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Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)
25 Nov

Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)

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 correctly? Use the right amount of containment force. Containment force is the total force applied …
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Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money
15 Apr

Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money

***Updated on 1-14-19*** Packaging Equipment and Automation It goes without saying that the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow. But when you’re relying on employees to package your product, you leave yourself open to inefficiencies in your process, human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, ever-increasing labor costs and other operational difficulties that can easily be solved by moving to an automated system. Packaging equipment and automation can work lo …
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5 ways to reduce packaging costs
17 Dec

5 ways to reduce packaging costs

1. Prioritize Listen, we all have a lot going on, but this list is about the best ways to reduce packaging costs. This first one should be pretty obvious if you’re really going to save money here. It’s time to really think and understand your packaging. Not all boxes are alike and there’s a lot that goes into the decision making for packaging. What may be the cheapest way to ship something in the beginning, may not turn out to be the cheapest if it’s damaged. Sometimes upgrading to better materia …
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Packaging Equipment Benefits
31 Oct

Packaging Equipment Benefits

Equipment & Automation You've always heard it was a good idea to improve your process, but where do you start? Stretch wrapper, case sealer, case erector, strapping machine, batching and bagging system. The list of packaging equipment goes on and on, and the price tag can seem like a lot at first. However, equipment pays for itself. We can make it very easy for you and show you how. DID YOU KNOW: Packaging equipment will give you a positive ROI in just a few months. IPS Packaging can give you …
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Contract packagers how-to guide
29 Oct

Contract packagers how-to guide

What is a Contract Packager? A contract packager is a company or organization that provides packaging services, facilities and/or equipment resources, knowledge and insight. The packaging services can range from the simple to the complex depending on the nature of your project. Are you experiencing damage? Are you looking to roll out a new product? Do you need someone to streamline your processes? Are you looking to reduce your bottom line and increase productivity? A contract packager acts as an …
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