Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Quality of Retail Packaging enhanced by Overwrap

There are a number of Overwrapping and packaging options available for retail applications where the aesthetics of shelf appeal is paramount.

Quality of Retail Packaging enhanced by Overwrap Quality of Retail Packaging enhanced by Overwrap

Reducing the cost of packaging – the role of film overwrapping

As the challenges of the global economy increase the pressure to save money at all stages of the production… [more]

Reducing the cost of packaging – the role of film overwrapping Reducing the cost of packaging – the role of film overwrapping

Overwrapping Films Come Full Circle

Overwrapping machines have long been referred to as cellophane wrappers, cello wrappers or simply box… [more]

Overwrapping Films Come Full Circle Overwrapping Films Come Full Circle

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Quality of Retail Packaging enhanced by Overwrap

Quality of Retail Packaging enhanced by Overwrap

When it comes to wrapping products in film simply to provide protection or to secure a collation of items, a number of options are available but for retail applications where shelf appeal is paramount the preferred choice for wrapping cartons and other uniform objects is an end fold overwrap. This style of wrap provides several advantages including a wrinkle free appearance, neat... [Read more]


Reducing the cost of packaging – the role of film overwrapping

Reducing the cost of packaging – the role of film overwrapping

As the challenges of the global economy increase the pressure to save money at all stages of the production and packaging process increases. Higher energy costs have driven up the costs of packaging materials, the electricity required to run packaging machinery and the expense of air conditioning and refrigeration systems to keep the temperature for both staff and products at safe levels. At the other... [Read more]


Overwrapping Films Come Full Circle

Overwrapping Films Come Full Circle

Overwrapping machines have long been referred to as cellophane wrappers, cello wrappers or simply box wrappers. The overwrap itself has been known as a cello wrap. This terminology has its roots in the 1950s when all wrapping was with the wood pulp derived product call cellophane. Cello derives from the word cellulose, which is the primary structural component of green plants. It was first used for... [Read more]


Marden Edwards with Involtec at Emballage Paris

Marden Edwards with Involtec at Emballage Paris

Set in one of the most beautiful capitals of the world, Paris plays host to the 39th International packaging trade show, Emballage Paris. Taking place from 22nd to 25th November, over 1,200 exhibitors are expected along with an anticipated 85,000 visitors from over 40 countries. Marden Edwards has had great success at Emballage Paris, over previous years, and we are expecting this to be no exception. Marden... [Read more]


More is less! Using On-Line Film Slitting to Reduce Wrapping Film Reel Inventory

More is less! Using On-Line Film Slitting to Reduce Wrapping Film Reel Inventory

One of the complaints regarding overwrapping when compared to shrinkwrapping has been the need to use a precise width of film.  Shrinkwrapping, using large amounts of heat energy to shrink film around a product, has always been able to cope with oversize film and shrink to the correct size.  This means that products of a varying size can be wrapped without changing the film reel. Marden Edwards overwrapping... [Read more]