Why Void Fill Is Just as Important as What It’s Protecting

You may have designed and developed an exceptional product. You may have excellent individual packaging for the product. Unfortunately, these qualities only mean so much if you aren’t transporting your product safely throughout the storage, shipping, and distribution processes. In most cases, your bulk packaging materials and procedures are just as important as the product […]

Improve Product Packaging with Custom Bags and Films

How you choose to package your products is one of the most important aspects of sales. It starts with having terrific products. Then the packaging must perform several functions. It should protect the items inside while being user-friendly for customers to open and eco-friendly through the packaging life cycle. In addition, the packaging should make […]

Consistency Is Key: One Advantage of Automated Packaging Machinery

The reasons to invest in automated packaging machinery are plentiful. The right automated packaging equipment and system design can increase production, improve facility safety, reduce material waste, and save a great deal of money over time. One of the most important advantages automated packaging machinery offers, though, is consistency. Why Consistency Is So Important Consistent […]

FPS Case Study: Automatic Stretch Wrap System for Food Packaging

Bulk food packaging can present numerous challenges, especially when your business is running on tight margins with each shipment to retailers. You can’t afford to have product damage during distribution. It may result in returns or chargebacks. Or even worse, it could lead to lost contracts and a poor reputation in the industry. Stretch wrapping […]

Save Time and Money with the Right Case Former

One of the most tedious tasks in packaging is forming cases. It seems silly to pay someone to stand there for hours on end, unfolding boxes and assembling them. The larger your production quantities, the less cost-effective a manual approach is. Having the right case former—a.k.a. case erector—can save your facility a great deal of […]

Everything You Need for Your Packaging System

Product packaging is one of the most important aspects of manufacturing. You can make the best products in the world, but that means nothing if they aren’t packaged well. You need packaging that showcases the product for retail sale and attracts the right customers. You need protective packaging, bulk packaging, and load containment solutions that […]

Think Before You Shrink

Shrink film is a commonly used material in the packaging industry. It forms an excellent protective barrier around finished goods. It is also a cost-effective solution, depending on the applications and quantities. What is Shrink Film? Shrink film is sometimes known as “shrink wrap” or even “shrink wrap film.” It is a special polymer material […]

FPS Case Study: Contract Packing Company for Consumer Electronics

First Packaging Solutions recently worked with a contract packing company serving the consumer electronics industry. They serve several large manufacturers, installing chips in electronic devices and repackaging them for final shipping and retail distribution. They came to FPS because they were searching for a more cost-effective method for forming, packing, and sealing bulk cases. Packaging […]

How to Achieve the Best Outcomes in Shrink Packaging

Shrink wrapping is a cost-effective solution for product packaging. It can be used for singular products or bulk cases. It’s a way to keep everything properly contained for shipping while having a clear plastic coating for retail visibility.  When to Consider Automation Shrink wrapping one package at a time is not an ideal option. It […]

FPS Case Study: Commercial Baking Company

A significant, national manufacturer of baked products recently invited FPS to assist with a packaging and inventory challenge. Producing both branded and identical, generic products for the retail, food service and wholesale markets. Our client purchased custom printed boxes for each unique product SKU, despite many packages being identical.  The Challenges Our packaging consultants conducted […]