Corner and edge protection materials

Why Use Custom Engineered Solutions

Custom-engineered solutions let your product’s packaging fit it exactly. This results in efficient protection that ensures your product remains undamaged when it’s in transit to the end user.

Customers, clients and you need custom packaging solutions that are efficient, adaptable and innovative. Unlike traditional packaging solutions that require excessive materials, our offerings are designed with protection and sustainability in mind.

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How to Pack Irregularly Shaped Items

Packing irregularly shaped items presents unique challenges that can make the packaging process more complex. Standard packaging solutions are made with regular shapes in mind, such as rectangles and squares. Irregularly shaped items may not fit in these standard packages and may require additional protection.

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Shipping box with edge protectors

The Ultimate Guide to Protective Packaging

Receiving or sending a package can be an exciting experience. The anticipation of opening up a freshly delivered package starts with the delivery notice and builds up when you see your parcel at your doorstep. The last thing you want is to see a package in less-than-great shape. Poor or damaged packaging can affect your products and unboxing experience too. Once you send your goods off for shipping, knowing what kind of condition your package will arrive in can be tricky.

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Alternative to Wood Crates

Is Wood Crating Still the Best Option?

Wood crates are typically used to transport fragile, heavy or unusually shaped goods from one place to another. The main benefit of the crate is durability and customization by product, and due to the sturdy nature of wood, a lot of manufacturers use it for stacking strength.  

Packaging has substantially advanced in recent years but many industrial companies are still using wooden crates because that’s all they know. Most are unaware that there may be alternatives that offer more protection, greater efficiency and are cost-effective. 

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Improve your Packaging Sustainability

How To Help Your Customers Improve Their Packaging Sustainability

Sustainability is the hot topic of discussion when it comes to today’s packaging solutions. Everyone is looking for ways to utilize more effective designs to achieve the same amount of product protection while using fewer packaging materials to help reduce carbon footprints. 

Consumers are continuously looking for companies who are using eco-friendly and recycled and reusable packaging alternatives, prioritizing waste reduction. Manufacturers are looking for ways to ensure efficient transportation and delivery of packages while still utilizing sustainable solutions.

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Benefits of Edge and Corner Protective Packaging

Four Benefits of Innovative Corner and Edge Protection Solutions

Damage resulting from shipping and handling products can quickly change customer perceptions of your brand. Costly returns, potential loss of future orders, and negative reviews are just a few examples of what can happen when your product arrives damage and all can have a significant financial impact for your company. There are many advantages of using innovative corner and edge protection solutions, here are four. 

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Packaging to Prevent Damage from Shipping

What To Consider for Your E-Commerce Packaging

E-commerce sales are accelerating at a high rate which is creating new opportunities for many. However, shipping via e-commerce increases the risk for product to be damaged during transit. It has never been more important to protect products throughout the supply chain – from warehouse to doorstep. You need to have a package design that can withstand the rigors or cross-country shipping. Check out our packaging guide for a few things to take into consideration when choosing your corner and edge protection supplier.

Strength of E-Commerce Packaging Materials 
The last thing your end-user wants to see when their delivery arrives is a damaged box. Appropriate corner and edge protection plays a big role in preventing damage to your shipping boxes. Make sure your package is optimized to provide superior protection and has the strength to withstand the potential conditions and hazards that could be encountered.

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