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Wrapping pallets FAST with the NWD Wrapper from Quick Pak Inc

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Quick Packaging News: Paragon Torque Hand Film

Quick Packaging News: Paragon Torque Hand Film: 15" X 24GA X 1500' TORQUE X HAND FILM Half the film, half the effort – and twice the force. Torque Hand is the answer for ...

Paragon Torque Hand Film

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15" X 24GA X 1500' TORQUE X HAND FILM
Half the film, half the effort – and twice the force. Torque Hand is the answer for every hand application. Designed as a high performance and environmentally sensitive hand film for maximum unitization, Torque’s ultra-thin gauge reduces packaging material consumption and costs while its folded edges provide added strength and reduced tearing. FREE Shipping on 2 pallets and 5 pallet orders.

Features: -Extreme Holding Force -Source Reduction Product -Patented Formulation -Half the Film Half the Effort Twice the Force

Benefits: -Maximum Film Performance -Consistent Film Performance -Proper Identification / Bar Coding -Tighter Package / Reduced Shifting -Source Reduction -Reduced Package Cost -Protection / Reduced Breaks
SKU:ST.X-15.15 List Price: $16.50/case delivered on 2 pallets. Buy here: www.quickpakinc.com

C-PAK Shrink System from Quick Pak Inc

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Quick Packaging News: Shrink vs Stretch, How to choose the right pallet ...

Quick Packaging News: Shrink vs Stretch, How to choose the right pallet ...: Shrink vs Stretch, How to choose the right pallet wrapping method?  -Shrink Wrap  -Stretch Hood -Stretch Wrap Cost of Ow...

Shrink vs Stretch, How to choose the right pallet wrapping method?

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Shrink vs Stretch, How to choose the right pallet wrapping method?
 -Shrink Wrap
 -Stretch Hood
-Stretch Wrap

Cost of Ownership:  Properly evaluating the choice of pallet packaging method goes far beyond comparing equipment acquisition costs. Several factors can significantly impact the cost of ownership and, consequently, the return on investment.
Equipment cost:  Spiral stretch-wrapping equipment is available in multiple speed ranges and varying degrees of automation. With prices ranging from below $10,000 for semi-automatic low-speed models to $120,000+ for high-speed rotary-arm or satellite models, there is generally a spiral stretch-wrapping model for every budget.
Heat shrink-hooding equipment also comes in both semi- and fully automatic models. The price range is generally between $50,000 for semi-automatic models (where the operator applies a pre-made shrink bag over the pallet load) and $200,000+ for fully automatic, high-speed models. The price of stretch-hooding equipment …

Orgapack ORT 250&400 - setting welding time by quick pak inc.wmv

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Orgapack ORT 250&400 - setting welding time by quick pak inc.wmv

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Quick Packaging News: Stretch Film and Resin Pricing For May 2016

Quick Packaging News: Stretch Film and Resin Pricing For May 2016: TRADE REPORT - More increases on the way! Closely watched resin analyst reporting PE/LLDPE and PVC up this month as expected. Ma...

Stretch Film and Resin Pricing For May 2016

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TRADE REPORT - More increases on the way!
Closely watched resin analyst reporting PE/LLDPE and PVC up this month as expected.

March resins rise in the U.S.
LLDPE up $.05/lb (pallet stretch wrap)
PVC up $.04/lb (food wrap/cling film)
BULLISH SENTIMENT ON PE RESIN – oil up and ethylene monomer costs soar driving resin prices up
LLDPE RESIN TRADE CONTINUES BUSY – PE buyers are out in force in anticipation of future higher pricing
NEW NOMINATION – April increase announced for LLDPE (4c/lb) on top of March 5c/lb hikeTrade Reports March 2016
Resin makers announce another increase for April (ExxonMobil) (LyondellBasell) (Dow) (Westlake) (Chevron Phillips)
Stretch film makers announce price increase for April (Amtopp) (Sigma) (AEP) (Intertape) (Malpack) (Berry)  (Paragon) (Hi-Tech) (Western Plastics)
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Quick Packaging News: Stretch Hooding Pallets

Quick Packaging News: Stretch Hooding Pallets: Stretch Hooding Pallets Introduced in the late 1980s, the stretch-hooding method of pallet packaging provides benefits with respect to...

Stretch Hooding Pallets

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Stretch Hooding Pallets
Introduced in the late 1980s, the stretch-hooding method of pallet packaging provides benefits with respect to operating costs, speed, reliability, sustainability, and distribution chain performance.


