Orion Vs. Leading Competitor: Pallet Wrapping Competition

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

Shrink and Stretch Wrapping: Differences and Applications

"Go ahead and shrink wrap that pallet", my boss said before he walked out of the warehouse. I leaped into action only to waste 15 minutes searching for a shrink wrapper in the warehouse. There wasn't one. As my boss returned, he said to me in an annoyed voice, "Ok, what was confusing about shrink … Continue reading Shrink and Stretch Wrapping: Differences and Applications

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

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