Category: Packaging Supplies

Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)

IPS Packaging - Stretch film containment force - ipack.com

The key to safe shipping Stretch film containment force is the most important factor in deciding if a load is safe to ship. When it comes to stretch film and pallets, containment force is key. The goal of correctly using stretch film is to move products on a pallet safely from point A to point B. You want to be able to do this safely and at the lowest cost to you. What’s the best way to use stretch film

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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There’s a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you’ve probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We’ve all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree.

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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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