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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

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?

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  • 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

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

Understanding Corrugated Material Strength Ratings: Burst Strength vs. Edge Crush Testing

Mullen Test vs. ECT: which rating should you use when selecting material for your corrugated boxes? Corrugated shipping cartons are subjected to a lot of different kinds of strain during packing, shipping and storage. We put heavy contents in them and then stack cartons on top of each other. During shipping, they may be at the bottom of a heavy pallet or stacked among boxes of different weights and sizes on a delivery truck. They may be thrown about or subject to sudden forces that can puncture or rupture their sides.

  • 7 min read
  • Feb 19, 2019 8:02:00 AM

Looking For Packaging Deals? Pounce On This!

Everyone loves a deal. So do we. That's why we're rolling out the Pantero PouncePoints program, a wild new rewards program for our packaging and warehouse materials buyers.  

  • 1 min read
  • Feb 12, 2019 8:15:00 AM

Understanding Shipping Paperwork

If you're just getting started with freight shipping, the paperwork may seem daunting. But getting your shipping documents correct is critically important for shippers.

  • 8 min read
  • Jan 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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