Articles for Packaging Knowledge

  1. What to Know About Starch-Based Plastics

    You’ve probably heard about starch-based plastics and how they are becoming a viable alternative for other synthetic plastics, like polystyrene. The popularity of starch-based plastics is increasing rapidly in the packaging industry, especially for food packaging w

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  2. 8 Tips for Shipping Fragile Products

    No one wants to receive a broken product. That's why its important to prepare fragile items with the right packaging. Here's our best tips for shipping fragile products effectively.

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  3. Strapping Elongation Recovery and Retained Tension

    Elongation recovery and retained tension are two important strapping factors that help determine what your packaging needs are. Here's a simple breakdown of what both are, so you know exactly how to choose your strapping supplies.

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  4. 7 Benefits of Flexible Packaging

    Here are the 7 benefits that flexible packaging offers. This popular option for packaging products is booming in the industry, and will only continue to grow as more companies make the switch.

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  5. Shrink Wrap Benefits and Advantages

    Shrink film can be implemented into your current system to improve efficiency, eliminate unnecessary materials, and increase your bottom line. If you’re curious about the many benefits and advantages of shrink wrap, keep reading to see how it might be useful for your application.

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  6. 5 Ways to Apply a Label

    The way you apply a label is just as important as the type of label you use. There are 5 different ways to apply a label, and each offers unique benefits and advantages that can be applied to your packaging strategy. Read this article to learn about the 5 ways to apply a label.

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  7. How Social Media is Influencing Packaging Design

    Social media has been influencing brands’ decisions for every aspect of business since its inception, and packaging design is no exception. Find out how modern technology is shifting the way brands think about their packaging designs and operations.

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  8. 3 Pressure Sensitive Adhesives You Need to Know

    Pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) come in many shapes and forms. They are a convenient packaging tool that can save time and money when it comes to sealing boxes and creating durable bonds between two materials. The three main types of pressure sensitive adhesives are rubber, acrylic, and silicone. Click "Read More" to learn about these 3 Pressure Sensitive Adhesives.

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  9. Protective Packaging for Furniture

    Protective packaging for furniture is essential when moving. You want to ensure every piece of your home is guarded against scratches, scuffs, dents, dings, and dust. Here are some materials you can use when moving house to keep your belongings safe while you travel.

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  10. Corrugated Rules and Regulations

    Corrugated boxes can be used to ship products by air, truck or rail, or by a combination of means for extra fast delivery known as inter-modal overnight. Carriers impose packaging rules in exchange for accepting liability for the articles they transport. Carriers reserve the right to refuse articles they consider inadequately packaged. If you want your package to be insured by the carrier, you have to follow their rules.

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