Category: Case Studies

The right stretch film for the food industry

stretch film for the food industry

***Updated 5-24-18 What’s the best stretch film for the food industry? GOOD QUESTION. Luckily for you, we’ve got you covered. Vented stretch films come to mind, specifically Air-Flow stretch wrap.   So what’s the deal with this film? This stretch film has die cut holes for increased ventilation. The ventilation will help reduce spoiling of food that can normally happen with regular stretch film. It does this by reducing the condensation inside the pallet wrap. Protecting fresh food, hot food, and

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What is elongation recovery?

Elongation Recovery Test 1

Elongation Recovery is an important characteristic of strapping to consider when choosing the correct strap. Elongation– the lengthening of something. Recovery– a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. Vibration, handling, time, temperature and humidity cause some types of packages and unit-loads to shrink or settle quite a lot. Others shrink or settle to a lesser degree. All plastic strapping materials elongate under tension and seek to recover a part of the elongation as stress is relieved. In contrast

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Pallet stabilization with chipboard

Chipboard better than corrugated sheets

What is chipboard used for? Chipboard can be used as a pallet stabilizer and protection for products. When compared to corrugated sheets, it’s less expensive, lightweight and reusable. It’s a great alternative for pallet stabilization if you’re looking to reduce costs. We’ve had many companies come to us looking for a way to reduce material costs and not know where to look. This is a great place to start because there’s many benefits to using it on your pallets. Chipboard

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Automatic case erector increases production

Positive ROI in just a few months. Total Packaging Cost Summary: Contact us today by learning more about the certification and how it can benefit your company. To book a convenient time to talk to us, use our easy-to-use calendar below. Don’t forget to download our free Packaging Equipment & Automation brochure!

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Reducing labor costs – Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)

Case Sealer Automation

Everyone is looking for ways to reduce labor costs. Something that is often over looked is the use of packaging equipment to cut those costs. With an investment in packaging equipment, the initial investment may seem like a hit to your business. While this is true, it’s also true that many pieces of packaging equipment achieve a positive ROI in less than a year. With case sealing equipment, your output can increase up to 600%, while also achieving dramatic savings

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