Carton Sealing Solutions

Get Productive and Efficient for the Holidays with WAT

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2019 10:46:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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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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What If My Gummed Paper Tape Dispenser Is Not Functioning Correctly?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2019 11:32:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Tape Dispensers

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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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6 Reasons to Make the Switch to Water-Activated Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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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).

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How WAT Helps Prevent Theft in Luxury Shipping

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2019 11:28:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips, Fine Jewelry

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If your company sells luxury goods like cosmetics, handbags, higher-end apparel and other costly items online, you face unique shipping challenges. In particular, theft is an issue that can take a bite out of your profits.

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Why Water-Activated Tape Is an Ideal Fit for E-Commerce

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 13, 2019 11:45:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Tape Dispensers, E-commerce

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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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How Does An Electric Water-Activated Tape Dispenser Improve Productivity?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2019 2:08:00 PM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape

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Streamlining the packing and shipping process in your warehouse is a never-ending game of optimization. One of our most common suggestions is to make the switch from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape (PST) to water-activated tape (WAT).

If you are currently using handheld tape guns with PST to seal your cartons, you are missing out on potential productivity and safety upgrades. 

Using WAT and an electric dispenser will increase both the productivity and safety of your packing station.

If you’re new to water-activated tape (also called gummed paper tape), check out our guide here.

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Heavy Packages? Paper Packing Tape Has the Strength You Need

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 16, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Packing & Shipping Tips

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The shipping stream can be a very unforgiving environment. Every package faces a variety of forces in transit. If your company ships heavy items, those forces are amplified, which can increase the likelihood that a carton seal will fail.

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Key Differences Between Shipping And Moving Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Tape Dispensers

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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.

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How to Ship Bicycles: Keep These Tips in Mind

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Sporting Goods, Packing & Shipping Tips

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Summer has arrived and the weather is right for a bike ride. Consequently, bicycle retailers are seeing an increase in orders. That’s the good news. However, shipping bicycles poses some unique challenges.

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2 Key Questions to Consider When Deciding Between Pressure-Sensitive And Water-Activated Packaging Tape

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2019 10:07:00 AM / by Better Packages posted in Water Activated Tape, Safety

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Many companies are making the switch from plastic, pressure-sensitive tape (PST) to water activated packaging tape (WAT) to obtain a more reliable carton sealing solution. These companies realize that in order to keep the contents of their packages secure, they need a carton seal that can withstand the rigors of the shipping process. 

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