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Top five tips for improving the efficiency of your warehouse

28 September 2018

With a busy period around the corner for many of us, we often expect more from our warehouse packing and picking operation than we do the rest of the year. This can lead to fatigue, stress and low morale of the warehouse team as well as put a lot of pressure on the rest of the system. There are however things that can be done or implemented to help improve the efficiency of your warehouse...

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Branding your packages to positively influence your customers

11 June 2018

Many producers and retailers are desperate to find a way to stand out from their competitors and win repeat custom. We are all aware that ensuring that your strong brand is evident throughout every facet of your products is important. That said, many people and companies overlook the potential of branded secondary packaging to positively influence customers.

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Labeling packaging - variety and applications

25 May 2018

Correctly packaging your products for shipping is one thing, but are you certain that you are using the correct labels? There are a huge variety of different packaging labels and each of them have their own uses and applications. Packaging professionals need to ensure that  not only are they using the correct packaging products for their needs, but also the correct labels - especially for...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SHRINK FILM: PVC VS. POLYOLEFIN

07 November 2017

Shrink film, also called shrink wrap, is a material made up of polymer plastic film. When heat is applied, it shrinks tightly over whatever it is covering. Heat can be applied with a handheld heat gun, or the product and film can be passed through a heat tunnel on a conveyor. Choosing the right, Shrink Film, Shrink Seal Machine and or Heat Tunnel and combination of, is vital to obtaining...

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What you need to know about packaging machinery and automating your packaging operation

23 June 2017

When considering introducing packaging machinery to automate your packaging operation you will likely already have an idea as to what processes could benefit from automation. There are a large number of packaging processes that can be automated including pallet wrapping, box sealing, strapping and void fill.

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Top 5 tips for reducing your packaging waste

09 June 2017

We can all benefit from reducing waste from a general environmental perspective, however as a business, it becomes even more important. Businesses hold a larger degree of owned responsibility for the waste produced, many of them are even bound by packaging waste regulations and therefore have obligations not only to the regulatory bodies, but also to their stakeholders. 

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Packaging recycling - who is really responsible?

01 June 2017

When it comes to the issue of recycling, aside from the fact that we should all be doing more of it, little is certain. And now it turns out that the jury is out on just whose shoulders the ultimate responsibility of packaging recycling lays. Today we ask the question, as a packaged product passes down the line from manufacturer to customer, who is really responsible for ensuring as much...

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How to measure a cardboard box

13 May 2017

Ensuring you get your measurements right when getting a quote for a bespoke box is understandably important. Fortunately measuring a box is really simple when you know how. 

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2017 Sparking potential price rises in the corrugate board market

03 May 2017

There are several factors at work in the 2017 corrugated industry that are sparking predictions of future price increases. With the UK already experiencing the effects of Brexit on the Pound and the introduction of a new National Living Wage, the container board, sheet feeding and box markets will inevitably be impacted.

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Positively influencing your customers with branded packaging

28 February 2017

Many producers and retailers are desperate to find a way to stand out from their competitors and win repeat custom. We are all aware that ensuring that your brand is evident throughout every facet of your products is important. That said, many overlook the benefits of branded secondary packaging to positively influence customers.

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