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Celebrate 60 Years of Outstanding Customer Service With 10% Off Machinery in Our QuickShop

Celebrate 60 Years of Outstanding Customer Service With 10% Off Machinery in Our QuickShop

Raab Sales, Inc. has a history of raising the bar for customer service. Being there for our clients has been in our DNA since day one.

If you took a look at our History of Raab Sales, Inc. post, you’ll see that our founder Lou Raab truly made a difference in his clients’ lives. He went above and beyond to educate them about industrial tape machine solutions and then help them choose the best product that fit within their goals and existing operational environment.

You don’t even have to take our word for it! Over the years, the Raab Sales office has collected correspondence documenting the impact Lou Raab’s client-focused business model has had on his clients. We’ve always been experts on the machinery we sell, for one. Customers receive skilled support for their machinery, whether it’s a minor service adjustment or a major repair. We also are always willing to listen when clients make a request that’s out of the ordinary.

To celebrate with our customers, we’re holding a special sale in our QuickShop with 10% off select machinery. This includes our stock of handheld inkjet printers, tape machines, and stencil cutting machines. Simply enter the coupon code “10AT60” with an eligible item in your shopping cart. Best of all, this offer can be combined with volume discounts!

This sale is just one of the ways we can show our customers how much we truly care when it comes to giving them service that’s above the rest. Take a look at the documents below to learn further how Lou Raab established a client relations model that truly left an impression on everyone.

Take Advantage of Our Online QuickShop for Convenient Industrial Consumables, Buy 2 Get 1 FREE for a Limited Time!

Take Advantage of Our Online QuickShop for Convenient Industrial Consumables, Buy 2 Get 1 FREE for a Limited Time!

Anyone looking to buy industrial consumables online can replenish their supplies with minimal hassle thanks to Raab Sales’ brand new QuickShop. To celebrate our 60th Anniversary as well as the QuickShop rollout, you can now buy any two eligible items and get a third absolutely free! The offer is only valid for 60 days, though, so make sure you claim it using the coupon code below before September 29.

Our hope is that the QuickShop can bring a new level of convenience and efficiency for our clients. Raab Sales, Inc. has evolved in many ways over the course of our 60 years in this business, and our new online QuickShop is one of the bigger steps forward we have made in terms of customer-facing technology.

By using the QuickShop, customers can essentially automate order placement, payment, shipping, and even some aspects of customer support – all with a few clicks of a mouse. Best of all, you can access the shop anywhere, at any time, thanks to its mobile-friendly design. Orders are processed on the same or next business day, and you’ll receive a confirmation of when your order ships along with a tracking order.

Simply put, the QuickShop is a completely new way to do business with Raab and to buy industrial consumables online! To illustrate just how convenient our online industrial machinery and consumables shop is, take a look at the three benefits below, as well as your coupon code for Buy 2, Get 1 FREE on eligible items.

The Raab Sales Story, Part II: 1980–2018

The Raab Sales Story, Part II: 1980–2018

Raab Sales is now celebrating 60 years of serving amazing customers and providing state-of-the-art solutions for industrial packing, labeling, marking, printing, and coding.

If you caught Part I of this post, you learned how the company started off small. Our founder, Lou Raab, had a vision to be not just a salesman for his industrial tape machine employer, but a reliable distributor for the greater Kansas City area at large.

From its founding in 1958 to 1979, the company evolved in significant ways. They expanded from tape machines to industrial printers. 1975 also marked the year Lou Raab proudly brought his sons aboard his company to run it as a true family business. In 1979, the company trademarked a new name “Raab Sales, Inc.”

After Lou Raab brought his sons on board, industrial printing equipment and other technologies really took off. Read on to learn how the company began to offer more sophisticated equipment lines and how it finally outgrew its headquarters at the Raab family home.

The Raab Sales Story, Part I: 1951–1979

The Raab Sales Story, Part I: 1951–1979

Today, Raab Sales, Inc. marks the 60th anniversary of our creation in 1958. On this day, our founder, Lou Raab, carried out a vision to form his own industrial equipment supplier company. His ambition reflected the American dream, to provide an innovative and indispensable service for his growing network of customers. He wanted to build a legacy for himself and a means for his family.

Now, 60 years later, the second and third generation of Raab family members ensure this dream is bigger and bolder than ever. Since forming over six decades ago, we have expanded our industrial equipment lines from shipping concerns to include marking, coding, labeling, scanning, and packaging.

