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June 30, 2020

The packaging industry likes to talk about down gauging. That means making stretch film thinner, for example from 34 micron film to 15 micron film. ‘That's quite a simple way of trying to reduce material...

June 30, 2020

A pallet is subjected to considerable forces during transport. A truck is sometimes forced to brake unexpectedly or to take a very sharp curve. This makes it even more important to ensure that the load...

June 30, 2020

There is good reason why you wrap your pallets: you want to be assured your goods arrive at their destination undamaged. If the load is wrapped the wrong way, with the wrong wrapping force, the...

June 11, 2020

AFP has and is keeping the BRC Packaging certificate’s AA Grade for packaging materials. Quite an accomplishment, because the standard was recently changed, Mirjam Bouwmeester explains. Producers of foods do everything they can to make...

June 8, 2020

Unstable pallets are an accident waiting to happen. And accidents are precisely what we try to avoid in the cargo industry. Pallet stability is vital to preventing damage or accidents while transporting goods. Jürgen Kohl,...

May 19, 2020

In the packaging industry, developments are moving fast. Businesses want to and must improve their sustainability and that demands innovative solutions from a company like AFP. Customers are asking more and more questions, says Jolien...