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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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Case Study: How poly bags save money and protect products

We all know about the types of poly and plastic bags that are out there. But have you read about how they can be cost-effective materials to help better protect your products? These two case studies point out how IPS Packaging offered a poly bag solution to our customers. Two different industries; food and automotive. Both had different obstacles that we helped them hurdle using custom poly bags. A large-scale meat packer was using an LLDPE poly bag to line their corrugated containers during the …
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Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)
19 Sep

Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)

Poly bag solutions in packaging Customized solutions: every packaging process is different. You've probably heard it a million times before, but have you seen actual examples? In these case studies, we're taking a look at custom poly bags. Sometimes that fix ends up being a product the customer may not know about. Other times, it's a little more complex. Packaging Problem: A manufacturer of roofing tile was using a LLDPE (Linear low-density polyethylene) bag to package their individual tiles. They …
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Case Study: Costs Go Down, Throughput Goes Up by Using a Bagging System
03 Jan

Case Study: Costs Go Down, Throughput Goes Up by Using a Bagging System

*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System increases productivity One customer provides kitting and assembly services and parts to the beverage industry; the other supplies custom USB drives to the ad specialties market. Little did they know what the right bagging system would do for them. Two suppliers - both from wildly different industries - both found themselves hand-loading and hand-sealing bags with their product for end users. At each station of the first supplier, an operator reached for a flat bag, op …
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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?
17 Apr

How are your customers reacting to your packaging?

You know how you feel about your packaging. But, have you thought about how your customers feel about your packaging? And does it even matter? Apparently - the answer is yes. I ran across this really interesting study conducted by one of our vendors. The goal of the study was to measure consumer emotional response to different protective packaging mediums. While some of the results may not be surprising, some were and some are really good food for thought as you consider new packaging design or …
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Produce packaging market posting growth
20 Apr

Produce packaging market posting growth

Produce packaging in the US is rapidly changing as technology continues to unwrap innovative options reflecting consumer convenience and product freshness. Although once a tried and true packaging method, ordinary packaging trays and boxes are being redesigned, improved on and passed into the market each day. Demand for produce packaging growing A recent report from the research firm, the Freedonia Group, predicts that demand for produce packaging in the U.S. will reach nearly $6 billion by 2017. …
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