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The Smart Way to Get The Most Value From Your Stretch Film

Posted by Whitney Morris

You’re driving home after work and your gas light is on … again. You notice a gas station selling gas for $3.50/gallon and another selling the same gas for $1.50/gallon. Which station are you pulling into? It’s a no-brainer. You’re going to pay the least amount to get the most.

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Topics: Stretch Film, Stretch Film Cost

Hard Cider Co. Benefits From Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrapper [Case Study]

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One of the fastest growing beverage categories in the U.S. is fermented apple juice a.k.a. hard cider.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Throughput, Operational Efficiency, Stretch Film Cost, Labor Savings

Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrapper FAQs

Posted by Whitney Morris

Shopping for a stretch wrapper can be an overwhelming process. To simplify things, consider focusing on just a few areas when you’re comparing models. Most of our customers are concerned about the safety, reliability and ease of use of a machine. They also want machine support if something goes wrong. Read below to learn how to evaluate a semi-automatic stretch wrapper.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Semi-automatic Pallet Wrapping, Workplace Safety

A Plant Manager’s Guide to Stretch Wrap Equipment and Savings

Posted by Whitney Morris

When searching for the perfect stretch wrapper, you’re likely faced with an overwhelming amount of machine choices. For a lot of people, it’s important to buy a high-quality machine. High quality means the machine is safe, easy-to-use and requires minimal maintenance. But people shouldn't forget about getting the most value out of a machine and the features that make it efficient. 

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, XT Cut & Clamp, Stretch Film, Stretch Wrapping, EZ Weigh, Labor Savings

15 Best Operating Tips for Semi-Automatic Stretch Wrappers

Posted by Whitney Morris

Most stretch wrappers come with manuals on how to operate and trouble-shoot the machines. But they barely begin to cover what you need to know to create a safe-to-ship load.  

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Topics: Film Breaks, Stretch Film, Stretch Wrapping, Semi-automatic Pallet Wrapping, Containment Force

3 Tips to Improve Loading Dock Efficiency

Posted by Whitney Morris

The loading dock is the heart of your warehouse. It’s where loads of valuable product are prepared for shipment and packed into trucks. Sometimes the loading dock gets bogged down with too much traffic or too little attention to employee safety. Here are three tips to improve loading dock efficiency and help you get your product in and out of your facility quickly and safely. 

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Throughput, Operational Efficiency, Workplace Safety

3 Tips to Lower Freight Shipping Costs Before the Load Leaves the Dock

Posted by Whitney Morris

The cost of labor continues to rise. This year, U.S. labor costs had its largest increase in more than five years.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, EZ Weigh, Freight, Stretch Film Cost, Labor Savings

4 Things You Must Consider When You Pick Your Stretch Wrapper

Posted by Whitney Morris

 
Choosing the right semi-automatic stretch wrapper for the right setting can be tricky, unless you consider the loads being wrapped. While there are several different models and factors to choose from, there are two basic styles to consider: a turntable stretch wrapper and a straddle stretch wrapper. The deciding factor is the construction and makeup of your pallet loads. 
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Topics: Buying a Stretch Wrapper, Semi-automatic Pallet Wrapping

The Problems With Hand Wrapping Pallets

Posted by Whitney Morris

Let’s face it. Machines are better than humans at doing rote tasks, but they’re not better at doing work that requires intellectual decisions. In the world of stretch wrapping, machines wrap loads better than people do. A lot better, actually.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Stretch Wrapping, Operational Efficiency, Stretch Film Cost

New Twist on the Missing Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Story

Posted by Whitney Morris

It's been 13 months since Buffalo Trace Distillery reported  $26,000 worth of rare Pappy Van Winkle bourbon missing to the Franklin County Sheriff's Department in Frankfort, Ky. 

Last week, new details emerged about the case. 

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Topics: EZ Weigh, Pilferage/Security, Bottles

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