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Versatile Air Cushioning System Meets Unique Demands in Protective Packaging
13 Nov

Versatile Air Cushioning System Meets Unique Demands in Protective Packaging

Houseware distributor converts to HC Versa from loose fill for performance benefits A Midwestern distributor of housewares had been a long-time user of polystyrene loose fill from FP International. The loose fill was used in conjunction with a bulk air conveying system, which provided operators with hoses to dispense the peanuts into the cases. Although the system was fast, low cost, and protected the company’s shipments, there were two main problems: 1. The loose-fill created an undesirable mess a …
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Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand
19 Mar

Pregis Inspyre: A new protective packaging brand

Air pillow protective packaging with color; Pregis Inspyre Pregis LLC, a leader in protective packaging materials is launching Pregis Inspyre. A new protective packaging brand full of color options to help improve the customer experience. The unboxing craze is as popular as ever, and this allows brands to introduce a pop of color into their customers' experience. Pregis AirSpeed HC Inspyre First up in the new Inspyre lineup for Pregis; its 12-inch wide, low-density, polyethylene hybrid cushioning …
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Dunnage air bags for the poultry industry
18 Feb

Dunnage air bags for the poultry industry

WHY DUNNAGE AIR BAGS MAKE SENSE IN THE POULTRY INDUSTRY Dunnage Air bags are the best to keep the cost of shipping down 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 s …
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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station
03 Jan

5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

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. It can also cause product damage. …
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Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?
19 May

Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?

Air pillow packaging is inflated "on demand," saving warehouse space as a result. And even though they're made of a plastic film, some are fully bio-degradable. 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 o …
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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?
17 Apr

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 consider new packaging design or …
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