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Orbital stretch wrappers: 5 reasons to change your process

IPS Packaging- stretch wrapping equipment

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 throughput speeds. This is

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Ergonomic Workstations

IPS Packaging- ergonomic workstations

Optimizing the workplace What if there were a way to help employees optimize their work environment? How about also maximizing efficiency and reducing costs associated with time off and workplace injuries?  Customizable ergonomic workstations, can provide this opportunity to you and your employees. Ergonomic workstations are designed to allow employees to tap into the true potential they have. The total package Organize your packaging materials and equipment with an ergonomic workstation. Select the popular packing configuration, design your own workstation solution

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Form Fill and Seal Machines

Form fill and seal packaging equipment

What is a form fill and seal machine? Simply put, a Form Fill and Seal machine forms a package, fill the packaged with a product, then seal it. It starts with a large roll of film that is formed into the shape of a bag. The machinery fills the bag with your product and seals it either horizontally or vertically. Packaging equipment like a form fill and seal machine put a stop to human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, increasing

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Pallet market insight

Pallet market insight - A look at the lumber industry - IPS Packaging

A look into the lumber industry With the volatility of the lumber market being as unstable as it has been in years, pallet prices are continuing to rise. In fact, some lumber is more difficult to locate and purchase because of shortages in the industry. Prices hit an all time high in June, 2018 – the highest numbers we’ve seen since 1997. With the hurricane season on the horizon, the market will stay volatile through the fall. Industry insight –

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Palletizing Solution: The PalletPal

Stop the cause of stress and injury while palletizing Palletizing is strenuous and repetitive (see right). Whether you are pulling orders, replenishing or managing back stock on a traditional order picker lift. The constant reaching and bending to place goods on the pallet is inefficient. Many packaging operations need an efficient and safe palletizing solution to these problems. The wasted motion, the stress on the operator including fatigue or even injury can be significantly reduced by positioning the pallet at

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