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
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
Storing pallets of products outdoors is a common practice in many industries. Companies often do not have indoor storage space to keep all products inside. In order to transport the products to and from outdoor storage, they often need to be stabilized with a stretch plastic wrap. The problem with stabilizing pallet loads with a […]Read More Prolong the life of Stretch Plastic Wrap in the Sun
As the holiday season approaches and the year winds down, many companies have left over budgets to spend. Investing in materials and machinery is a great way to spend year-end budgets. We are offering an end of the year sale for just that reason. Through the month of December we are offering free shipping in […]Read More End of Year Closeout Sale!
Making the switch from applying stretch wrap by hand to using a machine can be an expensive upfront cost, but in the long run can save companies thousands of dollars in cost. There are a variety of options to choose from when considering a stretch wrap machine as well as many other options to choose […]Read More Machine Stretch Wrap Options
This year was an exciting year for America and U.S. Packaging & Wrapping. The country continues to climb out of recession and many businesses are increasing sales. Increased sales and production for businesses means more demand for packaging products. We want to thank all of our customers from small start-up companies to large multi-billion dollar […]Read More U.S. Packaging & Wrapping Year In Review