The hood is formed from gusseted tubing, and the height of the pallet load is measured automatically as the pallet enters the machine—ensuring that only the amount of film required for the application is precisely dispensed. Among other operating benefits, energy consumption is low since the film is not heated, and available servo drive technology further reduces energy and maintenance costs.
The quality of today’s domestically available, co-extruded stretch-hood films allows for pre-stretch percentages exceeding 80 percent, providing better film yields than what was possible even a few years ago. This performance, combined with film thickness reduction down to 1.6 mils, means that the per-pallet film cost with stretch-hooding is competitive with that of spiral st…

Handi Ring Holders

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Quick Packaging News: Amtopp Stretch Film Price Increase

Quick Packaging News: Amtopp Stretch Film Price Increase: Here is an update to: •             AmTopp (Industry) Increase (6% April 11th – orders placed) •             Lead Times Update...

Amtopp Stretch Film Price Increase

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Here is an update to: •             AmTopp (Industry) Increase (6% April 11th – orders placed) •             Lead Times
Update:  AmTopp’s announced a MARKET PRICE INCREASE for 6%; April 11th due to resin price increases by resin manufacturers.  (Attached letter) •             Orders must be placed & confirmed on or before April 8th. •             CDI resin index did just publish and verify the March resin increase. •             PLEASE do not wait to place covering orders – -              Lead times will be increasing -              There is a 2nd announced resin increase for next month --- (has a good chance of getting through)
Leading reasons for Resin Based Price Increase:  (overall the bottom line is supply & demand) a.            Jan-Feb:  overall resin inventories are down b.            Ethylene (feed stock) price is increasing c.            Oil price is increasing d.            Resin Exports increasing
Lead Times:  AmTopp wants you (our customers) to plan accordingly w…

NWD Hand Wrapper wrapping odd sized loads

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Quick Packaging News: CDI (Chemical Data) is showing PE Resin prices up ...

Quick Packaging News: CDI (Chemical Data) is showing PE Resin prices up ...: The 7-month bear market in Polyethylene seems to have ended; the low end of the market has substantially cleaned up and the sharp spot di...

CDI (Chemical Data) is showing PE Resin prices up $.05/lb and PVC up $.04/lb.

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The 7-month bear market in Polyethylene seems to have ended; the low end of the market has substantially cleaned up and the sharp spot discounts have been eliminated. Some buyers are wishing they had stocked up more when prices were near the bottom, but still recognize that PE is very affordable on a historical basis.
However, the tight spot market indicates that contract prices can begin to rise too. There are $.09/lb of Polyethylene price increases on the table for March and April. The current nickel increase, which seemed like a far-away dream when issued prior to these current market conditions developing, nowhas a real chance of at least partial implementation.
It doesn’t stop there: producers have all nominatedanother $.04/lb increase for April.
CDI (Chemical Data) is showing PE Resin prices up $.05/lb and PVC up $.04/lb.
More info at www.quickpakinc.com

Revolution TT Strapping Machine Operating

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Quick Packaging News: Heat Shrink Hooding

Quick Packaging News: Heat Shrink Hooding: Introduced in the 1960s, heat shrink-hooding is the oldest form of pallet packaging by means of polyethylene film. Until the advent of new...

Heat Shrink Hooding

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Introduced in the 1960s, heat shrink-hooding is the oldest form of pallet packaging by means of polyethylene film. Until the advent of newer technology, heat shrink-hooding was the preferred method for optimal stability and pallet load protection. 
Heat shrink-hooding equipment uses gusseted tubing that is cut and sealed to form a bag. The over sized bag is applied over the pallet load and is then shrunk using heat. The most common heat sources for shrink-hooding are natural or liquid propane gas, but other heating methods, such as infrared or electrical “hair dryer-style” heaters, are also used. There are various types of heat shrink-hooding equipment available. Most contemporary approaches to heat shrink-hooding are of the ring type, which allows for a much more controlled heat application and provides the all-important bottom shrink that ensures proper pallet and load unitizing.
The heat shrink-hooding method provides very good pallet load stability and protection; it works particul…

Revolution Airflow FR Pallet Wrapper FREE with Airflow Film

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Quick Packaging News: Shrink vs Stretch Wrapping, How They Wrap Up.

Quick Packaging News: Shrink vs Stretch Wrapping, How They Wrap Up.: While pallet packaging may not be the most alluring aspect of a packaging operation, choosing a pallet packaging method can significantly ...

Shrink vs Stretch Wrapping, How They Wrap Up.

