3 Best Packaging Solutions and Their Benefits

by MWB News | Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 | 9 views

packaging equipmentProper packaging and strapping of your products and inventory is one of the most critical considerations your business can make. With many options out there, it can be difficult to choose as each comes with their own advantages and disadvantages. Take a look at three of the best industrial packaging solutions available today. They centre on affordability, durability, and safety—three of the most critical considerations when choosing packaging or strapping.

Steel

Steel is by far the most durable of all the strapping options available. It’s certainly the strongest and isn’t as vulnerable to slashing and cutting as other options are. Because of this, it’s also the costliest material you can get by far. There also is an element of physical risk when it comes to steel, however. To secure steel, you need to tension it properly. Any slip can cause it to snap, which can cause considerable injury and harm.

Polypropylene

Considered the middle ground when it comes to packaging solutions, polypropylene straps don’t come with the same risks of injury as steel. This means that it isn’t quite as strong and sturdy, but it isn’t all too weak either. When it comes to its affordability, it is also decidedly middle of the road. This makes it a perfect option for those looking to save up on a few dollars.

Pallet Wrapping

Made from plastic sheets and wrapped using a specific machine, this is the most affordable option that you can get. Its plastic film isn’t quite as sturdy as the other two options, but it does impart a weather and waterproofing quality to your inventory or product. It isn’t also easy to slash either provided you get a quality wrapping machine. This is the most budget-friendly option that you can get that ensures that your stock is safely bound and stored.

Whichever your option, the key is to choose a supplier that is reliable and provides for higher quality options overall.

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