Stretch film costs are rising and companies are struggling find ways to cost-effectively wrap their loads. Certainly, wrapping and protecting your loads is still necessary. So how can you reduce your costs when stretch film just keeps getting more expensive? The answer: down-gauging! What is down-gauging? Down-gauging is the process in which a stretch film is … Continue reading Save Thousands by Down-Gauging Your Stretch Film
Selecting a new stretch wrapper can be a daunting task. Here are a few tips to help simplify this task and help you select the wrapper that most positively affects your bottom line for years to come. First, let's reiterate why we stretch wrap. We stretch wrap loads with two primary objectives: Get your load … Continue reading Selecting a Stretch Wrapper: What to Consider
Choosing a continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer can be complicated. Choosing what is right for you is always best done by working with a solutions representative. However, to get you started, it is best to know which manufacturers offer a specific key advantage you need- extended service intervals for more production time, lower maintenance costs, printing … Continue reading Choosing a CIJ Printer: A 60-Second Analysis
Marking your pallets' lead boards is an essential means of communicating information about the pallet or the timber from which it is constructed. Many manufacturers will mark their pallets with an electric brander or other pallet branding tool (see Figure 1). Figure 1 This traditional method of producing pallet markings is used by many … Continue reading Marking Pallets: Branding vs. Printing
Pallet wrapping, stretch wrapping, load wrapping- whichever you prefer to call it- is a big industry with a lot of options available. Whether you are looking for ways to reduce packaging costs, increase throughput, or reduce total cost of ownership, there are options for you. These options come from manufacturers like Orion Packaging, Wulftec, Lantech, Uline, … Continue reading Orion Vs. Leading Competitor: Pallet Wrapping Competition
It’s not uncommon for our customers to package products that have a particularly strong odor such as car fresheners, incense, food, or even animal bait. Sometimes, it is desirable for the smell to permeate through the bag so that the consumer can sample it. In other cases, the odor must be kept securely inside the … Continue reading Listen…. Do You Smell Something?
The new Linx 8920 and Linx 8940 combine the proven benefits of the Linx 8900 with a series of additional enhancements that deliver even faster line speeds and easier set-up along with a further extension to service intervals, enabling the coders to deal with the most demanding of applications. A unique feature of the new … Continue reading The Linx 8920 and 8940 Models