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While pallet packaging may not be the most alluring aspect of a packaging operation, choosing a pallet packaging method can significantly impact overall profitability, sustainability, and distribution chain performance.
There are three recognized methods available for pallet packaging: conventional spiral stretch-wrapping, heat shrink-hooding, and stretch-hooding. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages depending on the specific application.
Spiral Stretch-Wrapping

Spiral stretch-wrapping is the most common method for pallet packaging and provides a low-cost method for securing pallet loads for shipping. The equipment uses cast or blown linear low-density stretch film, which is pre-stretched 60 to 400 percent, depending on equipment type, before being wrapped around the pallet load. There are many manufacturers of spiral stretch-wrapping equipment, and both equipment and film are readily available through a large number of distributors.
The stretch-wrap film can be applied i…

Quick Packaging News: Polyethylene Resin and Film Pricing News

Quick Packaging News: Polyethylene Resin and Film Pricing News: The Polyethylene market has really changed these past several weeks, it has gone from sloppy, grossly over supplied and in virtual freefal...

Polyethylene Resin and Film Pricing News

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The Polyethylene market has really changed these past several weeks, it has gone from sloppy, grossly over supplied and in virtual freefall, to disciplined, tightly supplied and ever-firming price-wise. The cracker turnaround season has played its fair share in this changing environment as restricted production has sent Ethylene costs quickly soaring more than a dime. For the first time in ages, lower resin prices and higher monomer costs actually created a serious margin squeeze on the low end of the Polyethylene market.


As such, HDPE prices have recently seen the greatest recovery as month-ago export prices would simply be unprofitable today.
The spot PE market continued to tick higher, closing the gap held to premium priced contracts. All commodity PE resins added at least a cent, with $.015/lb gains seen for HDPE film and blow molding grades. The market’s upward momentum has gained traction, spurred along by rapidly rising energy and feedstock costs. Polyethylene producers have f…

Quick Packaging News: Resin makers announce another increase for April

Quick Packaging News: Resin makers announce another increase for April: Resin makers announce another increase for April ( ExxonMobil ) ( LyondellBasell ) ( Dow ) ( Westlake ) ( Chevron Phillips ) Str...

Resin makers announce another increase for April

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Resin makers announce another increase for April (ExxonMobil) (LyondellBasell) (Dow) (Westlake) (Chevron Phillips)
Stretch film makers announce price increase for April (Amtopp) (Sigma) (AEP) (Intertape) (Malpack) (Berry) (Paragon) (Western Plastics)
RESIN INDUSTRY CHATTER:
EXXON adamant on LLDPE - Reported resolute on 5c/lb March price hike for all PE
Although may be amenable to 3c in March 2c in April
Stretch film prices to be hit in early April

DOW plans likewise – intends to hold firm with all LLDPE resins 5c/lb up in March

Expect increase announcements from all major US stretch film producers within days
(watch this space)
"The Polyethylene market has really changed these past several weeks, it has gone from sloppy, grossly oversupplied and in virtual freefall, to disciplined, tightly supplied and ever-firming price-wise."

"turnaround season has played its fair share in this changing environment as restricted production has sent Ethylene costs quickly soaring more than a …

Quick Packaging News: Resin and Stretch Film Price Increase for April 20...

Quick Packaging News: Resin and Stretch Film Price Increase for April 20...: Resin makers announce another increase for April ( ExxonMobil ) ( LyondellBasell ) ( Dow ) ( Westlake ) ( Chevron Phillips ) Str...

Resin and Stretch Film Price Increase for April 2016

Resin makers announce another increase for April (ExxonMobil) (LyondellBasell) (Dow) (Westlake) (Chevron Phillips)


Stretch film makers announce price increase for April (Amtopp) (Sigma) (AEP) (Intertape)
RESIN INDUSTRY CHATTER:
EXXON adamant on LLDPE - Reported resolute on 5c/lb March price hike for all PE
Although may be amenable to 3c in March 2c in April
Stretch film prices to be hit in early April

DOW plans likewise – intends to hold firm with all LLDPE resins 5c/lb up in March

Expect increase announcements from all major US stretch film producers within days
(watch this space)
"The Polyethylene market has really changed these past several weeks, it has gone from sloppy, grossly oversupplied and in virtual freefall, to disciplined, tightly supplied and ever-firming price-wise."

"turnaround season has played its fair share in this changing environment as restricted production has sent Ethylene costs quickly soaring more than a dime."

"While the PE market has defini…

Resin and Film Price Increase For April 2016

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Quick Packaging News: Paragon Films Price Increase Letter

Quick Packaging News: Paragon Films Price Increase Letter: Paragon Films Price Increase letter. March 15, 2016 Dear Valued Customer, Paragon Films’ resin suppliers have announced a pri...

Paragon Films Price Increase Letter

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Paragon Films Price Increase letter.

