Tag: Void Fill Systems

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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5 ways air pillow systems reduce packaging costs

Inflatable Packaging System

What’s an air pillow? An inflatable system will create air pillows used in the protecting of a product. Basically there’s a roll of film mounted to the small piece of equipment that’s then filled with air. The pillows or cushions are then wrapped around the product to protect against damage. See the picture below to get an idea of what we’re talking about. They’re like little pillows for your product to go to sleep on. So comfortable and form fitting,

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Paper or plastic? The age old question touches packaging too

Paper or plastic? You used to hear the question every time you went to the grocery store. Somewhere along the way, we, as a society, decided that plastic is better. Or is it? That depends on who you ask. Or what you’re doing. Or what you need to protect. It’s time to give some thought to a paper void fill system. Plastic void fill packaging has it’s place, but so too does paper void fill packaging. Both protect your products during shipment.

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Case Study: How the right void fill improves throughput, savings

It doesn’t always help to just read a brochure about how great a product can be: brochures and sales guides are just marketing speak. It’s the great sounding content that manufacturers and distributors want you to read and believe. Sometimes it takes some real world applications to really see how these solutions can make a definitive difference in facilities. That’s how you can make the decision to make the commitment to trying a new product. Here are three of those real

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Video: What can air pillow packaging do for you?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s so, what do you think this picture says? What is says is that if you’re looking to save some space and cost (especially thanks to the new rules of dimensional weight), it’s time to consider air pillows for void fill. Because 1 roll of film to use for air pillows (which are created on demand) equals nearly 4 bundles of bubble wrap. That’s for the same protective power in

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