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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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Improve stretch wrapping efficiencies on the packaging line

Stretch Wrap Automation

stretWhen it comes to improving efficiencies on the packaging line, one of the ways to help improve quality while decreasing material usage and increasing labor savings is to improve stretch wrapping efficiencies. As sustainability also continues to maintain traction, looking at sustainability through packaging line efficiencies can help to improve the impact across the supply chain. For example, reducing stretch film consumption is essential for improving the sustainability of transporting pallet loads, as well as lowing costs on the packaging line. On average,

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eBook: Packaging automation improves throughput without increased costs

“Not only is the ROI impressive, but the improvements to my throughput is also a big plus.  With year over year growth, [adding an automated stretch wrapper] to our operation will allow us to provide an increased service level at our current state… These throughput improvements will also alleviate much needed space in our facility by allowing us to handle increased volumes in the same space without additional staffing.” Warehouse Operations Manager, Logistics Solutions Provider, Laredo, Texas Packaging automation is working for

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