Understand common wearable shrink wrap machine parts before purchasing a machine. Knowing a base cost for wearable parts offers machine owners the ability to properly forecast operational expenses.
Test a shrink wrap machine and shrink film thickness prior to buying it. Customers simply send products to our location and tell us what they would like the end product to look like and we fit it to the proper machine.
For the new year, U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC. has several changes that are in the works. Find out what the new year has in store for the company.
Find out the right stretch film for your products. The right stretch film can reduce product loss and long term stretch film cost. Use the chart to determine which stretch film is right for your application.
An investment of less than $.50 can save companies thousands of dollars from product loss. Pallet top sheeting is easily applied and can be a must-have for some applications.
When determining the best form of packaging for a product, do not be confused between vacuum packaging and shrink wrapping. Both forms of packaging are great ways to protect products when used properly. Find out the differences between the two.
Understanding the packaging options available for different products helps to ensure customers will receive an undamaged product upon arrival. Any seller using Ebay, Amazon, or Etsy should thoroughly consider packaging guidelines and options when selling. Use this guide to save money and help ensure customers receive undamaged products.
One of the most frustrating things about searching for information online is not being able to find what you are looking for. Sometimes specific information is hard to find online, but high traffic search terms should be easy to find what is needed. The search term "shrink wrap" is a common term that should display the right product.
Cross linking polymers is a method of linking one polymer chain to another. A variety of different polymers are often cross linked to perform different functions. Find out how cross linking is achieved and specific advantages of cross linked film.
Meat packaging is a multi-billion dollar industry with a large variety of machines and materials used throughout the supply chain. This is a general information article about the meat packaging industry. An excellent source for companies wanting to learn more about the process and industry.
Each one of the machines featured in our new demo videos are intended for medium to high shrink wrapping output. The videos offer a great guide for pre-purchase questions.
Identifing signs for the need of a stretch wrap machine can help save companies money in the long term. Find out key signs that indicate the need of a stretch wrap machine.
Initial investment costs when dealing with packaging materials or machines can often be costly and overwhelming. Making a wise decision on those investments can often save the business money in the long run.
Christmas is the most commercialized holiday in the world. Companies make billions of dollars every Christmas season. Packaging is often used to help marketing campaigns, but can also add to the waste during the holiday season. Read some fun facts about packaging and the Christmas season.
During this season of giving thanks for the blessings in life, consider being thankful for packaging advancements. Never thought of that eh? Packaging advancements have greatly improved the quality of life for people around the world. In fact, certain forms of packaging enable the traditional Thanksgiving meal as we know it.
A stretch wrap machine with a scale can save companies time and money. The ability to weigh pallet loads with a built-in scale enables operators to quickly weigh loads and begin wrapping in one motion.
With a few basic supplies and ten minutes of time, users can test the stretch rate of stretch film. Obtaining an ideal stretch rate can save companies money and reduce film costs. Follow these simple steps to find out the rate of stretch film stretchability.
Vacuum packaging can be an excellent form of packaging for a variety of consumable and non-consumable products. Find out the benefits of vacuum packaging and how it can save products, money, and increase the bottom line.
Shrink wrap can be used for more that retail and industrial packaging. Use these shrink wrap life hacks to store items, keep food longer, reduce energy bills, and even produce professional looking CDs. Most shrink wrap life hacks can be done with minimal investment.
For some pallet loads, standard stretch wrap machines do not offer what is needed to correctly wrap and secure the load. A variety of available stretch wrap machine upgrade can correct wrapping issues and ensure secured loads.
View a video library of shrink wrap machines for beginners up to high-output operations. Find out how shrink wrapping works and how small companies can begin shrink wrapping with minimal start-up costs!
Stretch wrap machine safety guidelines for a variety of turntable stretch wrap machines. Excellent information for employee training and meetings. Find general safety guidelines for transportation, installation, operation, and maintenance.
With the right amount of product volume, companies can make a good investment with the purchase of a stretch wrap machine. Stretch wrap machines can reduce product loss, reduce worker fatigue, and increase film efficiency. Find out why a stretch wrap machine may be right for your location.
