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Automatic packaging equipment: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money

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***Updated on 5-18-18*** Automatic Packaging Equipment It goes without saying that the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow. But when you’re relying on employees to package your product, you leave yourself open to inefficiencies in your process, human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, ever-increasing labor costs and other operational difficulties that can easily be solved by moving to an automated system. Automatic packaging equipment can work long hours while maintaining a consistently high quality and increasing your

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Eliminating neck down with pre stretch film

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What’s stretch film neck down? Pre stretch film eliminates neck down but first let’s understand what that is exactly. As film is stretched there is a tendency for the film to narrow (similar to bubble gum). This narrowing of the film is called neck down. Neck down reduces the coverage a revolution of stretch film provides thus potentially increasing the number of revolutions required to wrap a pallet or load. The larger the distance between the two rollers stretching the

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Colored stretch wrap: Stand out in the market

Stretch wrap in all the colors Remember everyone’s friend Roy G. Biv from school? Well, he’s back, mostly, and this time we’re talking stretch film. Colored stretch wrap can help you stand out in a saturated market. Red, orange, yellow, blue, they’re all here to help easily identify wrapped pallets. Hand plastic wrap is ideal for quickly wrapping a load without the hassle of large stretch wrap equipment. But just because it may look cool, there’s more uses for this wrap

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7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment

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*Updated 05-18-18* Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment When it comes to stretch wrapping equipment, make sure you don’t lose sight of the most important reason why you’re wrapping in the first place; to get your load from its origin to its destination in the same condition in which it left. Stretch wrappers do the job better than people, but they are not capable of making decisions as they work. You’ll need to understand a few things about what you want the

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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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