Tape

We supply every type of tape from the popular E-Tape brand to standard packaging tape, eco-friendly paper tape, low noise tape and pre-printed tape to enhance your branding to name just a few of the options, all supported by our cost-effective and reliable tape dispensers and automated options.

Exceptional Customer Service

We know that your business operates on tight schedules, and delays can be costly. That’s why we are committed to providing swift turnaround times without compromising on the quality of our packaging.

Consultation

You are the experts in your business. We’re experts in packaging. Together we can ensure your packaging is one thing you don’t need to worry about.

Account Management

Our dedicated account management team works with customers to ensure their current and future packaging requirements are managed as efficiently as possible.

Innovation

We welcome the opportunity to find improved solutions for your everyday packaging needs. We work closely with our suppliers to identify the latest developments and innovations in packaging design and materials.

Bespoke

Not every packaging requirement can be met with a standard product. We can design and deliver bespoke solutions for any product, regardless of material, size, shape, weight or fragility.

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Striving for Maximum Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Packaging

 All our boxes and board is 100% recyclable and biodegradable, our eco plastics all have a minimum of 30% recycled content, and we’re actively sourcing eco alternatives to add to our product range to help customers meet their needs environmental targets and minimise the impact of the new plastic tax.

Packaging tape

Packaging tape is an essential tool used in various industries and households for sealing and securing packages, boxes, and parcels. It is a versatile adhesive tape that provides reliable and durable closure, ensuring the safety and protection of the contents within.

Composition: Packaging tape is typically made from a thin, flexible backing material coated with a layer of adhesive on one side. The backing material is commonly made of polypropylene, polyester, or paper, each offering different strengths and characteristics suitable for various applications. Polypropylene is the most widely used material due to its affordability, flexibility, and resistance to moisture and chemicals.

Types of Packaging Tape:

Clear Packaging Tape: This is the most common type of packaging tape and is transparent in appearance. It allows for easy identification of package contents and any labels or markings underneath.

Brown/Tan Packaging Tape: Also known as “shipping tape” or “box tape,” this tape is typically brown or tan in colour. It provides good visibility and is commonly used for sealing corrugated cardboard boxes. One point to note is that the brown colour is in the adhesive, not the film.

Printed Packaging Tape: This type of tape features pre-printed designs, logos, or messages. It can be used to add branding elements to packages or convey handling instructions, such as “Fragile” or “Handle with Care.”

Masking Tape: While not specifically designed for packaging, masking tape can be used in light-duty applications. It is often used for temporary sealing, labelling, or bundling of items during painting or construction projects.

Features and Benefits:

Adhesive Strength: Packaging tape is designed to have excellent adhesion properties, ensuring that packages remain securely sealed during transit or storage.

Durability: The tape is made to withstand rough handling, temperature changes, and exposure to moisture and dust. It helps protect the contents from damage, dust, and tampering.

Easy Application: Packaging tape is easy to handle and apply, either manually or with the help of tape dispensers. It adheres quickly to most surfaces, ensuring a hassle-free packaging process.

Customizability: Some packaging tapes can be customized with printed designs, company logos, or promotional messages, enabling businesses to enhance their brand visibility and create a professional look.

Environmentally Friendly Options: In recent years, eco-friendly packaging tapes made from recycled materials or biodegradable adhesives have gained popularity. These options contribute to reducing environmental impact.

Usage: Packaging tape finds extensive use in various industries, including e-commerce, logistics, manufacturing, retail, and even in households. It is employed for sealing shipping boxes, cartons, envelopes, and packages of different shapes and sizes. From securing lightweight items to heavy-duty shipments, packaging tape is crucial for ensuring the safe transportation of goods.

Packaging tape is a reliable and indispensable tool for securing packages, boxes, and parcels. With its adhesive strength, durability, and ease of use, it plays a vital role in protecting contents during transit, maintaining package integrity, and providing branding opportunities for businesses.

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