The Customer A public company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of Automotive Replacement Parts. They have been in the industry for over 100 years with facilities located through the U.S., China, Europe, and Mexico. Their local facility in Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) primarily packages and distributes product to major after-market automotive chains. The Problem…Details
Leaman Container and Storopak working together to provide new packaging solutions to our customers. Replacing the customers existing rolled foam and bubble with this kraft packing paper machine will be great for our environment and the packing efficiency of our customer! Even using recycled paper rolls!!!
Background The customer is a leading manufacturer of paint located in Fort Worth, Texas. They’re production line contains some of the most advance technology in their field. The components in the line that we focused on contained an automatic can baler, tray feeder, automatic tray former along with automatic can loader, pallet stacker with a…Details
The Problem 1. Customer needed to protect collectible figures which they purchased in retail packaging from an OEM. The retail box containing the figures could not be damaged as it would diminish the collectible value of the figures. The challenge for the customer’s DC was to remove the bulk packed collectible figures and individually distribute…Details
Leaman Container is proud to unveil our new website design! We’ve been working on it for a few months and it’s finally ready to share with the world. We hope this new site will make life much easier for our customers and better represent the Leaman brand and the quality we stand for.
Our own Steve Leaman was recently featured in a news segment – “Cardboard is King on Christmas” on WFAA-8. ‘Tis the season for shopping and shipping gifts for your friends and family. View the full article and videoDetails
Acrylic vs Hot Melt, Tape Thickness, and Mechanical Characteristics 1.0 Tape Makeup Packaging tapes consist of a backing material known as the “carrier” and a layer of adhesive attached to one side. Differing carriers and adhesives are combined to meet the needs of a variety of applications. In the packaging industry, polypropylene is the most…Details
How to Package Your Product for UPS or FedEx Shipments 1. Choose the Correct Corrugated Box Choose the box strength that is suitable for the contents you are shipping. Refer to this chart below for recommendations to determine the proper size and maximum gross weight limit of a box. The above box strengths are only…Details
Supply Checklist Various Size Boxes Cardboard Pastic Sheets / Tarp Blankets Padding / Bubble Wrap Newspaper / Wrapping Paper Box / Shipping Tape Scissors / Pocket Knife Small Tool Kit Sandwich Bags (to hold appliance / furniture hardware) Gloves Most of these supplies are available for order through The Box Outlet. The most popular items…Details
FedEx Ground services will now apply dimensional (DIM) weight pricing to ALL packages starting January 1, 2015. Currently DIM weight pricing is only applied to packages measuring three cubic feet or greater. What is dimensional weight, you ask? Dimensional weight is the volume of your package = (L x W x D) / 166. If the dimensional…Details