How to Pack Your Fragile Items

With the holiday season often comes a flurry of activity for businesses, particularly when it comes to packaging and sending out orders. Businesses of all sizes prepare to ship products during this busy time. One important consideration is how to…

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The Box Basics

The vast majority of manufactured goods that are shipped in the U.S. arrive in corrugated boxes. Most people handle a corrugated container on a regular basis, and yet they know very little about what makes the material unique and why…

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How Summer Humidity Affects Corrugated Boxes

Humidity during the summer months can be difficult for people, so it should be easy to consider what that same humidity could do to corrugated boxes. They don’t perform well after getting wet and having the wrong type of moisture in the air could start providing the same results. The amount of humidity in the air has a definite effect on the strength of corrugated boxes, so when moving or storing items in a high humidity region, using a stronger box, or moisture resistant adhesive (MRA) type box is recommended.

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Environmental Sustainability: Corrugated Boxes

Express Packaging has long understood the impact our company has on both the environment and the people who use our products. As the debate rages about the best ways to go green, we’ve been busy finding ways to make smarter choices for the future. It’s why we’ve chosen corrugated cardboard as our sole packaging material. Learn more about how corrugated cardboard protects both the contents of your package and the world around us.

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Flexographic Printing for Special Occasions

Flexographic printing uses a semiliquid ink to imprint raised text onto a number of surfaces, including cardboard and DIY gift boxes. The tactile experience of the letters presents a special touch that recipients won’t forget. If you’re getting ready for a special occasion, consider how flexographic printing can add a little extra flair for your consumers’ gifts.

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