March 15, 2016 Dear Valued Customer, Paragon Films’ resin suppliers have announced a price increase effective March 1, 2016. Elevated demand and rising energy pricing are several elements supporting the increase. As a result of the increase, all orders received on or after April 11, 2016 will be invoiced at a 6% increase. Volume will be monitored to ensure a manageable lead time is maintained and all orders prior to the increase must call for immediate shipment. Paragon reserves the right to accept or decline orders for any reason. Please coordinate with your Paragon sales representative or customer service rep for order quantity availability. Also, a second increase has been announced by the resin suppliers, your sales rep can advise as additional changes occur in the market We are grateful for your business and the opportunity to serve your stretch film needs. Shannon Simmons
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Paragon Films, Inc.

Quick Packaging News: AEP Industrial Price Increase Letter

Quick Packaging News: AEP Industrial Price Increase Letter: AEP Industrial Price Increase Letter March 14, 2016 - To Our Valued Customer, AEP has been informed by all resin su...

AEP Industrial Price Increase Letter

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AEP Industrial Price Increase Letter


March 14, 2016 - To Our Valued Customer,
AEP has been informed by all resin suppliers of the intent to implement the announced March 1 resin increase. The reasons cited are unplanned outages, the increase in energy prices along with the increased domestic and global demands on polyethylene.
As a result the Custom Films Division of AEP is forced to implement this increase. Effective with orders placed on or after April 4 or shipped on or after April 25, we will be increasing ourselling price 6% on all products.
Orders placed will be limited to typical and historical order quantities only for immediate delivery.
AEP Custom Films will continue to monitor the current situation and keep you informed of any information that becomes available on this increase. If you have any questions concerning market conditions, please contact your AEP sales representative.
We value your business and thank you for your continued support in AEP Custom Films.
Sincerely,Robert …

Orgapack ORT200-Battery demo by quick pak inc.wmv

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Amtopp Stretch Film Price Increase for April 11th 2016

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AmTopp has announced a MARKET PRICE INCREASE for April 11th due to resin price increases by resin manufacturers. 

Announced 5% increase with new orders placed on or after April 11th.
Leading reasons for Resin Based Price Increase:  (overall the bottom line is supply & demand) a.            Jan-Feb:  overall resin inventories are down b.            Ethylene (feed stock) price is increasing c.            Oil price is increasing d.            Resin Exports increasing
AmTopp wants you (our customers) to have proper notice period of this increase so you can start to plan accordingly (orders, inventory) and communicate as you see fit to your sales team & customers.
This increase will certainly develop in the coming weeks (competitors, dates, amounts)  ------ more updates to certainly come.
CURRENT LEAD TIMES: •             Some item general stock is available in TX and Charlotte. •             Overall lead times are in the 2-4 week range. •             I would expect order volume…

Loading the NWD Dispenser by Quick Pak Inc 002.MOV

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Quick Packaging News: Single Face Corrugated Rolls

Quick Packaging News: Single Face Corrugated Rolls: Single face corrugated predominantly consists of two layers of paper (an outer liner and fluting) and is supplied in rolls. Single fac...

Single Face Corrugated Rolls

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Single face corrugated predominantly consists of two layers of paper (an outer liner and fluting) and is supplied in rolls.
Single face corrugated is mostly used as inner packaging to separate and protect individual products inside the outer packaging.


It is highly flexible and can be shaped around products to cushion and protect them from damage.
Supplied in rolls, it can be used for protecting small, large or irregular shaped products. It is commonly used in the furniture and construction industries for transporting doors and panels.
100% recyclable and made from a renewable resource, single face corrugated is an environmentally friendly alternative to bubble wrap or polystyrene loose fill. 
Single face corrugated can also be printed and used for display purposes such as in-store pallet wraps.

Features Supplied in rolls Range of liners and fluting to meet performance requirements Different fluting sizes available

Benefits Minimizes product damage in transit Flexibility to adjust …

Revolution Film Attachment For Printed Pallet Wrap

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Quick Packaging News: CoroPlast White Plastic Corrugated Sheets

Quick Packaging News: CoroPlast White Plastic Corrugated Sheets: White Coroplast® is a high quality extruded thin walled corrugated plastic sheet formulated specifically for use in packing.  It is ex...

CoroPlast White Plastic Corrugated Sheets

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White Coroplast® is a high quality extruded thin walled corrugated plastic sheet formulated specifically for use in packing. 
It is extremely durable, waterproof and resistant to stains. Coroplast® is produced from a high impact polypropylene copolymer 157" (4mm) thickness.


Coroplast® uses a copolymer resin in order to increase impact and low temperature performance. Sheets are electrostatically double treated by “Corona Discharge” on both sides.
Can be die cut, sawn, scored, folded, drilled, stapled, spot/heat welded, glued, or fixed with nails or screws.
More Info at: www.quickpakinc.com