Why doesn't my tape stick in cold weather?
There are many different forms of tape with multiple uses, for example, packaging tape, strapping tape, masking tape etc. The first variation of tape however was invented in 1845 by a surgeon called Doctor Horace Day who after struggling to keep material on patients’ wounds, tried applying rubber adhesive strips of fabric instead.
Hand-Held Tape vs Machine Tape
The first variation of tape was invented in 1845 by a surgeon called Doctor Horace Day as he used rubber adhesive to the strips of fabric to keep the material on patient’s wounds. Before that, rope and string were used to hold materials together. Luckily, there is no need for that anymore as now hand-held tape and machine tape exist!
Complete guide to gummed paper tape (updated 2020)
In recent years, the popularity of gummed paper tape has risen apparent to the debates surrounding paper vs plastic packaging. However, the tape has so much more to offer than just being an “environmentally friendly alternative” to plastic tapes.
5 ways custom printed tape can benefit your business
Over the last few years, companies have noticed the benefits of using custom printed tape and the value it adds to their brand.
The Swiftpak guide to adhesive tapes for packaging
Adhesive tape is one of the most crucial parts to a successful packaging solution. Choose the wrong tape and your package is unlikely to arrive in one piece. Pick the right taping solution and you’ll notice a much lower rate in damaged returns. It’s that simple.
5 reasons to invest in an automated taping machine
There are many reasons to consider investing in an automated taping machine, especially for fast-paced, busy packaging operations. While they can be quite pricey upfront, they provide a ton of benefits to your operations and business in the long run. Here we explore the top 5 reasons you should invest in a taping a machine.
Top 5 reasons for switching to paper tape
Choosing the right taping solution for your business is crucial. It ensures your products arrive safely, can speed up your packing process and can help reduce waste and costs.
Protecting your products against theft with tamper-evident solutions
Many businesses are moving to a more secure packaging solution because of the ongoing threat of theft. Find out how and why you should join them.