Monthly Archives: March 2015

Some common FAQ’s on Packnet LTD

on March 27, 2015
Over the years, Packet gets a lot of questions about our capabilities and services.   Below are just a few of the common questions that we receive and our best answer to them. Question:  In looking at the website, it appears that Packnet does a lot of things, perhaps too many...

Winter, salt, corrosion and Cortec

on March 23, 2015
Most sections of the country had significant (record breaking) snowfall in 2015.  One consequence of heavy snow fall is lots of snowplowing and road salting.   Salt does a great job in “melting” ice, but it also accelerates metal corrosion. Two misconceptions about salt is one- it actually melts ice and...

Packnet’s mobile packing and crating services for large custom equipment

on March 16, 2015
Custom equipment manufacturers tend to have several characteristics in common: Strong electro-mechanical design capability High level of metal fabrication and machining Expertise in controls Good material knowledge One characteristic that is not on this list is expertise in packaging and crating.  Their core competency is designing, fabricating and testing equipment;...

Will wood prices go up in 2015?

on March 10, 2015
So far the answer is no, but it is still early. Go back a few years ago and most of the experts were predicting skyrocketing prices for wood products as the housing industry continue to grow and US economy expand.   In a 2012 report from Forest Industry, record lumber prices...

5 reasons that corrugated plastic is greener than cardboard

on March 10, 2015
The debate over which is more environmentally friendly; paper or cardboard still continues with users and fabricators of both materials making continuous progress in reducing its environmental impact.   Packnet uses both fiber corrugated and corrugated plastic in its custom engineered solutions.  Environmental impact is a major consideration for Packnet when...