3 Ways Case Erectors Reduce Shipping Damage

Posted by Kelly Wathen

The easiest and most cost effective way to create square cases is to do it with a case erecting machine. Case erectors pull blanks from a magazine, square the box and tape the bottom flaps to form 90 degree angles on all sides.

Just like knowing the fundamentals of a sport is essential to becoming a great player, creating a square case is fundamental to preparing products for successful shipment. Here’s why:

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Topics: Case Equipment

How to Make a Square Case and Why It's Important

Posted by Kelly Wathen

It seems like it should be really easy to make a square case out of a piece of corrugate that's already cut to form one, but as case erecting experts, we can tell you it’s not as easy as one might think.

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Topics: Case Equipment

Rise of Recycled Corrugated & What It Means for End of Line Packaging

Posted by Allison Myers

We’re building the space shuttle competing against other people who are still flying Spitfires,” Anthony Pratt, Forbes, July 29
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Topics: Product Damage, Case Equipment

Don't Risk Load Failure With Bad Cases

Posted by Whitney Morris

Companies expect their products to safely arrive at their destinations in the same condition they left. Whether they ship an expensive load of bourbon (we’re headquartered in bourbon country, after all!) or a load of crayons, every load needs at least some minimal amount of protection to make it safely to where it's going. And some loads require more protection than others.  

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Topics: Product Damage, Case Equipment

4 Reasons Square Cases Matter to Your Business

Posted by Allison Myers

Making square cases is not just something you do for people with OCD or people who hate to see pallet loads or boxes not stacked at perfect right angles. Non-square cases can actually contribute to shipping damage, which cuts into profits and leads to unhappy customers.

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Topics: Case Equipment

Square Cases 101: Why You Need Them

Posted by Allison Myers

It seems like the easiest thing to put together "square," or correctly formed, cases, or boxes, that are easy to pack, stack and ship. Except, as case erecting experts, we can tell you that it's not as easy as it sounds.

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Topics: Case Equipment

3 Most Important Factors to Consider When Evaluating a Case Erector

Posted by Allison Myers

This week I interviewed Madison Crawford, our Case Equipment Product Manager, for her advice on a subject a lot of people ask about:

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Topics: Case Equipment

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