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

Pre-Solution Application 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 … Continue reading Seal-A-Tron L-Bar Sealer & Shrink Tunnel Reduces Material & Shipping Costs for Part Distributor

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

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 … Continue reading Shrink and Stretch Wrapping: Differences and Applications

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? Do you experience down time in your packaging … Continue reading Budget Friendly Solutions for Your Packaging Equipment Investment Needs

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.  Primary Packaging Industrial packaging can refer to primary packaging - the packaging in … Continue reading Industrial Packaging: Functions and Materials

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

Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Your Packaging & Fastening Process Logo courtesy of http://americarecyclesday.org/ 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. Not only does the R.V. Evans Company make every effort to … Continue reading Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in Your Packaging & Fastening Process

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Shrink Film?

Most people are currently using a particular gauge of shrink film because that's what has always worked. What many people don't know is that based on their specific application or process, there are several options available to reduce their shrink film usage and increase their bottom line. Most proactive shrink film projects are focused on corrugated reduction … Continue reading Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Shrink Film?