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Ways To Save Time & Money With Stretch Film Products
06 Nov

Ways To Save Time & Money With Stretch Film Products

Customers stretch wrap their products in order to get their merchandise to Point A to Point B with as little damage as possible, at the lowest, effective cost. We can evaluate a customers current stretch film usage and make sure they are using the most cost effective practices. Criteria for Film Evaluations: 1. Pre-Stretch = Yield 2. Force-to-Load = Containment 3. Cut and Weight = Cost Per Load Wrapping Standards and Savings: Very few customers have established standards on how to wrap their products …
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Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process
19 Aug

Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process

Benefits of Orbital Stretch Wrappers Still using manual stretch wrap methods? That's alright for low volume applications where packaging equipment isn't needed. If you're looking for a better process for high volume applications, orbital stretch wrappers can help. These machines are ideal for securing over-sized, oddly shaped, and palletized loads. Orbital machines wrap the film all the way around the pallet by rotating the film. Compared to other stretch wrappers, orbital wrappers tend to get higher …
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The right stretch film for the food industry
12 Dec

The right stretch film for the food industry

***Updated 5-24-18 What's the best stretch film for the food industry? GOOD QUESTION. Luckily for you, we've got you covered. Vented stretch films come to mind, specifically Air-Flow stretch wrap. Shop Air-Flow Stretch Film So what's the deal with this film? This stretch film has die cut holes for increased ventilation. The ventilation will help reduce spoiling of food that can normally happen with regular stretch film. It does this by reducing the condensation inside the pallet wrap. Protecting …
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Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)
19 Sep

Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)

Everyone is looking for ways to reduce labor costs. Something that is often over looked is the use of packaging equipment to cut those costs. With an investment in packaging equipment, the initial investment may seem like a hit to your business. While this is true, it's also true that many pieces of packaging equipment achieve a positive ROI in less than a year. With case sealing equipment, your output can increase up to 600%, while also achieving dramatic savings in labor costs. How dramatic? Let's …
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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate
30 Aug

eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. …
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Sometimes it just takes a little engineering to save some money
01 Aug

Sometimes it just takes a little engineering to save some money

A logistics company imports large burlap sacks of Starbucks coffee beans and then transports them for roasting.  The company wraps the super-sized burlap sacks with a 115 gauge blown, which is a very heavy duty film, considering the heavy weight of their loads. One of their main complaints about their current film is the loud screeching sound that the wrap makes as it comes off of the roll. An IPS Account Manager offered a test of a competitive, highly engineered film from one of our major vendors. …
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