Corrugated shipper

Mark Atwater, Director of Vendor Relations,
Feature Article

Packaging materials reduce damages for wheel/tire shipments

Mark Atwater, Director of Vendor Relations,, discusses the importance of packaging, and how working with the UPS Package Design and Test Lab reduced parts damage during distribution.
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Lily Kelly takes a look at the boxes after they arrive in St. Louis.

Global Green tests recyclable produce shippers

The nation’s largest grocer works with Global Green to test the integrity of recyclable shippers for heavy produce items traveling 750 miles.
Shipping case cleanliness

Recycling reduces bacterial loading for corrugated shippers

In new study of corrugated shippers from six U.S. manufacturers, 100% of packages meet acceptable sanitation levels. Single-use purpose is said to contribute to cleanliness.
Sterling Anthony

The magic flute

Corrugated board resembles a sandwich, and likewise, is defined by what’s in the middle.
Bernhard Vaihinger, Head of Product Management, Innovation and Technology at Bosch Packaging Systems GmbH.

Retailers are ready for RRP

Bernhard Vaihinger is Head of Product Management, Innovation and Technology at Bosch Packaging Systems GmbH. Here he talks about recent trends in secondary packaging.

Less corrugated to landfill as wax coating usage drops

The Corrugated Packaging Alliance reports that just 3% of corrugated volume in 2013 used wax coatings, helping the recycling rate for old corrugated containers reach 88.5%.
Carton varieties. The cartoner handles a wide variety of carton sizes, so ease of changeover was a must.
Controls Case Study

Punched up pita packing

New cartoning technology powered by an advanced electric drives and control solution is paving the way for growth at Milwaukee-based Kangaroo Brands, a rising maker of pita bread products.
ALL-ELECTRIC. Shown here is one of the seven all-electric hot melt adhesive application systems running at the PepsiCo plant. The cost-effective stitching pattern is shown in the closeup.
Machine Case Study

How to unclog adhesive application

An all-electric adhesive application system brings cost savings, glue savings, and better application performance while greatly reducing time spent on cleaning nozzles.
Package Case Study

Sturdy box withstands e-commerce shipping demands

A new subscription service for men’s grooming products in the U.K. uses a custom-designed box, sturdy enough for shipping, while providing a positive brand experience.
LARGE-SCALE DISTRIBUTION. The four robot arms are used to pack cases that vary in size to accommodate volumes from 96 eggs to 1,400 eggs.
Machine Case Study

Lightweight robot arms case-pack eggs at 15,000/hr

Italian egg suppler installs four robot arms to case-pack different size cases that accommodate volumes from 96 eggs to 1,400 eggs, eliminating labor-related issues and improving its operational efficiency.


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