Bag Blog

Breaking Down the Bag: Step-by-Step

Have you ever given any thought to what actually goes into making a bag? There are four steps at the core of every bag: resin, extrusion, printing, and converting. Check out our new infographic for a more detailed breakdown of how a bag is made.

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Breaking down the invoice: Why Preventative Maintenance Agreements are important to you!

As with most purchases, there can be endless amounts of additions to an invoice that appear frivolous and oftentimes aren’t easily understood.  One that stands out from the crowd is a Preventive Maintenance Agreement (PMA).

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Listen.... Do You Smell Something?

It’s not uncommon for our customers to package products that have a particularly strong odor such as car fresheners, incense, food, or even animal bait. Sometimes, it is desirable for the smell to permeate through the bag so that the consumer can sample it. In other cases, the odor must be kept securely inside the bag.  The property commonly used to quantify how well a material contains an aroma is called its Oxygen Transfer Rate or OTR. OTR is the steady state rate at which oxygen gas permeates through a material at a specific temperature and humidity.

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The Race

Watch the video premiere of Print and Pack as they battle it out for the title of Fastest Bagger!

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Where To Find Us!

Did you know that Automated Packaging Systems exhibits at trade shows around the world? In North America, we have three major shows coming soon, and we would love to meet you. Feel free to stop by just to say hi, or if you’re interested, come over for one of our live demos and speak to someone who can help you determine the right packaging solution for you.

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