Annual Packaging costs for products bought and sold throughout the world are several billions of dollars. It is estimated that 10% of the overall cost of all retail products is packaging costs. Companies spend millions of dollars using packaging as a form of marketing to attract customers while products are on the shelf. There are […]Read More 5 of the Most Common Packaging Materials in the World
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.
Shrink wrap packaging is a generic term often used to describe packaged products. Most people do not realize it comes in a variety of different forms and is used to package millions of different products around the world. Many new and existing business owners are often lost when beginning to determine the right type of […]Read More 101 Products Ideal For Shrink Wrap Packaging
For companies wrapping hundreds or thousands of pallets annually, determining the amount of stretch film usage and 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 usage […]Read More Stretch Film Usage Calculations
Heat shrink wrap is any material that shrinks when heat is applied to it. One of the most common materials mistakenly called shrink wrap is stretch film. Stretch film is the material stretched around pallet loads of products to secure loads during transport. Stretch film is made from LLDPE which stands for Linear Low-Density Polyethylene. […]Read More What Type of Plastic is Shrink Wrap?
It is common for modern machines in any industry to have wearable parts when used day in and day out. Proper machine maintenance helps to ensure machines last longer. A shrink wrap machine is no different. We have customers using our shrink wrap machines 24 hours per day. With this much usage there are common […]Read More Wearable Shrink Wrap Machine Parts
Making the decision to purchase an automatic stretch wrap machine can be a difficult one to make. They cost more than semi-auto machines, and both achieve the same end result. So what are the benefits of an automatic stretch wrap machine and how do you know if it will benefit your business? The number one […]Read More Benefits of an Automatic Stretch Wrap Machine