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Do I Need a Case Sealer?
11 Oct

Do I Need a Case Sealer?

Your boxing system can be dramatically augmented with the help of an automatic case sealer. Case sealers, which are also commonly referred to as a carton sealer, box sealer, or box tape machine, are a handy type of packaging equipment that do exactly as their name implies – seal boxes closed.
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Four Benefits of Packaging Automation
20 Sep

Four Benefits of Packaging Automation

With one simple investment in packaging automation, a company will soon see incredible returns — and that’s not just in money saved (though you’ll save quite a bit!). Organizations who take advantage of packaging automation see huge gains across the board, including in throughput, labor, inventory, and sustainability. Check out four of the major benefits of packaging automation right here.
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Entry-Level Packaging Equipment
06 Sep

Entry-Level Packaging Equipment

Your packaging line may be the final step in the process of creating your products and sending them on their way to customers, but it is one of the most essential aspects of your facility. Without packaging, your goods would have no way of getting to consumers safely and without damage. There are plenty of options out there for entry-level packaging equipment, and IPS Packaging & Automation is well equipped to assist.
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Collaborative Robots: What is a Cobot?
02 Nov

Collaborative Robots: What is a Cobot?

Collaborative Robots: What is a Cobot?  The word robot tends to inspire visions of famous science fiction characters like R2-D2, The Iron Giant, or WALL-E. But what about their less well-known counterpart, collaborative robots (frequently called cobots)? This variety of automated robot may not be as widely recognized for starring in any Hollywood films, but they lend a huge helping hand to packaging lines and operations worldwide.   If you’ve been working in the packaging industry over the past few years …
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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019
03 Mar

Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has increased …
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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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