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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019
03 Mar

Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has increased …
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Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry
24 May

Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry

Custom packaging equipment for salad dressing containers A carton sealing machine is installed into a customized packaging line for increased efficiency. A producer of salad dressing pouches (1.5 oz foil) needed a solution to their custom packaging process. Salad dressing pouches coming out of the vertical form, fill and seal machine Custom packaging problem A worker manually erected and bottom sealed cartons. At the same time they visually counted rows of salad dressing pouches. The salad dressing …
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Video: Packaging Equipment and Automation
22 Apr

Video: Packaging Equipment and Automation

Packaging Equipment Product damage, increasing labor costs, lost profits. If any of this sounds familiar, packaging equipment can fix your problems. Ready to talk about your packaging pain points? We have great resources on equipment and automation to make it easier for you. Watch the video below for a quick overview. When you're done... Learn more about the benefits of packaging equipment and how it can help your process.   See also: There's $1 million reasons to invest in equipment this year. …
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End-of-line equipment for the food industry
18 Apr

End-of-line equipment for the food industry

Equipment opportunities There's many industries that use packaging equipment and automation to improve their process. The food industry is one of the biggest users of this that we tend to see. Whether it's frozen foods, meat and poultry, dairy, bakery or snack foods, there's plenty of ways to increase your production. We have a few examples to show you how an investment in equipment can help. And remember, most of these machines achieve a positive ROI in the first year of use or less. Case sealer …
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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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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018
24 Jan

Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

*Updated 05-18-18* 1 million dollars Hopefully you read that in your best Austin Powers voice. That's because the equipment tax incentive for 2018 is increasing. Up from a $500,000 deduction in 2017, this years tax deduction doubles to $1,000,000. It feels good to type out all of those zeroes and they'll help your bottom line and giving you incentive to make 2018 the year to purchase automatic packaging equipment... mmm savings. How the equipment tax incentive works The Section 179 Deduction works …
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