You’re driving home after work and your gas light is on…again. You notice a gas station selling gas for $3.50/gallon and another selling the same gas for $1.50/gallon. Which station are you pulling into? It’s a no brainer. You’re going to pay the least amount to get the most.
While deals like that are few and far between, there’s another deal you can take advantage of when it comes to stretch film economy. You have the choice to pay about $36 for 6,000 ft. of film or $36 for 18,000 ft. Which would you choose? More than likely, the latter of the two options. If you want this deal you have to make sure your stretch wrapper is equipped with pre-stretch.
Pre-stretch is the process of elongating film inside the film delivery system to increase the yield of the roll. Inside the film delivery system two rollers turn at two different speeds to pre-stretch the film before it is applied to the load. To read more about saving money through stretch wrapping, take a look at Lantech’s latest blog post.
As companies mature from survival mode (just trying to consistently make payroll) and move into a growing profitable business, their first major machine purchase is a stretch wrapper. This is a result of several factors. Their reasons include the daily volume of pallets requiring wrapping, allotted warehouse space and budgetary constraints. Hand Wrapping or Machine
The craft brewing industry is one of the fastest growing industries in today’s market, growing at a rate of nearly two breweries a day. Increases in production can be a huge undertaking for small breweries, with rising raw material costs and labor causing problems with potential growth. One way to ease this transition without increasing
via Lantech Blog Choosing the right semi-automatic stretch wrapper for the right setting can be tricky, unless you consider the loads being wrapped. While there are several different models and factors to choose from, there are two basic styles to consider: a turntable stretch wrapper and a straddle stretch wrapper. The deciding factor is the
It’s easy to talk about how stretch wrappers work and to read brochures or watch videos. But when you’re at a trade show and trying to evaluate stretch wrappers for your business, now is the time to see them in action. Of course, if you’ve seen one machine, you know how they operate. And the