The Huge Variety of Cardboard Boxesby Dillon Patterson Article Publisher
Cardboard boxes used to come in just one format, thin single skinned brown boxes in only a few set sizes, yet now you can buy then in any size that you want and in just about any colour that you want. You can have them printed with any logo or colour writing that you want.
They our also now made in a variety of thicknesses, from thin boxes used to package sandwiches up in supermarkets, through to very strong double walled cardboard boxes that feature glued and stapled seams, making them suitable for shipping even heavy machine parts from one country to another.
Boxes now can be bought with air pack linings making them ideal for shipping delicate parts in total security.
They are now widely used in the food industry with many suppliers switching from plastic to cardboard boxes, these are lightweight boxes, and probably nearly just as cheap to produce as the older plastic packets.
Cardboard boxes are now also widely used for transporting hot food in as it keeps the food warm, and is also very durable for shipping food in transit such as pizza deliveries.
They are widely used for producing cereal packaging; indeed one of the earliest known uses of them in the food packaging industry was for Kellogg's Cornflakes.
The cardboard boxes used in food packaging tend to be just made up of thin sheets of cardboard rather than corrugated cardboard.
They are also used to package all cigarettes sold, as well as match boxes.
They are now also widely used to package drinks in, from fruit juice cartons to milk.
They are now widely used in the retail industry for packaging a wide variety of goods from toys to electronic equipment and everything in between with the boxes often having custom made foam inserts in them to keep the goods safe in transit.
In the retail industry the size of them can vary from a box to send a book by post in, through to a box for containing a deep freezer or large TV.
So the cardboard box is now widely used for packaging things that its original inventors would be simply amazed to see, and indeed they would never believe how this form of packaging is now in such widespread usage Worldwide, with millions being used annually.
Undoubtedly this area of the packaging industry will evolve even more in the coming years as technology develops further.West Pac Pkg. Inc is a manufacturer of custom printed boxes, retail display boxes, cardboard boxes and chipboard folding cartons in small and large quantities at an affordable price. Also offering the highest quality packaging to the cannabis industry in California, USA.
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