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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019
03 Mar

Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has increased …
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Packaging conveyors improve your process
24 Sep

Packaging conveyors improve your process

Increased productivity Packaging conveyors improve your packaging process and increase your productivity. How many times have we mentioned that "the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow"? We say it time and time again, not to repeat it like it's going out of style, but to really drill home that message. Conveyor systems and integrated lines help keep your operations smooth and efficient. New technologies in packaging have advanced these systems to be more than …
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End-of-line equipment for the food industry
18 Apr

End-of-line equipment for the food industry

Equipment opportunities There's many industries that use packaging equipment and automation to improve their process. The food industry is one of the biggest users of this that we tend to see. Whether it's frozen foods, meat and poultry, dairy, bakery or snack foods, there's plenty of ways to increase your production. We have a few examples to show you how an investment in equipment can help. And remember, most of these machines achieve a positive ROI in the first year of use or less. Case sealer …
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7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment
12 Mar

7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment

*Updated 05-18-18* Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment When it comes to stretch wrapping equipment, make sure you don’t lose sight of the most important reason why you’re wrapping in the first place; to get your load from its origin to its destination in the same condition in which it left. Stretch wrappers do the job better than people, but they are not capable of making decisions as they work. You’ll need to understand a few things about what you want the machine to be able to do, so you can m …
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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
31 Jan

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

What is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? Have you heard this term being thrown around in almost every industrial manufacturing article out there? What's the deal with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Besides, the pretty ugly acronym, it's a big deal for manufacturing and it's here to stay. The Industrial Internet of Things, also known as the industrial internet, brings together smart machines, big data analytics, machine to machine communication, and people at work. Think of it …
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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018
24 Jan

Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

*Updated 05-18-18* 1 million dollars Hopefully you read that in your best Austin Powers voice. That's because the equipment tax incentive for 2018 is increasing. Up from a $500,000 deduction in 2017, this years tax deduction doubles to $1,000,000. It feels good to type out all of those zeroes and they'll help your bottom line and giving you incentive to make 2018 the year to purchase automatic packaging equipment... mmm savings. How the equipment tax incentive works The Section 179 Deduction works …
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