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Topics about packaging materials and machines from in-house experts to assist in finding the right packaging solutions.

Crosslinked Polyolefin Shrink Film vs. Standard Polyolefin Shrink Film

Crosslinking shrink film can offer tremendous benefits when used with the right application. Find out the difference between crosslinked shrink film and standard polyolefin shrink film and which is right for the application at hand.

The Difference Between UPS, FedEx, and USPS

Ecommerce companies have a limited amount of shipping options for products reaching customers. Freight companies are abundant, but parcel package delivery is limited. The choice of UPS, FedEx, or USPS, are the options companies have. What is the difference though, which one will best benefit the customer? The answer is not black-and-white, in this post we look closer at the differences of each and how they can benefit your company.

How to Prevent Product Loss with Ecommerce Packaging


How Major Online Retailers Can Reduce Packaging Waste

Everyone has received an oversized box for products ordered online. Major retailers can help reduce the additional waste with easy steps in the right direction. Read the best ways to reduce packaging waste for e-commerce packaging.

5 Tips for Ecommerce Packaging Success

Packaging for ecommerce is not the same as retail. Businesses should consider a few options before packaging products and shipping them to customers as they come in.

Shrink Temperatures for Centerfold Shrink Film

Centerfold shrink film is made in many different thicknesses by many different manufacturers. With this test, we are indicating which temperatures different shrink film types will shrink at. The shrink temperature and heat exposure should be considered for any products sensitive to heat.

What to Do When Your Package is Delayed

Package deliveries are delayed all of the time for many different reasons. Weather can be a leading cause of package delays, but many other factors can contribute. Find out what to do if experiencing package delays.

Barrier Bags for Coffee and Food Packaging

Barrier bags are what keeps food products fresh until reaching your home. Barrier bags play a key role in modified atmosphere packaging. Find out different types of barrier bags and how they can benefit your business.

Shrink Wrap Machine Troubleshooting

Shrink wrap machines can vary in size and components from manufacturer to manufacturer. This troubleshooting guide offers suggestions for testing machines experiencing problems.

Packaging Machine Delivery and Set Up

The purchase of a new packaging machine can present questions and problems. Some people like the idea of a machine purchase with set up and delivery. U.S. Packaging & Wrapping is now offering local free delivery and delivery and set up around surrounding states with additional charges

Which Gases are Used for Modified Atmosphere Packaging?

What gases do companies use for Modified atmosphere packaging? Does the food last longer and are the gases safe? Find out what gases are used for different food items and how they help to preserve food products.

Stretch Wrap Machine Troubleshooting Checklist

Stretch wrap machine downtime can mean production slowdowns, inconsistent pallet wrapping, and worse than anything, hand pallet wrapping. Follow a few quick troubleshooting items to help find the problem.

How to Report a Missing USPS, Fedex, USPS, or DHL Package

Use this guide to determine what to do with a missing package from a major carrier such as USPS, FedEx, or DHL. The claims process is not overnight but will assist you in starting the claims process.

The New 2021 U.S. Packaging & Wrapping Catalog is Here!

A new year signifies a new catalog with more information and products. Easily request the 2021 U.S. Packaging & Wrapping catalog by mail or digital download. Find updated pricing and pages for American Made Packaging Materials and ...

Buying a New Shrink Wrap Machine From Amazon?

Buying a shrink wrap machine from Amazon is a great option for wrapping a few dozen products. If you are wanting to purchase a machine expecting to use it often, Amazon may not be the best route. We have included a few things to consider when purchasing a shrink wrap machine from Amazon.

What is it Packaged In?

The materials and machines used in the packaging industry vary dramatically. Products in stores have packaging on them to help protect from damage or preserve for longer shelf lives. This short post explains what a few common products around us are packaged in. 

Simple Tips to Prevent Porch Piracy

Porch piracy takes place in cities and small towns. From young kids looking for a one-time opportunity to an organized porch pirate ring, packages are stolen all the time throughout the world. The small tips included can save thousands in stolen goods.

