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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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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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Stretch Film Frequently Asked Questions

Stretch Film

*Updated 9-6-17* Stretch film or stretch wrap is a highly stretchable plastic film that is used in packaging and shipping to wrap around items to keep them in place. The elastic recovery of stretch wrap keeps the items tightly bound. In contrast, shrink wrap is applied loosely around an item and shrinks tightly with heat. It is frequently used to unitize pallet loads but also may be used for bundling smaller items. Here you will find some of the most

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