Pregis introduces AirSpeed Ascent, Next Generation, High-Pressure Air Cushioning System

Pregis, a leading manufacturer of protective packaging, is introducing the AirSpeed® Ascent high-pressure air cushioning system.

This next generation inflator reportedly creates the patented square pattern hybrid cushioning (HC) packaging material on-demand and could save companies valuable floor space while providing superior product protection to ensure products arrive to customers undamaged.

“Users will immediately notice multiple advancements in the compact, ergonomic design and the throughput speed of up to 100 feet-per-minute. But the biggest impact for packers comes from the Ascent’s ’smart logic’ technology,” said Ryan Germann, category manager, air systems, Pregis.

Smart logic recognizes and calibrates the optimal system settings as each roll of film is loaded onto the Ascent. This “load and go” efficiency could make machine operation simple because no adjustments are required, eliminating human error. Additional enhancements could improve inflation and create strong, consistent seals. This creates HC with superior air retention compared to competitive solutions.

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