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Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry
24 May

Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry

Custom packaging equipment for salad dressing containers A carton sealing machine is installed into a customized packaging line for increased efficiency. A producer of salad dressing pouches (1.5 oz foil) needed a solution to their custom packaging process. Salad dressing pouches coming out of the vertical form, fill and seal machine Custom packaging problem A worker manually erected and bottom sealed cartons. At the same time they visually counted rows of salad dressing pouches. The salad dressing …
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Case Study: How poly bags save money and protect products

We all know about the types of poly and plastic bags that are out there. But have you read about how they can be cost-effective materials to help better protect your products? These two case studies point out how IPS Packaging offered a poly bag solution to our customers. Two different industries; food and automotive. Both had different obstacles that we helped them hurdle using custom poly bags. A large-scale meat packer was using an LLDPE poly bag to line their corrugated containers during the …
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Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)
19 Sep

Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)

Poly bag solutions in packaging Customized solutions: every packaging process is different. You've probably heard it a million times before, but have you seen actual examples? In these case studies, we're taking a look at custom poly bags. Sometimes that fix ends up being a product the customer may not know about. Other times, it's a little more complex. Packaging Problem: A manufacturer of roofing tile was using a LLDPE (Linear low-density polyethylene) bag to package their individual tiles. They …
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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?
17 Apr

How are your customers reacting to your packaging?

You know how you feel about your packaging. But, have you thought about how your customers feel about your packaging? And does it even matter? Apparently - the answer is yes. I ran across this really interesting study conducted by one of our vendors. The goal of the study was to measure consumer emotional response to different protective packaging mediums. While some of the results may not be surprising, some were and some are really good food for thought as you consider new packaging design or …
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How reconfiguring your boxes can save you thousands
14 Dec

How reconfiguring your boxes can save you thousands

What if I told you there was a simple way to save costs on your packaging without changing materials, volume, or quality?  Are you laughing yet? What if I told you that it were as easy as the phrase "Deeper = Cheaper"?  OK, now I'm sure you're definitely laughing.  (I giggle at that phrase too.) Changing the opening orientation of your boxes When it comes to using a regularly slotted case (a RSC) in the packaging world, changing the orientation of the opening can have the potential to save you mo …
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Process Improvements through Paper Packaging
07 Oct

Process Improvements through Paper Packaging

IPS Packaging offers more proficient unit with environmentally friendly options. Project Overview When soliciting feedback from current paper protective packaging users, the main concern with the machine design was the lag time that occurred due to paper jams and roll changes. On earlier modeled machines, one typically has to remove covers or use tools in order to clear any paper jams, which can be a time-consuming process. The GeoSpeed Quantum was produced to be simple and safe to operate while …
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