With material shortages causing shipping delays and longer lead times, domestic sourced products can be enticing and help support North American workers. There are plenty of companies to consider whether desiring machinery or consumables. This post will highlight a few pallet wrapping machines and film manufacturers in North America. Some machines can cost more on […]Read More North American Pallet Wrapping Machines and Materials
Pallet wrap has been a popular packaging option since the 1970’s when it emerged as an affordable alternative over pallet shrink bags. Early pallet wrap did not have the amount of stretch rate the pallet wrap of today has. Like any product, pallet wrap has evolved over time and now has many options to choose […]Read More 5 Pallet Wrap Options To Secure Shipments Better!
Printed stretch film offers load security and stability while branding all pallets with company logos and artwork. It is a great way to advertise while pallets are in transport or in storage. Printed stretch film rolls cost more because they offer more. Below are common steps required when placing a custom printed order. 1. Understand […]Read More How To Order Printed Stretch Film
Pallet stretch wrap is available in hand and machine rolls. Hand rolls are shorter and lighter. Machine rolls are longer and wider and can weigh in excess of 100 lbs. Most machine stretch film rolls are available in 20″ to 80″ wide. Hand rolls often range from 10″ to 18″ wide. Other than noticeable physical […]Read More Hand Stretch Wrap vs Machine Stretch Wrap
Stretch wrapping for product protection is one of the most cost efficient and effective ways to help ensure safe transport. Whether wrapping by hand or machine, companies use stretch wrap all around the world. The products being wrapped can vary substantially. Most companies using stretch wrap are unitizing multiple products into one load, but some […]Read More Five Commonly Stretch Wrapped Products
We have several exciting developments we are looking forward to in 2017. First and foremost we are happy to be in our new facility with plenty of land for additional buildings and production area. The new facility allows us to offer several new services to all of our valued customers. Below are some new services […]Read More New in 2017 at U.S. Packaging and Wrapping LLC.
For companies wrapping hundreds or thousands of pallets annually, determining the amount of stretch film usage and the average stretch rate is important to understanding costs. Below are two step-by-step stretch wrap calculations and a video to determine stretch film usage and stretch rates. Determine Stretch Film Usage We recommend figuring the amount of film […]Read More Stretch Film Usage Calculations
Many people purchasing stretch film are not aware of the stretch film conversion process, which is perfectly fine. There are many products we purchase and have no idea how they are made. We wanted to share information about the stretch film conversion process to help potential stretch film buyers in their purchase. The actual manufacturing […]Read More 5 Things To Know About Stretch Film Converting