you ensure that your pallets wrapped in stretch film are properly packaged? How do you consistently wrap pallets to ensure their stability? All of these questions are critical to understanding basic pallet containment.                 Key containment questions: What does a properly contained/unitized pallet look like? How can you ensure that your pallets are properly packaged? How do you consistently wrap

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