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Recycled Corrugated Boxes vs. Virgin Corrugated Boxes
11 Jan

Recycled Corrugated Boxes vs. Virgin Corrugated Boxes

Boxes. They’re a seemingly inescapable fact of modern life, both in the home and at work. Just about every business utilizes these omnipresent containers to ship goods to their customers around the world, but have you ever given much thought to the material that they’re made up of? Most of the shipping boxes you see around your house or office are constructed from corrugated material – not cardboard, as many are led to believe. When it comes down to corrugated itself, it’s important to note two essential distinctions between the types of material. Businesses and shippers worldwide can opt for either recycled corrugated boxes or virgin corrugated boxes, and it’s key that you understand what differentiates these objects.
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Preparing Your Auto Parts for Shipping
27 Sep

Preparing Your Auto Parts for Shipping

Get Ready to Ship Your Auto Parts The automotive industry is an American institution. Since the early days in Detroit, automotive manufacturing has been a proud symbol of the ingenuity, dedication, and hard work of the American people. This staple of our nation continues on today – from major vehicle manufacturers that have been around since day one to smaller parts and autobody shops that are found throughout the entire country. No matter the size of your business, the individual components are the fun …
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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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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps
13 Nov

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There's a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you've probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We've all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree. Now you may get packages shipped to …
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Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor
15 Oct

Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor

The changing of the box Who knew that a simple change from one box type to another would save a company nearly $200,000 in annual labor costs. Well, to be honest we did, and we'll show you how. Sometimes it's a simple change in packaging products that can improve your bottom line. In this case study a company in the telecommunications industry was looking to solve their main pain point: labor costs. After an IPS site assessment, we showcased a new way for them to assemble their boxes and pack their …
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Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines
07 Oct

Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines

The choice to automate your carton sealing operation Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing companies to automate. End of line package automation is the new packaging buzzword: it saves time and money on the line and in your facility, but it also helps decrease product damage sustained in transit. Carton sealing machines are one of the end of line pieces of packaging equipment that can improve your bottom line.  When using automation, you’re taki …
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