The trend of using sustainable packaging is gaining momentum, and it will see a consistent rise in the future as well. More and more companies are using packaging materials that are eco-friendly throughout their entire life cycle, including in their functionality, marketing, and after their use has been fulfilled. Sustainable packaging also helps in reducing the costs involved with packaging design.
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?
Topics: Case Packing
A major cause of product damage is loads tipping over during transportation. Once a truck pulls out of your loading dock, what happens to your products is out of your control. Here are two things you can do to keep loads from tipping over.
Demand for corrugated cases is forecast to grow at a 4 percent annual rate through at least 2020. In the face of this rising demand, shippers are confronting the ever present specters of cost reduction and sustainability by switching to thinner corrugated and/or corrugated made with increasing amounts of recycled content.
These trends put more pressure than ever before on corrugated cases to be assembled correctly so they deliver their designed performance.
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.
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.
Topics: Pack Expo
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.
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:
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.