Category: Equipment & Service

Automating distribution to help with the rise of e-commerce

Automation Packaging

Automating your distribution The rise of e-commerce is making it harder than ever to keep up with demand. Most packaging operations are typically done by crews because of the need for several people. They’re labor-intensive and come with heavy labor costs. Keeping up with demand requires more than just a few workers. It requires automating your distribution and packaging operations to sufficiently fulfill online orders. Damage is presenting a major issue for transit and secondary packaging. Consider this; 1 in

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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

packing station

Many people greet the New Year with goals and resolutions to improve their health, happiness, and quality of life. Well, I think we’d all be better off come next December if we did the same for our packing stations. Let’s throw some tinsel in with the Biodegradable loose-fill and usher in the New Year with an upgraded packing station. 1. Take control over “in-the-box” packaging materials Using too much, too little, or the wrong materials can lead to unwanted waste.

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5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs

Inflatable Packaging System

What’s an air pillow? An inflatable system will create air pillows used in the protecting of a product. Basically there’s a roll of film mounted to the small piece of equipment that’s then filled with air. The pillows or cushions are then wrapped around the product to protect against damage. See the picture below to get an idea of what we’re talking about. They’re like little pillows for your product to go to sleep on. So comfortable and form fitting,

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Packaging Equipment Benefits

Packaging Equipment Benefits

Equipment & Automation You’ve always heard it was a good idea to improve your process, but where do you start? Stretch wrapper, case sealer, case erector, strapping machine, batching and bagging system. The list of packaging equipment goes on and on, and the price tag can seem like a lot at first. However, equipment pays for itself. We can make it very easy for you and show you how. DID YOU KNOW: Packaging equipment will give you a positive ROI

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Hand Stretch Wrap 101

There’s a lot of stretch wrap out there… Hand stretch Machine stretch Pre stretched Extended Core Mini bundling rolls Cast stretch Blown stretch UV, anti-static, colored, etc. Let’s narrow it down to some basic knowledge about hand stretch wrap Hand stretch wrap can be confusing because it’s also referred to as; hand film, hand wrap or manual pallet wrap. It’s the most commonly used film and is typically utilized in lower capacity packaging operations. The film is applied manually by hand around the pallet,

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