Employee Spotlight: Michael Reardon II

Throughout the years, Express Packaging has proudly held its family-owned and operated status. Express Packaging has successfully assisted in the manufacturing of corrugated boxes in varying shapes, dimensions, and styles to meet the needs of every individual customer. Express Packaging…

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Custom Box: Overlap Slotted Container (OSC) & Full Overlap Slotted Container (FOL)

Why An Overlap Slotted Container May Be Right For Your Packaging Needs

For the vast majority of packaging applications,  the standard “Half Slotted Container” (HSC) is the right choice. It’s sturdy, fast to fold into place, and it’s sealed with a quick swipe of the tape gun. But what about those instances where you need something a little more robust? Enter the “Overlap Slotted Container” (OSC) and its variation, the “Full Overlap Slotted Container” (FOL).

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Custom Box: Half Slotted Container (HSC)

A Sturdy Box That’s Slightly Different From The Regular Slotted Container

Every box design serves a purpose and sometimes many. The half-slotted container (HSC) is no exception to this rule. In one of our previous posts, we talked about the most familiar and widely used type of cardboard container — the regular slotted container (RSC). It’s the kind with equal-sized flaps — both on top and bottom — that meet without overlapping. Similar to the RSC, the half-slotted container has the same kind of bottom flaps. But it’s also significantly different.

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Tips for Packaging Fragile Products

Everyone who regularly ships fragile materials spends time worrying about whether or not their products will make it to the destination unscathed. The following tips for dealing with fragile contents will allow you to ship your goods worry-free, whether it’s around the block or the world.

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