Molded pulp packaging is a newer type of packaging typically made from recycled materials. It is used for protective packaging mostly for food and beverages.
However, it is also a great option to package delicate items of any kind that need extra considerations throughout the shipping process.
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Constructed of recycled paper and corrugated cardboard, molded pulp packaging becomes a lightweight, shape-holding, and shock-absorbing layer between your product and the outer wall of the corrugated box. The packaging is very efficient in regard to space and also is versatile, as it continues to evolve to meet the needs of the packaging industry.
This type of packaging is eco-friendly and can be recycled again after its life cycle. In three words, molded pulp packaging basically saves money, time, and space.
Here’s a quick breakdown of the benefits that molded pulp packaging by CS Packaging offers:
In every business, time is money. Investing in molded pulp packaging will save time from the first to the last step due to decreasing the labor involved in packaging your goods.
Molded pulp packaging is designed to nest within itself to maximize items per truck and decrease storage. This saves you time in transportation and the packaging process.
Molded pulp packaging is made from recycled materials, making it an affordable option. Molded pulp is formed into specific shapes which eliminates the assembly process and in turn, saves you money.
Molded Pulp packaging can be standardized to maximize value for years to come. Once the tooling is made for your specific product, the item cost remains low.
Pro Tip: Interested in learning more about protective packaging types? Consider this resource: Protective Packaging Types for Your Product Needs
3. Space and Performance
How we design our molded pulp packaging allows us to nest and stack the pieces together. Performance-wise, they provide excellent bracing, blocking, and cushioning protection. Both employees and customers can handle it with ease. Every model is designed for instant use.
This style of packaging:
- Is not affected by extreme temperatures
- Is water resistant
- Reduces the percentage of damaged merchandise by over fifty percent
The best part is that customers can curbside recycle molded pulp once done with it.
At CS Packaging, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with 100 percent recycled materials.
Our packaging meets global standards and most importantly, it meets the environmentally conscious customers' expectations.
If you are looking for the perfect way to package your products take a look at molded pulp packaging. Also, take a look at our custom-use packaging guide to see all the options:
(Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in June 2017 and was updated in August 2023 to reflect the most current information.)