Hammond Paperboard Blog

The Journey of Renewal: A Look into Paperboard Recycling Tue, Feb 6, 2024 5:00 PM GMT

In a world where environmental sustainability is increasingly imperative, the recycling of paperboard stands as a beacon of hope.

Why Anti-Slip Sheets Can Cost You Less Wed, Jan 10, 2024 5:00 PM GMT

Hammond Paper's anti-slip paper helps customers put an end to shifting loads and loss damages.  PACK, PROTECT, STABILIZE and TRANSPORT your products safely.

Cardboard vs Chipboard Thu, Dec 14, 2023 5:00 PM GMT

Chipboard and cardboard are both types of paperboard, but chipboard is generally considered better than cardboard for slip sheets in certain applications. 

The Cost-Saving Power of Edgeboard Protection for Your Pallets Tue, Nov 14, 2023 5:00 PM GMT

In the world of logistics and shipping, pallets are the unsung heroes that bear the weight – quite literally – of our global economy. They facilitate the efficient movement of goods, making it crucial for businesses to ensure the integrity and safety of their palletized shipments.

How Partnering with a Paperboard Company Can Slash Your Shipping Costs Thu, Oct 12, 2023 4:00 PM GMT

In the complex logistics world, optimizing shipping costs is a perpetual challenge for businesses of all sizes.

Common Uses of Chipboard Mon, Sep 18, 2023 4:00 PM GMT

Chipboard, also known as boxboard, is a type of paperboard that is widely used in various applications due to its versatility and durability. The blog explores some common uses of Chipboard.

Package Design Do’s and Don’ts Mon, Aug 14, 2023 4:00 PM GMT

Great packaging can be the difference between a customer buying your product or passing on it entirely. 

Recyclable Packaging Continues to Resonate with Consumers and Brand Marketers Mon, Jun 12, 2023 11:00 AM GMT

Many companies today are not just focusing on their product, but are increasingly focusing on the packaging of their products. 

Challenges and Opportunities for the Paper and Pulp Industry Mon, May 8, 2023 4:00 PM GMT

Post – COVID-19 pandemic, industry growth is being driven by renewed demand in both domestic markets and globally within some paper and board segments, however, some paper and board segments experienced a drop in demand

Corrugated 101 Mon, Apr 17, 2023 4:00 PM GMT

Corrugated cardboard (or simply, corrugated) is a product essential to many industries with applications ranging from packaging, pallet liners, signage, stiffeners, and dividers, to picture frames and other endless possibilities.

The Role of Paperboard in Agriculture Tue, Apr 19, 2022 4:00 PM GMT

Paperboard, in particular corrugated cardboard and chipboard, is amongst one of the most versatile materials for packaging solutions and can be tailored to fit the standards of all types of industries. One industry in which paperboard dominates as a packaging preference is the agriculture industry.

Supply Chain Challenges in the Paperboard Industry Thu, Dec 9, 2021 5:00 PM GMT

Managing supply chains has always been a difficult task, but through 2020 and 2021 the COVID-19 pandemic brought disruptions that not many were prepared for. There were raw material deficits, staff shortages, container and ship shortages and port shutdowns worldwide.

2022 Packaging Trends Tue, Nov 30, 2021 4:00 PM GMT

With the new year approaching, it is a good time to start focus on 2022 packaging trends. The way you package your products contributes to the long term success of your business, so it is a good idea to identify the newest trends and follow them.

Customers Demand Recyclable Packaging for their Online Orders Fri, Apr 23, 2021 4:00 PM GMT

We are just over one year of quarantine for Canadians due to COVID-19.  While lockdown was lifted in many jurisdictions, it has been reinstated in many others. The snow has receded to reveal green for the first time in months and more and more Canadians are getting vaccinated.

Moving Toward a Zero Waste Lifestyle Mon, Nov 30, 2020 5:00 PM GMT

It can seem like not a day passes by without more bad news concerning the environment. In the face of such huge reported problems, it’s easy to feel helpless and be discouraged. 

COVID-19 drives demand for cardboard and disrupts the cardboard recycling Wed, Jun 24, 2020 4:00 PM GMT

E-commerce is booming.

The number of packages that are being delivered to homes while everybody has been at home due to COVID-19 has skyrocketed.  Ecommerce represented a small portion of total consumer sales pre COVID-19, but with the pandemic, that % has increased significantly.  

First time packaging? Here is some advice Fri, Nov 29, 2019 5:00 PM GMT

Packaging up your products for damage-free delivery can be very stressful – you need to consider the product packaging (how you package your product) and the protective packaging (how you pack it for shipping).  Whether you’re shipping make up, a phone, food or something else, there is always the fear over when the product will arrive and if it will remain undamaged. And most importantly, will the customer be happy enough with what you deliver to come back to your business?

Chipboard – The Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Plastics Fri, Oct 25, 2019 4:00 PM GMT

Ever since plastic became the go to packaging material, the world at large has suffered for it. Our seas are polluted with it, our wildlife is regularly choked by it; landfills and plastic islands in the pacific are the reality we live with today.  

Paperboard Business Opportunities for Packaging and Shipping Supply Companies Wed, Sep 4, 2019 12:00 PM GMT

As a packaging or shipping supply company, you may already be selling products to certain companies in certain industries that are users of paperboard in ways that you may not even know.  Most of us know that slip sheets and corner posts are 2 paperboard products that pretty much any company can use, but this document is meant to outline the way certain industries use paperboard today that you might not know of – and hopefully reveals some new sales opportunities for your company.

E-commerce boom challenges big companies to use sustainable packaging Tue, Jul 16, 2019 4:00 PM GMT

As Amazon Prime day is upon us, I started to think about how many packages were going to be sent out worldwide during the epic 2 day annual shopping event (well to be honest how much I was going to personally buy!).  Last year Amazon reported selling more than 100 million products!  That’s a lot of paperboard packaging flying around the world. But sadly with most packaging comes plastics. I then started to research more into Amazon and other major manufacturers’ sustainability programs.