Considerations of technical and economic aspects related to introduction of pallet shrink wrapping as one of the most successful methods of shipping goods. Cost-cutting opportunities with this technique are manifold, as discovered by European packagers about five years ago and now being realized in the United States and Canada. Survey of applications in France and West Germany reveals trends, particularly in food industry. Wrapping materials used with polyethylene films taking the lead, but PVC film is also employed. Examples of pallet shrink wrappings of industrial goods applied in various industries.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Publication Date: 1970-3

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  • Pagination: p. 58-62
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00015191
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 13 1973 12:00AM