Category: Process Optimization

Benefits of ergonomic workstations (and how they optimize the workplace)

IPS Packaging- ergonomic workstations

Optimizing the workplace What if there were a way to help employees optimize their work environment? How about also maximizing efficiency and reducing costs associated with time off and workplace injuries?  Customizable ergonomic workstations, can provide this opportunity to you and your employees. Ergonomic workstations are designed to allow employees to tap into the true potential they have. The total package Organize your packaging materials and equipment with an ergonomic workstation. Select the popular packing configuration, design your own workstation solution

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Palletizing Solution: The PalletPal

Stop the cause of stress and injury while palletizing Palletizing is strenuous and repetitive (see right). Whether you are pulling orders, replenishing or managing back stock on a traditional order picker lift. The constant reaching and bending to place goods on the pallet is inefficient. Many packaging operations need an efficient and safe palletizing solution to these problems. The wasted motion, the stress on the operator including fatigue or even injury can be significantly reduced by positioning the pallet at

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Case study: Returnable packaging design for automotive parts

returnable packaging for the automotive industry

Returnable packaging overview An automotive parts manufacturer produces plastic injection parts for the automotive industry, specializing in heavy truck and bus parts. In 2015, The automotive company received the business to produce plastic car kits for a Chevy Cruz model. The parts are produced in North Carolina and are shipped to their customer in Texas. They partnered with IPS to develop a cost effective, returnable packaging solution to protect the car kits. See what our engineering team developed to cut

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Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry

food industry carton sealing machine

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. 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 containers came out of the vertical form fill and seal machine before falling into an open

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Bulk containers for the food industry

IBC bulk containers

IBC (intermediate bulk containers) IBCs are rigid and collapsible totes for storage and transportation of dry flowable or liquid products. These bulk containers are great for the food industry as well as agriculture industry. They’re used to replace corrugated boxes or plastic containers. The Stacksack is a bulk container from Composite Containers. This IBC can be stacked up to 5 units high, saving crucial space for your warehouse. These containers are lightweight and collapsible for easy use and storage of

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