Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 2 of 4 – Overview of Different Systems

Part one of the Automated Packaging Systems - Poly Bagging Solutions 4 part series helped you decide if an automated packaging system was right for your company. This blog post will give you a brief overview of the  Autobag PaceSetter PS 125 and PS 125 OneStep, Autobag AB 180, the new Autobag 850S, Autobag AB 255, and … Continue reading Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 2 of 4 – Overview of Different Systems

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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

Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 1 of 4 – Should Your Company have One?

What is an Automated Packaging poly bagging system? An Automated Packaging poly bagging system is designed to make your packaging process easier and more cost effective. These systems use poly bags perfed on rolls that get imprinted and filled with a wide variety of products. Automated Packaging units can reduce the amount of time spent … Continue reading Automated Packaging Systems – Poly Bagging Solutions Part 1 of 4 – Should Your Company have One?

SCRAIL – The Perfect Combination Fastener

What is SCRAIL? The perfect combination fastener, SCRAIL has the speed and low labor cost of a nail with the holding power of a screw, so quality is never sacrificed for cost. With over 2,000 colors available to perfectly match the final product, SCRAIL fasteners are versatile and can be easily driven with any pneumatic … Continue reading SCRAIL – The Perfect Combination Fastener

The Difference Between Screw Shank Nails and Ring Shank Nails

When working in the Industrial Fastening or construction industry, one question that seems to come up often is whether it is better to use Ring shank nails or Screw shank nails. The answer depends on the material being used in the application in order to determine which nails to use. Screw Shank or Spiral Nails … Continue reading The Difference Between Screw Shank Nails and Ring Shank Nails

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

Sustainability in Packaging

The word sustainability in packaging can often times be a scary one. Most manufacturers see it as an overwhelming endeavor and choose to not approach it for fear of failing. The important thing to remember, however, is that attaining sustainability in packaging is not a one-time feat. It is an on-going process and takes time. … Continue reading Sustainability in Packaging