Eco Friendly Packaging with Kraft Paper

Eco friendly packaging is easy to obtain and use for outgoing shipments. Simply wad paper up and stuff in shipping boxes to stop product movement. Find out which type of paper is best to replace packaging peanuts and bubble wrap.

Does a Reduced Workforce Highlight the Need for Packaging Automation?

The coronavirus has forced businesses to comply with social distancing guidelines, often reducing workers in each location. In some industries, companies are seeing higher volumes with mandatory reduced workforces. Does packaging automation solve this issue? This article will examine how automation can pick up the slack in areas workers are unavailable.

Porch Piracy and the Coronavirus 2020

As online purchases continue to increase, porch piracy remains a problem across America. In our 2019 Porch Piracy study, we looked at which states had more online searches for stolen packages. In this years' study, we compare state numbers to last year and look at numbers during the coronavirus pandemic.

How Many Pallets Will a Roll of Stretch Wrap Cover?

Quickly determine the number of pallets you can cover with a roll of stretch wrap. View our new calculator and a simple formula to determine how many pallets you can wrap with a roll of film.

Three Protective Packaging Options to Consider During the Coronavirus Pandemic.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, protective packaging is more important than ever. Ensure customers that products have not been touched from your location to their homes. Multiple choices are available and we are happy to assist if needed.

Save Time and Money with a Pallet Wrapping Machine

A stretch wrap machine will increase warehouse productivity within hours of arrival. The increased stretch rates will help to reduce film waste and costs. Find out how much a machine can save in film by maintaining a consistent stretch rate.

U.S. Packaging & Wrapping's Response to COVID-19

Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are doing all we can to help during these times by shipping materials and machines fast and free. Read how we are focusing on safety and what we are doing to help others during this time of need.

How To Use a Gas Flush Vacuum Sealer To Extend Product Shelf Life

Find out how gas flush vacuum packaging works. See what happens when products are packaged with a gas flush vacuum sealer. The extended shelf life and ability to preserve without chemicals is one of the primary benefits of gas flush packaging.

Vacuum Bag Sizing Information

Finding the right vacuum bag size can be difficult. Using standard household reclosable bags will not allow room to make a vacuum seal. Use this sizing guide to help find the right size of vacuum bag.

U.S. Packaging & Wrapping Product Catalog Sneak Peak 2020

View pages from the new U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC product catalog! Quickly and easily request a catalog by mail. Find information, prices, and discounts on packaging materials and machines.

Heat Sealer and Tunnel Troubleshooting Checklist

Check all of the easy-to-check items on a shrink wrap sealer and tunnel when troubleshooting. Easy resolutions can be quickly found by checking for issues with your shrink sealer or tunnel. Follow these steps for DIY troubleshooting for shrink sealer or tunnel.

Printed Pallet Wrap = Printed Advertising

Any company sending pallet shipments that will be seen during transit or storage should consider the use of a printed pallet wrap. Printed pallet wrap is an ideal way to increase brand presence while protecting load shipments. Find out how much printed pallet wrap costs, standard lead times, and order minimums.

Shrink Wrap Machine Dimensions

Considering the dimensions for a shrink wrap machine being used in production is a part of choosing the right machine. Any time a company is wanting to bring in a new machine, ensuring it will fit in the production area should be a high priority. It this post, we look at shrink machine designs and overall machine dimensions to expect with each design.

Which States Waste the Most Food?

The primary purpose of food packaging is to protect and preserve consumable products. The increased protection helps to reduce food waste and increase sustainability. Even with the packaging advancements over the last century, 30% of food in America is wasted. Find out which states rank the highest in the nation for food waste! 

What Type of Barrier Bag Do You Need?

What type of barrier bag will best protect and preserve your product? Find the right barrier bag, made from the right materials. Custom sizes are available with printing turnarounds less than 6 weeks. Find out which barrier bag you need!

3 Videos Showing the Benefits of Vacuum Packaging

Vacuum packaging offers many benefits for storing and preserving products. Products can be consumable or non-consumable and the right vacuum packaging options will preserve the life of the product. View 3 videos showing some of the benefits of vacuum packaging below.

UPS, FedEx & USPS: Who is Most Likely to Damage Your Packages?

