It either seems like a no-brainer or like an overwhelming task when deciding what corrugated shipping boxes suite your products. Not to worry, we are here to help! If you have experience in the packaging industry, you might already know the basics. For those who are new, unsure, or just want a refresher, here’s a simple guide to some of the most commonly used corrugated. First off, corrugated fiberboard also known as paperboard (often mistakenly referred to as cardboard) is made by gluing a flat layer/sheet of fiberboard to a corrugated (wavy) layer. The wavy layer is known as “fluting” with each wave being known as “flute”. The fluting (wavy layer) provides cushioning, rigidity, and support; therefore, making corrugated boxes great for shipping and packaging!  

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