Signode MOD GPX Strapping Machine Reduces Downtime and Provides Flexibility to Printing Company
The client, a full-service printing company, was experiencing issues with their current strapping machine that was causing bundles of printed material to be damaged by over tensioning. The excessive tensioning produced an inordinate amount of reworks and downtime while trying to work on the aging strapping machines. They required a strapping machine that could have the flexibility to adjust the tension and provide easy serviceability should the need arise.
MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer
The client, a roof truss manufacturer, was securing their loads with steel strapping for delivery to job sites. Their customers were becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of using steel strap for their workers, so our client needed a cost-effective, safe alternative to steel strapping.
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).
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.
Your Source for Battery Operated Strapping Tool Maintenance & Repair
For complete maintenance and repair of your battery operated strapping tools, look no further than the experienced factory trained service technicians at R.V. Evans Company.
Our team of skilled service technicians at the R.V. Evans Company offer over 25 years of combined experience repairing battery operated strapping tools including battery operated sealers, tensioners, and combination strapping tools.
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?
The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping
Your shipment is about to go out, and there’s a sudden snap. One of the metal straps holding your product together and in place has broken. One of your workers sighs and goes over to replace it. As he’s removing the strap, he grabs the edge the wrong way and it cuts him. He’s bleeding, and needs medical attention...
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.
Is There a Difference in Strapping Joint Strength?
A question that we hear a lot here at the R.V. Evans Company when discussing strapping is; “Is there a difference in joint strength between strapping materials?” This is often times brought on by the difference in appearance between steel strap and polyester strap.