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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps
13 Nov

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There's a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you've probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We've all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree. Now you may get packages shipped to …
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Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor
15 Oct

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

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 new way for them to assemble their boxes and pack their …
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End-of-line equipment for the food industry
18 Apr

End-of-line equipment for the food industry

Equipment opportunities There's many industries that use packaging equipment and automation to improve their process. The food industry is one of the biggest users of this that we tend to see. Whether it's frozen foods, meat and poultry, dairy, bakery or snack foods, there's plenty of ways to increase your production. We have a few examples to show you how an investment in equipment can help. And remember, most of these machines achieve a positive ROI in the first year of use or less. Case sealer …
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Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money
15 Apr

Packaging Equipment and Automation: Why manual packaging processes are costing you money

***Updated on 1-14-19*** Packaging Equipment and Automation It goes without saying that the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow. But when you’re relying on employees to package your product, you leave yourself open to inefficiencies in your process, human error and mistake, inconsistent quality, ever-increasing labor costs and other operational difficulties that can easily be solved by moving to an automated system. Packaging equipment and automation can work lo …
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Case Study: Case sealer improves the roadway of productivity
07 Jan

Case Study: Case sealer improves the roadway of productivity

Problem Productivity isn't where it needs to be for a manufacturer of reflective paint signs for roadways and walkways.. A case sealer would easily solve the problem, so they came to us for help. Specifically, they needed the efficiency of a semi-automatic case sealer to seal five panel folding boxes. Box sizes: 4'' high, by 10'' to 18'' wide, by 10'' to 24'' long. Weight: 30-50 lbs., after packed with "surface communication signs". The manufacturer needed a case sealer to be included as part of …
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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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