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Water Activated Tape | Corrugated Cartons

By: Better Packages
May 27th, 2020

Supporting its corporate sustainability efforts, Interape Polymer Group, Better Packages’ parent company, announced that its line of Water-Activated Paper Tapes (unreinforced) has been certified recyclable.

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers | Better Packages

By: Better Packages
December 18th, 2019

There is plenty of scientific evidence and real-life experience in shipping departments proving that gummed tape is an excellent choice for fast, efficient, and effective sealing of cartons.  Also called water-activated tape (WAT), kraft paper tape, and brown paper tape, it produces a strong, secure, one-strip seal. When you’ve decided on gummed paper tape, your next consideration is which type of gummed tape dispenser to use.   For many shipping departments, nothing less than Better Packages gummed tape dispensers will do. They are durably engineered, user friendly, and reliable. But which model is right for your business? This blog post will help you decide.

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Guide For Tape Dispensing Performance Solutions

If you are shipping cartons directly to your customers, you know the importance of choosing proper packaging to ensure the safety of your products throughout the fulfillment process.

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Water Activated Tape | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
December 9th, 2019

The holidays are here, and with consumer confidence high, experts believe e-commerce companies can expect to be busy. In fact, it is estimated that 60 percent of shoppers will spend more than 50 percent of their holiday dollars online. That’s great news for businesses, but if you oversee the department packing and shipping those orders, it's sure to be a challenging season.

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Water Activated Tape | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
November 18th, 2019

If you are tasked with ensuring that your packaging and shipping operations run smoothly and without interruption, it is critical that you keep your team supplied with the materials they need to be productive. It is also important that you do what you can to control shipping-related costs. Buying shipping supplies in bulk can help you achieve both your operational and financial goals.

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Water Activated Tape | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
November 11th, 2019

Gummed paper tape, also called water-activated tape or WAT, provides many advantages over other types of tape, including faster application, a professional one-strip seal, enhanced security, and branding opportunity. If you’ve made the switch to gummed tape, there are best practices that can help you maximize the value of your investment.

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Water Activated Tape | Safety | Automotive

By: Better Packages
November 4th, 2019

Getting heavy automotive parts to your customers safely and securely can be challenging. From engines to hubcaps to transmissions or wheels, it's important to choose the right shipping materials  that can withstand the weight. In this post, we cover 4 key shipping details to consider to ensure that your car parts and packaging all stay intact during transit. 

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
October 21st, 2019

As the person who oversees your company’s shipping operations, you know as well as anyone (and probably better than anyone) the tools you and your team need to be successful. However, you also understand how challenging it can be to change the status quo.

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Water Activated Tape | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
September 16th, 2019

If you oversee a packaging and shipping operation, you know that even though we’re still enjoying late summer/early fall, the holiday season will be here in the blink of an eye. You also know that the key to profitability in the busy months ahead will be shipping efficiency and operations productivity.

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
September 12th, 2019

Well-engineered gummed paper tape dispensers are built to last. With preventative maintenance and care, they can provide you with years of useful service. Water-activated tape (also known as gummed tape, gum tape, Kraft paper tape, reinforced tape and WAT) and easy-to-use WAT dispensers, provide customers with quality carton sealing solutions. However, if your machine isn't functioning properly, there might be an easy fix requiring only simple troubleshooting techniques.

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Water Activated Tape | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
September 4th, 2019

Are you using packing tape (also known as plastic, pressure-sensitive tape) for sealing and shipping cartons from your warehouse?  What if there were good reasons to consider an alternative?  Read on to learn six good reasons to consider switching from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape to gummed paper tape (also known as water-activated tape or WAT).