Posts about Case Erecting/Sealing

Why Do Case Erectors Jam?

Posted by Paul Stewart on Mar 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We interviewed Lantech's Paul Stewart, about the significant issue of why most case erectors jam. What follows are extracts from the transcript of our conversation.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

The Difference Between a Case Sealer and a Case Erector

Posted by Allison Myers on Dec 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

5 Ways Case Erectors Can Benefit Your Company

Posted by Allison Myers on Aug 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing, Operational Efficiency, Labor Savings

Case Packing and Integration of End of Line Packaging Equipment

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Aug 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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?

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

Eliminating Bottlenecks and Expensive Labor with a Well Placed Case Erector

Posted by Allison Myers on Jul 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In order to distribute a rapidly growing volume of cell phone orders generated over the busy weekend selling period, an international logistics company used expensive manual labor on Sundays to erect and bottom seal cases so that they could pack and ship phone orders on Monday.

Scrambling to erect the cases on Sunday added labor costs (extra hours and expensive overtime pay), increased inefficiencies on the shipping floor (employees who didn’t normally do case erecting were used to speed up the process), resulted in too many poorly built cases, and made for an uneven production schedule, with lots of batch orders resulting in peaks and valleys of cases that needed erecting. The rushed atmosphere of the Sunday case erecting sessions also often left cases haphazardly strewn about the warehouse. Cases cluttered walkways as the packing stations quickly overflowed with erected cases waiting for packing and distribution.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

3 Things That Make a Good Case Sealer

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jul 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Square cases are the key to getting your cases to pack, stack, and palletize better. That’s not a ground breaking revelation. In fact, many companies invest in a case erecting machine to help achieve this goal, and we’ve written a lot about case erectors in the past (check out this post that addresses some of the most common case erector Q&A’s).

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

Case Erectors Engineered for Compressed Air Efficiency

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jun 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Mike Castelli, Director Global Business Development, Case Handling Products at Lantech, recently wrote an article in Compressed Air Best Practices about engineering case erectors for compressed air efficiency.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

3 Ways Case Erectors Reduce Shipping Damage

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Jun 10, 2016 12:00:00 PM

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 Erecting/Sealing

The Secret Benefits of Case Erectors

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Apr 1, 2016 8:30:00 AM

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

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

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Nov 11, 2015 3:44:32 PM

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 Erecting/Sealing

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