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Why Using Custom Shipping Packaging Supplies Can be a Game-Changer

“It’s what's on the inside that really counts.” Although we often say this about people, some manufacturers and distributors think the same way about product packaging. They look over every product detail, and then ship it out in whatever box that is available, without any thought to protection or presentation. Ignoring custom shipping packaging, however, can have a negative impact on yo...

The Ultimate Guide to the Weight Limits of Corrugated Boxes

When it comes to shipping your products, you want to make sure that they are in a box that will not only hold its weight, but keep it safe during transit as well. Therefore, we thought it would be helpful if we provided a breakdown of the different corrugated boxes weight classes. The following is an overview of the different weight classes available for corrugated boxes when shipping, f...

Retention & Suspension Packaging Should Be Your Go-To Protective Packaging

  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 ...

Shrink Film vs. Stretch Film for Industrial Packaging

Stretch and shrink film are two solutions common in industrial packaging. Though they sound similar (both are types of plastic film), they each serve a different purpose.  Using either for the wrong application can result in serious problems. For example, if you used stretch film in a heat tunnel to package products, it would result in a fire.  Read on to learn about the differences betw...

Custom Cosmetics Packaging Design: Tips for Manufacturers

The beauty and cosmetics industry uses various materials in its packaging. Each material has a significant influence on how your customers view your products, as well as how safe your product is during transit.  As such, you want to ensure you have settled on the right beauty and cosmetics packaging solutions to best fit the needs of your product. In this article, we provide details on t...