Category: Knowledge Base & Solutions

Ways To Save Time & Money With Stretch Film Products

Customers stretch wrap their products in order to get their merchandise to Point A to Point B with as little damage as possible, at the lowest, effective cost. We can evaluate a customers current stretch film usage and make sure they are using the most cost effective practices. Criteria for Film Evaluations: 1. Pre-Stretch = Yield 2. Force-to-Load = Containment 3. Cut and Weight = Cost Per Load Wrapping Standards and Savings: Very few customers have established standards on how

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Why You Should Consider Packaging Automation For Your Company

Have you found yourself in any of the following situations? Your packaging speeds can’t match the pace of your production Your packaging and product damages are increasing The quality of your packaging reduces throughout each shift Your packaging supplies take up too much warehouse space Packaging automation solves the problems listed above and many others when incorporated correctly. If you’re on the fence about packaging automation, here’s some of the reasons why you should consider it for your company.  Reduce

Posted in Damage Prevention, Equipment, Packaging Equipment, Process Optimization, Sustainability

Consumer Packaged Goods – Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

CPGs - Consumer Packaged Goods

What are Consumer Packaged Goods? Consumer Packaged Goods, (or CPGs), are products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. Just think of those household items with daily use such as beverages, paper products, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, etc. These items are shipped quickly and need to be restocked at home on a routine basis. CPGs are the next major category of products to be impacted by ecommerce. Less than 5% of current sales come from the ecommerce channel

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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 tax deduction - IPS Packaging

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has

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Top 10 IPS Packaging Articles of 2018

Top 10 packaging articles of 201- IPS Packaging

Packaging articles you loved this year We’ve given you a lot of great packaging articles this year. So much that we want to take a look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018. Of course, none of this would be possible without you. So, THANK YOU! There’s plenty of valuable packaging content to sift through here in our IPS Knowledge Base. If this is your first time here, spend some time and look around. Our Packaging Knowledge Center

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