Signode MOD GPX Strapping Machine Reduces Downtime and Provides Flexibility to Printing Company

Pre-Solution Application 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 … Continue reading Signode MOD GPX Strapping Machine Reduces Downtime and Provides Flexibility to Printing Company

MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer

Pre-Solution Application 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. The R.V. Evan's Value Added Solution After performing … Continue reading MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer

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

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 in order to hold those units in place, or to further secure boxes or crates in which products are packaged or stored. An … Continue reading Unitizing and Stabilizing Your Products: Strapping

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 … Continue reading Your Source for Battery Operated Strapping Tool Maintenance & Repair

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

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, … Continue reading The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping