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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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How To Determine Your Bag Size

Determining Bag Size

*Updated 9-6-17* Finding the correct bag size is a cost saving move for you. Poly bags come in varying sizes and you should know what’s the best for your products. When you buy the size closest to your needs, the benefits are two fold; you save money by purchasing a smaller product and you do your part to help protect the environment by using less material. Below are diagrams that will help guide you in determining your bag size. Measuring

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Polyethylene (PE) vs Polypropylene (PP)

PE-PP

*Updated 9-5-17* Plastics can be complicated and confusing as to which material is best for your bagging application. Like we know, all packaging isn’t the same and different applications call for different poly bags. Below we list some of the most important differences between Polyethylene and Polypropylene material. Polyethylene (PE) Polyethylene is flexible, durable and tear-resistant. These three characteristics are extremely important when you’re putting heavy items in your poly bag. Industrial companies use polyethylene storage bags for large heavy items

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