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

How to Understand Pre-Stretch Tests

Stretch film is there for the safety of products. That much is obvious. However, without the best stretch film available, your company can be losing money and actually decreasing your product’s safety. Luckily, there are three tests that an R.V. Evans specialist can perform to help insure that your business is using the absolute best … Continue reading How to Understand Pre-Stretch Tests

Retail Distribution Center’s Pallet Loads are “All Wrapped Up” with Orion Stretch Wrapper Solution

Pre-Solution Application The client, a distribution center for over 50 retail store locations, was previously manually applying hand grade stretch film to unitize their outgoing pallets of merchandise.  This method was time consuming, labor intensive, and provided inconsistent load containment. The R.V. Evans’ Value Added Solution After performing a Site Needs Analysis and thorough review … Continue reading Retail Distribution Center’s Pallet Loads are “All Wrapped Up” with Orion Stretch Wrapper Solution

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

Pricing Trend Update: Polyethylene Resin Market Pricing Increasing

The Polyethylene resin market pricing began the year with a strong upward trend. Now, as we approach the final quarter of the year, we are experiencing price increases in a range of resin based products including stretch film, poly bags on rolls, polypropylene strap, and various resin based films (LDPE, LLDPE, & HDPE). As a distributor … Continue reading Pricing Trend Update: Polyethylene Resin Market Pricing Increasing

Pallet Unitizing: The Different Types of Pallets and How to Protect Them

Using strapping material to secure pallets has been around for forever. Using stretch wrapping as a method to unitize pallets really came on board in the 70's. It has since changed the way that people unitize pallets and can be a huge asset to any company. The whole key to determining the best approach to … Continue reading Pallet Unitizing: The Different Types of Pallets and How to Protect Them

4 Benefits of a Stretch Wrapping Machine vs Hand Wrapping

There is a fairly good chance that if you were to ask someone that works in a warehouse packaging/shipping department, what the worst job was, the answer would be stretch wrapping pallets by hand. As I have mentioned in a previous blog, stretch wrapping machines are one of the most cost justifiable pieces of equipment … Continue reading 4 Benefits of a Stretch Wrapping Machine vs Hand Wrapping