Posts from Jackie Irvine

Start-up? Space Constraints? The 411 on Tabletop Sealers

Many packagers looking for a tabletop bagging solution have learned the hard way that all small sealers are not created equal. The value in choosing a high quality sealer designed specifically for manufacturing usually pays for itself in less than a year. “A common misconception by some start ups and smaller, manual production packagers is that any low cost sealer will do,” says Paul Irvine, Plexpack CEO. “The cost of poor quality seals, slow production, limited replacements parts, or complete equipment failure adds up quickly. We […]

The Eventuality for Growing Businesses: Automated Bagging

Didn’t get the chance to stop by our booth at Pack Expo Int’l and see our new Automated Bagger? Not to worry: we’ve got you covered. Read on to answer the following: What is an Automated Bagger? Is automation right for me? What is Instapack and how is it different from other baggers? So… What is an Automated Bagger? An Automated Bagger is a robotically operated system which places bags into a filling station, opens the bag, fills the bag with a measured amount of product, […]

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017

Plexpack Corp. is always on the move, meet our sales people and get educated on the best packaging solution for you. Look for us and our products at the following tradeshows: Nov. 6-9 — Chicago, USA PMMI Pack Expo Chicago, booth N-5309   Nov 15-17 — Mexico City, Mexico UBM Canon Advanced Manufacturing, booth M718   Nov 30 & Dec 1 — Montreal, Canada UBM PackEx Montreal, booth 1901   Feb 7-9 — Anaheim, USA UBM WestPack 2017, stay tuned for our booth number    April 4-6 — […]

Control, Monitoring and Data at Your Fingertips — The MPS Bag Sealer of 16/17

Today Plexpack Corp. announced multiple software and hardware enhancements to their popular Emplex MPS Series Bag Sealers. Emplex MPS sealers provide fast, precise, strong hermetic seals on nearly any heat sealable soft, high density, ecological, or specialty film. MPS sealers are available in stand alone or custom configurations for a wide range of specialty and high-speed applications. What this Means for MPS Owners and Buyers New software features offer customers increased control of sealing parameters and settings enhanced operations data, and more customizable user preferences. […]

Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.

  A biological explanation of why food rots and how you can use MAP to prevent it.   Why Products Rot…  Food decomposition is dependent on three factors:   1. Decomposers: “Decomposers” are microscopic bacteria that are about 1/3 the width of your hair. They are airborne and are perpetually surround us [i]. The decomposers found in and on food are commonly aerobes, which mean they need oxygen/air to grow. Decomposers land on food or other products such as wood, and immediately start breaking down the organic matter […]

Plexpack Will Be at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo 2016

Plexpack is proud to be featured at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo. The versatile and expandable Emplex MPS6140 table top continuous bag sealer will be on display and demonstrated by our Director of Engineering, Allen Muresan.

This isn’t High School: How to Package Your Marijuana Products

Marijuana is a smoking hot topic right now… With the possibility of a new market in Canada, and a growing market in the United States, there has never been a better time for investors and entrepreneurs to become familiar with the marijuana industry. From 2012 to now, marijuana revenues have increased by 64% and continue to show growth on a year-to-year basis.[i] Looking at states like Oregon and Colorado, it is apparent that marijuana has huge potential as a consumer product. In a recent publication […]

Plexpack Hits the Ground[s] Running… We are On the Road and Will be at the SCAA Expo in Atlanta

By Jackie Irvine | Events | April 11, 2016 | Comments (0)
This coming week Plexpack will be at the SCAA Expo from April 14-17, 2016 SCAA 2016in Atlanta. There we will be at booth 437 with our partner Weigh Right Automatic Scale Co. Over the last year, Plexpack has had the pleasure of providing solutions for many coffee industry suppliers.

Plexpack Will Be Attending CPMA Convention + Trade Show

By Jackie Irvine | Events | April 11, 2016 | Comments (0)
Plexpack Will Be Attending CPMA. Plexpack would like to invite you to booth 700 at CPMA Convention + Trade Show April 12-14 in Calgary. There we will be exhibiting our newly remodelled MPS6500. We would love to see you.

Plexpack Will Be at AndinaPack! – Plexpack estará en AndinaPack!

By Jackie Irvine | Events | November 2, 2015 | Comments (0)
Plexpack Will Be at Andina-Pack! Andina-Pack is the principal packaging event for the north of Latin America. Thanks to our partner MAQUITEC ANDINA S.A., Plexpack will be an exhibitor at booth 320-322 on Nov 10-13, 2015 in Bogota ¡Plexpack estará presente en Andina-Pack! Andina-Pack es el principal evento de la industria del empaque del norte de Latino América. Gracias a nuestro aliado MAQUITEC ANDINA S.A, Plexpack estará presente el el espacio 320-322 desde el 10 al 13 de noviembre de 2015 en Bogotá.