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Pallet redesign eliminates damages
03 Sep

Pallet redesign eliminates damages

Case study: Pallet redesign from packaging engineers With the lumber and pallet industry setting all-time high prices this past June, many companies are looking for ways to save money and eliminate damage. A manufacturer of copper metal needed to reduce the amount of damage their pallets were getting. The company produces copper for products like ammunition, coinage, printed circuits, and more. As a customer of IPS Packaging, they got in touch with our Engineering team for a pallet redesign solution. …
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Packaging engineering sample table - New video
27 Aug

Packaging engineering sample table - New video

Our new packaging engineering sample table IPS engineers, designers, and specialists will work to create engineered packaging solutions unique to your specific needs. Our new Kongsberg X Sample Table is here. See how our packaging engineering service can help your business grow. With our knowledge of the latest in packaging technology, systems, design, and automation, we will create engineered packaging solutions to achieve your goals. Latest engineering technology Our engineers are equipped …
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Pallet market insight
23 Jul

Pallet market insight

A look into the lumber industry With the volatility of the lumber market being as unstable as it has been in years, pallet prices are continuing to rise. In fact, some lumber is more difficult to locate and purchase because of shortages in the industry. Prices hit an all time high in June, 2018 - the highest numbers we've seen since 1997. With the hurricane season on the horizon, the market will stay volatile through the fall. Industry insight - We've seen instances where product is so scarce, …
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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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How can a packaging engineer benefit my business?
27 Dec

How can a packaging engineer benefit my business?

Benefits of a packaging engineer If it’s not done correctly, packaging can be an expensive, time consuming, and frustrating process. It's quickly becoming a profit and productivity drain. You can change that with the right process and materials. The way to tie it all together is working with a professionally trained packaging engineer. They look for cost-savings throughout your entire supply chain. Learn more about our packaging engineers. Cost saving ingenuity Engineers look to cut costs in your p …
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Mullen vs. ECT: Is there a difference in corrugation tests?
23 May

Mullen vs. ECT: Is there a difference in corrugation tests?

What is the difference in corrugation tests and does it even matter? As packaging partners, we're used to getting a lot of questions about how to best manage their packaging needs without spending needless amounts of money. One frequently asked question is about the difference in corrugation tests. Mullen board and ECT board are both very strong and capable types of corrugated, but, sometimes, choosing one over the other may save you time, money, and potential product damage. For many years, the …
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