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Preparing Your Auto Parts for Shipping
27 Sep

Preparing Your Auto Parts for Shipping

Get Ready to Ship Your Auto Parts The automotive industry is an American institution. Since the early days in Detroit, automotive manufacturing has been a proud symbol of the ingenuity, dedication, and hard work of the American people. This staple of our nation continues on today – from major vehicle manufacturers that have been around since day one to smaller parts and autobody shops that are found throughout the entire country. No matter the size of your business, the individual components are the fun …
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All-Natural VCI Packaging
26 Jun

All-Natural VCI Packaging

What Is VCI Packaging and Why Is It Important? MetPro VCI Paper prevents corrosion from rust If you're in this industry, chances are you've heard about VCI packaging and how it directly impact your business. This packaging contains special chemicals that are scientifically designed to release rust-inhibiting molecules. These molecules attach to the surface area of the metal, protecting equipment from corrosion and rust during storage and transit. If you're in any of the following industries, please …
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Case study: Returnable packaging design for automotive parts
31 May

Case study: Returnable packaging design for automotive parts

Returnable packaging overview An automotive parts manufacturer produces plastic injection parts for the automotive industry, specializing in heavy truck and bus parts. In 2015, The automotive company received the business to produce plastic car kits for a Chevy Cruz model. The parts are produced in North Carolina and are shipped to their customer in Texas. They partnered with IPS to develop a cost effective, returnable packaging solution to protect the car kits. See what our engineering team developed …
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Cohesive Packaging Applications
04 Apr

Cohesive Packaging Applications

Improve packaging efficiency with cohesive material Self-adhering cohesive packaging creates a quick wrap around any product. All it takes is a little pressure, preferably by automated equipment, and your product is protected. The cold seal sticks to itself and nothing else with a natural rubber latex. There's different types of cohesive packaging materials too. What are cohesive packaging materials? Cohesive paper Cohesive corrugated Cohesive film Cohesive linerboard Cohesive bubble Cohesive …
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Masking tape for painting jobs
19 Oct

Masking tape for painting jobs

The right masking tape for every painting application. Many professionals know how good masking tape is for painting applications. They're known for their superior performance in a variety of applications. It really doesn't matter the size of the job either. You could be painting a few rooms in your new house or painting an entire fleet of cars or planes. Painting professionals trust Intertape to give them the clean lines and professional look they require. So what kind of other applications are …
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Case Study: Choosing the right foam-in-place system can have far reaching effects
06 Jun

Case Study: Choosing the right foam-in-place system can have far reaching effects

Not only did the fabricator find a simpler solution for their workers, they're helping their customer to look at a new foam-in-place system for their facility, as well. A major vendor of ours was selling an engineered plank to a company, who was then fabricating foam cushioning components for a manufacturer of automotive cooling and heating systems. The automotive customer began asking their fabricator about manufacturing “pre‐mold” foam-in-place pieces at their facility and adding them to the dail …
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