Orion Flex HPD Strech Wrapper Provides 74% Material Savings and 11 Month Return-On-Investment to Plastic Extrusion Manufacturer

Pre-Solution Application The client, a plastic extrusion manufacturer, was hand wrapping their 10’ long pallets.  This was a labor-intensive method that caused them to use excessive amounts of stretch film and took approximately 7½ minutes to wrap each load.  They required a solution that would allow them to wrap multiple pallets sizes up to 10’. … Continue reading Orion Flex HPD Strech Wrapper Provides 74% Material Savings and 11 Month Return-On-Investment to Plastic Extrusion Manufacturer

Save Thousands by Down-Gauging Your Stretch Film

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 Stretch Wrapper: What to Consider

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

Orion Vs. Leading Competitor: Pallet Wrapping Competition

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

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