Essentially, a corrugated box is used to ship goods from one point to
another or as a storage container. Whether carrying small appliances,
automobile parts, or food products, the box has to be strong and durable
enough for the job at hand.
is corrugated? Everybody's seen it.. just think of pizza boxes, or the big
boxes that hold new refrigerators and televisions. Corrugated is built like
a sandwich - characteristic arches of wavy "fluting" lying between two
pieces of smooth board on the outside.
Corrugated is made from a renewable resource - a large percentage of
corrugated material is sourced from by products of the lumber industry
(chips, shavings, sawdust).
Old corrugated boxes can be recycled many times to make new
corrugated boxes and/or recycled paperboard.
Corrugated allows for direct printing of high-quality, colour
graphics (with non-toxic, water-based inks) to "advertise" the product or
Corrugated is used to produce rigid shipping containers that can be
cut and folded into any shape or size. "Flute" sizes and thicknesses can be
customized to meet specific requirements of strength and flexibility.
Corrugated packaging is inexpensive and always readily available. Its
light weight, "knock down" ability and stack ability makes for inexpensive
and easy-to-transport options.
Corrugated is impact, drop and vibration-resistant, as well as
lightweight yet durable enough to withstand the rigors of transporting
products over long distances.
Corrugated is a strong, versatile packaging material that is
universally accepted for recovery and recycling, while being
Corrugated unique "cushioning" and flexibility characteristics make
corrugated an ideal packaging material
Corrugated is not confined to the manufacture of boxes (shipping
containers). Its incredible strength, flexibility and adaptability allows it
to be used to make a wide variety of commodities, from merchandising
displays to corrugated pallets that can support up to several tons of