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Plastic Packaging Resins
01 Mar

Plastic Packaging Resins

Plastic resins are some of the most commonly used types of packaging materials. Chances are, you see some type of plastic packaging (sometimes called poly packaging) just about every single day – from plastic shopping bags and plastic food wrappers to poly mailers and poly air pillows. Many individuals may assume that each of these substances are created equally, but this is far from the case. There are a wide range of different types of plastic packaging resins used to manufacture the huge variety of poly materials.  
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Top 10 packaging articles this year
25 Dec

Top 10 packaging articles this year

It's getting close to the end of the year and we wanted to share our top 10 most read packaging blog posts from our Knowledge Base this year. What's been popular this year? It looks like there's a lot of questions about plastics, corrugated, and poly bags. That seems to be the theme for all of these articles, you're looking for solid information on some confusing things. You've definitely come to the right place so keep coming back for more useful #packaging knowledge next year. If there's something …
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Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs
19 Sep

Case Study: Auto bagging system saves 65% in labor costs

How much can packaging automation save? The answer: A LOT. In this case study, we're looking at a frozen food producer. They use too many employees to fill their frozen packs when they should be using automated equipment. The cost of labor and slow production speed is costing the company and they needed a quick fix. This company produces single-serve and family-sized food packages. These frozen foods are for sale nationwide at grocery stores, membership warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and food …
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Case Study: How poly bags save money and protect products

We all know about the types of poly and plastic bags that are out there. But have you read about how they can be cost-effective materials to help better protect your products? These two case studies point out how IPS Packaging offered a poly bag solution to our customers. Two different industries; food and automotive. Both had different obstacles that we helped them hurdle using custom poly bags. A large-scale meat packer was using an LLDPE poly bag to line their corrugated containers during the …
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Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)
19 Sep

Two ways that custom poly bags fix packaging problems (Case Study)

Poly bag solutions in packaging Customized solutions: every packaging process is different. You've probably heard it a million times before, but have you seen actual examples? In these case studies, we're taking a look at custom poly bags. Sometimes that fix ends up being a product the customer may not know about. Other times, it's a little more complex. Packaging Problem: A manufacturer of roofing tile was using a LLDPE (Linear low-density polyethylene) bag to package their individual tiles. They …
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Polyethylene (PE) vs Polypropylene (PP)
17 Nov

Polyethylene (PE) vs Polypropylene (PP)

*Updated 02-15-18* Plastics can be complicated and confusing as to which material is best for your bagging application. Like we know, all packaging isn't the same and different applications call for different poly bags. Below we list some of the most important differences between Polyethylene and Polypropylene material. Polyethylene (PE) Polyethylene is flexible, durable and tear-resistant. These three characteristics are extremely important when you're putting heavy items in your poly bag. Industrial …
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