We have also become experts in providing service models our clients can count on. Whether it’s consulting to help them develop an efficient production line, integrating state-of-the-art solutions within their existing process, or responding to emergency service needs at any time of day, we have made our mark on the industry by significantly raising the bar for service.

The way we grew from a simple, partially home-based business to a regional powerhouse equipment and services supplier near the Greater Kansas City Metro area in Lenexa, Kansas, makes for a compelling tale. Read on to learn more about the history of Raab Sales, Inc. and how our current success comes from the seeds of an exciting idea planted over a half century ago.

Four Innovations That Make Industrial Product Labeling More Efficient Than Ever

Four Innovations That Make Industrial Product Labeling More Efficient Than Ever

Product labeling has dramatically advanced in recent decades. Every size of operation from small scale to internationally distributed products can benefit from these innovations. They can add efficiency through value-packed features that help industrial packagers and manufacturers lower costs.

To help your operations reap the benefits of modern industrial labeling solutions, consider the following four efficient innovations below.

How Packaging Can Make or Break a Product's Sales Success

How Packaging Can Make or Break a Product's Sales Success

When someone goes to the store, they can’t open up items and try them out. Their child can’t break out a toy and start playing with it, for instance. And someone definitely can’t open up pre-packaged foods for a taste.

Instead, consumers must rely on the visual cues and other sensory details the package offers. This can include blatant information, like product claims or descriptive package copy. It can also include subconscious messages, for example, how a chocolate brand with cheery pastel colors implies fun and youthfulness.

The way an item is packaged can also affect how usable the item appears. Resealable crackers can stay fresher longer, implying value and less waste. Items packaged for easy travel imply that they’re more versatile and handy. Items declaring they have been packaged in recycled plastics declare that choosing their product indirectly benefits the environment.

All these are just some of ways for how packaging affects sales. Learn more about the messages packaging sends and how it can affect purchase decisions – thereby affecting your bottom line – by reading on.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Made Easy With CO2 Laser Marking

Equipment Highlight: Pharmaceutical Packaging Made Easy With CO2 Laser Marking

The pharmaceutical industry companies have heavy regulatory demands placed on their shoulders. Modern coding, marking, and scanning pharma packaging solutions can help them satisfy these demands in an efficient and cost-effective way while enabling transparency and traceability within their distribution infrastructure.

Among the most important of these modern technologies are laser marking systems, such as those offered by Matthews. Thanks to their high degree of precision and their ease of use, series like the Matthews e-SolarMark CO2 Laser Marking System provide the ultimate cost-effective solution for pharmaceutical packaging operations. Other products, like the Matthews eMark ECO Laser Marking System, benefit scanning and tracing of products as they travel through the distribution network.

Read on to learn more about how Matthews lasers are capable of helping pharmaceutical companies achieve full regulatory compliance while leading to greater efficiency and profitability.

 
Signs Your Production Line Could Be More Efficient

Signs Your Production Line Could Be More Efficient

Production inefficiencies can create bottlenecks and lead to huge lost opportunities over the long run. Common problems that lead to inefficiency, like recurring downtimes, also raise costs and increase the volume of specialized labor needed to keep your production line running.

To help you identify whether your production lines could be in need of adjusting, consider the following three signs along with our suggested ways to improve manufacturing productivity and efficiency.

How Efficient Packaging Will Improve Your Bottom Line

How Efficient Packaging Will Improve Your Bottom Line

Of course, whether you’re a plant manager, brand manager, graphic designer, or production manager, your primary concern is the bottom line. Did you know, however, that the right packaging can be essential to the effectiveness of that bottom line? It’s true; revenue, growth, and costs are all tied directly to packing and shipping.

The benefits of taking the time to engage in effective packaging best practices can have a major impact on your profits and company. But how exactly does this help? Learn how packaging line efficiency is an essential part of improving your bottom line, and the steps you can take to ensure you get the best results.

10 Steps to More Automated Packaging

10 Steps to More Automated Packaging

Automation is a fact of life in any manufacturing sector these days. More and more plants are headed towards automated production and packaging to increase efficiency, improve production, create increased output and profit, and implement higher quality control. The benefits of automation are outstanding.

There are, however, important steps you’ll need to take to ensure that the automation you do implement is the right level for your business and facilities, and that you get the best possible results overall. Learn the steps you need to take to increase your automated packaging, and where to find the best, highest quality automated packaging line equipment.