Which shipping carriers are the most reliable for shipping packages in good condition? After many damaged package claims, we decided to test three major carriers. We wanted to see which carrier out of UPS, USPS, and Fed Ex would ship packages with the least amount of damage to each package. Read to find out how we conducted the study.

3 Questions to Find the Right Meat Packaging & Reduce Food Waste

The right meat packaging will preserve meat for better taste and reduced storage. With 3 simple questions, you can quickly determine which meat packaging will suit your needs.

Amazon, Target & Walmart: Which is the Worst Culprit for Unnecessary Packaging?

Which online retailer has the least amount of packaging waste? That is the question we asked when beginning a study on packaging waste. We were able to determine between Amazon, Target and Wal-Mart which had the most packaging waste. Check out our findings and let us know how much packaging waste you have received when you order items online.

Shrink Wrap Machines for Amazon FBA

Shipping products to Amazon for fulfillment can be a great way to grow revenue and sell more products. If you have considered shrink wrapping as a possible method for meeting Amazon FBA requirements you are not the only one. We have several customers shrink wrapping thousands of products for Amazon FBA. Find out which machine to consider when looking for an Amazon FBA shrink wrapping option.

What are Your State’s Online Shopping Habits?

Increased online shopping has changed the lives and expectations of Americans. Consumers want products on-demand, close to their location, with fast shipping. This study is focused on search queries for purchasing terms on Google. Which states do you think rank first for terms like ‘buy guns’, ‘buy alcohol’ and even ‘buy weed’?

What is a Shrink Bundler?

A shrink bundler differs from a retail shrink wrap machine. Shrink bundlers are made to handle heavy products using thicker shrink film. Find out what key features shrink bundlers share and how they differ from retail shrink wrapping machines.

The Worst States for Porch Piracy

The growth of onlnie shopping has attributed to another growing industry. Only, the new emerging industry is illegal and costs companies billions of dollars annually. Porch piracy is on the rise across the United States. Find out which states have the highest reports of porch theft with major online retailers.

Multiple Pallet Stretch Wrappers to Multiple Locations

The purchase of multiple stretch wrappers being shipped to different locations can be a long term money saving decision. The initial purchase may be costly, but within months the machines can be paid for and costs can be slashed. This blog post highlights the benefits of purchasing a stretch wrap machine for each location.

2019 U.S. Packaging & Wrapping Product Catalog Sneak Peek

View the 2019 product catalog from U.S. Packaging & Wrapping. View featured pages in the catalog to see that each catalog is more than packaging products. Find information and money saving specials within each page!

25 Packaging Machines with Images and Descriptions

View images and descriptions of 25 packaging machines commonly found throughout the world. Machines for packaging liquids, grains, consumable, and non-consumable products. A combination of low speed and high-speed packaging machines are details to show the variety of the packaging machine industry.

Airline Review Word Clouds

During the holidays we get asked by customers the best way to protect luggage during long flights. There are several small steps that can be taken to help ensure luggage will reach the final destination in one piece. One of the most underrated ways is choosing the right airline. Check out our online review word cloud for different airlines. It helps to offer insight into each airline and how past customers view the experience they had.

How Does a Shrink Tunnel Work?

A heat tunnel uses a conveyor to send products through one side and out the other side. Shrink tunnels are heated used different sources depending on the type of tunnel. Find out how a shrink tunnel works and the main parts for it to function properly.

Banding Material Differences

The right banding material will keep products from becoming damaged during transport. Banding is used in different ways depending on the products being secured. Some banding is applied with automatic machines capable of securing hundreds of products daily. Find out which type of banding is right for your application before making a purchase!

Stretch Wrapping Machine Specifications

Knowing what specifications to look for when purchasing a stretch wrap machine can save complications after the purchase is made. Check out recommended specifications for pallets of different sizes. A great way to ensure the right machine will work with your pallet load.

How Vacuum Packaging Prevents Freezer Burn

Freezer burn can drastically reduce food quality and taste. Vacuum packaging can eliminate freezer burn and help with long term freezer storage. The reduction of freezer burn keeps ice crystals from forming on edible products.

