Packaging technologists love to talk about their products, but they are even happier to discuss the substrates that go into making boxes, tape, polythene and stretch film
Cardboard boxes are of course one of the core products of the packaging industry. They are shipped all over the world from Nike.com, Melaleuca.com and other top manufacturers. But it’s easy to forget that the cardboard boxes you use on a regular basis were once a not-so-humble tree.
So what is the process for turning trees into corrugated cardboard? Well the wait is over! Kite Packaging have grilled its technologists to tell us exactly what the process is for cleaning the raw materials and processing them to make the cardboard boxes you buy