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How to Anchor a Pallet Load

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Dec 29, 2016 11:42:19 AM

We estimate 20,000,000 pallet loads slide off each year resulting in $6 billion worth or unsalable products. Pallet wrapping uneven products (like those that are packaged in pails, barrels, or rolls) can be a challenge to keep on the pallet. Similarly, severely offset loads are also challenging to pallet wrap. When shipping these types of loads, however, sometimes distributors demand that they are not just pallet wrapped, but wrapped to the pallet.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip

Securing Pallet Loads: Stop the Slide

Posted by Allison Myers on Nov 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 Millions of loads slide off their pallets during shipment each year, resulting in billions of dollars of damage and waste. These loads start their shipment journeys by being stretch wrapped, a process that's supposed to prevent this problem.
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Topics: Pallet-Grip

Are You Really Getting A Load to Pallet Bond?

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Feb 12, 2016 2:46:38 PM

People buy stretch wrappers for a specific reason – to wrap loads for shipment. When they set up the machine, they program the top and bottom wrap counts, the wrap force, and the speed of the turntable and film delivery system. Then they trust the machine has everything it needs to create a load that is wrapped well enough to make it to its destination without damage.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage

The Stretch Wrapping Feature That Keeps Loads From Sliding Off Pallets

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Oct 23, 2015 1:32:22 PM

Every day loads slide off their pallets during shipment, causing billions of dollars of damage and waste each year. If your load is not locked to its pallet it’s at risk.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip

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

Posted by Whitney Morris on Mar 4, 2015 4:36:00 PM

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

Are You Shipping Bad Loads?

Posted by Allison Myers on Jan 22, 2015 2:10:00 PM

Stretch wrapping has come a long way since its invention just over forty years ago. Today, an amazing variety of methods and machines are used to stretch wrap over two-and-a-half billion pallets each year in the United States alone.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage, Containment Force

Eliminate Damage -- Don't Be Part of the Stretch Wrapping Crime Scene

Posted by Allison Myers on Jan 8, 2015 4:24:00 PM

Think of these photos as evidence in a crime scene. Innocent loads have been struck down in the process of trying to get to their destinations in the condition that they were originally made. 

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Maintenance, Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage, Containment Force

The Problems With Hand Wrapping Pallets

Posted by Whitney Morris on Dec 11, 2014 2:22:00 PM

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

How to Solve the Biggest Problem With Loads Sliding Off Pallets

Posted by Allison Myers on Mar 12, 2014 2:22:00 PM

Millions of loads slide off their pallets during shipment each year, causing billions of dollars of damage and waste. This happens because loads aren't adequately bonded to their pallets.

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Topics: Pallet-Grip

Easy Way to Reduce the Risk of Load Damage

Posted by Paul Stewart on Nov 8, 2012 2:29:00 PM

Loads Sliding Off Their Pallets Are a Big Cause of Damage!

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Product Damage

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