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5 scary packaging problems companies face (be afraid, very afraid...)
30 Oct

5 scary packaging problems companies face (be afraid, very afraid...)

Packaging problems too terrifying to look at We see a lot of scary things out there when it comes to packaging. Packaging problems so terrifying, you almost just have to look away. Whether it's issues with your packaging process, not using the right materials, or not investing in ways to make your operation more efficient; it's scary out there. We're here to help guide you down the haunted path of packaging problems so you can go from "trick" to "treat". 1. Hidden damage costs that go bump in the …
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Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor
15 Oct

Case study: Pop-up box saves nearly 200K in labor

The changing of the box Who knew that a simple change from one box type to another would save a company nearly $200,000 in annual labor costs. Well, to be honest we did, and we'll show you how. Sometimes it's a simple change in packaging products that can improve your bottom line. In this case study a company in the telecommunications industry was looking to solve their main pain point: labor costs. After an IPS site assessment, we showcased a new way for them to assemble their boxes and pack their …
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Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines
07 Oct

Top 5 questions to ask about carton sealing machines

The choice to automate your carton sealing operation Rising labor cost, high employee turnover, and the need for faster line speeds are pushing companies to automate. End of line package automation is the new packaging buzzword: it saves time and money on the line and in your facility, but it also helps decrease product damage sustained in transit. Carton sealing machines are one of the end of line pieces of packaging equipment that can improve your bottom line.  When using automation, you’re taki …
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Packaging conveyors improve your process
24 Sep

Packaging conveyors improve your process

Increased productivity Packaging conveyors improve your packaging process and increase your productivity. How many times have we mentioned that "the key to successful warehouse operations is smooth, efficient product flow"? We say it time and time again, not to repeat it like it's going out of style, but to really drill home that message. Conveyor systems and integrated lines help keep your operations smooth and efficient. New technologies in packaging have advanced these systems to be more than …
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Dunnage air bags protect truckloads during shipping
16 Sep

Dunnage air bags protect truckloads during shipping

Shipping air bags for product protection Dunnage air bags are the key to protecting truckloads during the shipping and receiving process. Dunnage is referred to as the material used to load and secure cargo during transportation. It can be used in numerous ways of transportation, including road, railway, ocean, or air. For our discussion, we'll keep it focused on truckloads, both full and LTL (less than truckload). Simply put, dunnage air bags are air-filled pouches that fill the void between cargo …
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Plastic sheeting uses for the construction industry
05 Sep

Plastic sheeting uses for the construction industry

Plastic Sheeting for the Construction Industry The construction industry uses plastic sheeting on job sites across the nation. You can find it protecting construction supplies and providing temporary support of structures. Plastic sheeting is great for the construction industry because the polyethylene material is made to stand up to pressures and natural elements. Sheeting for construction is also referred to as C&A Film, or construction and agriculture film. These films are friendly to the …
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