Like virtually no other packaging commodity, corrugated paper quality varies widely from pulp-rich North America to markets that import recycled paper like the Far East. Now, the economic slowdown in the Far East may be changing the outlook for corrugated.
A brochure from Pactiv Inc. (Duluth, GA) details a variety of protective packaging options including foam, air cushioning, foam plank, ProFlex(TM) Profiles, mailers, protective packaging systems and Hexacomb® honeycomb.
The folks at Bone Appetit, maker of gourmet pet treats, have revised their thinking about foam peanuts as void fill. They now prefer Sylvacurl, recyclable, biodegradable and reusable wood shavings from Eastview Enterprises (East Hardwick, VT).
Edgeco's (Little Ferry, NJ) new Honeycomb Separator Panel can support 300 to 2ꯠ lb without crushing due to its unique cell structure. The 4-lb, 40" x 48" panel is said to be lighter than wood or plastic and to provide lower shipping costs while cushioning the product.
The Instapak® Molding Wheel from Sealed Air Corp. (Danbury, CT) produces just-in-time, custom-molded cushions at up to 6/min. For use with the manufacturer's SpeedyPacker(TM), which dispenses liquid foam into a bag for the molding process, the Instapak wheel holds six custom molds.
Autobag® and SidePouch® Bagging Systems and AirPouch® Protective Packaging Products
Automated Packaging Systems is the global leader in designing and manufacturing bag packaging systems. We are the original inventor of genuine Autobag® bagging machines and pre-opened bags-on-a-roll, SidePouch® specialty packaging, and AirPouch® protective packaging.
Hexacomb manufactures paper-based protective packaging and graphic display boards.
Our custom-designed protective packaging solutions help customers reduce total system costs while improving performance and sustainability. Markets include automotive, building products, food and beverage, industrial parts, consumer products and pharma/medical and more.
Packaging design, thermoformed clamshells, sterile medical packaging, EcoStar materials
A leading designer and manufacturer Placon provides packaging from concept to commercialization for the retail, medical and food markets with an extensive line of stock thermoformed clamshells and trays. Contact us to learn more about our eco-friendly line of materials!
Pregis is focused on identifying and solving customers‘ unique protective packaging needs. That means the right material for the right application. Air, paper, foam systems and a variety of material choices second to none.
Think Solutions. Think Pregis.
We provide innovative and sustainable solutions to help enterprise-level companies improve their bottom-line performance. These highly efficient solutions include product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, facility supplies and supply chain logistics.
Plastic Injection Manufacturing, ranging from standard to custom plastic closures and jars
A vast CT closure selection, child-resistant closures, dispensing closures, jars and innovative custom solutions, combined with unmatched service and flexibility delivers added value for your products.