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Versatile Air Cushioning System Meets Unique Demands in Protective Packaging
13 Nov

Versatile Air Cushioning System Meets Unique Demands in Protective Packaging

Houseware distributor converts to HC Versa from loose fill for performance benefits A Midwestern distributor of housewares had been a long-time user of polystyrene loose fill from FP International. The loose fill was used in conjunction with a bulk air conveying system, which provided operators with hoses to dispense the peanuts into the cases. Although the system was fast, low cost, and protected the company’s shipments, there were two main problems: 1. The loose-fill created an undesirable mess a …
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How product packaging damage issues are solved with air-pillow systems
06 May

How product packaging damage issues are solved with air-pillow systems

Solving the damaged consumer products problem A national retailer had a major problem that they didn't know how to fix. Damaged products and returns were becoming a constant problem as they used a ship-from-store fulfillment method. The centralized ordering system they used determined the closest location to a customer for their online orders. The problem with this was the inconsistent packaging from their employees. The cost of shipping damage continued to rise, along with angry customers. It was …
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Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand
19 Mar

Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand

Air pillow protective packaging with color; Pregis Inspyre Pregis LLC, a leader in protective packaging materials is launching Pregis Inspyre. A new protective packaging brand full of color options to help improve the customer experience. The unboxing craze is as popular as ever, and this allows brands to introduce a pop of color into their customers' experience. Pregis AirSpeed HC Inspyre First up in the new Inspyre lineup for Pregis; its 12-inch wide, low-density, polyethylene hybrid cushioning …
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How void fill improves packaging efficiency (Case Study)
19 Jun

How void fill improves packaging efficiency (Case Study)

Holiday packaging problems An online retailer of a wide variety of creatively‐designed merchandise had been using the I.B. bubble on‐demand system from Sealed Air. During the company’s annual holiday peak business period, the 16 I.B. units could not keep up with the required packing output. As a result, the company had to create an “overflow” packing area with 7 additional I.B. units. Additionally, they had to keep back‐up units on site and also required one to two visits per week from a service …
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Case Study: How the right void fill improves throughput, savings
09 Jun

Case Study: How the right void fill improves throughput, savings

It doesn't always help to just read a brochure about how great a product can be: brochures and sales guides are just marketing speak. It's the great sounding content that manufacturers and distributors want you to read and believe. Sometimes it takes some real world applications to really see how these solutions can make a definitive difference in facilities. That's how you can make the decision to make the commitment to trying a new product. Here are three of those real world solutions proving …
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Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?
19 May

Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?

Air pillow packaging is inflated "on demand," saving warehouse space as a result. And even though they're made of a plastic film, some are fully bio-degradable. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's so, what do you think this picture says? What is says is that if you're looking to save some space and cost (especially thanks to the new rules of dimensional weight), it's time to consider air pillows for void fill. Because 1 roll of film to use for air pillows (which are created o …
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