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Seal-A-Tron L-Bar Sealer & Shrink Tunnel Reduces Material & Shipping Costs for Part Distributor

The client, a part distributor, was utilizing a third-party to package parts they received from overseas. They were being charged per piece, plus the cost of material. This method also resulted in the part being handled 2-3 times before it was shipped to the consumer. They required a solution begin packaging parts internally that could accommodate different part sizes and reduce their material and shipping costs.

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AirPouch® Express 3 Provides Distributor 35% Cost Savings Over Kraft Paper Void-Fill

The client, a distributor in the telecommunication industry, was becoming frustrated with their current void-fill. The kraft paper was being compressed during shipment resulting in space inside the box. They required a system that would provide effective void-fill, reduce their shipping cost, and offer warehouse space savings.

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4 Simple Steps to Stop and Prevent Corrosion

Corrosion, rust, oxidation, degeneration. No matter how you say it, one thing is certain, it’s costing you money. Quite possibly even more than you’re aware of. The annual cost of corrosion in the production and manufacturing industry is estimated at a staggering $17.6 billion each year according to the study, “Corrosion Costs and Preventive Strategies in the United States.” That’s just a fraction of the estimated $276 billion lost due to corrosion in the United States. Even more alarming, the estimated indirect costs of corrosion is equal to the direct cost. So, what steps do you need to take to ensure your products are being adequately protected from corrosion?

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Pregis IntelliPack SmartBAGGER® Foam-In-Bag System Prevents Damages During Shipment

The client, a manufacturer of power transmission equipment industry, was packaging their product on a corrugated sheet contained in shrink film before placing them into a corrugated carton. This resulted in a high rate of returns dues to damages received during shipment and a decline in customer satisfaction.

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AirPouch® FastWrap™ Provides Product Protection & Saves Space for E-Commerce Retailer

The client, a farm supply store with multiple retail locations, was preparing to launch their E-Commerce business and required a protective packaging solution for shipping their products. They required a product that would protect, take up minimal storage space and a system that was easy to operate.

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Rising Turnover Costs in Manufacturing: Mitigation Through Automation

Employee turnover can be expensive. In fact, Josh Bersin of Deloitte believes the cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5–2.0x the employee’s annual salary. These costs include hiring, onboarding, training, ramp time to peak productivity, the loss of engagement from others due to high turnover, and higher business error rates. (Altman, 2017).

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Unitizing and Stabilizing Your Products: Strapping

Strapping, also known as banding or bundling, is a common way to unitize, stabilize, and secure products. The strapping process involves applying straps (or bands) to a unit or collection of units to hold those units in place or to further secure boxes or crates in which products are packaged or stored. An example of a strapped pallet of products is shown in Figure 1.

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Shrink and Stretch Wrapping: Differences and Applications

“Go ahead and shrink wrap that pallet”, my boss said before he walked out of the warehouse. I leaped into action only to waste 15 minutes searching for a shrink wrapper in the warehouse. There wasn’t one. As my boss returned, he said to me in an annoyed voice, “Ok, what was confusing about shrink wrapping the pallet?”. “I noticed there isn’t a shrink wrapper here, sir”, I said. He stared at me for a second before replying, “Ok…I guess it is hard to miss”, then he grabbed the pallet jack and wheeled the pallet over to a large, conspicuous stretch wrapper just 20 feet away.

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Inflatable Air Cushions “Fulfill” Protective Packaging Needs of E-Commerce Company

The client, a member of the e-commerce fulfillment industry, was previously using a paper dunnage form of protective packaging and void fill in their packaging and shipping process.

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Budget Friendly Solutions for Your Packaging Equipment Investment Needs

Do you have a packaging project where new equipment is needed, but the scope of the project doesn’t justify an outright purchase of new packaging equipment? Do you need to meet an increase in production, but your budget won’t allow a capital investment in new packaging equipment?

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Industrial Packaging: Functions and Materials

Industrial packaging includes a variety of materials, forms, applications, and equipment. There are multiple facets of industrial packaging, including Primary Packaging, Secondary Packaging, the function of each type of material, and the variety of applications in which you can utilize plastic industrial packaging.

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Branding Beyond the Box

Your brand is one of the most essential parts of your business. It is a constant reminder to your customers that your company offers the best solutions, at the best time, in the best way possible. So how do you consistently prove your commitment to quality while keeping your company and your brand at the forefront of your customers mind?

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Wine, Chocolate, Perfect Protective Packaging…What More Could a Girl Ask For?

After all…Valentine’s Day is coming! (Hint Hint – Just a helpful reminder for all of the guys out there!)  And to avoid any confusion, what I mean when I say “Perfect Protective Packaging”…I am talking about Storopack Perfect Protective Packaging.

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Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Your Packaging & Fastening Process

November 15th was America Recycles Day so it seems fitting to provide businesses with some ideas that may help them reduce, reuse, and recycle in their industrial packaging and fastening processes.

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2 Questions to Ask Yourself about Protective Packaging

Protective packaging can be something that people who package or ship an item may work with all the time, but give very little thought to. The problem that most people run into is deciding which type of protective packaging they should use. Some people just continue using whatever the person before them used and others just pick the first thing they come across...

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