The Cost of Meat Packaging

The cost of meat packaging is determined by the type of meat being packaged and the desired storage time. Find out how much meat packaging costs and what to expect with two primary forms of meat packaging found i store throughout the world. 

Bag Sealers - Seal Thickness Chart

Bag sealers come in many different sizes and styles. Determining the right seal thickness of a sealer is very important to ensure products safely arrive at their final destination. Bag sealers come with very thin seal seams up to very wide seal seams. Learn what thickness of seal is needed for your application.

A Guide To Credible Packaging News Sources

A full list of credible packaging news sources. Resources for general and detailed packaging news and information. Easily scroll through a list of packaging news sources to find the exact news source for up to date information. 

We Fix Amazon Seller Packaging Mistakes

Selling Amazon FBA is a great way to increase volume and sales numbers. At times, mistakes can happen during new product roll outs, new packaging designs, or first time FBA shipments. We can assist befoer mistakes occur or after mistakes happen. Do not panic, give us a call at 1-800-441-5090 to see if we can assist you today.

Shrink Wrapping Chocolates

The thought of heat shrink wrapping chocolates is scary to many confectioners. It can be done with the right materials and machines. Limiting heat exposure to the chocolate is the primary way to shrink wrap chocolates. Use this guide to help determine the right equipment and materials for packaging chocolates with heat.

Stretch Wrap Machine Tension Adjustment

Proper stretch machine tension settings are the best way to increase film savings and reduce damaged shipments. This post with a video shows a quick-and-easy way to set machine tension for maximum stretch rates.

Stretch Wrap Machine Film Loading

An easy-to-follow guide for stretch wrap machine film loading. Quickly and easily load stretch film onto stretch wrap machines and prevent premature film tearing!

How Does a Heat Sealer Work?

Heat sealers are used to package products all over the world. Find out how a heat sealer works and why it can be an important addition to existing packaging line. Heat sealers work with many different materials and products.

Shrink Wrapping Services: What to Expect

Shrink wrapping services often make more sense for companies shrink wrapping products a few times per year. The cost of machines, materials, and labor can add up and increase headaches. Find out what to expect when looking for a shrink wrapping service from U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC.

Damaged Freight: Reduce Frequency and Win Claims

Damaged freight shipments can cost thousands of dollars and present problems between buyers and sellers. Following simple steps when shipping via freight can reduce claims and increase payouts if a claim is necessary.

Shrink Wrap Machine Demonstrations

Demo a shrink wrap machine before buying. Be sure the machine will meet the demands of your product and business. U.S. Packaging & Wrapping offers multiple options to demo shrink wrap machines prior to purchasing.

When to Buy Packaging Supplies Locally vs Online

Buying packaging supplies from the right source can save companies thousands of dollars annually. Knowing when to buy local versus online can increase bottom lines.

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Stretch Wrap Machine

Answering 3 simple questions can help save major headaches after making a stretch wrap machine purchase. Stretch wrap machines are large and heavy machines that often cost several hundreds of dollars in freight charges. Understanding what to look for before purchasing from any company will reduce future problems.

3 Ways To Ensure You Are Buying the Right Shrink Wrap

Do not purchase shrink wrap without knowing 3 ways to be sure you are buying the right product. Not all shrink wrap is created equal. Buy the right product the first time!

Bag Sealers - Read Before Buying!

Bag sealers come in a variety of different sizes, shapes, and costs. Do not purchase the wrong sealer. Read out bag sealer guide to determine which bag sealer is right for your application.

3 Reasons the Pack Expo Continues to Grow

The annual Pack Expo continues to draw thousands of people each year. Find out what keeps exhibitors and attendees coming back, and the benefits the show provides.

How to Professionally Package Bath Bombs

Easily and efficiently package bath bombs with the right materials and machines. Fully Enclosing bath bombs will hep protect the product while on store shelves. Find out pricing and the right materials for a professionally packaged product.

What is Shrink Wrap?

What is shrink wrap? Many different products are called shrink wrap, but what is shrink wrap and what is it made out of? Find out how to use shrink wrap, what it is, and what it is made of.

