The following are examples where innovative packaging distributors
solved their customers packaging problems. These resulted
in increased sales, loyal customers and the satisfaction
of a job well done:
Products are boxed
and palletized when still warm. Condensation forms on the
inside of the cling film and deteriorates the boxes.
Place pallets in
cool down/holding area for 24 to 36 hours, or wrap the pallets
eliminate the time and expense of the holding area.
A product has excessive
moisture when produced and has to "cure" prior
to being stretch wrapped
Wrap the pallet
and let the curing take place in transit.
Film breaks when
tested on stretch wrapping machine.
Machine is probably
set for stretch film with 150+% pre stretch. The best way
is to change the pre stretch setting to 30%. Some machines
will require a gear ratio change to achieve this 30%. You
may want to switch to Air-Flow
which yields 200% stretch.
pallet and the load did not hold up during shipping.
needs to be stretched more. Try to get a minimum stretch
of 15% while wrapping. If a customer bypasses all of the
rollers there will not be any stretch to sustain the load.
Depending on product being wrapped, the customer may need
to use a different grade of
(Heavy Duty or Premium).
find the beginning of the roll when hand wrapping.
When finished wrapping
a pallet, the operator should walk away from the pallet
three feet, grab, cut and tie the film. Their needs to be
a little more care to wrapping with
of stretch film to keep from wasting product.