Different Types of Packaging

  1. What to Know About Glass Beer Packaging

    Shipping beer bottles requires a serious packaging solution that's prepared for the needs of glass packaging. 

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  2. Paper Void Fill vs. Air Pillows

    Paper void fill and air pillows are two competitng options for your packaging operations. See the benefits and challenges of each in today's read. 

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  3. Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer Labels

    Direct thermal and thermal transfer labels are commonly used in the packaging industry for many applications, including barcode labels. There are some key differences between the two you should know before selecting which type of label is right for your application. Keep reading to learn more about Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer labels.

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  4. Types of Shipping Boxes

    Most products that are sold online are shipped in corrugated boxes. From the iconic Amazon box to custom-colored packages, there's a lot of options when it comes to picking out your box. Here's a few basic types of shipping boxes you should know before finalizing your packaging operations.

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  5. 7 Types of Plastic Resins for Packaging

    Your plastic packaging materials begin as resins, which are tiny materials used to form molecular structures known as polymers. Polymers are the building blocks for every type of plastic available. Here's the 7 different resins available for your packaging needs.

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  6. 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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  7. Types of Void Fill and Cushioning Products

    Packing the perfect box begins with the right void fill and cushioning products. Here are a few of the options you have for protecting your products in transit, that why they always make it to your customer in pristine condition.

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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. Types of Dunnage Air Bags

    There are multiple types of dunnage air bags that can help you improve your shipment stability and prevent product damage. If you already know that dunnage air bags are the right solution, it’s time to decide which dunnage airbag you’re going to use. You’ll need to pick the right dunnage airbag for your application based on the conditions it will be exposed to during transit.

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  10. Different Types of Poly Bags

    Poly bags or plastic bags are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some provide unique features, like the ability to prevent static charges, while others are simply a convenient option for storing specific items. It can be difficult to find the right poly bag for your needs, so we’ve compiled some helpful information about the different types of poly bags.

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  11. Cast Versus Blown Stretch Wrap

    During the packaging process, many companies use a stretch wrap film to secure products in place to reduce the risk of damage, unwanted tampering, and worker injury. These films come in two distinctive forms, a Cast Stretch Wrap Film and a Blown Stretch Wrap Film.

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