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Foam in place packaging benefits

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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 custom protective shell. This technology offers

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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

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*Updated 05-18-18* 1 million dollars Hopefully you read that in your best Austin Powers voice. That’s because the equipment tax incentive for 2018 is increasing. Up from a $500,000 deduction in 2017, this years tax deduction doubles to $1,000,000. It feels good to type out all of those zeroes and they’ll help your bottom line and giving you incentive to make 2018 the year to purchase automatic packaging equipment… mmm savings. How the equipment tax incentive works The Section 179

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

Foam-in-place packaging helps protect packages with a custom foam insert.

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 shipments per day. The air

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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 quickly and easily, by any employee know that

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