The Ultimate Guide to the Weight Limits of Corrugated Boxes

The following is an overview of the different weights available for corrugated boxes when shipping, from the lightest options to the heaviest options.  For comparison purposes, we include both Mullen burst test and edge crush test (ECT) figures. The burst test represents how much pressure can be applied before the wall of a box will rupture. The edge crush test is an indicator of the top...

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Retention & Suspension Packaging Should Be Your Go-To for Safe Shipping

  If you’re unfamiliar with retention and suspension packaging and the increasingly important role it plays in e-commerce packaging, allow us to explain: Let’s say you ordered an expensive electronic product online, like a laptop. You’re obviously excited for it to arrive at your home, and you may have even thought about the perceived risk that you took by ordering it online rather than ...

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Pros and Cons of Custom Corrugated Packaging

When it comes to packaging, is the stock route or the custom route right for you? Stock packaging is exactly what it sounds like — packaging that comes ready-made and in standard formats. Custom packaging, on the other hand, can be tailor-made to fit a specific product, promote brand awareness or relay a message right on the box. So what’s best for you? Here’s a closer look at the pros a...

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Packaging and Shipping Supplies to Budget For in 2019

The key to the overall success of any business is the quality of their products. Ideally, products don't just meet a need -- but they're quality designed and made, long-lasting and easy to use. And while much attention is placed on product development and quality control during the design, engineering and manufacturing processes, there's an important end-of-line task that also cannot be ...

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