All Boxed Up: Flute Box Hero (Part 3 of 3)

In a world where there are too many boxes to choose from only one can rescue you from selecting the wrong box...Flute Box Hero! Over the past two days, we've explored the world of corrugated boxes.  From linerboard to box styles and now to flutes.  No, not these flutes... These flutes... Choosing the right flute … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Flute Box Hero (Part 3 of 3)

All Boxed Up: Making Sense of All Those Acronyms (Part 2 of 3)

TBH I'm SMH with all the acronyms that pop up everywhere.  LOL  Translation: To be honest I'm shaking my head with all the acronyms that pop up everywhere.  Laugh out loud.  The other day I caught my teenager rolling her eyes at me when I told my husband, "BRB!" Translation: Be right back!  She quickly … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Making Sense of All Those Acronyms (Part 2 of 3)

All Boxed Up: Will That Be a Single, Double or Triple? (Part 1 of 3)

Who else besides me analyzes their package that was just delivered before you open it, while you're opening and after you've opened it? Do you take the time to inspect every detail about the packaging?  Then you start to form theories in your head why they sent that tiny little box of garbage liners in … Continue reading All Boxed Up: Will That Be a Single, Double or Triple? (Part 1 of 3)

Industrial Packaging: Functions and Materials

Industrial packaging includes a variety of materials, forms, applications, and equipment. There are multiple facets of industrial packaging, including Primary Packaging, Secondary Packaging, the function of each type of material, and the variety of applications in which you can utilize plastic industrial packaging.  Primary Packaging Industrial packaging can refer to primary packaging - the packaging in … Continue reading Industrial Packaging: Functions and Materials

Understanding Dim Weight

Keeping costs low while still providing the best services and solutions to customers will always be the priority of any business. Sometimes, unfortunately, new policies can make cutting costs a lot more difficult. In an effort to update their value analysis for the space on their trucks and prevent ‘cubing out’ (when a truck runs … Continue reading Understanding Dim Weight

When is a label the best solution?

Even with improvements in the inkjet world on printing consistency, resolution, and barcode readability, these newer solutions are not always on par with some classic methods of labeling. Below are 4 instances where a printer/applicator and label is the best option; saving time, money, and preventing a lot of headaches. 1. Requirement of a high … Continue reading When is a label the best solution?

3 Things You Should Know About Carton Closing

There are a variety of ways to close and seal a carton. The method that you choose to close the cartons in your packaging process can greatly affect the condition of the product when it arrives to your customer. If the product arrives in poor condition, it not only runs the risk of being returned … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know About Carton Closing