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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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Choosing the right packaging tape

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***Updated 9-1-18*** What’s the right packaging tape to use? There’s numerous factors into choosing the right packaging tape for each application. Luckily we’re here to help out with some helpful packaging tape insights. Those factors include: environment, tape grade, adhesion surface, and of course quality. Let’s take a look at each first, and then compare hot melt packaging tape and acrylic packaging tape. Environment – Be sure to pay attention to your shipping/receiving environment closely when choosing the right packaging tape. Factors

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Types of Pressure Sensitive Tape

Let’s be honest about Pressure Sensitive Tape So, we’ve talked in the past about water activated tape.  We’ve talked about choosing the right tape.  We even have a whole page on tesa tapes.  But if you don’t know all the tape information, how can you make the most informed decision.  So, it’s only fair to have a quick conversation about the type of tape that everyone is familiar with: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive. A pressure sensitive adhesive is a permanently tacky substance that

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Picking the right packaging tape can help protect against shipping damage

beverage and food production tape packaging applications

***Updated 6-1-18*** Did you know that the proper packaging tape can help ensure a safer shipment? There are plenty of ways in which a product can be contaminated. If food or beverages is exposed to the wrong germs, it can be rendered useless, or worse poisonous to those who consume it. The opposite applies to industrial chemicals that could potentially harm someone if they get into the wrong hands. This is why it is extremely important that products are properly sealed

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Case Study: How installing a case sealer saved $100K

It seems odd to think that putting money out could save one hundred thousand dollars. But this case study shows that a simple couple of adjustments to automation and the implementation of a case sealer shows exactly how it happened. Check out our free eBook about automating the case sealing process. Situation: For one company, business had doubled since they opened their doors, but they were still manually erecting, packing, sealing, and labeling boxes like they had done for many years. Solution:

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