In a world where there are too many boxes to choose from only one can rescue you from selecting the wrong box...Flute Box Hero! Over the past two days, we've explored the world of corrugated boxes. From linerboard to box styles and now to flutes. No, not these flutes... These flutes... Choosing the right flute … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Flute Box Hero (Part 3 of 3)
TBH I'm SMH with all the acronyms that pop up everywhere. LOL Translation: To be honest I'm shaking my head with all the acronyms that pop up everywhere. Laugh out loud. The other day I caught my teenager rolling her eyes at me when I told my husband, "BRB!" Translation: Be right back! She quickly … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Making Sense of All Those Acronyms (Part 2 of 3)
Who else besides me analyzes their package that was just delivered before you open it, while you're opening and after you've opened it? Do you take the time to inspect every detail about the packaging? Then you start to form theories in your head why they sent that tiny little box of garbage liners in … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Will That Be a Single, Double or Triple? (Part 1 of 3)
Choosing a continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer can be complicated. Choosing what is right for you is always best done by working with a solutions representative. However, to get you started, it is best to know which manufacturers offer a specific key advantage you need- extended service intervals for more production time, lower maintenance costs, printing … Continue reading Choosing a CIJ Printer: A 60-Second Analysis
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
Production should be as seamless as possible. Changeovers can inhibit seamless production. If you are a manufacturer that runs multiple products down the same line, we've got a solution to help you switch to different batch/date/lot codes more simply, accurately, and timely. By combining the Linx 7900 CIJ printer with the QuickSwitch barcode scanner, operators can scan … Continue reading The QuickSwitch Plus: Make it Easy!
When many manufacturers go to market in search of tape to use for case sealing applications, the primary concern often seems to be the tape's thickness (in mils) and the price. Purchasers often think to themselves, "Okay, which tape has the best mil rating/price ratio?". However, this can cause many problems. Let us take a … Continue reading Why Thickness and Price are not Indicators of Tape Quality