Difference Between Centerfold Shrink Wrap and Shrink Tubing!

Centerfold shrink wrap is only one form of shrink packaging. Shrink film comes in four major forms, find out which one is best for your products.

Rotating Shrink Wrap Machine Images

View full 360 degree shrink machine images. The new 360 degree view images are the first part of our interactive showroom expected to be live online by fall of 2017.

Commercial Laundry Table and Film

Commercial laundry wrapping tables and films are used in commercial laundromats, hospitals, and other establishments around the world. Find out the advantages of laundry wrapping and what films best suit different wrapping needs.

American Made Shrink Machines and Tunnels

Shop a full line of American made shrink wrap machines and tunnels! View the different machines and models available at U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC. and estimated lead times.

The New American Made T2016 Shrink Tunnel

The Heatsealco T2016 shrink tunnel is a 110V tabletop shrink tunnel made to shrink wrap a large variety of products. Find out special savings and promotions on this American Made Line! 

Wearable Shrink Wrap Machine Parts

Understand common wearable shrink wrap machine parts before purchasing a machine. Knowing a base cost for wearable parts offers machine owners the ability to properly forecast operational expenses.

Shrink Wrap Machine Testing

Test a shrink wrap machine and shrink film thickness prior to buying it. Customers simply send products to our location and tell us what they would like the end product to look like and we fit it to the proper machine.

What's New at U.S. Packaging & Wrapping For 2017

For the new year, U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC. has several changes that are in the works. Find out what the new year has in store for the company.

A Guide to Stretch Wrap Thickness

Find out the right stretch film for your products. The right stretch film can reduce product loss and long term stretch film cost. Use the chart to determine which stretch film is right for your application.

When Pallet Top Sheeting is a Must-Have!

An investment of less than $.50 can save companies thousands of dollars from product loss. Pallet top sheeting is easily applied and can be a must-have for some applications.

Vacuum Packaging vs. Shrink Wrapping

When determining the best form of packaging for a product, do not be confused between vacuum packaging and shrink wrapping. Both forms of packaging are great ways to protect products when used properly. Find out the differences between the two.

The Ultimate Seller's Guide To Ebay, Amazon, and Etsy Packaging!

Understanding the packaging options available for different products helps to ensure customers will receive an undamaged product upon arrival. Any seller using Ebay, Amazon, or Etsy should thoroughly consider packaging guidelines and options when selling. Use this guide to save money and help ensure customers receive undamaged products.

Search Engines Do Not Know What Shrink Wrap Is

One of the most frustrating things about searching for information online is not being able to find what you are looking for. Sometimes specific information is hard to find online, but high traffic search terms should be easy to find what is needed. The search term "shrink wrap" is a common term that should display the right product.

What is Cross Linked Shrink Film?

Cross linking polymers is a method of linking one polymer chain to another. A variety of different polymers are often cross linked to perform different functions. Find out how cross linking is achieved and specific advantages of cross linked film. 

A Beginner's Guide to Meat Packaging

Meat packaging is a multi-billion dollar industry with a large variety of machines and materials used throughout the supply chain. This is a general information article about the meat packaging industry. An excellent source for companies wanting to learn more about the process and industry.

New Shrink Wrap Machine Demo Videos

Each one of the machines featured in our new demo videos are intended for medium to high shrink wrapping output. The videos offer a great guide for pre-purchase questions.

8 Signs You Should Invest in a Stretch Wrap Machine

Identifing signs for the need of a stretch wrap machine can help save companies money in the long term. Find out key signs that indicate the need of a stretch wrap machine.

5 Reasons Wise Packaging Investments Can Pay Off in the Long Run

Initial investment costs when dealing with packaging materials or machines can often be costly and overwhelming. Making a wise decision on those investments can often save the business money in the long run.

8 Christmas Packaging Fun Facts

Christmas is the most commercialized holiday in the world. Companies make billions of dollars every Christmas season. Packaging is often used to help marketing campaigns, but can also add to the waste during the holiday season. Read some fun facts about packaging and the Christmas season.

