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Case study: Returnable packaging design for automotive parts

returnable packaging for the automotive industry

Returnable packaging overview An automotive parts manufacturer produces plastic injection parts for the automotive industry, specializing in heavy truck and bus parts. In 2015, The automotive company received the business to produce plastic car kits for a Chevy Cruz model. The parts are produced in North Carolina and are shipped to their customer in Texas. They partnered with IPS to develop a cost effective, returnable packaging solution to protect the car kits. See what our engineering team developed to cut

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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

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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

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Testing for package safety

Package Safety

Package Safety Package testing is a very important part of package safety. There are many different type of packages and package protection material that companies use, all of which have undergone some sort of testing. Things to know when learning about package safety: Will the package itself protect the product? How are packages tested? How efficient is this in finding flaws in material or protection? New Materials Every time a new package material is invented, it must undergo testing. There

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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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