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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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Case Study: Packaging medical products with a bagging system
13 Jun

Case Study: Packaging medical products with a bagging system

*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System for the medical industry This manufacturer of laboratory disposables—test tubes and pipettes—was hand-loading bags as pieces came off an injection molder. A bagging system would soon help them increase their productivity. The company’s method of production processing was to hand load bags, which is not efficient way to package products for shipment. Besides the inherent inefficiency of hand loading, the process utilized flat bags, which required employees to try to …
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