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Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry
24 May

Case study: Carton sealing machine for the food industry

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. Salad dressing pouches coming out of the vertical form, fill and seal machine 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 …
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Proper packaging tape, application ensures safe shipment

There can be a number of factors that could compromise your shipment, making it critical to use the right packaging tape, adhered correctly, to better ensure a safe, undamaged delivery. Everyone knows about the ways that products can be damaged during shipping. Using the right packaging tape and ensuring the right adhesion are the two main ways to guard against damage. But what about product contamination? There are plenty of ways in which a product can be contaminated. If food is exposed to th …
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When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?
21 Apr

When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?

Do these packaging productivity issues sound familiar to you? If so, it might be time for a case erector or sealer. For one company, the addition of a case erector or sealer resulted in increased productivity of 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Every growing company experiences it: the product demand is growing and suddenly the existing floor space isn't sufficient.  The productivity, efficiency, and accuracy of your operations are not in line with expectations.  You can't keep up and tha …
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The easiest way to increase output by 600%
15 Oct

The easiest way to increase output by 600%

A case sealer can save you thousands in material and labor costs By moving from hand taping to machine sealing, you can see an increase in productivity and decrease in materials costs.  Case sealers mean that your employees are spending 50% less time per box, saving thousands of hours per month, which in turn, depending on the number of boxes you’re processing each year, could equal nearly $1 million in labor savings alone. Consider the following: someone hand sealing boxes will use more tape (a …
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Case Study: How installing a case sealer saved $100K
13 Oct

Case Study: How installing a case sealer saved $100K

It seems odd to think that putting money out could save one hundred thousand dollars. But this case study shows that a simple couple of adjustments to automation and the implementation of a case sealer shows exactly how it happened. Check out our free eBook about automating the case sealing process. Situation: For one company, business had doubled since they opened their doors, but they were still manually erecting, packing, sealing, and labeling boxes like they had done for many years. Solution: A …
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TPP tapes: a clear packaging alternative
16 Jul

TPP tapes: a clear packaging alternative

Tape.  If you are anything like me, when you were initially introduced to tape, you had no idea the complexity of that one noun or the various applications it fits.  The TPP tape is exactly one of those tapes that would fall into that category. Innumerable packaging processes rely on stretch film to unitize pallets. While stretch film is certainly a viable option, an alternative packaging solution may just be a TPP tape. TPP tape is made of tensilized polypropylene. TPP tape is offered as an alte …
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