Category: Adhesive Closures

Proper packaging tape, application ensures safe shipment

There can be a number of factors that could compromise your shipment, making it critical to use the right packaging tape, adhered correctly, to better ensure a safe, undamaged delivery. Everyone knows about the ways that products can be damaged during shipping. Using the right packaging tape and ensuring the right adhesion are the two main ways to guard against damage. But what about product contamination? There are plenty of ways in which a product can be contaminated. If food is exposed to

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When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?

Every growing company experiences it. The product demand is growing, and suddenly the existing floor space isn’t sufficient. The productivity, efficiency and accuracy of your operation are not in line with expectations. What do you do? Maybe it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment.
By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Perhaps it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

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Picking the right packaging tape can help protect against shipping damage

beverage and food production tape packaging applications

***Updated 6-1-18*** Did you know that the proper packaging tape can help ensure a safer shipment? There are plenty of ways in which a product can be contaminated. If food or beverages is exposed to the wrong germs, it can be rendered useless, or worse poisonous to those who consume it. The opposite applies to industrial chemicals that could potentially harm someone if they get into the wrong hands. This is why it is extremely important that products are properly sealed

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Water Activated Tape

***Updated 9-21-18*** The Water Activated Tape (WAT) Revolution So, WHAT is the big idea about WAT? Water activated tape (WAT) is a paper carton sealing tape (white or natural kraft) available in various widths and thicknesses and which may contain multiple layers with fiberglass reinforcement. When the adhesive on the water activated tape is wetted, it penetrates the carton material, forming a permanent bond with the carton.  It bonds instantly to both virgin and recycled fiber surfaces, generating an immediate,

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eBook: The 8 biggest benefits of a case sealer

Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing management to automate, but end-of-line automation is an investment that can make or break your entire line.  When you’re already struggling to make a profit, why you’d chose to spend money on an automated case sealer may seem like a foreign concept. So, here are the 8 biggest benefits of putting the cash on the line: #1 Case sealers increase your output  Doing more with

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