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September 20, 2017

The Tilt Test

The consequences of accidents and incidents can be costly and, sometimes, pretty spectacular. But exactly how much rough and tumble should stretch wrap hold up to? That’s where our tilt test comes in.

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September 20, 2017

Extreme load containment testing

This is why we include the ‘tilt test’ when assessing the products and processes of pallet containment.

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August 18, 2017

Just how much should a stretch wrap stretch?

Wrapping a pallet operates under the same principle as cling film: the tighter the wrap is pulled, the more firmly it will hug the load underneath.

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July 24, 2017

The complete package

Service made simple The last thing you want to be thinking about when buying a new stretch wrapper is it breaking down. Yet over the lifetime of a stretch wrapper machine things will occasionally go wrong. With any mechanical equipment that manages this much throughput it’s hardly unexpected.    Factor in lost productivity waiting for replacement […]

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July 22, 2017

The best things in life

Have you got through today without seeing advertising about wrapping babies? That’s all about to change…         Ah, the good old days, when it was still safe for kids to play with plastic film…

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July 4, 2017

Five amazing OSH misadventures

1. That time the scaffolding was forgotten       2. When ambition got in the way…     3. When this seemed like a great idea     4. It doesn’t take an engineer to work this one out       5. Just…this…

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June 28, 2017

Meet the team: Garth Hill

Our Technical Sales Representative spends a lot of time in traffic… and occasionally on traffic. Fortunately this thinking time allows him the chance to hone his sense of humour which is just one thing we love about working with Garth. What brought you to the role at Universal Packaging? It’s been 8 years now so […]

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June 21, 2017

Inside Look: Seymour Distribution

  After close to four decades dispatching quality home wares and household goods around New Zealand, Seymour’s knows that seconds and grams really matter. A brand new Spinny S300 semi-automated pallet wrapper is helping them make these savings on the packing line. Seymour’s manufacture brands such as Cuisine Queen and Kate’s Kitchen here in New […]

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June 14, 2017

Inside Look: Tuatara Brewing Co.

On a standard day Tuatara Brewery bottles, labels and packs 7000 litres of their award-winning beer. Removing hand-wrapping from the equation has released the pressure at the end of the dispatch line.     When Michael Bailey first started as a storeman at the Kapiti Coast brewery, he was wrapping the pallets by hand, a […]

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