Case Packing and Integration of End of Line Packaging Equipment

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Oct 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You've done your market research, created a product that your customers love, and developed and implement world class production with top notch quality.....there is only one thing left to do. Pack the boxes and ship the product. What are my options for case erecting, packing, and sealing? Should we just manually build and load the boxes, or should we completely automate?

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

The Difference Between a Case Sealer and a Case Erector

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Oct 4, 2017 12:45:00 PM

A case sealer and a case erector may sound similar, but they are two completely different machines. Granted, they both work with boxes, but that is where the similarity ends.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

Lantech to Unveil Revolutionary New Products at PACK EXPO 2017

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Sep 22, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Forty-five years ago, Lantech Founder and Chairman Pat Lancaster invented industrial stretch wrapping. Today, Lantech develops innovative products that help manufacturers maintain load security, throughput, and operator safety. That spirit of innovation will be on display Sept. 25-27 at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, where Lantech will introduce the latest addition to its C-series case erector line and two dynamic new stretch wrap machines.

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Topics: Pack Expo

5 Ways Case Erectors Can Benefit Your Company

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Sep 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM

If you've been considering a case erector for your production line, wonder no more. 

Here are five benefits a case erector can offer your company.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing, Operational Efficiency, Labor Savings

Lantech’s 45 years of data affirms time-tested load security formula

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Sep 15, 2017 12:30:00 PM

North American companies take notice as EU manufacturers seek load stability solution.

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Topics: eumos

The Secret Benefits of Case Erectors

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Sep 13, 2017 1:21:42 PM

It’s no secret square cases pack, stack and palletize better when they're erected with 90-degree corners. They also ensure that a product’s primary and secondary packaging looks good when it arrives to your customers or sits on a retailer’s shelf.

But here’s a secret you may not know:

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

The No. 1 Thing Most People Don't Know About Case Erectors

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Sep 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The Law of Unintended Consequences Is Alive and Well

Erecting cases with a machine doesn’t automatically guarantee an increase in productivity. Without proper planning and consideration, a case erector can cause unanticipated problems and even turn out to be counterproductive. In the worst situations, production is constantly interrupted to recover from unplanned downtime or machine jams.


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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

Lantech Applauds Packaging Distributors’ Commitment to Load Testing Pallets

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Aug 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Several national packaging distributors are about to raise the curtain on new state-of-the-art research and load-testing facilities around the United States.

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Topics: Containment Force

Lantech CEO Featured in Leading Trade Publication

Posted by Christopher Jones on Jul 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Lantech CEO Jim Lancaster’s book, The Work of Management: A Daily Path to Sustainable Improvement, is earning national attention for its detailed and honest account of Lantech’s shift to a lean management model. In June, Industry Week featured an article about the book, which chronicles how the company infused lean methodology into every facet of its operation.

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Topics: Lean Operations

Fixing a Continuous Improvement Effort That Stalls – and It Will Stall

Posted by Shea Sutherland on Jul 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Lantech CEO Jim Lancaster, author of the new Lean Enterprise Institute book "The Work of Management", explains on the latest Lean Blog podcast why and how he revitalized improvement tactics and strategy.

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Topics: Lean Operations

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