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The right stretch film for the food industry

stretch film for the food industry

***Updated 5-24-18 What’s the best stretch film for the food industry? GOOD QUESTION. Luckily for you, we’ve got you covered. Vented stretch films come to mind, specifically Air-Flow stretch wrap.   So what’s the deal with this film? This stretch film has die cut holes for increased ventilation. The ventilation will help reduce spoiling of food that can normally happen with regular stretch film. It does this by reducing the condensation inside the pallet wrap. Protecting fresh food, hot food, and

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Reducing labor costs – Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)

Case Sealer Automation

Everyone is looking for ways to reduce labor costs. Something that is often over looked is the use of packaging equipment to cut those costs. With an investment in packaging equipment, the initial investment may seem like a hit to your business. While this is true, it’s also true that many pieces of packaging equipment achieve a positive ROI in less than a year. With case sealing equipment, your output can increase up to 600%, while also achieving dramatic savings

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Hand Stretch Wrap 101

There’s a lot of stretch wrap out there… Hand stretch Machine stretch Pre stretched Extended Core Mini bundling rolls Cast stretch Blown stretch UV, anti-static, colored, etc. Let’s narrow it down to some basic knowledge about hand stretch wrap Hand stretch wrap can be confusing because it’s also referred to as; hand film, hand wrap or manual pallet wrap. It’s the most commonly used film and is typically utilized in lower capacity packaging operations. The film is applied manually by hand around the pallet,

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The basics of pallet containment

*Updated 8/30/17* What exactly does a properly contained pallet look like? How can you ensure that your pallets wrapped in stretch film are properly packaged? How do you consistently wrap pallets to ensure their stability? All of these questions are critical to understanding basic pallet containment.                 Key containment questions: What does a properly contained/unitized pallet look like? How can you ensure that your pallets are properly packaged? How do you consistently wrap

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Most common causes of stretch wrap failure identified

Stretch Film

*Updated 12-18-17* Stretch wrap failure can be very costly. Your stretch wrap keeps breaking, and it’s not wrapping your pallets or products correctly. I bet these questions are going through your head. Why does my stretch wrap break? What causes stretch film to break? Why does the film keep breaking. Pallets aren’t staying together with stretch wrap.  Knowing what causes the most typical failures can help you avoid the consequences. Why do failures occur? Lack of understanding of containment force

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