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7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment
12 Mar

7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment

*Updated 05-18-18* Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment When it comes to stretch wrapping equipment, make sure you don’t lose sight of the most important reason why you’re wrapping in the first place; to get your load from its origin to its destination in the same condition in which it left. Stretch wrappers do the job better than people, but they are not capable of making decisions as they work. You’ll need to understand a few things about what you want the machine to be able to do, so you can m …
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Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018
24 Jan

Equipment tax incentive increase for 2018

*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 Deduction works …
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The right stretch film for the food industry
12 Dec

The right 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. Shop Air-Flow Stretch Film 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 …
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Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)
19 Sep

Reducing labor costs - Case Sealing Equipment (Case Study)

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 in labor costs. How dramatic? Let's …
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eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate
30 Aug

eBook: Stretch Wrap- Choosing to Automate

Introduction: The choice to automate stretch wrap Lean methodology. Cost savings initiatives. Elimination of waste. Problem solving and key performance indicators. All of these terms are used on a daily basis in manufacturing facilities that use stretch wrap. With costs and competition increasing daily, how can you stay competitive? You need to increase your throughput while reducing costs. It seems counterintuitive trying to do more with less resources, but that is the direction of American manufacturing. …
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Machine Stretch Wrap 101
29 Aug

Machine Stretch Wrap 101

Machine stretch wrap is designed to be applied with a machine, also known as a pallet wrapper.  This type of stretch wrap is engineered to work with a variety of stretch wrap machines and equipment. Stretch wrapping machines are able to provide tighter, more stable pallet loads. Machine film increases load retention while providing greater damage and puncture resistance during transit. Machine stretch wrap also comes in both blown and cast. Comes in 20" and 30" widths and multiple gauges depending on th …
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