Packing and Wrapping

When it comes to transporting goods, packing and wrapping is really important. Good packing and wrapping techniques will not only ensure that the goods arrive in the same condition as they departed, but they will also ensure they arrive at the correct destination with no custom clearance problems. When it comes to defining the right packaging and wrapping for your needs, many factors are taken into consideration including dimensions, weight, fragility, mode of transport, the weather and final destination requirements. When it comes to packaging and wrapping, many freight companies will also refer to this process as protecting cargo and properly packaging freight. Packaging and wrapping is significant to every industry in the world that relies on the shipment of goods. This can also be applied to personal mail. However, the biggest packaging and wrapping guidelines should be cohered to by import and export companies who are continually relying on freight services.

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  1. Case Erectors
    - 8 Suppliers 13 Products

    Case erectors take the monotony out of box assembly but automating the process. With an operating rate between 10-15 boxes a minute, a case erector is for any industry that ships frequently and relies on bulk boxes – like product providers and manufacturing companies.

  2. Case Sealers
    - 11 Suppliers 37 Products

    Case sealers take away the manual drawbacks associated with box sealing, particularly the labour intensity and the time involved. Two types of case sealers are available, one that requires an operator to position the flaps before sealing and one that is fully automated, detecting, closing and sealing flaps.

  3. Labelling
    - 23 Suppliers 104 Products

    Take the manual labour out of labelling by automating the process with small hand-held or industrial sized labelling machines. Labelling machines are fast, efficient and cohere to industry labelling standards. Labelling machines are not just designed for boxes, but all products in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry.

  4. Packing Tables
    - 7 Suppliers 48 Products

    Packing tables or benches are stations that house all the materials and equipment needed to manually package both small and heavy duty packages. Packing tables are fully customisable, depending on the nature of the package and the business handling the package. They provide the perfect storage solution for all packaging components.

  5. Pallet Strapping
    - 14 Suppliers 40 Products

    When pallets are in transit, or even in storage, they need to be secured against movement, slipping and sliding, to prevent any damage. This securing is done by strapping, in straps made of polypropylene, steel, plastic or extruded polyester. Strapping can be done manually, or automatically via a strapping machine.

  6. Pallet Wrappers
    - 9 Suppliers 47 Products

    Pallet wrapping is a way of applying film (manually or automatically) to stabilise the goods on a pallet, or to protect them from theft or even the elements (like dust, UV and moisture). Pallet wrapping is essential for pallets that are in storage or in transit.

  7. Poly Bagging
    - 23 Suppliers 150 Products

    Polybagging is the process of putting goods into polybags and sealing them for transport. The polybagging can be done manually by hand, and this is the usual option for small jobs or low quantities, and also automated by machine. Polybagging is often outsourced by mail houses but also kept in house by many industries like apparel, pharmaceutical, food and drink.

  8. Shrink Wrapping
    - 27 Suppliers 119 Products

    Shrink wrapping (also known as shrink filming) is the process of wrapping a product up in plastic film and applying heat to make the film shrink to secure the product. Shrink wrapping has a lot of surprising uses in lots of industries, including securing buildings that have suffered from a natural disaster. However, the most common purpose of shrink wrapping is in packaging.

  9. Void Filling
    - 11 Suppliers 109 Products

    Void filling is a packaging technique used to fill gaps around products in packages so that they can be safely transported. Since void filling can be done by papers, foams and even wool it is considered an environmentally friendly method of packing.

  10. Other
    - 57 Suppliers 442 Products

    Other products that didn't quite fit into any of the above categories.

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