Category: Packaging Supplies

Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor

Pop-up Box case study

The changing of the box Who knew that a simple change from one box type to another would save a company nearly $200,000 in annual labor costs. Well, to be honest we did, and we’ll show you how. Sometimes it’s a simple change in packaging products that can improve your bottom line. In this case study a company in the telecommunications industry was looking to solve their main pain point: labor costs. After an IPS site assessment, we showcased a

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Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines

Carton Sealing Machines

The choice to automate your carton sealing operation Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing companies to automate. End of line package automation is the new packaging buzzword: it saves time and money on the line and in your facility, but it also helps decrease product damage sustained in transit. Carton sealing machines are one of the end of line pieces of packaging equipment that can improve your bottom line.  When using automation, you’re

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Dunnage air bags protect truckloads during shipping

dunnage air bag protection during shipping

Shipping air bags for product protection Dunnage air bags are the key to protecting truckloads during the shipping and receiving process. Dunnage is referred to as the material used to load and secure cargo during transportation. It can be used in numerous ways of transportation, including road, railway, ocean, or air. For our discussion, we’ll keep it focused on truckloads, both full and LTL (less than truckload). Simply put, dunnage air bags are air-filled pouches that fill the void between

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Plastic sheeting uses for the construction industry

Plastic Sheeting for the Construction Industry The construction industry uses plastic sheeting on job sites across the nation. You can find it protecting construction supplies and providing temporary support of structures. Plastic sheeting is great for the construction industry because the polyethylene material is made to stand up to pressures and natural elements. Sheeting for construction is also referred to as C&A Film, or construction and agriculture film. These films are friendly to the environment and have excellent durability, even

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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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