3 Packaging Inventions to be Thankful For

During this season of giving thanks for the blessings in life, consider being thankful for packaging advancements. Never thought of that eh? Packaging advancements have greatly improved the quality of life for people around the world. In fact, certain forms of packaging enable the traditional Thanksgiving meal as we know it.

2000BWS Stretch Wrap Machine with Scale

A stretch wrap machine with a scale can save companies time and money. The ability to weigh pallet loads with a built-in scale enables operators to quickly weigh loads and begin wrapping in one motion.

Easy Way To Test Stretch Film Stretch Rate

With a few basic supplies and ten minutes of time, users can test the stretch rate of stretch film. Obtaining an ideal stretch rate can save companies money and reduce film costs. Follow these simple steps to find out the rate of stretch film stretchability.

8 Benefits of Vacuum Packaging

Vacuum packaging can be an excellent form of packaging for a variety of consumable and non-consumable products. Find out the benefits of vacuum packaging and how it can save products, money, and increase the bottom line.

10 Shrink Wrap Life Hacks

Shrink wrap can be used for more than retail and industrial packaging. Use these shrink wrap life hacks to store items, keep food longer, reduce energy bills, and even produce professional-looking CDs. Most shrink wrap life hacks can be done with minimal investment.

Stretch Wrap Machine Upgrades

For some pallet loads, standard stretch wrap machines do not offer what is needed to correctly wrap and secure the load. A variety of available stretch wrap machine upgrade can correct wrapping issues and ensure secured loads.

Shrink Wrap Machine Video Library

View a video library of shrink wrap machines for beginners up to high-output operations. Find out how shrink wrapping works and how small companies can begin shrink wrapping with minimal start-up costs!

Stretch Wrap Machine Safety Guidelines

Stretch wrap machine safety guidelines for a variety of turntable stretch wrap machines. Excellent information for employee training and meetings. Find general safety guidelines for transportation, installation, operation, and maintenance.

The Stretch Wrap Machine Advantage

With the right amount of product volume, companies can make a good investment with the purchase of a stretch wrap machine. Stretch wrap machines can reduce product loss, reduce worker fatigue, and increase film efficiency. Find out why a stretch wrap machine may be right for your location.

Impulse Sealer Heat Settings

Impulse sealers are an excellent option for companies beginning to package products. Impulse sealers are capable of wrapping several product per day. Finding the right heat settings for the sealer allows sealing wires to last longer and sealing to be more efficient.

How Many Products Can a Shrink Tunnel Package?

Shrink tunnels can increase packaging efficiency and decrease worker fatigue. The proper shrink tunnels can quickly and easily shrink wrap package a variety of products. Determining the proper shrink tunnel speed and heat settings can ensure professional look packages with minimal effort.

Product Packaging Ideas Using Flexible Packaging

View Different product packaging ideas for a variety of products. Flexible packaging offers an affordable packaging solution to a variety of products. The use of the proper flexible packaging material can present a professional packaging at an affordable cost. 

What is 80 Gauge Stretch Wrap?

Anyone familiar with stretch wrap or stretch wrappping has heard the term 80 gauge stretch wrap. By far the most common film within the stretch wrap industry, 80 gauge stretch film can have a variety of meanings.

What Shrink Wrap Machine is Best For Your Business?

Find out what shrink wrap machine is best for your business. Shrink wrapping is an inexpensive, yet professional way for companies to package a variety of products. Using the proper machine can save businesses time and money.

U.S. Packaging & Wrapping 2015 and Beyond

Find out up coming developments for U.S. Packaging & Wrapping in 2015! New product offerings, new product demos and tutorials, as well as several other planned events in 2015.

All Shrink Wrap Machines are Not Created Equal

The variety of shrink wrap machines on the market vary substantially. There are shrink wrap machines available online that look exactly the same, but durability and performance are drastically different.

Bundling Stretch Film Uses and Applications

Bundling stretch film is an excellent option for a variety of applications across multiple industries. Find out common uses of bundling stretch film and if it will meet your needs.

