How much does stretch wrapping stretch? Is more better? Depends on the stretch film, the machine and most importantly, your product, loads and goals.
Asking how does stretch wrapping work? You first have to understand why we stretch wrap loads in the first place.
Sustainability in packaging Everyone is concerned about source reduction and sustainability in packaging. Driven by cost reduction initiatives, general awareness, social pressure and supplier scorecards tracked by mass retailers, manufacturers have 360 degree motivation to reduce packaging. Going green has other facets. The net impact of changes is one example – and sometimes increased […]
Stretch wrapping a load offers the best performance/price combination, but there are alternatives to stretch wrap. Read more here.
There’s no single “best” film Every application and company is different. Sure, there are commonalities, but there’s a lot of detail that film experts and local reps consider when suggesting the optimal stretch film for an application. The “best stretch film” is relative – based on your goals, circumstances and expectations. Film gauge, pre-stretch […]
Awareness & “Score Card” Progress Sustainability has been a hot topic in the CPG packaging industry since the 90s when mass retailers started to respond to consumer pressure to develop programs around source reduction and recycled content. Manufacturers which supply the retailers have pushed machine and materials suppliers to provide a range of solutions that […]
In honor of Forklift Safety Day we wanted to remind everyone of how operators can stay safe while driving these material handling vehicles.
Injuries at work cost companies a lot of money every year in direct costs, plus more! Find out how you can reduce the risk with a stretch wrapper.
There is a specific way to load a truck to keep pallet loads from failing during shipment. Read to find out what.
There’s a lot of stretch wrappers out there. Don’t be distracted. Here are a few things to look for. You’ll also find some budgeting information.