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

The Work of Management Addresses How to Avoid the Deterioration of Results

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jul 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

In a recent interview with Planet Lean, Jim Lancaster, Lantech CEO and owner, sat down with Roberto Priolo to discuss his new book The Work of Management.

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Topics: Lean Operations

The Questions to Ask When Evaluating Stretch Wrapper Machine Manufacturers

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jun 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When you’ve been manufacturing, and distributing stretch wrappers as long as we have - since 1972 - it’s inevitable that a pattern will begin to emerge in the kinds of questions people ask you. There are a number of questions that most buyers, at one point or another, have about their specific stretch wrapping needs and the machine that will work best for them. However, before most buyers get to those specific questions they often have questions about the reliability and quality of the machines in general.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Quick Guide to Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jun 23, 2017 1:00:00 PM

From containment force to film tails, there is a lot to know if you want to achieve the efficient stretch wrapping necessary to minimize damage.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Checklist for Buying a Stretch Wrapper

Posted by Kelly Wathen on May 17, 2017 1:00:00 PM

From cereal to concrete, stretch wrapping plays an important role in the shipping journey of many kinds of products. In our industry, we often say that anything can be stretch wrapped. Some items just need special considerations and planning before they are wrapped, but for the most part, you can stretch wrap anything.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Buying a Stretch Wrapper

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