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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers | Packing & Shipping Tips

By: Better Packages
September 13th, 2022

Fulfillment centers face a host of operational efficiency challenges. From rising shipping costs to ever-increasing volume, fulfillment companies must overcome these issues to remain competitive.

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
May 3rd, 2022

In the current e-commerce market, small businesses need every advantage to be able to compete. It’s not enough to just provide great products—your business must also operate efficiently and professionally.

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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 | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
April 25th, 2022

As today’s e-commerce market continues to expand, many retailers struggle to remain competitive. Busy, cost-conscious sellers are always looking for ways to save time and money and to maximize business results. The Curby® Mini-Taper can help.

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
December 20th, 2020

People are continuing to switch to water-activated tape (WAT) for the several benefits it provides the packaging industries as well as the receivers. Because this tape provides such a strong bond to the corrugated carton, the sender can rest assure the package makes it to its destination safely and the sender will be pleased with the professional packaging. Another added benefit from WAT is that the material is made from paper, which makes for eco-friendly recyclability. Not only does WAT provide a permanent bond to the corrugated carton but also helps protect the environment, which is a common quality that people require when purchasing from specific brands. How can water-activated paper tape provide sustainability? Check out the article below for more information about how sustainable paper tape can benefit you as well as the environment. 

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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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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 | 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 | Tape Dispensers | E-commerce

By: Better Packages
August 13th, 2019

Ecommerce in the United States is projected to hit $735.4 billion by 2023, which means that a lot of packages are landing on front porches all across America. The increase in ecommerce revenue and shipping volume amplify the importance of making sure quality is paramount in all areas of the fulfillment process - especially when it comes to sealing cartons before shipment.  We recommend water-activated tape for companies shipping valuable products, in large or small quantities.  Water-activated tape (also known as gummed tape, Kraft paper tape, reinforced paper tape) is designed to create a superior seal on your corrugated cartons while providing advantages other carton sealing methods do not.

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Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
July 23rd, 2019

We are frequently asked which water-activated tape dispenser is better - electric or manual. And there’s really only one answer - it depends.   “Better” can mean a lot of different things to different businesses - better price point, better efficiency in application, better for traveling around the warehouse with...the list goes on. 

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Water Activated Tape | Tape Dispensers

By: Better Packages
June 19th, 2019

You may be thinking that all tape is made the same as long as it's sticky enough to keep the corrugated carton shut. Although tape's main purpose is to adhere to and seal the carton, there are actually several differences between shipping and moving tape.