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Stretch Wrap Applications

Stretch wrap is one of the most useful and versatile materials in the packaging industry. Stretch wrapping can be used to:

  • 2 min read
  • May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What Gauge Stretch Film Do I Need?

Stretch films come in different thicknesses, known as gauges. How do you know what gauge of stretch film you need? Let's take a look.

  • 7 min read
  • May 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM

What Kind of Stretch Wrap Do I Need?

Stretch wrapping is a simple and effective solution for palletizing boxes, securing loads and bundling loose items. But what kind of stretch film is best for your application? With all of the options out there, things can get confusing! Here's a guide to some common stretch wrap terms and how to choose the right stretch film for your needs.

  • 5 min read
  • May 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Pressure Sensitive vs. Water-Activated Carton Sealing Tape: Are You Ready to Make the Switch?

Pressure sensitive packaging tapes are still the most popular choice for day-to-day carton sealing. Hot-melt and acrylic tapes are economical, approved for standard USPS shipping, and perform well for most packaging and shipping applications.

  • 5 min read
  • Apr 9, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Packaging Tape Tips: Choosing Your Carton Sealing Method

When it comes to sealing cartons, you've got options. How do you know which type of packaging tape is right for you? Let's take a look at the contenders.

  • 4 min read
  • Apr 2, 2019 7:15:00 AM

Strapping Basics: Terms You Should Know

Selecting strapping material? Here are a few terms you may encounter when comparing different types of strapping.

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  • Mar 26, 2019 7:01:00 AM

Strapping Best Practices: Secure Your Load Like a Pro

Strapping is a packaging and shipping essential. Are you using it correctly?

  • 5 min read
  • Mar 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Selecting the Right Strapping Material: Steel vs. PET vs. Polypropylene

When is comes to strapping, you have choices. What's the best strapping material for your application?

  • 4 min read
  • Mar 12, 2019 7:13:00 AM

Packing in Style: Common Corrugated Box Styles

Size and strength are important considerations when choosing a corrugated box. But you also have options when it comes to box style.

  • 4 min read
  • Mar 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How Strong Does My Box Need to Be?

After size, the most important consideration in selecting a corrugated shipping box is the strength of the material. The strength of the box walls determines how much weight it can hold, how much can be stacked on top and how much abuse it can take on the road. So, how strong is strong enough?

  • 4 min read
  • Feb 26, 2019 7:50:00 AM

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