Tag Archives: Packaging

Protect Christmas Gifts When Shipping

Are you planning to ship Christmas gifts to friends or family located in far-flung places? If so, the easiest way to do this, of course, is to order the gift online and have the web merchant send it directly to the intended recipient. However, we know many of you also like to give handmade crafts … Continue reading

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Understanding and Utilizing Military Performance Specification MIL-PRF-26514

For industries that require materials on a large scale, consistency and quality are two of the most important considerations when thousands or even millions of products are being impacted by a material batch. This is important not only for one order, but as more and more orders are placed over time, each set of materials … Continue reading

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Understanding the A-A-59135 and A-A-59136 Commercial Item Descriptions

The world of foam polymers can be a complicated one, with minor differences in structure, additives and molecular makeup creating completely different products. Because the forming of these materials can be manipulated in so many ways, highly-specialized products for unique jobs are often created, with only a slight change in formulation tailoring them to a … Continue reading

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Protect Sensitive Electronics in Shipping and Storage With Anti-Static Foam

Any person concerned with the security of goods being shipped or stored understands the importance of appropriate packaging. Not only is opening a box to find a damaged item a disappointment, poorly packed items result in unnecessary costs to both buyers and sellers. Using foam is one of the best ways to make sure something … Continue reading

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Polyethylene Foam: Its Uses, Characteristics, and Varieties

With versatility that makes it the perfect product for a multitude of projects, polyethylene is one of the most utilized but least recognized foam materials on the market. While polystyrene is known for its use in cups and insulation and the soft, and squishy feel of polyurethane foam is something everyone is familiar with, polyethylene … Continue reading

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The Traits, Differences, and Applications of Ester and Ether-Based Polyurethane Foam

To say something is “made of foam” likely produces one of two mental images of the material; the white polystyrene seen in drinking cups, coolers, and packing peanuts, or the squishy, spongy material that makes up foam footballs and polyurethane sheet packaging. These are both correct obviously, but as is true with many things, there … Continue reading

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Custom Tool Inserts: Time and Money Saving Organization and Security

Many projects in life require “the right tool for the job.” Whether it’s as basic as a hammer to drive a nail or as intricate as mechanical testing components in a mobile workstation, keeping tools secure and organized is vital to getting projects completed as quickly and efficiently as possible. With Foam Factory, Inc.’s custom … Continue reading

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Expanded Polystyrene Foam: Its Uses, Qualities and Manufacturing Process

As one of the world’s most popular materials, we use polystyrene daily, often times without even noticing. Beyond the visible goods we encounter (cups, food trays, coolers, toys and packaging material), polystyrene is also used as a component in insulation, flotation devices, and construction. Its versatility, practicality, and affordability is why Foam Factory, Inc. offers … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Promotional Product Packaging Inserts

In a “what have you done for me lately” society, impactful marketing can make the difference between being overlooked or being the first company a potential customer thinks of when they need a service. Product promotions are an excellent way to connect with customers and maintain front-of-mind awareness in a busy world, but as more … Continue reading

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