Category: Damage Prevention

Avoid These Spooky Packaging Mistakes

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Packaging Mistakes to Avoid October is officially here and that means it’s the spookiest season of the year. As you carve your pumpkins and go door to door seeking out sweet treats, you’ll also keep an eye out for ghouls and goblins lurking in the shadows. This time of year, things that go bump in the night are certainly frightening, but we can name one thing that’s even scarier: packaging mistakes. While there are a few packaging mishaps that won’t cause too much trouble,

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Preparing Your Auto Parts for Shipping

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  Get Ready to Ship Your Auto Parts The automotive industry is an American institution. Since the early days in Detroit, automotive manufacturing has been a proud symbol of the ingenuity, dedication, and hard work of the American people. This staple of our nation continues on today – from major vehicle manufacturers that have been around since day one to smaller parts and autobody shops that are found throughout the entire country. No matter the size of your business, the individual components are the fundamental building

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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

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Top 10 IPS Packaging Articles of 2018

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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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