6 Factors that Affect the Return on Investment (ROI) of a Double Tight Wrap Shrink Bundling Machine

Posted on October 18 2016 by Jarlath Harkin

Prior to a purchasing a new shrink bundling packaging machine, many production engineers must identify the benefits and justify the cost, otherwise known as Return on Investment (ROI). When calculating it for EDL’s signature  Double Tight Wrap System there are many misconceptions that can affect the shrink bundler’s ROI if not understood and calculated properly.   
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How Shrink Wrap is Playing a Roll in Key Packaging Trends [VIDEO]

Posted on October 5 2016 by Ken Carter

As product applications change, so do their packaging requirements.  Watch the video to learn more about some of the packaging trends we're seeing and how shrink wrap and tight wrap technology play a key role in facilitating effective,  efficient and function-critical product distribution.

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How Shrink Bundling Fits Into 3 Up-and-coming Pouch and Bag Trends

Posted on December 17 2015 by Jarlath Harkin

It’s a pretty exciting time to launch projects involving products packaged in bags and pouches. The overwhelming consumer acceptance of, and continued demand for, flexible packaging is driving its advancement at a blistering pace.

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Double Tight Wrap Ideal for Stacking, Palletizing Absorbent Pads [VIDEO]

Posted on November 6 2015 by Ken Carter

An absorbent pad manufacturer needed a better, more cost-effective alternative to corrugate boxes and plastic for packaging its products. Learn why Double Tight Wrap technology proved to be an ideal solution and the benefits it afforded one manufacturer in this short video.

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Getting More for Your Budget: Shrink-Bundling Reduces Distribution Costs

Posted on August 3 2015 by Jim Campbell

Business travelers can attest that petroleum prices may fluctuate, but the number of passengers on an airplane still only goes in one direction: up. What drives this practice? Efficiency. The goal is obvious: amortize fixed transportation costs as best as possible. This same practice is used when it comes to utilizing truck cargo space for goods that need to make their way from manufacturing to retail.

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Secondary Packaging Savings Facilitates Upgrade of Primary Packaging

Posted on June 19 2015 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

This case study features a leading processor, marketer and distributor of rice and discusses how keeping their secondary packaging costs low enabled them to make a successful transition from a carton to a premium stand-up bag.

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The Film Benefits of Using Tight Wrap Versus Traditional Shrink Bundling

Posted on June 12 2015 by Jarlath Harkin

Consumer goods and other product manufacturers are constantly on the lookout for more cost-effective ways to bundle multiple units of their products. Tight Wrap and traditional Shrink Bundling both provide secondary packaging options for much less than the cost of corrugate. However, Tight Wrap offers unique capabilities and efficiencies in several areas, one of which is film cost and usage. 

To help you understand what those film efficiencies are, here’s an outline of the three film benefits of using Tight Wrap for secondary packaging:

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The Benefits of Eliminating or Reducing Corrugate in Secondary Packaging

Posted on April 28 2015 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

When was the last time you drove around the back of a large big box retailer or the local grocery store and saw large, strapped bundles of corrugate stacked just waiting to be picked up?

Now, consider the costs associated with each of the cardboard containers within that bundle:

  • The initial cost of the cardboard box itself
  • The cost of housing the cardboard
  • The amount of space consumed prior to packaging
  • The cost associated with the weight when shipping
  • The cost of the space consumed by the waste after product has been placed on the shelf
  • The cost of the carbon footprint to not only make, but to recycle cardboard

Eliminating or reducing corrugate in secondary packaging not only decreases costs, it also provides benefits to all members of the supply chain:

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