Tag: process optimization

Autoflator: Dunnage Air Bag Inflation

Inflation for airbag dunnage

Mobile inflation for dunnage air bags Sometimes you just need to be mobile, most times actually. The Autoflator lets the user become truly mobile while inflating those heavy dunnage airbags. It’s easy to use will increase the productivity of loading the trailer. Typically, when loading a trailer with dunnage, the loaders hold down the air bag inflator trigger during inflation. For the whole time. Do you know how big and heavy duty those paper airbags can be? Well, it kills

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7 Step Guide To Choosing Stretch Wrapping Equipment

stretch wrappers 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

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The e-commerce Surge

e-commerce on the rise

e-commerce on the rise The fast growth of e-commerce almost 10 years ago has revolutionized the retail marketplace. Just think of how many people are selling their products on Amazon these days. You probably even know someone that’s selling something on Etsy right now. That’s because e-commerce is growing by the day. The increase in online purchasing is great for sellers because more money. There are however, challenges for the protective packaging markets. How will you keep up with buyers’

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5 Keys to a Successful Packing Station

packing station

Many people greet the New Year with goals and resolutions to improve their health, happiness, and quality of life. Well, I think we’d all be better off come next December if we did the same for our packing stations. Let’s throw some tinsel in with the Biodegradable loose-fill and usher in the New Year with an upgraded packing station. 1. Take control over “in-the-box” packaging materials Using too much, too little, or the wrong materials can lead to unwanted waste.

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When can a case erector or sealer bolster packaging productivity?

Every growing company experiences it. The product demand is growing, and suddenly the existing floor space isn’t sufficient. The productivity, efficiency and accuracy of your operation are not in line with expectations. What do you do? Maybe it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment.
By exploring packaging automation through the addition of a case erector and case sealer, productivity increased 400% with a 300% staffing reassignment. Perhaps it is time to look into automation. Here are some indicators that packaging automation may be in your best interest.

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