The Three Main Benefits of Using Shrink Wrap Machines


No matter what your business, if the core of your business is selling products, you will no doubt already know how vital it is to ensure that your packaging is top quality. By ensuring that packaging is as great as it can be companies are not only able to increase revenue but also able to attract new custom – which is of course something which all companies want.

 

Packaging isn’t only needed to make products look better either, it is essential for keeping  products safe whilst in transit and ensuring that they are safe from damage. Because of this many people choosing wrapping as a packaging solution– both by hand and using machines, with machines providing the most superior solutions.

 

But what makes wrapping using shrink wrapping machines such as those available from http://www.sontex.co.uk/ so great? Here goes:

 

Superior durability – Shrink wrapping possibly offers the greatest durability out of all of the packaging options available, this is because the plastic film that is used is incredibly strong and hard to damage. This makes shrink wrapped products perfect for being transported, which is something which many products and items require.

 

Impeccable protection – It can be hard for companies that have several different shaped/sized products to find a solution which suits all, however shrink wrap is perfect! Shrink wrap product packaging can be used on almost any item regardless of shape and size – this is because the film wraps tightly around whatever it needs to. Shrink wrapping fully protects enclosed items from dirt, moisture and other damages and stops products from breaking easily.

Cost-effectiveness – Compared to many other packaging solutions shrink wrapping is incredibly affordable. Once machines are bought only further film is required which isn’t expensive by any means. Wrapping using a machines also works out more cost effective that wrapping by hand as it is much quicker and you don’t have to pay staff copious amounts of money for wrapping by hand which often takes a long time.

 

 

These are only three of the main benefits of shrink wrapping using a machines too – If you can think of any more do not hesitate to let us and everyone else know – After all, people deserve to know just how great shrink wrapping really is.

 



A Guide to Hydroponics: What You Need to Know


Are you wanting to start growing your own fruit and vegetables? Fed up of buying shop-bought fruit which you can easily just grow at home then we advise you to look into hydroponics. Hydroponics is a type of growing which doesn’t use soil, meaning that you won’t get that ‘Earth’ taste on your fruit and vegetables. Not only this but hydroponics has become increasingly popular over the years as more and more people are starting to know exactly what are the benefits. Wondering what these benefits are?

  • You’re able to grow all year-round, this means you won’t have to think about the changing season. Not only this but you have the pleasure of growing strawberries in winter, which many people cannot do without hydroponics.
  • Even though hydroponics uses mainly water to grow the plants, it actually requires less water than plants in soil do, therefore saving money on water bills!
  • You can grow more plants in a shorter time frame, smaller area and you still get plants which are bigger and stronger.
  • No need to worry about weeding, not to mention that growing plants are extremely therapeutic.
  • You can control your own yields.
  • You know exactly what is going onto your plants.

These are only some of the many benefits of growing hydroponically.

Now you know what the benefits are of growing hydroponically it is important to know exactly what are the most popular things to grow.

  • Vegetables: everyone needs plenty of vegetables in their diets to keep fit and healthy, so some of the most popular types of vegetables grown hydroponically are tomatoes, peppers (chillies), lettuce and celery.
  • Fruits: similar to vegetables everyone needs fruit in their diets, not to mention fruit is super tasty. But what are the most popular fruits to grow? Many people choose to grow grapes, strawberries and blueberries.

  • Herbs: everyone needs to add herbs in their food in order to make dishes more delicious. So what are some of the favourite herbs? Rosemary, sage, basil and chives are popular amongst the hydroponic world and most of them are easy to grow.

Now you more about what the benefits are of hydroponics, what the favourite things to grow are, it is important to know how you’re going to make your hydroponic dream come true.

First thing you will need is all the equipment, we advise choosing a well-respected company which sell affordable, high quality equipment. Many people choose to start with a grow tent kit however there are plenty of other equipment you will need, for further information on possible equipment to buy visit: www.tropicannahorticulture.com/green-qube-grow-tent.

When you have chosen your equipment we advise you choose a suitable area to start growing, this area needs to be big enough for the equipment and to move around. Not only this but the area needs to have a power source available.