Welcome to a New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed his/her time off during the holidays and ready to begin 2017 with a bang!
Due to popular demand, we are introducing our full line of carton sealers. Our CS-series of carton sealers are reliable, cost-effective and durable providing savings to your production process. We know deciding which carton sealer works best for your application can be confusing so we have created a comparison chart to help you decide what carton sealer works best for you. The most important variable to think about are: automation, package variety, and package size. We have also created a survey – Just email your completed survey to us and we will help you come up with the best carton sealer for your applications.
Sealer Sales Carton Sealer Comparison Chart
Sealer Sales Carton Sealer Survey
As always, everything can always be found on our website – www.sealersales.com.
Sealer Sales wanted to wish you and your family a happy holiday season.
Best wishes for a happy filled new year filled with health, happiness and success.
Please note our holiday schedule in December and plan your orders accordingly.
12/23 (FRIDAY): LAST DAY TO SHIP –
**ORDERS MUST BE IN BY 12PM**
12/26/16 (MONDAY) – 1/2/17 (MONDAY): SEALER SALES CLOSED
1/3/17 (TUESDAY): SEALER SALES REOPENS
If you need assistance, contact us at 818.718.8818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing you a safe and wonderful holiday season.
It’s a beautiful morning here in Chicago and Pack Expo has begun!
Come visit our booth E-8950.
Don’t forget: PACK EXPO 2016 is coming up and we are offering free registration! PACK EXPO is the largest packaging trade show in the world and is a unique opportunity to see the latest trends in the industry as well as talk to leading experts in the field.
Come by and visit our booth (E-8950). We will be showing our latest equipment including the FRM-1010 band sealer. If you’re new to packaging, don’t worry! Come by and chat. Let us know what you’re planning to package and we can point you in the right direction. Our equipment caters directly to small and medium sized business like yours and we have many years of experience
We recommend taking a look at Packaging Digest’s recent article, “The ‘pouch-ization’ of the world,” citing that global demand for flexible plastic pouches is expected to rise 6.2% annually to $37.3 billion in 2018. The article states that the U.S. flexible plastic pouch (i.e. stand up pouches, foil gusseted bags, flat pouches, etc) growth is being driven primarily due to the U.S. consumer demanding increasing convenience and portability of product. Pouches also tend to be smaller and thinner than glass, paper and metal packaging and will use 60% less plastic and be 23% lighter. We couldn’t agree with Packaging Digest more! Over the past few years, we have seen an incredible demand for flexible packaging, particularly in the form of stand up pouches. Stand up pouches maximize shelf space over traditional boxes and cartons and bottles but also minimize costs of freight and warehousing since these pouches ship flat.
Looking for a custom pouch? If your customer is considering switching to a flexible packaging product, Sealer Sales can help you determine the best type of packaging that will work for your customer. E-mail us at email@example.com for a survey which will help us determine which type of pouch will work best for your customer. Feel to also browse our stock bags especially if your customer is not ready to go the custom route. For a start-up business, we carry a variety of stock stand up pouches in smaller quantities (250pcs – 1,000pcs) in a variety of sizes and colors allowing your business to still provide unique packaging that stands up w/o the set up costs of custom pouches.
Don’t forget! Heat sealers would be required to heat seal your customer’s pouch to prevent tampering. We are the go to sealer source and can offer a variety of equipment that will assist you. See our recommended sealers for stand up pouches!
Take a look at some of the units that are available for the medical / dental market. We will be demonstrating these units and more at PACK EXPO in Chicago. Click on the icon below for free registration
KF-210HC – 10mm Hand Sealer w/ Sliding Cutter
Make your own poly bags with our hand sealer with sliding cutter (Model: KF-210HC). The sealer can also be used for non medical packaging as well. The unit is an 8″ hand sealer with a 10mm wide serrated seal line. Sealer is portable. Matching optional film roller is also available.
D-3010HCA – 13″ Table Top Medical Sealer
Excellent unit for sealing sterile bag & tubing. The 10mm wide seal width provides excellent protection. Sealing and cooling times can be preset with a digital control panel. Unit is also equipped with a counting timer to keep track of packages sealed.
As we expected, UPS announced rate increases which will take into effect December 26, 2016. FedEx is also expected to make similar announcements later this month. Please keep this in mind as you are working out shipping rates with your customers.
UPS 2017 Rates Information
Effective December 26, 2016, the following changes will take effect:
- Daily rates for UPS® Ground service will increase an average net 4.9%.
- Daily rates for UPS Air and International services, as well as UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 4.9%.
- The Additional Handling charge will be assessed for UPS Air and International packages with the longest side exceeding 48 inches, instead of 60 inches.
Our FS-Series line of foot sealers offers great bang for your buck! The units are available in sealing lengths 14″, 18″, and 26″. What is unique is the 8mm wide seal width. Most of our other foot sealers offer a max 5mm seal width. The 8mm wide seal can seal thicker materials than our standard 2mm foot sealers. Unit is equipped with a working table so your bag has some place to rest. Our FS-Series are priced to offer an excellent value proposition. Ask one of our distributors about these awesome sealers today!
We are experts in heat sealers – no other company comes close to our depth of knowledge and ThomasNet agrees with us. We’ve been in the sealer industry for over thirty years so we know a thing or two.
ThomasNet – the leading B2B database for sourcing suppliers publishes buying guides in many different industries including one on sealing equipment. [Visit ThomasNet.com to download the free white paper.]
Sealer Sales is listed as a resource in the ThomasNet Sealing Equipment Buying Guide and we couldn’t agree more. Our Resources page is full of relevant information on what type of heat sealer works best for your application.
If you can’t find what you are looking for, one of our knowledgeable customer service reps is available to help answer your questions. Send us a quick e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONGEAL MEANS TO COOL UNDER PRESSURE.
Hand / Foot Impulse Sealers
The hand or foot sealer is a manual sealer. What this means is that the congeal step or dwell step needs to be added into your sealing process to make a proper seal. Hold the jaw down for a couple of seconds after the timer light has gone off to set the seal. This will ensure a proper seal and will also allow the sealer to cool down before the next seal. This will ensure longevity of the heating elements.
Auto Impulse Sealers
We recommend the congeal (cooling) setting to be at least 2x greater than the heat setting. This will ensure that the seal has ample opportunity to set and cool under pressure. This will also allow the heating element to cool as well. The most important step for the longevity of auto sealers is having the appropriate congealing time. Most customers skip the congeal setting in order to get a higher ppm (packages per minute) but this will only lead to problems – broken element and PC Board.
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