Tag: Air Pillow Packaging System

Dunnage air bags for the poultry industry

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WHY DUNNAGE AIR BAGS MAKE SENSE IN THE POULTRY INDUSTRY In the poultry industry, trailers carrying heavy loads of product find themselves overweight before they’re fulling loaded with pallets. Shipping a truckload of chicken drumsticks is very different from shipping a truckload of paper towels. Dunnage air bags is the best solution for this unique problem to the industry. The wholesale cost of shipped loads of processed chicken for sale in grocery stores around the nation range from $35,000 to

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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

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Many people greet the New Year with goals and resolutions to improve their health, happiness, and quality of life. Well, I think we’d all be better off come next December if we did the same for our packing stations. Let’s throw some tinsel in with the Biodegradable loose-fill and usher in the New Year with an upgraded packing station. 1. Take control over “in-the-box” packaging materials Using too much, too little, or the wrong materials can lead to unwanted waste.

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5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs

Inflatable Packaging System

What’s an air pillow? An inflatable system will create air pillows used in the protecting of a product. Basically there’s a roll of film mounted to the small piece of equipment that’s then filled with air. The pillows or cushions are then wrapped around the product to protect against damage. See the picture below to get an idea of what we’re talking about. They’re like little pillows for your product to go to sleep on. So comfortable and form fitting,

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Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s so, what do you think this picture says? What is says is that if you’re looking to save some space and cost (especially thanks to the new rules of dimensional weight), it’s time to consider air pillows for void fill. Because 1 roll of film to use for air pillows (which are created on demand) equals nearly 4 bundles of bubble wrap. That’s for the same protective power in

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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?

You know how you feel about your packaging. But, have you thought about how your customers feel about your packaging? And does it even matter? Apparently – the answer is yes. I ran across this really interesting study conducted by one of our vendors. The goal of the study was to measure consumer emotional response to different protective packaging mediums. While some of the results may not be surprising, some were and some are really good food for thought as you

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