Category: Equipment & Service

Case Study: Packaging medical products with a bagging system

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*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System for the medical industry This manufacturer of laboratory disposables—test tubes and pipettes—was hand-loading bags as pieces came off an injection molder. A bagging system would soon help them increase their productivity. The company’s method of production processing was to hand load bags, which is not efficient way to package products for shipment. Besides the inherent inefficiency of hand loading, the process utilized flat bags, which required employees to try to push out as much air as possible once the bag was loaded.

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Case Study: Costs Go Down, Throughput Goes Up by Using a Bagging System

*Updated 1-4-18 Bagging System increases productivity One customer provides kitting and assembly services and parts to the beverage industry; the other supplies custom USB drives to the ad specialties market. Little did they know what the right bagging system would do for them. Two suppliers – both from wildly different industries – both found themselves hand-loading and hand-sealing bags with their product for end users. At each station of the first supplier, an operator reached for a flat bag, opened it, put the

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Do you know who to call for strapping tool repairs?

Who you gonna call? Not the Ghostbusters, this time. If you’re in need of strapping tool repairs, give us a call. With a full-service center to do strapping tool repairs on-site or in-house, IPS Packaging continues to be committed to being your total solution provider. We can fix hand tools or provide parts and on-site servicing of most major strapping manufacturers, including Signode and Fromm. And with access to schematics of all major tools, we’ll provide you an answer as to why

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eBook: How much does shipping damage really cost?

Quality delivery improves customer loyalty. The buying experience dramatically improves when they open a package to discover products exactly as they expected. To be honest, anyone of us would be more likely to understand damage to a paperback book we ordered off of Amazon over the newest iPhone we ordered. Easy access to purchase and parts with the hassle of foam peanuts and bubble wrap is also a real plus, as is the easy removal of contents with the hassle of containers

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Stretch wrapping machines trending up

Bottom line, increased wrapping equals increased units ready for shipment each day. A robotic pallet wrapper is an example of a turn key packaging solution for customers wishing to increase the amount of palettes they produce in a single hour. The robotic pallet wrapper can produce an impressive 37 loads per hour while ensuring consistent quality each time a pallet is wrapped as the process is mechanically controlled by the stretch wrapping machine itself.

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