How to Measure
We have put together a helpful guide for finding the dimensions of boxes.
Do you know the difference between an A and E Flute? We have gathered the most used terms in corrugation and defined them.
Information and description of the many box types offered.
What Do I Need?
Does your shipping container need to be insulated or not? Would bulk cargo containers work for your application?
If the compression strength and distribution environment is known, the stacking strength can be estimated.
Architects have known for thousands of years that an arch with the proper curve is the best way to span a given space.
IPS Packaging provides a detailed overview of shrink wrap and the shrink wrapping process.
Information on the multiple interior forms available in corrugation.
Scored and folded inner packing pieces can take many shapes. Included in this group are built-up pads consisting of multiple pieces glued together. Inner packing pieces are used for cushioning, suspension and separation, and to fill voids. The suspension function holds the product away from the walls of the box...
Numbered packages: When the article listing includes “in Package_” (there may be multiple numbers listed), the carriers require a particular packaging system. Thorough instructions for Numbered Packages are listed in the section titled Specifications for Numbered Packages. Numbered Packages necessitate a rectangular BMC which specifies the package number and the...
Truck and Rail Rules The rules for shipping products in corrugated boxes by truck or rail are delineated in two publications: the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s National Motor Freight Classification(NMFC) and the National Railroad Freight Committee’s Uniform Freight Classification (UFC) (see Recommended Reading and Sources, Assocications, Goverment Agencies and...
Carrier Rules: For extra speedy delivery known as inter-modal overnight, corrugated boxes can be used to ship products by air, truck, rail, or by a combination of means. Carriers enforce packaging rules in exchange for accepting liability for the articles they transport. Carriers reserve the right to decline articles they...