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
Using a shrink wrap machine from home is perfect for anyone starting a new business or introducing a new product. Companies around the world sell anything from custom made knives to baked goods packaged in shrink wrap. Large multi-billion dollar companies use shrink packaging and home operated businesses can shrink wrap products with the same […]Read More How to Shrink Wrap at Home
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?
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!
Extended warranties offered by U.S. Packaging & Wrapping will double the amount of time a new machine is covered. Most shrink wrap machines come with a 1-year factory warranty. An extended warranty will cover the new machine for 2 years after the purchase date. The extended warranty covers non-wearable part replacement costs. An extended warranty […]Read More Extended Warranties for Shrink Wrap Machines