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Gauge to Mil Conversion
23 Nov

Gauge to Mil Conversion

Gauge to Mil Conversion  When utilizing stretch film, poly bags, or other plastic packaging supplies to protect your valuable products, it’s necessary that you use the correct sizes and styles of each material. When you work with an optimally sized stretch film or plastic sheet, you ensure that your pallets will be able to withstand harsh travel or storage conditions. Below, you’ll find a handy breakdown of the meanings and conversions of each thickness measurement. We’ve even included a helpful gau …
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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station
03 Jan

5 Keys to a Successful 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. It can also cause product damage. …
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Rite-Gauging: The quickest way to improve product protection
17 May

Rite-Gauging: The quickest way to improve product protection

What is "rite-gauging?" Rite-gauging is the application of the correct film, thickness, overlap, revolutions, and force-to-load that ensures equal containment force to the top, middle, and bottom of a pallet load. It helps to set a containment standard that is measureable, repeatable, and cost effective, while also reducing risk and variance. Rite-gauging treats every application as a unique set of circumstances and variables because every situation is unique. Just because stretch film is involved, does …
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Guide: The Ultimate #Packaging Knowledge Guides are here

Learn more about the key elements of packaging your pallets with our new #PackagingKnowledge guides: The Ultimate Stretch Wrap Guide: Stretch film is used to wrap items on pallets, securing them to themselves and the pallet during the shipping process or for storage purposes, reducing product damage and loss, as well as discouraging pallet tampering and pilferage. The Definitive Strapping Guide: Strapping is one of the most used methods of unitization in packaging. Our definitive strapping guide wi …
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Guide: The Definitive Strapping Guide is the newest #PackagingKnowledge guide
21 Feb

Guide: The Definitive Strapping Guide is the newest #PackagingKnowledge guide

Knowledge is power. And the right knowledge about strapping puts the power in your hands. Did you know that with the dramatic increase in the cost of steel, many companies are finding that plastic or poly strapping provides the same performance at a fraction of the cost? Most of these companies are saving, on average, 78%. Achieving dramatic annual savings with seemingly small changes in materials or application isn’t something that typically happens overnight. But with over 40 years experience part …
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eBook: Lost customers are little known side effect of shipping damage
01 Feb

eBook: Lost customers are little known side effect of shipping damage

A 2014 report claimed that only 5% of consumers feel their customer experience exceeded their expectations and some 29% say that companies miss the mark. But, perhaps the bigger concern is that customers now feel empowered to complain about their dissatisfaction: 93% of customers talk about good experiences at least occasionally. 46% talk about their good experiences all of the time. 95% of customers will report their poor experiences to others some of the time. 60% will tell others about poor experien …
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