Recap of PACK EXPO 2018

Posted by Frank McAllister

Another Pack Expo has come and gone and we had a great show! This year Lantech demonstrated three new machines. And, while our live demonstrations drew in the crowds to the Lantech booth, it was the 1-to-1 meetings that really made the show.

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Topics: Case Erector, Stretch Wrapping, Trade Shows

Lantech’s PACK EXPO 2018 Line Up Featuring 3 New Machines

Posted by Frank McAllister

At this year's Pack Expo Lantech will be demonstrating three new machines! New additions to our lines of case erectors, semi-automatic stretch wrappers, and automatic stretch wrappers will take center stage at our booth, N-5106, with live demonstrations and 1-to-1 meetings.

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Topics: Case Erector, Stretch Wrapping, Trade Shows

How to Prevent Loads from Tipping Over in a Truck

Posted by Kelly Wathen

A major cause of product damage is loads tipping over during transportation. Once a truck pulls out of your loading dock, what happens to your products is out of your control. Here are two things you can do to keep loads from tipping over.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage, Freight

The Questions to Ask When Evaluating Stretch Wrapper Machine Manufacturers

Posted by Kelly Wathen

When you’ve been manufacturing, and distributing stretch wrappers as long as we have - since 1972 - it’s inevitable that a pattern will begin to emerge in the kinds of questions people ask you. There are a number of questions that most buyers, at one point or another, have about their specific stretch wrapping needs and the machine that will work best for them. However, before most buyers get to those specific questions they often have questions about the reliability and quality of the machines in general.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Quick Guide to Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Kelly Wathen

From containment force to film tails, there is a lot to know if you want to achieve the efficient stretch wrapping necessary to minimize damage.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Checklist for Buying a Stretch Wrapper

Posted by Kelly Wathen

From cereal to concrete, stretch wrapping plays an important role in the shipping journey of many kinds of products. In our industry, we often say that anything can be stretch wrapped. Some items just need special considerations and planning before they are wrapped, but for the most part, you can stretch wrap anything.

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Topics: Buying a Stretch Wrapper, Stretch Wrapping

Reducing Product Damage in the Paper-Based FMCG Industry’s Supply Chain

Posted by Shea Sutherland

Did you know that tissues, diaper, and other paper-based industries suffer about 230 million dollars in product damage during the shipping process globally? About 70 million dollars of that loss happens in the North American markets alone.

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Topics: Product Damage, Stretch Wrapping, Tissue and Paper

Earthquakes, Pallet Damage, and Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Paul Stewart

If you've never been in an earthquake you would be amazed at how much damage 30 seconds of vibration can do. Even relatively short and mild earthquakes can cause serious damage.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage

Special Considerations when Stretch Wrapping Building Products

Posted by Shea Sutherland

Easy....but not simple

"It's not complicated. I just need a stretch wrapper for regular pallets."

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Don’t Forget Support When Purchasing a Stretch Wrapper

Posted by Allison Myers

It’s About the Load

Loads that ship with the right amount of containment force, are locked to the pallet with a film cable, and have no long or dragging film tails have the highest probability of arriving safely at their destinations.

As you begin your stretch wrapping machine purchasing journey, make sure you know why stretch wrapping is an essential part of your shipping process. 

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

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