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Shrink wrapping eliminates costly shipping cases for beverage industry
09 Jun

Shrink wrapping eliminates costly shipping cases for beverage industry

***Updated 5-29-18*** Beverage industry eliminates RSC shipping cases for cost effective shrink wrapping In order to cut the cost of RSC master shipping cases, beverage industries have turned to tray-supported shrink wrap equipment. Shrink wrapping offers the ability to showcase items with clear polyethylene film that is about half the cost of traditionally used RSC cases. The Brandpac BPTW-5400 is meant to meet the demands for medium to high volume beverage industries. With its versatile continu …
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Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money
03 May

Case Study: A simple packaging process improvement saves time, money

Have you ever purchased an item at full price only to go back to the store days later just to find that the item you purchased is now on sale? It's the worst. And even if it isn't your personal money, like in the case of buying something for your company, resenting the fact that you didn’t get to take advantage of the lower price is not a good feeling. How a simple packaging process improvement can save you in the long run At IPS Packaging, we assess your packaging process and work on ways to he …
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How to choose the right shrink wrapper
29 Dec

How to choose the right shrink wrapper

When the time comes to make a final decision about the right shrink wrapper for your facility, there are a number of things that you need to consider.  Here are the top 9 things to think about before making the final decision. Look to down gauge. The use of polyethylene and similar thin films is a huge cost-cutting opportunity. Fifty percent of customers use heavier gauge film than they need. Why? A thicker gauge buys a lot of “forgiveness,” allowing companies to get away with sloppier setup, less …
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Innovations in flexible packaging encourage growth
01 Feb

Innovations in flexible packaging encourage growth

The items that need to be sealed and shipped vary across industries and even within sectors. Electronics companies are always looking to find advantages over one another through unique designs and different materials, making the packaging specifications unique to every product. Even within companies, these methods can differ throughout the month. It seems as if the iPhone changes shape and style with the seasons, meaning that Apple needs to develop a new method of packaging the mobile device for …
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