Impulse sealers are an excellent option for companies beginning to package products. Impulse sealers are capable of wrapping several product per day. Finding the right heat settings for the sealer allows sealing wires to last longer and sealing to be more efficient.
Shrink tunnels can increase packaging efficiency and decrease worker fatigue. The proper shrink tunnels can quickly and easily shrink wrap package a variety of products. Determining the proper shrink tunnel speed and heat settings can ensure professional look packages with minimal effort.
View Different product packaging ideas for a variety of products. Flexible packaging offers an affordable packaging solution to a variety of products. The use of the proper flexible packaging material can present a professional packaging at an affordable cost.
Anyone familiar with stretch wrap or stretch wrappping has heard the term 80 gauge stretch wrap. By far the most common film within the stretch wrap industry, 80 gauge stretch film can have a variety of meanings.
Find out what shrink wrap machine is best for your business. Shrink wrapping is an inexpensive, yet professional way for companies to package a variety of products. Using the proper machine can save businesses time and money.
Find out up coming developments for U.S. Packaging & Wrapping in 2015! New product offerings, new product demos and tutorials, as well as several other planned events in 2015.
The variety of shrink wrap machines on the market vary substantially. There are shrink wrap machines available online that look exactly the same, but durability and performance are drastically different.
Bundling stretch film is an excellent option for a variety of applications across multiple industries. Find out common uses of bundling stretch film and if it will meet your needs.
The shrink wrap packaging reference guide is a complete guide of references and resources for shrink wrap packaging! Find out if shrink wrap will work for your products, view start-up costs, and more!
Polyolefin shrink film is FDA approved for direct food contact and an excellent option for packaging a variety of products! Companies can often package food product for pennies when using polyolefin shrink film!
Save money on stretch film costs by ordering in bulk and down gauging. By sampling different film, companies can substantially save on stretch wrap costs throughout the year.
Consumer packaging is an important part of the marketing process. Packaging is often a product's first impression to customers. Find out what customers overwhelmingly dislike about product packaging.
View technical data for all stretch film products we offer. This post includes all technical data for hand and machine stretch film rolls, anti static film rolls, colored stretch film rolls, vented stretch film rolls, and hybrid stretch film.
Find out how much shrink wrap machines cost. Learn about the cost for a beginners shrink wrap machine up to a high speed fully automatic shrink wrap machine. Read about the benefits of each machine and how to determine what type you need.
When purchasing plastic packaging products there are a variety of thicknesses available. Different manufacturers and products use different units of measurement. Use our conversion chart to convert guage into: mils, microns, millimeters, and inches.
Read about new products available at U.S. Packaging & Wrapping. New machines and packaging products available to help customers package and product products more efficiently.
Find out what most home use aluminum foil thicknesses are. Learn how they are measured and what the benefits of each thickness is.
Plastic packaging or flexible packaging prices always fluctuate. Manufacturers and suppliers have to adjust pricing based on the market price for plastic resins. This post examines what influences plastic packaging prices.
Use this guide to find local shrink wrap suppliers for small quantities of products. Some supply equipment and suppliers for consumers wanting to wrap a small amount of product.
Read about the different food packaging supplies we offer and which products work well with each sector of food packaging. Find out if shrink wrap, poly bags, or a variety of other materials are the right packaging option for your food products.
This post focuses on the diversity of the packaging industry. We look at a large variety of packaging companies found in the United States. Many serve a wide range of sectors and others serve very specific sectors within the packaging industry. All of them help to bring end products to customers.
Use the pallet stretch film guide to find where to buy pallet wrap locally and online. Learn what local chains offer and how they can benefit your needs.
Watch videos explaining how to measure for different shrink wrap materials. Learn what size of shrink wrap you need for your products before you buy. Protect and offer excellent displays for all of your products!
Stretch film is used all around the world hold and secure products. It is an affordable way to protect against product loss. How does it work? What makes stretch film work better and more efficiently?
Use our chart to view commonly used shrink bag sizes! Find out which bag is right for your application. Wrap everything from CDs, DVDs, Books, and more!
Follow this detailed guide to find which stretch film is right for you! Properly protect and secure your products with the right stretch film!
Use our measuring guide to properly measure for shrink wrap bags, tubing, and rolls! Ensure you are ordering the proper product at an affordable price.