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

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

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