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Explore a variety of packaging industry thought leadership pieces from our internal subject matter experts, read compelling case studies, hear from our service techs about helpful maintenance tips and tricks and more here in the nVenia Blog. Do you have a question you would like answered? Or a subject matter in the packaging industry you would like to learn more about?  Let us know!

The Advantages of Using an OEM Integrator

01/25/2022
Our customers look to nVenia for integrated solutions for packaging lines for many important reasons: Speed: Our custom packaging equipment integrators are able to achieve up to a 50% reduction in design and delivery — and start the operation up to twice as fast. Efficiency: Having one source oversee the...

So You Are Thinking About Shrink Wrapping Your Products

01/25/2022
By Dave Campbell, Director of Engineering Applications  Are you thinking about shrink wrapping your products for shipping? You might be asking yourself the following questions: Do I need a pad to support them? Do I need to put them in trays? Which process is more versatile? Can I get the...

Meet Our ARPAC Brand Case & Tray Packers

01/14/2022
nVenia’s ARPAC Brand case and tray packers are built tough to withstand your demanding production environment. Made of heavy-duty, welded steel construction with durable powder coat finishes and designed for round-the-clock operation, nothing outperforms an ARPAC Brand machine. With several standard models to choose from and the ability to customize...

Cut Pallet Wrapping Film Usage with a Stretch Wrapping Machine

01/05/2022
As with nearly every other consumable, the costs of stretch film for pallet wrapping have increased significantly in recent months – creating even greater justification for manufacturers to add automated stretch wrapping machines to their facilities. In many facilities, hand-wrapping of pallets is the standard. Operators simply take a roll...

Robotic Palletizers vs. Conventional Systems

09/09/2021
In the field of packaging automation equipment, one of the fastest-growing segments is palletizing – driven by continually rising labor costs and talent attrition. Those factors – which are impacting processes around the globe – are now driving many companies which had previously avoided fully integrated systems toward more automated...

What Is Secondary Packaging, And Why Is It Critical?

09/09/2021
Few consumer goods are sold to people as-is. Even durable, shelf-stable products such as batteries are packaged in some form or another. There are numerous reasons for this. Not only do boxes, bags, blister cards and the like keep products organized and safe during transit, but they also serve important...

Automated Bagging Solutions for Grilling Pellets

05/17/2021
Getting your products ready for shipping can be a labor-intensive and costly part of production, which is why many businesses have been looking for more effective methods of bagging. Wood pellet products such as grilling pellets and pellet fuels can be tricky to bag due to their size, and the...

Open Mouth Bagging Solutions for Malt Products

05/17/2021
Malt is used to make a diverse range of products such as beer, whiskey, biscuits, malted milk, confectionery, bagels, and vinegar. Malt can be made from barley, rye, wheat, and rice. Due to its diverse range of uses, demand is always high for malt. Therefore, malt producers must be able...

It’s Ice Melt Bagging Season: Reduce Operational Costs With nVenia

01/11/2021
The nVenia team knows salt bagging operations – and our equipment stands up to the rigors of this challenging, corrosive product. Our HAMER Brand product line delivers more bags per minute, on easy-to-run machines, with tried and tested automation to eliminate the operator standing by the machine. We specialize in...

5 Keys to Keep Gummies from Gumming up the Bottling Works

01/08/2021
Invented in the early 1920s by Hans Riegel, a confectioner from Bonn, Germany, who started the Haribo candy company, Golden Bears (known the world over as “gummy bears”) have not only become one of the world’s most commonly copied snack treats, the “gummy” movement has evolved into other categories, such...

nVenia’s HAMER Brand Launches New Robotic Valve Bag Placer

11/16/2020
nVenia, designers and manufacturers of highly engineered packaging equipment, and a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, recently launched their new HAMER Brand robotic valve bag placer solution during Pack Expo Connects.  The placement of valve bags onto valve bag filler spouts is a highly repetitive, labor-intensive task. In many...

Common Questions About Produce Packaging

07/17/2020
With more than 50 years of experience in the packaging industry, the nVenia team has experience working in every aspect of the packaging industry – particularly food. From candy and snack packaging, to gummies, seafood, and frozen foods, we have worked with it all. However, of all food packaging segments,...