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Shrink

A slang term for the losses a retail company suffers from shoplifting. Some companies, such as grocery stores, may build shrink into their earnings estimates.
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"I think it's really important to note that shrink sleeves, in terms of usage, are 50/50 with prime labels," explains Ben Cunningham, director of global sales, Shrink Sleeve Converting, at Karlville.
Caption: Figure 6: Optical micrograph of the damage after an AC breakdown event of a sample with multiple layered heat shrink. Optical micrograph shows the damage to both the heat shrink and metallic surface of the HTS tape.
Discounters (2.78%), pharmacies/drug stores (2.16%) and supermarkets/grocery retailers (1.38%) experienced the highest shrink rates among U.S.
Products include heat sealing equipment, vacuum sealers, automatic baggers, pre-opened bags on a roll, and shrink packaging systems.
Early polyester-based shrink labels consisted of blends of several different types of polyester, but in the late 1990s Eastman developed a reactor-grade resin that had very unique shrinkage properties, says Ronnie Little, Eastman's market-development manager, SP-Plastics Packaging.
Annette Hanson to join me in this venture, and Shrink Rap has continued to publish regular blog posts for 8.5 years now.
The latest Matrix machines save energy by using a special shrink wrap process developed by Linkx Systems that pre-stretches the shrink film before applying it to the product.
This represents the initial phase of a three phase plan to create value for Shrink's shareholders, the company said.
Wire-to-wire connections should be made with a properly-sized crimpon heat-shrink butt connector, or heat shrink tubing can be slid over regular marine grade butt connectors and ring connectors.
"Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint" is a wonderful eco-book that teaches kids and adults a variety of ways in which we all can shrink our footprint on the earth.
of Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, announces the availability of its Embrace copolyesters for shrink film, enabling European brand owners to deliver maximum shelf impact with 360[degrees] graphics, the company says.
* NeoAffinia PETG, a new film from Printpack, debuted for shrink sleeve label applications.