Shrink Wrap Packaging Reference Guide

The shrink wrap packaging reference guide is a complete guide of references and resources for shrink wrap packaging! Find out if shrink wrap will work for your products, view start-up costs, and more!

Food Packaging With Polyolefin Shrink Film

Polyolefin shrink film is FDA approved for direct food contact and an excellent option for packaging a variety of products! Companies can often package food product for pennies when using polyolefin shrink film!

Stretch Wrap Savings - Save Money on Stretch Film Costs!

Save money on stretch film costs by ordering in bulk and down gauging. By sampling different film, companies can substantially save on stretch wrap costs throughout the year.

Consumer Packaging No-No's

Consumer packaging is an important part of the marketing process. Packaging is often a product's first impression to customers. Find out what customers overwhelmingly dislike about product packaging.

Stretch Wrap Technical Data

View technical data for all stretch film products we offer. This post includes all technical data for hand and machine stretch film rolls, anti static film rolls, colored stretch film rolls, vented stretch film rolls, and hybrid stretch film.

Shrink Wrapping Machine Cost

Find out how much shrink wrap machines cost. Learn about the cost for a beginners shrink wrap machine up to a high speed fully automatic shrink wrap machine. Read about the benefits of each machine and how to determine what type you need.

Gauge Thickness Conversion Chart (Updated)

When purchasing plastic packaging products there are a variety of thicknesses available. Different manufacturers and products use different units of measurement. Use our gauge sizing chart to convert gauge into: mils, microns, millimeters, centimeters, and inches.

New Products at U.S. Packaging & Wrapping LLC.

Read about new products available at U.S. Packaging & Wrapping. New machines and packaging products available to help customers package and product products more efficiently.

Thickness of Aluminum Foil

Find out what most home use aluminum foil thicknesses are. Learn how they are measured and what the benefits of each thickness is.

Plastic Packaging Prices

Plastic packaging or flexible packaging prices always fluctuate. Manufacturers and suppliers have to adjust pricing based on the market price for plastic resins. This post examines what influences plastic packaging prices.

Buy Heat Shrink Wrap Locally

Use this guide to find local shrink wrap suppliers for small quantities of products. Some supply equipment and suppliers for consumers wanting to wrap a small amount of product.

Food Packaging Supplies

Read about the different food packaging supplies we offer and which products work well with each sector of food packaging. Find out if shrink wrap, poly bags, or a variety of other materials are the right packaging option for your food products.

United States Packaging Companies

This post focuses on the diversity of the packaging industry. We look at a large variety of packaging companies found in the United States. Many serve a wide range of sectors and others serve very specific sectors within the packaging industry. All of them help to bring end products to customers.

Where To Buy Pallet Wrap?

Use the pallet stretch film guide to find where to buy pallet wrap locally and online. Learn what local chains offer and how they can benefit your needs.

How To Measure For Shrink Wrap (with videos)

Watch videos explaining how to measure for different shrink wrap materials. Learn what size of shrink wrap you need for your products before you buy. Protect and offer excellent displays for all of your products!

How Does Stretch Film Work?

Stretch film is used all around the world hold and secure products. It is an affordable way to protect against product loss. How does it work? What makes stretch film work better and more efficiently?

What Size of Shrink Bags Do You Need?

Use our chart to view commonly used shrink bag sizes! Find out which bag is right for your application. Wrap everything from CDs, DVDs, Books, and more!

Stretch Film Differences

Follow this detailed guide to find which stretch film is right for you! Properly protect and secure your products with the right stretch film!

How To Measure For Shrink Wrap!

Use our measuring guide to properly measure for shrink wrap bags, tubing, and rolls! Ensure you are ordering the proper product at an affordable price.

Reduce Stretch Film Waste!

Save money and the enviroment by reducing stretch film waste! Increasing load efficiency helps to stabilize products while reducing the use of stretch film.

Shrink Wrap Varieties

Learn about the shrink packaging products offered at U.S. Packaging and Wrapping LLC. Find out how they can help protect and preserve your products.

The History of Packaging

The history of packaging dates back to early civilizations. Find out where the packaging industry began and what changes revolutionized the industry as we know it.

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Shrink Film Width Calculator

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