Tag: packaging

Cardboard Tubes and Cores

25/05/2017 by in category Products tagged as , , , , , ,

There are many different types  of cardboard tubes and cores available these days. In our everyday lives, we often use many products which are contained by a core or tube within the centre. Whether we need to transport heavy-duty goods, such as carpets and vinyl flooring, or wrapping up a birthday present, using strips of […]

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The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Packaging

21/04/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

How eco-friendly packaging benefits the customer as well as the environment Well before eco-friendly packaging became a buzzword, our industry has offered ecologically sound packaging for several years. With sustainably managed forests, the industry is more environmentally friendly than ever. Cardboard has formed part of our packaging requirements for the last century, and is likely […]

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Fast Food Packaging: Bad For Your Health?

10/02/2017 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , ,

Could the chemicals used in cardboard fast food packaging be as bad for you as the contents? You’ve had a tiresome day at work and the last thing you want to do is cook. Being as it is a Friday, you consider the fried chicken shop or the chippy. The last thing you expect to […]

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Amazon Packaging Workers Set to Strike

24/11/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

3,000 packaging workers set to take industrial action over this weekend This weekend will be the busiest time of the year for internet shopping. The period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday sees the likes of Amazon making a killing. Unsurprisingly, it is also the busiest time of the year for cyber criminals. Neither Black […]

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Much Ado About Layer Pads

01/11/2016 by in category Products tagged as , , , , , , ,

Where would we be without cardboard layer pads? Cardboard layer pads are the unsung heroes of the cardboard manufacturing industry. They come into their own for palletised loads, especially the storage of bagged wares. Instead of wooden shelving, they offer a lightweight yet robust solution for stacking products on top of each other. Take for […]

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Cardboard Turntable, Stuffed Crust Please

08/09/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , ,

Five Pizza Hut branches issue cardboard turntable pizza boxes Could this be the best reuse of cardboard second only to the drum kit we mentioned in a previous post? We at Romiley Board Mill would like to think so. Electronics aces Novalia have created the limited edition cardboard turntables as a promotional gimmick for Pizza […]

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Amazon Cuts Outsize Cardboard Boxes

01/08/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , , , , , ,

How the online shopping giant aims to cut packaging costs and help the environment In recent times, Amazon has been under fire for their use of excessive packaging. There have been stories of outsized boxes being used for tiny keyrings and books wrapped up in 30 feet of packaging paper. Taking the biscuit is the […]

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Why Cardboard Edge Protection Matters

05/07/2016 by in category Products tagged as , , , ,

Romiley Board Mill on the merits of cardboard edge protection As we know ourselves, cardboard is a very strong yet lightweight material.  Its rising popularity coincided with the 1950s consumer boom.  Since then, it has been used for packaging consumer goods, alongside polystyrene and plastic bags.  Sometimes, cardboard on its own can be too weak […]

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A Brief Look at Cardboard Manufacture

22/06/2016 by in category News tagged as , , , ,

How Cardboard Took the World By Storm Take a trip to your nearest supermarket. Try to imagine how the shelves would look without cardboard boxes. Imagine seeing your cereals, washing powder, dishwasher tablets or ready meals, without the joys of cardboard. Today, it is an absolute must, not only for the customer but also for […]

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