Flexible Product Packaging Versus EPS Corners

When considering product packaging, and comparing flexible packaging to expanded polystyrene corners, there are a few things to keep in mind. For one thing, it is not necessarily an apples-to-apples comparison, as a company must consider product weight, the density of the cushioning, and even the cost and environmental impact. Consider the Weight The weight […]

Simpad Product Packaging Eliminates Tool-and-Die Costs of EPS Corners

Simpad product packaging can eliminate the upfront capital investment for tool-and-die costs that come with using specially-made EPS corners. Other packaging companies require these setup charges, which run to several thousand dollars per custom corner. This tool-and-die investment can be costly. Simple Styrofoam boxes require a tool-and-die investment in the range of $2,000. More complex […]

Product Packaging 101: Defining Cushion Quality/Cushion Curves

Product packaging has many different specs and measurements to tell whether it is actually effective or not. When it comes to measuring product packaging, an important number is the cushion curves of the internal packaging. Different products being shipped require different cushion curves. One question that arises is, “how is cushion quality measured?” How to […]