Progressive Packaging Blog

Why Is Corrugated Cardboard Used for Packaging?

Posted by Kristen Wood on May 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Cardboard is by far the most common packaging material out there. How many shipments have you received lately that arrived in something other than cardboard? Our guess is, not many. 

Take a closer look at your cardboard boxes, and you'll likely notice that inside, they're corrugated. Corrugated cardboard features multiple layers of cardboard. Inside a corrugated design, is the medium, which is textured and resembles waves, and on both sides of the medium is a flat cardboard liner.

There are several reasons corrugated cardboard leads the industry in packaging solutions, and we want to explore those reasons a little more closely.

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Topics: Corrugated Packaging

4 Characteristics of Superior Food Packaging

Posted by Kristen Wood on Apr 23, 2019 8:57:43 AM

On a scale of fragile to indestructible, food items most often fall on the side of fragile. If not properly packaged, fruit and other produce will easily bruise or turn to mush, cakes and pastries will crumble, and meat can easily contaminate other food items. 

These are just a few reasons why it's so important to use quality packaging for food. Packaging is meant to not only keep food in good physical condition, but it should also keep it sanitary. Only the best food packaging does both.

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Topics: Packaging for Food & Bakery

What to Look for When Choosing an Automotive Parts Packaging Solutions Provider

Posted by Kristen Wood on Mar 26, 2019 2:49:35 PM

Automotive products require the assembling of hundreds and sometimes thousands of different parts in order to produce the final vehicle. The needed parts are often sourced from many different manufacturers and distributors.

The logistics involved in packaging, shipping, receiving, and storing automotive parts are highly complicated and need to be managed with the utmost care and precision. One breakdown in the process can result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses.

After manufacturing, the next step in the process is proper packaging of the product. Poor packaging decisions can damage the product and interrupt quality control along the supply chain. Here is what you should be looking for when choosing the best automotive parts packaging solutions provider for your manufacturing or distribution company.

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Topics: Automotive Packaging

What Does It Mean to Be AIB Certified?

Posted by Kristen Wood on Mar 26, 2019 2:48:43 PM

As an owner or executive of a bakery, you understand just how important it is to ensure that the packaging solutions for your products meet the highest quality standards possible.

The best packaging solutions will...

  • maintain the freshness of your baked goods,
  • provide proper protection during transport and storage and
  • adhere to the highest safety standards.
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Topics: Packaging for Food & Bakery

Celebrating the Grand Opening of Our Hampton County Location!

Posted by Kristen Wood on Feb 3, 2015 2:45:00 PM

Located in Early Branch, South Carolina, Progressive Packaging's new warehouse and distribution center celebrates our commitment to economic development in the Low Country of South Carolina.

Ultimately, our goal is to bring our entire business model from our headquarters in Simpsonville, SC to Hampton County by installing converting machines, which will enable us to manufacture boxes and packaging materials as well as house and distribute them. 

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Topics: Company & Industry News

Progressive Packaging's New Location in Hampton County Receives Statewide Recognition

Posted by Kristen Wood on Jun 10, 2014 3:34:00 PM

Progressive Packaging's new location in Hampton County is bringing new jobs to South Carolina, and both the Department of Commerce and Governor Nikki Haley are giving it positive recognition.

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Topics: Company & Industry News