The Benefits of Improving Your Packaging Equipment Efficiency

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If you’ve been packaging your product manually since you started your business, you may wonder how improving your packaging efficiency can benefit your bottom line. While placing each product in its packaging by hand may add a sentiment that automated packaging cannot, if you want to scale up your operation, manual packaging is just not feasible.

Just a few of the benefits that improving your packaging equipment efficiency will bring to your business include: (more…)

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5 Ways Conveyors Improve Packaging Productivity

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When you run a production line, efficiency is always on your mind. How to improve processes to cut costs and maximize output is a priority, and using conveyors is a great way to do both!

Here are our top five ways conveyors can improve packaging productivity:

1. Increased output

The more product you put out, the more sales you can make, and the more revenue you may bring in. Conveyors eliminate the need for manually transporting packages around your operation, making your entire production line faster! (more…)

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What Closure System is Right for Your Cartons?

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As a business owner, you have to carefully consider every aspect of your brand, no matter how small. Your product’s packaging is one of those things that can make or break your venture, and the closure system is one of the most important components of the packaging. The closure system you choose for your cartons should depend on:

  • Contents
  • Intended use
  • Applicable regulations
  • Brand aesthetic


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Help Speed Up Your Production with EconoPacker

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Are you ready to take your operation’s case packing to a whole new level? Then, meet the Econopacker!

This semi-automatic case packer can revolutionize how you pack your products, with more accuracy, more speed, and less stress to your workforce.

So, how does EconoPacker do it?

Products are randomly belt fed into the machine, where they are collated into the proper order. A human operator then positions a case over the loading funnel where the machine loads the products into the case. The filled case is then sent for sealing and shipping. (more…)

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Cartoner Machine Options for Smaller Operations

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As the owner of a smaller manufacturing operation, you are always looking for economical ways to improve productivity and efficiency. An automatic or semi-automatic cartoning machine is just that. However, many makers of manufacturing equipment only focus on huge machines that can put out thousands of cartons per hour. While these are great for bigger operations, it leaves the smaller ones out in the cold.

Here at Econocorp, we know how important it is to bring automation to the smaller manufacturers too. We have three excellent choices for small to medium-sized operations: the Mini Monoseal, the Twinseal, and the E-System 2000. (more…)

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What to Expect from the Packaging Industry in 2021

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2020 was not a great year for the packaging industry (or any industry for that matter). With COVID-19 looming heavily over global business and trade, combined with decreased consumer demand, packaging manufacturers have suffered great losses.

The good news is that 2021 is projected to be the year of the packaging industry rebound. According to Beroe Inc. via PR Newswire, the glass, rigid, and flexible packaging industries are all expected to increase production and revenues over 2021. They also project that North America will continue to hold at least 70% of the market share in flexible packaging. (more…)

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How Strategic Packaging Can Increase Your Brand’s Value

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The power of high-quality packaging is just as strong as having a great product. No matter how innovative your merchandise is, if it is poorly packaged, it will never make it into the customer’s hands. Superior packaging using Econocorp’s comprehensive line of cartoners, erectors, and sealers, will boost your brand value by:

  • Increasing Sales

Not only does well-crafted packaging get your product purchased more often, but it also increases customer retention by creating a user experience free from hassle and frustration. For some brands, the packaging can be more engaging than the product itself, like Tiffany and Co.’s iconic robin egg blue boxes. If companies worth billions of dollars focus so much effort on their packaging, you should take the hint and follow suit. (more…)

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Why Many Companies are Choosing Paper-Based Packaging

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The type of packaging you choose for your product, from the material to the design to the way that it opens, tells a story about you and your company. The wasteful, single-use plastic packaging of the 1900s is finally giving way to paper-based packaging. But, why the shift to paper? Well, paper-based packaging offers many benefits that its competition just can’t match:

Reusable, Recyclable, & Sustainable

The main draw of paper-based packaging for society is its status as the most environmentally-friendly packaging option. Paper-based packaging can not only be made of recycled paper but it too can be recycled, maintaining a cycle of reusability that you’ll never get with plastics. 

For paper-based packaging that is made from freshly cut trees, manufacturers have begun replanting those trees with fast-growing, highly sustainable forests so that harvests will not affect local ecology. (more…)

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The Advantages of Automatic Carton Erectors and Sealers

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You’ve got a great product and your sales are surging so much that your production line just can’t keep up. Should you limit your sales and take a loss on that revenue? No way! Keep those profits flowing and instead opt for a production line upgrade with automatic erectors and sealers.

Wondering how an automatic erector and automatic sealer can benefit your bottom line? The many advantages of automatic, continuous motion packaging machinery include:


Our automatic carton erectors and sealers are fast, efficient, and hardly ever need a break. Just keep up with routine maintenance and regular inspections and you’ll be good to go. If you want to run 24/7, our erectors and sealers are up to the job! (more…)

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Advantages of the Pegasus Cartoner

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Long gone are the days that each product must be packed into cartons by hand. Cartoning machines have revolutionized the production floor by allowing one employee to pack thousands of cartons per hour, far beyond what is possible manually. Econocorp’s Pegasus Continuous Motion Cartoner uses the latest technology in the industry to streamline the cartoning operation. The many benefits of the Pegasus cartoner include:

  • Increased production

With the ability to produce up to 7,200 packed products per hour, the Pegasus blows other automated cartoners out of the water. This is because the Pegasus uses continuous motion technology, so there’s no need to stop and wait for human interaction. With just one employee running the PLC controls, the Pegasus can automatically load both cartons and products. Your products will never sit around waiting for packaging again! (more…)

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