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Ask the Expert - February 2019

Ask the expert blog post

Welcome to the first edition of Ask the Expert! This new series will feature excerpts from interviews with leading OEMs, integrators, suppliers, and other experts in the packaging field. Each edition will provide a quick snapshot into some of today’s most prolific manufacturing topics, and are intended to get a conversation started about the state of the industry today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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5 Signs Your Packaging Operation is Ready for Automation

Help Wanted

1.    You’re Having a Difficult Time Finding New Hires

With unemployment at its lowest rate in years (3.9% as of December 2018), 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.

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Solution of the Month - August 2018

Solution of the Month Arrow and Target

Learn how a Produce Wholesaler increased speed and capacity, allowing them to comfortably fulfill large contracts and pursue new business.

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Solution of the Month - July 2018

Solution of the Month bullseye

Learn how a Hospital Laundry Supplier went from manually loading and packaging hospital gowns to fully automating its packaging operation.

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Listen.... Do You Smell Something?

Car air freshner

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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