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How Static Shielding Bags Work
08 Feb

How Static Shielding Bags Work

One of the most common problems for any professional or hobbyist in the electronics industry is static discharge. Whether it comes from an electronic component itself or from an outside source, these static charges have the potential to disrupt and irreversibly damage your items. While you may be able to control what kind of materials come near your goods while you work with them, what happens during storage and shipping is a guessing game that you can’t always regulate. To prevent harmful electrostatic charges at any point of the supply chain process, you can enlist the help of static shielding bags and other anti-static packaging supplies.
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Gauge to Mil Conversion
23 Nov

Gauge to Mil Conversion

Gauge to Mil Conversion  When utilizing stretch film, poly bags, or other plastic packaging supplies to protect your valuable products, it’s necessary that you use the correct sizes and styles of each material. When you work with an optimally sized stretch film or plastic sheet, you ensure that your pallets will be able to withstand harsh travel or storage conditions. Below, you’ll find a handy breakdown of the meanings and conversions of each thickness measurement. We’ve even included a helpful gau …
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Top 10 IPS Packaging Articles of 2018
19 Dec

Top 10 IPS Packaging Articles of 2018

Packaging articles you loved this year We've given you a lot of great packaging articles this year. So much that we want to take a look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018. Of course, none of this would be possible without you. So, THANK YOU! There's plenty of valuable packaging content to sift through here in our IPS Knowledge Base. If this is your first time here, spend some time and look around. Our Packaging Knowledge Center contains value content on some of our top categories of packaging …
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Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money
15 Apr

Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money

***Updated on 1-14-19*** Packaging Equipment and Automation 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. Packaging equipment and automation can work lo …
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Bagging machine for ecommerce packaging
28 Mar

Bagging machine for ecommerce packaging

Ecommerce packaging made easy with bagging equipment Looking for poly bags, plastic bags, merchandise bags, etc? Whichever way you call them, bags are everywhere in the ecommerce packaging world. Just think about the volume of mailers and other types of bags in circulation. Now think of all the labor needed to get everything into those bags. Talk about a long day at work. An automatic bagging machine can typically decrease your labor costs by 1/3. Problems a bagging machine fixes Stop me if you've …
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Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs
19 Sep

Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs

How much can packaging automation save? The answer: A LOT. In this case study, we're looking at a frozen food producer. They use too many employees to fill their frozen packs when they should be using automated equipment. The cost of labor and slow production speed is costing the company and they needed a quick fix. This company produces single-serve and family-sized food packages. These frozen foods are for sale nationwide at grocery stores, membership warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and food …
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