During the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, it is helpful to know which food items sold at the store are packaged for longevity. Food preservation is achieved by either killing or slowing down the growth of microorganisms like bacteria and mold, by applying heat, drying, refrigerating or freezing, reducing of pH, controlling oxygen and carbon dioxide […]Read More 5 Store Bought Items Packaged to Last During the Coronavirus
Amid the spread of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease, the number of bad news can be overwhelming. Thankfully we have also seen positive and encouraging responses from companies across the United States. We wanted to take time and recognize some American Companies helping during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Below are a few companies doing […]Read More 25 Companies Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the world, multitudes of people have had to stay at home. Many people are placing orders online for delivery to avoid public areas. Whether ordering household supplies or takeout food, two questions remain; Can I get infected by handling or touching the surface of the package? Can I get […]Read More Can You Get Coronavirus From Deliveries?
The only thing worse than seeing a damaged freight shipment is being stuck with it. Anyone working in a facility receiving inbound shipments should be aware of how to sign for damaged loads. Follow the necessary steps below and watch the instructional video to be sure you or the shipper can file an insurance claim […]Read More How to Sign for Damaged Freight Shipments
In the effort towards reduced packaging waste, brands are listening to consumers. Customers desire fresh products with minimal packaging. Excessive packaging is not only wasteful but harmful to the environment. According to the University of Southern Indiana, packaging waste makes up the majority of landfills. However, some brands are taking the initiative to rethink their […]Read More Brands Striving for Reduced Packaging Waste
Shrink wrap is a bigger deal than many people realize. It has changed the world of packaging and protection since its inception in the mid-1970s. Some people have even made a business of shrink-wrapping objects as large as buildings and bridges. For the business owner packaging thousands of products, auto shrink wrap machines can mean […]Read More Ready to Invest in an Automatic Shrink Wrap Machine?
The two most common strapping machines are hand-held tensioners and stand-alone strapping machines. Handheld tensioners pull strapping tight around boxes while a strapping seal is crimped to hold the strapping in place. Stand-alone strapping machines use a foot pedal or photo eye to strap boxes as they move through the machine. Perfect for strengthening heavy […]Read More How To Use a Strapping Machine
Vacuum packaging is a process of packaging that removes air from a bag or container. The air removal modifies the atmosphere within the bag. The removal or reduction of oxygen increases shelf life several times longer than items not vacuum sealed. Vacuum sealing is an excellent, chemical-free way to preserve food. The question is, can […]Read More Can You Vacuum Seal Any Bag?