Paul Stewart

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Earthquakes, Pallet Damage, and Stretch Wrapping

Posted by Paul Stewart on Mar 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you've never been in an earthquake you would be amazed at how much damage 30 seconds of vibration can do. Even relatively short and mild earthquakes can cause serious damage.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage

Why Do Case Erectors Jam?

Posted by Paul Stewart on Mar 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We interviewed Lantech's Paul Stewart, about the significant issue of why most case erectors jam. What follows are extracts from the transcript of our conversation.

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Topics: Case Erecting/Sealing

Why is Your Stretch Film Breaking? 3 Things to Check

Posted by Paul Stewart on Sep 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Stretch Film breaks a lot - about 3 to 7 times per roll on the average. But in the hustle and bustle of the typical workday, stretch wrapper operators simply don't have time to figure out which of these causes is making their stretch film break so much. And film breaks are more than just an irritation. Unless their causes are found and fixed, they lead to a nasty chain of events that can be difficult to escape.

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Topics: Film Breaks

Earthquakes and Stretch Wrapping? Say What?

Posted by Paul Stewart on Jun 5, 2013 1:09:00 PM


Ever been in an earthquake? It’s amazing how much damage 30 seconds of vibration can do. Check out the video.
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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage

Three Stretch Wrapping Rules Help Your LTL Loads Show Up in One Piece

Posted by Paul Stewart on Apr 22, 2013 4:15:00 PM

Problem or Opportunity?

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping

Three Stretch Wrapping Resolutions You Should Make for 2013

Posted by Paul Stewart on Jan 4, 2013 3:26:00 PM

The New Year is a time of new beginnings. Traditionally, we resolve to improve something about our lives or businesses. Here are 3 stretch wrapping resolutions that will improve your stretch wrapping quality, lower your costs, and enhance your brand image.

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Containment Force

Yippie-Yi-Yo-Ki-Yay Pallet Loads

Posted by Paul Stewart on Dec 12, 2012 3:09:00 PM

You're Sending Your Products on a Rough Ride

Did you ever wonder what your products go through as they ship to your customers? The trip's a lot tougher than you might think. Watch this video to get an idea of what they could go through.

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Topics: Product Damage

Your Stretch Wrapping Is Causing More Damage Than You Think!

Posted by Paul Stewart on Dec 3, 2012 10:03:00 AM

Damage You Know About

We all know about truck load shipping failures like those in Photo 1. Or about products damaged during shipment like those in Photo 2. This is visible damage, the catastrophic damage we see or hear about. This is the damage that winds up in reclamation and reprocessing centers or even in landfills.

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Topics: Product Damage

How to Use Stretch Wrapping to Stop the Silent Theft of Your Profits

Posted by Paul Stewart on Nov 19, 2012 4:14:00 PM

1 Chance in 200 Isn’t a Good Bet 

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Topics: Stretch Wrapping, Product Damage

Easy Way to Reduce the Risk of Load Damage

Posted by Paul Stewart on Nov 8, 2012 2:29:00 PM

Loads Sliding Off Their Pallets Are a Big Cause of Damage!

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Topics: Pallet-Grip, Product Damage

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