Shrink wrapping and shrink bundling are both important parts of the packaging business, but are often confused with one another. In this article, we break down their differences as well as their advantages and disadvantages.
No matter where you go and how you live, it is difficult in the Western world to live without shrink wrap. Most products in shops have been shrink-wrapped, if not when you buy them, then almost certainly when being transported. In this article, we discuss some of the most commonly shrink-wrapped products and why people […]
Low-temperature polyolefin shrink wrap is a highly flexible, easily-shrunk type of tubing that was a pipe dream a few decades ago. However, innovation in the resin formulas used to produce shrink wrap means that many shrink wrapping machines can package products at as low as 65˚ Celsius for just a few seconds – though more […]
There are a variety of different ways to shrink wrap a freight pallet, depending on how much you are packing and how heavy are the objects you need to package. We have put together a guide to the three most common modes of shrink wrapping you might want to consider if you need to move […]
Despite not even being theorised a century ago, today, polyolefin shrink wrap is in huge demand. There has been a century of rapid innovation that has led to us being able to use the stuff today. In this article, we explore the unlikely history of polyethylene.
Shrink wrapping is a vital part of many businesses. It is an easy and straightforward way to keep a large number of products together and make them easier to transport. But did you know that shrink wrapping can add value to your product? Below we cover three ways businesses have used shrink wrap for positive […]
Polyolefin shrink wrap is a widespread shrink wrap material, but what exactly polyolefins are can be confusing. Here at Kempner, we have written a brief guide to polyolefins to explain what they are and why they are so popular around the world, not least for shrink wrapping solutions.
In the pre-war period, most fruit and vegetables were bought at greengrocers or food stores. They were weighed and charged for the weight of what they purchased (as each item had different weight) and left ‘naked’ – unpackaged’ – for consumers to look through and examine. Barely a decade after the war ended, almost every […]
With numerous storage methods available for warehouses, it can be hard to distinguish which is best suited to your application. However, it’s better to approach with a practised process, instead of going in blind. Read on as we break down four different storage methods, listing the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Static Shelving By […]
Shrink wrapping products is a great way to keep items protected, as well as keep pallets loads sturdy. To shrink wrap properly it’s important to put time and thought toward preparation. Failure to do so can result in errors, wasted time and end up being extremely wasteful. Read on to find out the steps you […]