Stretch film for the (frozen) food industry

Consumers make their choice for a product partly on the basis of the packaging. Damaged or torn packaging remains in place and costs both the retailer and the producer money. Stretch film may seem to play a minor role in this, but nothing could be further from the truth. A well-packed and stabilised pallet considerably reduces the risk of damage.Choosing the right stretch film plays an important role in this. A pallet of trays with cans requires a different stretch film than a pallet of food boxes. And that is where the challenge lies for us. We are happy to study your process, your type of load, the problems you encounter. And we look for solutions. Our goal is to create stable pallets, smooth wrapping processes and get your products to their final destination without damage.

 

Stable pallets

Choosing the right stretch film plays an important role in this. A pallet of trays with cans requires a different stretch film than a pallet of food boxes. And that is where the challenge lies for us. We are happy to study your process, your type of load, the problems you encounter. And we look for solutions. Our goal is to create stable pallets, smooth wrapping processes and get your products to their final destination without damage.

95% less damage

20% less usage 95% less ruptures

WITH AFP, YOUR PRODUCTS ARE SURE TO GO ON THE ROAD

Due to a strong increase in road freight transport, the need for pallet stability has only increased in recent years. Unstable pallets can have a major impact on safety, efficiency and costs. AFP is the partner to help reduce these risks.

In addition, AFP is always looking for sustainable solutions. By optimally wrapping pallets, we never use more film than necessary. This means lower costs and a considerably lower CO2 footprint than with a conventional stretch film.

Safe and sure on the road?
7 step audit model

AFP 7 STEP MODEL

AFP has more than 50 years of experience in achieving pallet stability and is at the forefront of innovation. We work with the 7 Step Audit model in which we work towards optimally packaged pallets through a thorough analysis of your process.

  • Our people involved analyse your pallet wrapping process
  • You can count on minimal stretch film consumption – which is not only sustainable but also saves costs
  • You can count on an optimized winding process without interruptions
  • Your products go safely on the road against the Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

How can I help you transport your products safely?

The combination of the right High Performance stretch film, the knowledge of our employees involved in your processes and winding machines ensures the optimal performance of your winding processes. In this way, we ensure stable pallets and prevent film from breaking, so that the packaging process runs smoothly, without delay. Would you also like to know whether we can improve your pallet stability and reduce your costs? Then apply for the Quick Scan today. In 30 minutes we will analyse your process and make an immediate proposal for improvement.

Request your free Quick Scan

Wilbert Philipsen, Key Account Manager

Corner Crush

A common problem

Does the term Corner Crush look familiar to you? It sounds quite intriguing, doesn’t it? In fact, it’s a technical term for damaging goods on the corner of a package or box. And this is something we – as AFP – often see in transport and logistics. The main cause of damage to the corners is when a pallet is wrapped too tightly and incorrectly, which causes the film to press too hard on the boxes and damage is caused by the force it exerts on the boxes.

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Interview with Prof. Mark Juwet of the KU Leuven

Load security and regulations from EUMOS

“truck overturned after nearly losing cargo”, “truck loses complete cargo on roundabout”, “truck ends up in the ditch”

Anyone reading these headlines may not be aware that all these accidents may have been caused by the fact that the cargo transported was not sufficiently stable. The European Council and the European Parliament are well aware that poorly secured cargo leads to more than 1 000 deaths and many more serious injuries every year.

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