Acquisition adds expertise in warehouse automation and packaging equipment. Troy, MI (November 5, 2021) — Pantero is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ampro Material Handling, a Detroit-area racking and material handling supplier since 1969. The acquisition will allow Pantero to expand its material handling solutions for its warehouse and distribution customers.
Acquisition adds expertise in warehouse automation and packaging equipment. Troy, MI (July 15, 2021) — Pantero is pleased to announce the acquisition of Inspired Packaging Solutions, a Detroit-area packaging and equipment supplier. The acquisition will allow Pantero to expand its packaging automation and material handling solutions for its warehouse and distribution customers.
If you've shipped a large box lately, you've likely run across the term "dimensional weight", or DIM weight. If your box was larger than it needed to be, this little phase probably cost you a lot of money.
How green is your distribution center? Your choice of packaging materials has a big impact on the overall sustainability of your operations. Here are a few tips to help you improve your environmental footprint—and maybe save some money in the process.
When it comes to protective packaging, shippers have a lot of options. And of course, everyone wants to keep packaging costs down. But the total cost of packaging goes beyond simple materials costs. Here are a few other factors that you may not have considered when calculating the cost of protective packaging.
What's the best way to protect high-value goods during shipping and handling? Items that are especially valuable and delicate—such as auto parts, electronics and industrial equipment—require extra care and highly protective packaging materials.
What's the best way to protect products during shipping? Unless your product is highly durable and fits tightly into the shipping box, you'll probably need some void fill, cushioning or protective packaging material to make sure everything arrives intact.
What's the difference between stretch wrap and shrink wrap? Sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, but they are very different processes with different ideal applications. Many people say "shrink wrap" when they actually mean "stretch wrap." In a nutshell, shrink wrap involves heat, and stretch wrap doesn't. Here's how to know which is right for you.
Stretch wrap is one of the most useful and versatile materials in the packaging industry. Stretch wrapping can be used to:
Stretch films come in different thicknesses, known as gauges. How do you know what gauge of stretch film you need? Let's take a look.