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

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Why You Should Consider Packaging Automation For Your Company

Have you found yourself in any of the following situations? Your packaging speeds can’t match the pace of your production Your packaging and product damages are increasing The quality of your packaging reduces throughout each shift Your packaging supplies take up too much warehouse space Packaging automation solves the problems listed above and many others when incorporated correctly. If you’re on the fence about packaging automation, here’s some of the reasons why you should consider it for your company.  Reduce

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IPS President donates to scholarships at High Point University

Scholarships generously donated from Jerry Murdock Our President, Jerry Murdock has generously donated to scholarship funds at his alma mater, High Point University. Jerry is an alumnus of High Point, graduating from High Point College in 1962. He and his wife Joan are pledging the money to the Jerry W. and Joan S. Murdock Endowed Scholarship, which supports students in need of financial assistance. “I came to High Point College with a full scholarship and didn’t have to pay for anything.

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Automating distribution to help with the rise of e-commerce

Automating packaging for ecommerce

Automating your distribution The rise of e-commerce is making it harder than ever to keep up with demand. Most packaging operations are typically done by crews because of the need for several people. They’re labor-intensive and come with heavy labor costs. Keeping up with demand requires more than just a few workers. It requires automating your distribution and packaging operations to sufficiently fulfill online orders. Damage is presenting a major issue for transit and secondary packaging. Consider this; 1 in

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Corner Board: Maximize packaging protection and support

Business to business, business to end user, if the package does not arrive in good shape, the business has a problem. Damaged packaging means unsaleables, unusables, and unacceptables. It means returns from unhappy customers, it tests customer loyalty, and it costs businesses billions every year. In these days, the internet offers new options and opens new doors. It also increases the demand for immediate and improved service. A supply chain depends on seamless operation, and logistics demands the best in delivery systems. After all, end users do not really care who is at fault when their product arrives in damaged condition. Every link in a supply chain has its own cost. And, each of those costs add to the price of the final product. Competitive businesses feel they are already working close to the bone, and their margins take a direct hit with every damaged container. The container may hold boxes of dry goods, fresh food, electronics and peripherals, glass or other breakables, or any of the goods that feed the economy. Corner boards provide protective support to containers during storage, handling, and shipping. And, the following explores their make-up, applications, and values to originating business and end user customer.

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