Monthly Archives: September 2014

  • Reinforcing The Durability Of Packaging Products With An Impulse Sealer

    Bag SealerThere are different types of packaging tools used by businesses. In plastic packaging for example, it is often important to have a durable seal or lock to keep the products safe from moisture, dust and damages. There are zip locks and tapes that can be used to seal a plastic package however for a more attractive and professional look, it is better to use an impulse sealer. This type of sealer uses heat to seal together plastic and provides an impenetrable protection for the goods inside the package. Depending on the size of the packaging material, sealers can be customized for industrial use. There are hand operated and automatic sealers and there are those that can be operated through a foot pedal. For larger business operations, it is ideal to have an automatic or a foot-pedal operated sealer.

    One of the considerations for buying a bag sealer is the size. Most small businesses opt for tabletop sealers while larger operations choose automatic impulse sealer. This tool can be combined with a vacuum sealer to package food products for safe shipping. You can even have your own sealer at home if you want to temporarily shelve some items. By sealing the bags, the items inside can be protected from dust and scratches. Sealers can also be used to protect items that will need to be shipped from one place to another during shows and trade fairs. A sealer can be a versatile tool used in many applications whether at home or for businesses.

  • How You Can Move Home And Be Green

    Shipping BoxesMoving home is a huge adventure, but it causes a whole lot of stress as well. There are all sorts of things we need to prepare for and this means we use a whole lot of different supplies. In fact, we sometimes buy way too many supplies, particularly packaging materials. This isn't a very green solution, particularly when we consider that we also use transport means that are often not very green. However, there are a number of things that we can do to be greener. One of these things is to consider our moving boxes. You can reuse them, you can be more efficient in your packaging and so on. This also means that you may have to take less trips in your removals van, meaning you are even greener!

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    The first thing you could consider to go greener on your moving day is to look at your boxes and other packaging materials. Instead of buying new ones, take a look around your home. It is likely you have quite a lot of boxes lying about. Ask your friends, neighbors and family members as well. You can also speak to local stores and see if you can have some of their boxes, particularly since they are likely to have them in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

    Wrapping and Packing

    You should also consider how you protect your items. Nobody would suggest you don't protect your fine china or other breakables, but you may want to consider what you use to package these items. Again, you may still have wrapping materials or packing foam at home, or your friends may have some. Use old newspapers and even bedding or clothing. But, if you do this, remember what you used because you don't want shake out your blanket only to find a precious heirloom was in there!

  • Versatile Poly Bags For Protecting Products And Goods While In Transit

    Clear bagsPackaging material is very important in ensuring that goods and products are protected from dirt, moisture, and damage. There are many versatile packing materials used by retail businesses and one of the most common is poly bags. Everyone is familiar with this type of packaging material especially because it is used by many grocery stores, retail shops, and even by laundry shops. When there is a need to have a product packed while allowing a clear vision of the item, this material is perfect. It can be thick or thin depending on the weight of the product being protected. Another reason why it is preferred by many companies is the cheaper cost and the ability to order in bulk from manufacturers with the option to customize the size and the thickness of the bags.

    This type of packaging material is among the cheapest available in the market today. There are also many manufacturers that offer discounts for companies that order packaging material in bulk. Many industries rely on using poly bags to pack and transport goods and products for sale. Customers are assured that the products are always protected from dirt and moisture damage. There are bags that can be resealed for easy closing and opening while keeping the product safe inside. In addition, the company logo and name can be printed on poly bags for a more personalized packaging option. In many ways, poly film sheets and bags are indispensable tools in packaging goods and products sold by many retail businesses and companies.

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