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Beverage packaging: Commonly used packaging supplies
04 Jul

Beverage packaging: Commonly used packaging supplies

Beverage industry packaging We know there’s no one size fits all when it comes to beverage packaging. IPS Packaging creates industry specific solutions for companies like yours in the beverage industry. Whether you’re using stretch film to unitize your products, dunnage air bags to protect loads, or specialty tape to keep your products contained; there’s a custom solution for each application. Commonly used packaging products in the beverage industry: Stretch Film Shrink Film Dunnage Airbags Tape C …
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What to Consider When Downgauging
07 Jan

What to Consider When Downgauging

Despite the rapidly changing packaging industry, many companies might be reluctant to change something that works, like shrink and stretch film gauge. There could be a perceived risk associated with downgauging for some. Chances are that if you are running the same gauge film you’ve run for the last five years, it’s worth evaluating possible alternatives. Many companies find that they can downgauge their film anywhere from 10% to 25% with some reducing materials by as much as 50%. Let's show you …
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Shrink wrapping eliminates costly shipping cases for beverage industry
09 Jun

Shrink wrapping eliminates costly shipping cases for beverage industry

***Updated 5-29-18*** Beverage industry eliminates RSC shipping cases for cost effective shrink wrapping In order to cut the cost of RSC master shipping cases, beverage industries have turned to tray-supported shrink wrap equipment. Shrink wrapping offers the ability to showcase items with clear polyethylene film that is about half the cost of traditionally used RSC cases. The Brandpac BPTW-5400 is meant to meet the demands for medium to high volume beverage industries. With its versatile continu …
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Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money
03 May

Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money

Have you ever purchased an item at full price only to go back to the store days later just to find that the item you purchased is now on sale? It's the worst. And even if it isn't your personal money, like in the case of buying something for your company, resenting the fact that you didn’t get to take advantage of the lower price is not a good feeling. How a simple packaging process improvement can save you in the long run At IPS Packaging, we assess your packaging process and work on ways to he …
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How to choose the right shrink wrapper
29 Dec

How to choose the right shrink wrapper

When the time comes to make a final decision about the right shrink wrapper for your facility, there are a number of things that you need to consider.  Here are the top 9 things to think about before making the final decision. Look to down gauge. The use of polyethylene and similar thin films is a huge cost-cutting opportunity. Fifty percent of customers use heavier gauge film than they need. Why? A thicker gauge buys a lot of “forgiveness,” allowing companies to get away with sloppier setup, less …
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Shrink Wrap Sealing Systems
28 Nov

Shrink Wrap Sealing Systems

Seal Wire The Seal Wire seals the film and also cuts it at the same time. The seal is thin and you can feel it. Can be used with all shrink films.   One-Piece Insert The One-Piece Insert knife cuts and seals with the same edge. Can be used with all shrink films. Three-Piece Insert The Three-Piece Insert cuts with the center knife and seals with the two outside pieces. Very similar to the Wide-Fin. Can only be used with Cross-Linked films.  Solid Bar The Solid-Bar cuts and seals with t …
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