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Automotive Packaging Success Stories
07 Oct

Automotive Packaging Success Stories

Automotive Packaging Success Stories The automotive industry has a long history and tradition in the United States, but along with this come some unique needs in terms of shipping, handling, storage, and the entire supply chain. Learn how we assisted five of our customers with their automotive packaging needs in the following case studies. Our team helped each of these clients stop wasting their time and money and helped them instead maximize their cost savings and improve their throughput.   Cas …
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Cut Your Packaging Costs with Strapping
14 Jan

Cut Your Packaging Costs with Strapping

In a down-trodden economy it is conducive to our wallets to find the proper tool for the job…yet not be wasteful with our money. Doing a bit of research to find a feasible and affordable product can go a long way. For example, a customer that produces commercial roll up doors was using 25′ -50′ spiral tubes to package commercial overhead doors. Each overhead door is a custom size. The customer would cut the tubes to length and split the spiral tubes in half in order to wrap them around the rolle …
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Angleboard: Green Pallet Packaging Alternative
05 Jan

Angleboard: Green Pallet Packaging Alternative

A lumber company was receiving numerous complaints about the condition of their lumber upon arriving at its destinations. Merchandise was being sent back and money was being lost; the lumber company knew they must think of a true solution to their problem. At IPS Packaging, we offer a sustainable pallet packaging option: angleboard. It is cost-effective and environmentally friendly! Although it offers a minimal amount of packaging material, it provides ample protection for products during transit …
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Paper Packaging System Fills More Volume with Less Material

IPS Packaging Helps Customer Maximize Efficiency with Multi-purpose, Efficient and Convenient Packaging In a meeting with a customer, it was determined that they were not using very efficient methods for their packaging needs. They had for several years been using Ranpack void fill paper, which required employees to pick the orders on a large, fabricated cart that barely fit into the pack stations due to the size and number of Fillpack machines. The customer desperately needed a more efficient …
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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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How the container and packaging market are changing
13 Nov

How the container and packaging market are changing

When one thinks of the food and beverage industry, usually one of the more defining characteristics of a product is the package. A can of Coca Cola or bag of Lays potato chips are some of the more identifiable products within the food and beverage industries, and their prominence have little to do with the product itself and a lot to do with its container. New reports reveal that the containers packaging market is changing as consumer demands call for sustainability and convenience. While the quality …
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