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How to calculate film dimensions to flow wrap your product

This is the third article in a series of blogs intended to educate users new to flow wrapping as well as to help experienced users looking for a quick reference. It explains the basic calculations used to determine film dimensions to flow wrap a specific product.  (Read the other articles in this series Principle of Operation of a Horizontal Flow Wrapper and Sealing Fundamentals of Horizontal Flow Wrapping) …more



The Bosch of Tomorrow

We Are BoschIn honor of Diversity and Inclusion at Bosch Packaging Services, we held our first annual Diversity Day event at our Raleigh, NC office. Associates each created a flag that they felt represented their background and heritage as well as shared a homemade dish to pass that characterized their culture or region. The event was so much fun and allowed us all an opportunity to get to know each other – and ourselves – even better than before. …more


Enjoy 24/7 Spare Parts Ordering with E-Portal

E-Portal

E-Portal is Bosch’s online spare parts warehouse and ordering platform that contains customer-specific spare parts information based on historical consumption. The portal allows for transparent flow of information, simplifies the ordering process and increases the efficiency of your spare parts logistics 24/7. …more



Bosch at Expo Pack, Mexico

Visit Bosch at Expo Pack in Mexico City, June 17-20 at booth #1716 in the PMMI pavilion.

The Bosch booth at Expo Pack, Mexico in 2013. The Bosch booth at Expo Pack, Mexico in 2013.

Bosch will showcase two new entry-level solutions at Expo Pack for small to midsized businesses looking to automate their packaging. The first, is the new Pack 101 horizontal flow wrapper.  It is ideal for this segment because it packages the widest product size range currently available on wrappers of comparable price points. The machine features a low-maintenance, all-servo-motor design that has the flexibility to facilitate quick and easy setup and changeovers, while reducing product and film waste during operation. …more


Product Specific Change Parts

In today’s world, diverse product lines and constant changes are trends the majority of packaging companies face. Obtaining quality change parts in a timely manner for existing equipment is imperative in order to keep up with busy production needs.  Bosch Packaging Services continues to consider these needs and is proud to announce that it has recently made some changes internally that will positively affect its customers. …more


Become one of six Bosch Explorers 2014

Bosch is currently looking for six young people from across the globe to take part in the Bosch World Experience. Bosch will be sending participants on a 16-day trip around the world to visit well-known projects that Bosch is involved in. Destinations on this summer’s trip will include London, Panama City, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Singapore. Applications will be accepted between April 7 and May 16, 2014 at http://www.experience-bosch.us.

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Troubleshooting Following Errors on Linium Wrappers

Following Errors are one of the most commonly reported errors. Several weeks ago, we published a blog post pertaining specifically to Troubleshooting Following Errors on Stratus Wrappers. While this topic was very well received and helpful for those of you with Stratus wrappers, what about those of you with Linium wrappers? This week, we will provide a few simple steps to Linium (PC-104) Open Loop Diagnostics. …more


Spring Has Sprung: It’s Maintenance Season!

SpringAs we transition from the long, cold winter months and enter into the first warm days of the year, spring cleaning is inevitable.  With spring cleaning comes the opportunity to perform maintenance, spare parts overhauls, machine audits, changeovers and upgrades on your Bosch Packaging equipment.  With field service and spare parts delivery schedules filling up fast, we recommend that you place your orders in advance. …more


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