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

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

Safety and Savings

Making sure a workplace is meeting safety standards can be expensive, but a good safety program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. By using this calculator from the OSHA website, one can estimate costs associated with workplace injuries and see just how much more revenue is needed to cover costs. When using … Continue reading Safety and Savings

New to Carton Closing Stapling? Here’s What You Need to Know to Get Started.

With the help of our friends at Bostitch, the following will help you identify the best carton closing stapler and carton closing staples to staple the tops and bottoms of boxes. First, let's talk staples. Carton closing staples for top and bottom box closure come in two styles. "Stick" or "Strip" - good for low … Continue reading New to Carton Closing Stapling? Here’s What You Need to Know to Get Started.

Ergonomics and How We Can Help

According to Merriam-Webster, ergonomics is a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely.  Although the R&D departments of manufacturers are sure to design all of their products to fit into this mold, they unfortunately don't have the time or the resources to make sure that … Continue reading Ergonomics and How We Can Help

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

It’s All About the Tapeheads

We’ve talked in previous blogs about keeping products safe and secure once they leave the warehouse.  Good stretch film can keep products securely together on a skid, and custom products can keep everything in place while keeping your brand at the forefront of your customers mind.  Carton stapling tools are great for closing certain boxes.  However, in many production applications, securing your … Continue reading It’s All About the Tapeheads