Your Guide to Paperboard and Corrugated Packaging

When it comes to cost-effective packaging materials, few items compare to those made from paperboard, corrugated cardboard, and other types of paper-based materials. They are affordable and lightweight. Yet they also offer excellent packaging strength and product protection. Custom paperboards and box displays are also great for retail presentation.  It’s important to understand there are […]

Why You Need to Automate Your Packaging System

There are many reasons why it makes sense to automate certain aspects of your product packaging system. You may even want to consider a fully automated solution. Today’s packaging equipment and control systems are more advanced than ever. There are numerous advantages to packaging automation. Here are a few benefits: Higher Quality Packaging Some might […]

7 Reasons to Invest in a Pallet Wrapping Machine

Pallet wrappers are specialized stretch wrapping machines designed to secure your pallet load for shipping. There are many reasons why you should consider investing in a pallet wrapper and avoid the many risks that come with hand-wrapping pallets. Here are some of the reasons you should invest in a pallet stretch wrapper: Load containment is […]

Why You Should Always Keep Extra Packaging Supplies in Stock

When you are running a business, it’s always important to keep certain supplies in stock. When you have a large-scale product packaging facility as part of your business, it’s absolutely critical to have everything you need on hand.  What Are You Packaging? Some packaging materials are needed on an all-day, everyday basis. These may include […]

Not All Packaging Systems Are Created Equal

Beware of What You Don’t Know There are many ways to purchase packaging equipment. Some solutions may appear more economical when you only consider price, but that is only part of the story. You must take into consideration a number of other factors when buying packaging machinery, designing your ideal packaging system, and making sure […]

There’s More to Bubble Wrap than You Might Think

Bubble wrap is one of the rock stars of the packaging industry. It doesn’t always get the attention and praise it deserves. Sure, it’s fun to sit there and pop the bubbles when you are bored. When you really think about it, though, its value as a packaging material is undeniable. Most product manufacturers, distributors […]

Get Strapped—6 Advantages of Automated Strapping Machines

Depending on the products and packaging, stretch-wrapping may not be the cost-effective solution your production needs. In many cases, straps will be more effective for keeping your packages tightly packed together on pallets or in shipping bundles, although some bundles may call for both strapping and wrapping. In addition, quality strapping helps to keep heavy […]

The Complex World of Corrugated Boxes

On its surface, the topic of corrugated boxes sounds like a simple one: just choose the right weight, assemble the box, tape it up, and go. But there’s more to cardboard and corrugated boxes that one might think.  Any manufacturer or product packaging designer who has really delved into this subject will be the first […]

Working for Peanuts—A Simple Guide to Protective Packing Materials

There are numerous types of protective packing materials. You can have form-fitted pieces to protect sensitive electronics or fragile objects like glass or ceramics or polyfoam wrapping and lining as an added level of protection. There are different grades and stiffnesses of these products depending on your budget or the products you are packaging, shipping […]

Does Your Business Need IoT Packaging Solutions?

The “Internet of Things” (or just IoT) is a term rising in popularity. It applies to most industries and products that utilize various levels of technology. What exactly is IoT, and how does it relate to packaging solutions? What is IoT? IoT refers to the interconnectivity of just about everything in today’s modern society. It’s […]