Category: Industries

Pallet redesign eliminates damages

pallet redesign from IPS Packaging engineering team

Case study: Pallet redesign from packaging engineers With the lumber and pallet industry setting all-time high prices this past June, many companies are looking for ways to save money and eliminate damage. A manufacturer of copper metal needed to reduce the amount of damage their pallets were getting. The company produces copper for products like ammunition, coinage, printed circuits, and more. As a customer of IPS Packaging, they got in touch with our Engineering team for a pallet redesign solution.

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Benefits of ergonomic workstations (and how they optimize the workplace)

IPS Packaging- ergonomic workstations

Optimizing the workplace What if there were a way to help employees optimize their work environment? How about also maximizing efficiency and reducing costs associated with time off and workplace injuries?  Customizable ergonomic workstations, can provide this opportunity to you and your employees. Ergonomic workstations are designed to allow employees to tap into the true potential they have. The total package Organize your packaging materials and equipment with an ergonomic workstation. Select the popular packing configuration, design your own workstation solution

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Form Fill and Seal Machines

Form fill and seal packaging equipment

What is a form fill and seal machine? Simply put, a Form Fill and Seal machine forms a package, fill the packaged with a product, then seal it. It starts with a large roll of film that is formed into the shape of a bag. The machinery fills the bag with your product and seals it either horizontally or vertically. Packaging equipment like a form fill and seal machine put a stop to human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, increasing

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Pallet market insight

Pallet market insight - A look at the lumber industry - IPS Packaging

A look into the lumber industry With the volatility of the lumber market being as unstable as it has been in years, pallet prices are continuing to rise. In fact, some lumber is more difficult to locate and purchase because of shortages in the industry. Prices hit an all time high in June, 2018 – the highest numbers we’ve seen since 1997. With the hurricane season on the horizon, the market will stay volatile through the fall. Industry insight –

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Cold Seal Packaging Benefits

cold seal cohesive packaging materials and equipment

How does cold seal packaging work? You may have head about cold seal packaging and the many other names associated with the process. Cohesive packaging, self-seal adhesives, and cold seal adhesives, we’re all talking about the same thing. How does it work? It’s a unique process used to seal products. Natural rubber is used in the process, along with adding resins and other additives to make them adhesive. A cold seal film is applied on each of the substrate of

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