The Benefits of Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging options are becoming more prominent each year, as traditional methods are being replaced with more eco-friendly options in the food, pharmaceutical and healthcare fields. An increased awareness in sustainability is fueling the growth. The cost of producing flexible packaging is lower than standard packaging, as it takes less materials to produce. The more […]

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Wide Bagger – Case Study

Autobag 600 Wide Bagging System 2019 Case Study Annual savings: $85,160 Product shipped: Collectibles Payback period: 11 months Previous method: Hand loading into flat bags Previous Labor: 5 employees Previous Cost/1000: $213 New method: Two Autobag Wide Baggers New labor: 2 employees New cost/100: $128 For maximum productivity in wide bag and horizontal packaging applications, […]

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Autobag AB 180 Case Study

Automatic Bagging AB 180 Case Study Annual savings: $48,323 Payback period:  9 months, 3 weeks Product shipped: Women’s sports apparel Previous method: Hand-loading item into flat bags Previous labor: 3 employees Previous cost/100: $254 New method: Autobag AB 180 OneStep New Labor: 1 employee New Cost/100: $147 The Autobag AB 180 OneStep is a high-productivity […]

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TableTop Bagger Case Study

Annual Savings: $212,500Payback Period: 6 monthsProduct Shipped: NutraceuticalsPrevious Method: Hand loading into padded envelopesPrevious Labor: Up to 10 employeesNew Method: Autobagå¨ PaceSetter PS 125 OneStep‰ã¢New Labor: 1 employeePostage Savings: $0.17 per package The Autobag PaceSetter PS 125 OneStep is a compact, tabletop bagger ideal for mid-volume fulfillment operations. In this application, the built-in imprinter is […]

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Pet Food Packaging

Packaging is one of the most important things for pet-industry manufacturers. Pet owners want to know that the product they are buying is sealed properly so their pet food or treats are as fresh as possible. No one wants to buy a new 50 lb. bag of pet food to find that it has lost […]

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5 Signs Your Packaging Operation is Ready for Automation – By Autobag

1. With unemployment at its lowest rate in years (3.9% as of2018), finding, training and retaining labor is becoming increasingly difficult. As the demand for warehouse positions increases, the pool of full-time and seasonal workers continues to get smaller. Introducing automation into your packaging operation allows you to decrease your labor requirements; which reduces payroll […]

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5 Signs Your Packaging Operation is Ready for Automation – By Autobag (2)

1. With unemployment at its lowest rate in years (3.9% as of2018), finding, training and retaining labor is becoming increasingly difficult. As the demand for warehouse positions increases, the pool of full-time and seasonal workers continues to get smaller. Introducing automation into your packaging operation allows you to decrease your labor requirements; which reduces payroll […]

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Autobag 600 Wide Bagger

Autobag has introduced the new Autobagå¨ 600‰ã¢ and Autobagå¨ 650‰ã¢ Wide Bagging Systems will accommodate a range of Autobagå¨ bags-on-a-roll and bags-in-a-box material up to 16 inches wide by 27 inches long. The Autobag 600 is a semi-automatic filling and sealing machine designed for packaging large products at speeds up to 65 bags per minute. […]

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Packaging Explained – EZ Tear

Packaging Explained is a new series of short videos from Automated Packaging that breaks Airpouch EXTear down the packaging industry. It will feature explanations on various types of packaging, steps of the manufacturing process, graphics and printing processes, and much more! Today, we‰Ûªre starting with AirPouch EZ-Tear! […]

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Expansion Plans

Pyramid Packaging is making plans to move forward with the expansion of its current headquarters at 2901 Shermer Road, south of Willow Road. Company owner Bob Ploen says that he selected the Northbrook location in 2013 because the one acre lot was ideal should the growth of his business require more space. The two-part expansion […]

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Protective Packaging Solutions

Innovative protective packaging solutions can enhance your company‰Ûªs image with internal packaging that showcases your brand and demonstrates a commitment to environmentally responsible packaging, while minimizing the size and weight of the overall package for lower shipping costs. Air pillows are available in EarthAwareå¨ recycled or biodegradable blends that are tinted green for customer awareness; […]

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LoveShaw Case Study

LoveShaw Case Study – CF-5 Semi-Automatic Case Former & LD-3SB Case Sealer An authorized Little Davidå¨ distributor was asked to visit a national co-packer to evaluate the benefits of a box former and a case sealer. The company was interested in increasing throughput by eliminating the existing manual process. The operators were hand erecting and […]

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Types of Flexible Packaging Films

Pyramid Packaging is a supplier of pre-opened poly bags in a wide range of film types for virtually any bag packaging application. Deciding on the best flexible plastic film for your packaging application can be a complicated process. There are many variables to consider in order to best display and preserve your packaged product. Different poly bag […]

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Autobag’s DATA Count U-162 Counters

  Autobag’s DATA Count U-162 Counter integrated with the Autobagå¨ 500‰ã¢ bagger is specifically engineered to fully automate the high-speed counting and packaging of bulk small products. It is a compact, flexible and cost effective system designed with advanced counting technology from DATA Technologies and innovative product engineering from Automated Packaging Systems. Capable of counting […]

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