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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

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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

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Stretch film containment force (What you need to know)

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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

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5 scary packaging problems companies face (be afraid, very afraid…)

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Packaging problems too terrifying to look at We see a lot of scary things out there when it comes to packaging. Packaging problems so terrifying, you almost just have to look away. Whether it’s issues with your packaging process, not using the right materials, or not investing in ways to make your operation more efficient; it’s scary out there. We’re here to help guide you down the haunted path of packaging problems so you can go from “trick” to “treat”.

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Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor

Pop-up Box case study

The changing of the box Who knew that a simple change from one box type to another would save a company nearly $200,000 in annual labor costs. Well, to be honest we did, and we’ll show you how. Sometimes it’s a simple change in packaging products that can improve your bottom line. In this case study a company in the telecommunications industry was looking to solve their main pain point: labor costs. After an IPS site assessment, we showcased a

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Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines

Carton Sealing Machines

The choice to automate your carton sealing operation Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing companies to automate. End of line package automation is the new packaging buzzword: it saves time and money on the line and in your facility, but it also helps decrease product damage sustained in transit. Carton sealing machines are one of the end of line pieces of packaging equipment that can improve your bottom line.  When using automation, you’re

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