Starview Semi-Automatic Rotary Blister Sealing Machine Provides Retail-Ready Packaging Solution

Pre-Solution Application The client, a manufacturer of marine and small engine parts, was bagging all of their small engine parts for retail purchase.  Their customers asked for packaging that would allow for a retail display package, be tamper-evident and offer the ability for the finished package to hang or stand up. The R.V. Evans' Value-Added … Continue reading Starview Semi-Automatic Rotary Blister Sealing Machine Provides Retail-Ready Packaging Solution

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 … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Stop and Prevent Corrosion

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

Pre-Solution Application 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. The R.V. Evans' Value Added … Continue reading Pregis IntelliPack SmartBAGGER® Foam-In-Bag System Prevents Damages During Shipment

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 … Continue reading Rising Turnover Costs in Manufacturing: Mitigation Through Automation

High-Speed, Low Maintenance CIJ Printing: The Linx 8940

The Linx 8940 is part of the Linx 8900 range of CIJ printers designed to make your coding life easier.  With its IP65 rating (dust and washdown tight) and highest printing speeds (up to 16% faster than the Linx 8920), the Linx 8940 is designed for the most challenging coding applications.  The Linx 8940 makes code … Continue reading High-Speed, Low Maintenance CIJ Printing: The Linx 8940

Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 4 of 4 – Selecting the Right Poly Bag

In part one, we discussed if an automated packaging system is right for your company, along with an overview of various poly bagging systems in part two, and the different infeeds and printers for bagging systems in part three. Now, it’s time to figure out the “right” bag for your poly bagging application! What are … Continue reading Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 4 of 4 – Selecting the Right Poly Bag

Blown Film vs. Cast Film

When it comes to making a decision on which film to use for industrial films, bags, and sheeting the best starting point is to determine whether or not the application would be best served with blown film or cast film. There are major differences in the manufacturing process for each, as well as the benefits and drawbacks … Continue reading Blown Film vs. Cast Film