Strapping is the most commonly used means of unitization and bundling in the packaging industry. Also known as "banding," strapping is popular for:
> Bundling together for handling and shipping: newspapers, pipe, lumber, concrete block, etc.
> Attaching items to pallets, skids, and crates
> Reinforcing wooden boxes, crates, and corrugated boxes
> Attaching items to flatcars, flatbed tractor trailers, etc.
> Securing coils of steel or paper
> Holding bales of agricultural products or textiles
We stock a wide variety of Signode Strapping, tools and accessories. Because of its long history in the packaging world, there are lots of different types of strapping today; however, most strap is made from either steel or plastic. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages, making it critical to figure out exactly what works for your specific needs.