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Packaging World      Packaging Insights Editor, Sterling Anthony
SPONSOR: Automated Packaging Systems February 22, 2012 | Edited by Sterling Anthony

Autofulfillment™ SPrint™ — Automation, speed & flexibility for mail order fulfillment >>

The Autofulfillment™ SPrint™ System is fully customizable & integrates with existing warehouse management systems. 3-point scanning verification, ergonomic design, and field-proven components ensure quality & reliability. Genuine bags create a unique box-like opening that eases product insertion.

Automated Packaging Systems

A streamlined operation >>

The automated fulfillment process starts with the inline system delivering a pre-opened SidePouch® mailbag to the operator workstation. This machine holds the bag open in a box-like position for easy loading. At the same time, the shipping label is automatically printed, applied and verified.

Automated Packaging Systems

Enhanced productivity >>

The ergonomic design and small footprint of the Autofulfillment SPrint easily integrates into existing packing and shipping areas. Each field-proven, modular component is designed into the system for easy serviceability. This system is supported by technical phone support to keep it running at peak performance.

Automated Packaging Systems

SidePouch® system-matched mailbags >>

SidePouch bags can be pre-printed in up to 10-colors and offer other features, such as easy-open perforations or two-way tape for merchandise returns. EarthAware™ mailbags retain their durability and performance properties, while promoting sustainability and producing less waste than comparable corrugated mailers.

Automated Packaging Systems

EarthAware™ >>

The EarthAware product line includes a film made entirely from recycled pre-consumer bags and film scrap.

Automated Packaging Systems


Reverse auctions and packaging

The use of reverse auctions continues to increase, but what do they portend for the discipline of packaging?

Swiss company selects multidose dispenser for eye care product

TRB Chemedica is first to use preservative-free Opthalmic Squeeze Dispenser for dry eye treatment....

ConAgra speaks to the future of innovation

Mark Yunker, principal packaging engineer, Research, Quality and Innovation, for ConAgra Foods, offers insights from more than 30 years in the business and provides packaging suppliers with some valuable suggestions....

Thermoformed tray enables crop waste-based packaging

Design of new thermoformed 'grow trays' enables optimized manufacturing of coolers made from Ecovative's mushroom-root and crop-waste packaging material....

Color: the ultimate consumer persuader

Package color is one of the first things that attract consumers at the store shelf; consider breaking the color mold in a product category for differentiation....

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Contract Packaging Assoc. Annual Meeting
Join Contract Packaging Asssociation members at their annual gathering, held this year at Gran Melia Hotel & Resort, Rio Grande, Puerto, Rico on February 23-26.

Ipack-Ima provides technology solutions for processing, packaging, internal handling, logistics, warehousing and POS; the 2012 exhibition will be held at Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy on February 28-March 1.

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