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Foam in place packaging case study: Automotive
15 May

Foam in place packaging case study: Automotive

Automotive industry success with foam in place packaging Foam in place packaging can be a success is many industries, but let's take a look at the automotive industry for this case study. You'll see how a foam packaging system is able to improve the efficiency and decrease the cost per pack out for an automotive company. With the SmartBagger with Maxwell foam in place packaging system, the company is now able to hit their goals and keep up with demand. hbspt.cta.load(140368, '21660675-f1bc-4998-84f2-dc02325f02e1', …
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Foam in place packaging benefits
14 Feb

Foam in place packaging benefits

Foam in place packaging provides unique customized cushioning properties.  Foam in place packaging systems provide unique customized cushioning properties. It is extremely versatile because it molds around the product it is protecting. This molding happens when two liquid chemicals are injected into a high density polyethylene bag. Once this happens, the reaction begins to “foam” and expand to surround the item. This fills the void between the container and the product, creating a completely cust …
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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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Tile wholesaler reduces damage by switching to foam-in-place system
07 Jul

Tile wholesaler reduces damage by switching to foam-in-place system

When you're shipping something delicate, it's critical that you're using the right cushioning system; it's time to consider a foam-in-place system. A major East Coast wholesaler of high end tile, stone, and decorative metal was experiencing significant damage to its small quantity shipments. Frequently asked to send sample or replacement tiles to retailers, contractors, and consumers, the company relied on an air cushioning system coupled with expanded polystyrene (EPS) to protect as many as 350 …
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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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5 ways to improve your foam-in-place operations
02 Jun

5 ways to improve your foam-in-place operations

Are you constantly trying to manage your foam-in-place consumable usage? Are you frustrated by unexpected foam-in-place equipment downtime? Do you get annoyed when you have to wait several days for a service technician? If so, you are not alone. A recent independent research study of current foam-in-place users identified several desirable process attributes. They include the ability to: better manage costs associated with consumables avoid downtime due to equipment malfunction operate the unit …
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