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Know the Difference: Fixed vs Variable Prestretch

Posted by Luke Recker on Jun 2, 2020 2:34:34 PM

Looking to automate with a stretch wrapper?

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Topics: Automate Now

Kill the Bug: EPA Registered to Kill COVID-19

Posted by Luke Recker on May 28, 2020 4:24:12 PM

What does it mean for a product to be EPA registered to fight COVID-19?  

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided a list of recommended and approved disinfectants for our fight against COVID-19. The EPA has announced the emerging pathogen policy is now in effect, which means that if a disinfectant has a kill claim against a similar virus, it is suitable for disinfection against the emerging pathogen. Simply put, when a solid surface is coated with an EPA registered disinfectant for the specified dwell time, the chemical will effectively kill the COVID-19 virus.

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Topics: Betco Sales Kit

Facility Cleaning 101

Posted by Luke Recker on May 28, 2020 12:56:55 PM

Many germs and virus are found on the surfaces in your workplace and home. It is important to keep all your work surfaces clean, especially during a pandemic or emerging disease event. The first step in ensuring your workforce is sanitary and safe for your people is understanding the fundamentals of facility cleaning. 

To assist in understanding these fundamentals, we break down commonly asked questions related to facility cleaning and illness prevention in the workplace.

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Topics: Betco Sales Kit

What is the difference between KN95 vs N95 Respirators?

Posted by AJ Backscheider on Apr 10, 2020 8:37:24 AM

Looking for a disposable respirator, but not sure what KN95 or N95 mean?

KN95 Diposable Respirator Mask - Foldable, 10/Pack

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VCI Packaging Shields Your Metal From Corrosion

Posted by AJ Backscheider on Sep 25, 2019 11:24:30 AM

Rust. It’s metal’s worst enemy. And it’s a costly one, too. Every year, billions of dollars are lost to rust and corrosion in the metal manufacturing and fabrication industries. Corrosion can hijack your assembly line and devastate your inventory. Fortunately, there’s a solution. 

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What is Amazon’s New FFP Requirement?

Posted by Luke Recker on Sep 13, 2019 2:45:12 PM

If you are shipping through Amazon distribution centers, meaning you ship your product to Amazon facilities for delivery to your end customer, Amazon's Frustration-Free Packaging requirement updates will apply to you. 

To reduce waste, Amazon has officially put into effect new Frustration-Free Packaging (FFP) requirements, officially starting September 3, 2019 (pushed back from its original start date of August 1, 2019). 

Find out exactly what the new FFP requirements are, how they affect you and how BGR can help you make sure you’re compliant.

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Topics: Amazon FFP

6 Reasons to Rethink Your Pallets

Posted by AJ Backscheider on Aug 23, 2019 1:56:10 PM

A pallet is a pallet, right? Not quite. Many companies order the first pallet they find (or the cheapest) and don’t even realize how large a range of pallets is actually available–including custom options. A pallet isn’t simply wood–it may be hard wood, soft wood, recycled pressed wood, plastic, metal  or even corrugated cardboard! They come in a variety of sizes and shapes as well. 

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