What Do I Need: Behind the Scenes for Boxes

As a basic glossary for things you may need when behind the scenes of boxes, please use the following terms:

Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated Cartons

  • These cartons are the industry standard.
  • Cartons are constructed from strong 200#/ECT-32 kraft corrugated (unless otherwise noted).
  • Cartons ship and store flat to save space.

Bulk Cargo Containers

  • Protect and conceal large shipments with Bulk Cargo Containers!
  • Many standard air freight containers available.
  • Makes a great master pack for smaller cartons.
  • Easy to pack.
  • Protect irregularly shaped shipments.

White Self-Seal Side Loading Cartons

  • Premium self seal boxes with adhesive strips on both ends for fast secure closure.
  • Our version of the “Fed Ex” box.
  • Strong 200#/ECT-32-C corrugated.
  • Easy opening tear strip on both ends.
  • Full overlap flaps provide additional protection.

Hazardous Shipping Containers

  • Ship hazardous material containers without foam inserts.
  • Containers fit snugly without using protective inner packaging.
  • Use these cartons to ship your own paint cans.
  • Cartons are printed with mandatory warning information.
  • “This side up” arrows are printed on 2 sides of carton.
  • Cartons ship and store flat to save space.

*In accordance with CFR 49 178.601B, shipper is responsible for choosing the correct packaging for product and for final closure. CONSULT APPROPRIATE REGULATIONS.

Insulated Shipping Containers

  • Maintains the insulation and integrity of your product!
  • Products that present unique shipping difficulties due to temperature constraints can be shipped safely.
  • Economical. Shippers are light-weight, reusable and recyclable!
  • Thick molded foam container protects contents from crushing and breakage.
  • Cartons are printed with Rush, Perishable and This Side Up shipping instructions.
  • Shippers include: Seamless molded EPS foam body with tight fitting lid and 200# white corrugated carton.
  • Available in case quantities, priced by the individual kit.

Deluxe Moving Boxes

  • A collection of boxes designed specifically for the moving industry.
  • All Deluxe Moving Boxes are printed with a collection of instructions including: “Fragile-Handle with Care”, Up Arrows and an easy to understand write on destination panel.
  • The deluxe cartons feature special “flap tabs” that hold flaps down and out of the way making packing easier.

Suspension Packaging

  • Product is suspended in the airspace of the shipping container between two layers of highly resilient, low slip film.
  • The patented design suspends products away from impact, providing consistent protection for fragile products even after repeated drops.
  • Transparent film enables package to serve as a protective shipper and a display.
  • Packaging is reusable for return shipping.
  • Versatile design enables each system to accommodate many product sizes.
  • Includes inner assembly and outer packaging.
  • In addition to above, Laptop system includes 2 suspension inserts and accessory divider.
  • Ships and stores flat to save space.

Retention Packaging

  • This Retention Packaging System holds product securely within its proprietary retention frame and revolutionary film membrane.
  • Provides engineered protection for a wide range of applications.
  • Elastomeric film safely entraps the product while providing excellent viaibility and product display.
  • The side flaps fold upward, loosening the film and forming an insertion pocket for product loading.
  • The side flaps are then folded down to tighten the retention film and hold the product securely in place.
  • The finished package is then easily inserted into the carton and is ready for shipment.
  • Includes inner assembly and outer packaging.
  • Ships and stores flat to save space.

Corrugated Layer Pads

  • Great Layering Protection!
  • Use in between layers of product to evenly disperse weight.
  • Makes a great envelope stiffener.
  • Top layering protects from damage when box is being cut open.
  • Sized to fit the most popular carton sizes.
  • Made from 200#/ECT-32 corrugated.

Corrugated Sheets

  • Large Corrugated Sheets are perfect for layering on pallets.
  • Protects products from fork lift damage.
  • Keeps top of products free from warehouse dust.
  • Used as a layering pad, corrugated sheets help disperse weight.
  • Made from 200#/ECT-32 corrugated.

Doublewall Corrugated Sheets

  • Large Corrugated Sheets are perfect for layering on pallets.
  • Protects products from fork lift damage.
  • Keeps top of products free from warehouse dust.
  • Used as a layering pad, corrugated sheets help disperse weight.
  • Constructed from strong 275# D.W./ECT-48 heavy-duty kraft corrugated.

Plastic Pallets – Economy

  • The standard for air cargo, export and one-way shipments.
  • 4-way access is suitable for forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Resistant to insects, bacteria and fungi.
  • Nestable. Stack 45 in only 6 feet.
  • Maintenance free.
  • Cost effective.

Plastic Pallets – Industrial

  • Reusable sturdy pallets are weather resistant up to 120 degrees F.
  • 4-way access is suitable for forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Impervious to acids, fats, solvents and odors.
  • Free of nails and splinters.
  • Nestable. Stack 36 in 6 feet.
  • Maintenance free.

Plastic Pallets – Heavy Duty

  • Heavy-Duty Pallets offer up to 7,500 lbs of static capacity.
  • 4-way access is suitable for forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Durable and reusable
  • No water absorption.
  • Maintenance free.

Plastic Pallets – Rackable

  • Features cruciform perimeter base.
  • Heavy-duty.
  • 4-way forlift access is suitable for forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Clean and easy to handle.
  • Made of 100% recycled plastics.
  • Completely recyclable.
  • Maintenance free.

IPS Packaging is a leading provider of packaging supplies, packaging equipment and packaging solutions. If you would like to know more about IPS Packaging, call 800.277.7007 or email our Sales team.

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