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What You Need to Know About Stretch Film

What Products are Right for Film You have unlimited options when it comes to selecting packaging to protect your products. Stretch film is great when your goal is to wrap products together and secure them safely and tightly, often to a pallet. This is ideal when you want to wrap a collection of products together…

4 Ways Distribution Centers Can Reduce Packaging Waste

According to the U.S. EPA, residential, commercial and institutional users generate more than 75 million tons of container and packaging waste each year. Yet only about half of that waste is properly recycled, which means about 37 million tons of packaging waste ends up in a landfill. At Hughes, we’re committed to educating our customers…

How to Stop Repetitive Work When Stretch Wrapping

According to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, non-fatal workplace injuries cost U.S. companies $62 billion in worker compensation. Of that amount, companies spent $15.1 billion on injuries related to lifting, pushing and pulling objects. And injuries related to repetitive motions? That cost them another $1.8 billion. Warehouse employees who perform repetitive work for…

Why Do I Need a Horizontal Stretch Wrapper Machine?

Ready to turn your world upside-down? Well, maybe not flipped completely upside-down…try thinking along (horizontal) lines? Purchasing a horizontal stretch wrapper machine can positively impact your business in many different ways. These machines have the ability to drastically increase your productivity regardless of the type of business you’re in. If you need to wrap lumber,…

Shrink Wrap and Stretch Film Defined for Commercial Packaging

When you’re shipping your product out, it’s best to get to know the difference between the wide ranges of custom commercial packaging available to you. Depending upon the products you’re choosing to ship out, you might need a variety of different packaging methods to best suit your products. The best solution to get your merchandise…

Preventing Stretch Film Mistakes

When companies have spent so much time and money on creating a product (development), attracting the customer (marketing), and working with the customer (selling), they don’t want to find any faults in getting the product to the customer once the purchase is complete (shipping). Unfortunately, estimates show that nearly $30 billion dollars of goods are…

E-commerce Packaging Efficiency Solutions

In any company that requires an efficient way to organize, pack, and ship products, there exists a need for efficiency. Modern technological advances have made it easy for factories and other production-based facilities to use computers to organize inventory. Warehouses have now started adopting these same methods in an effort to be more efficient. E-commerce…

Benefits of Stretch Wrap Film

Why Smart E-Commerce Businesses Use Stretch Film and You Should Too Stretch film is a must have for any business (in any industry) looking to save time and money on their packaging operations. Stretch film is a simple effective way to properly package goods. Hand wrapping takes more time and can be wasteful of film; a stretch…

Protect Your Products with a Stretch Wrapper

Constant jarring and vibrating of shipments in transportation can loosen loads. Proper stretch wrapping will protect your products from damage and keep them safe during the shipping processes. Stretch film also keeps your products clean and dry. It’s no surprise that the condition and safety upon arrival matters greatly to your customers, so do it…