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Proper packaging tape, application ensures safe shipment

There can be a number of factors that could compromise your shipment, making it critical to use the right packaging tape, adhered correctly, to better ensure a safe, undamaged delivery. Everyone knows about the ways that products can be damaged during shipping. Using the right packaging tape and ensuring the right adhesion are the two main ways to guard against damage. But what about product contamination? There are plenty of ways in which a product can be contaminated. If food is exposed to th …
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When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?
21 Apr

When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?

Do these packaging productivity issues sound familiar to you? If so, it might be time for a case erector or sealer. For one company, the addition of a case erector or sealer resulted in increased productivity of 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Every growing company experiences it: the product demand is growing and suddenly the existing floor space isn't sufficient.  The productivity, efficiency, and accuracy of your operations are not in line with expectations.  You can't keep up and tha …
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The easiest way to increase output by 600%
15 Oct

The easiest way to increase output by 600%

A case sealer can save you thousands in material and labor costs By moving from hand taping to machine sealing, you can see an increase in productivity and decrease in materials costs.  Case sealers mean that your employees are spending 50% less time per box, saving thousands of hours per month, which in turn, depending on the number of boxes you’re processing each year, could equal nearly $1 million in labor savings alone. Consider the following: someone hand sealing boxes will use more tape (a …
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Case Study: How installing a case sealer saved $100K
13 Oct

Case Study: How installing a case sealer saved $100K

It seems odd to think that putting money out could save one hundred thousand dollars. But this case study shows that a simple couple of adjustments to automation and the implementation of a case sealer shows exactly how it happened. Check out our free eBook about automating the case sealing process. Situation: For one company, business had doubled since they opened their doors, but they were still manually erecting, packing, sealing, and labeling boxes like they had done for many years. Solution: A …
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Packaging Cost Savings: Reducing Repairs and Returns with Adhesives
02 Sep

Packaging Cost Savings: Reducing Repairs and Returns with Adhesives

A customer had a problem with a generic type of glue they were using not holding up, therefore causing their vinyl seats to not pass inspections. The loose seat covers caused several returns a month costing the company thousands of dollars. To fix this problem, IPS suggested they use a 3M glue with they were very satisfied with. The 3M glue eliminated the air pockets that were causing the seat covers to be loose, thus saving the company money by not having repairs and returns. [call_to_action title="The …
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