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Uses for Thick Paperboard

Thick chipboard means multiple things to multiple people but as a chipboard manufacturer, we’re here to give you the facts, starting with the basics: The base paper is often referred to as “chip” – though the technical industry description is “uncoated recycled paperboard” – also known as “URB” (Yes, if you read that carefully, the…

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Laminated Paperboard: An Alternative to Plastic Packaging

Paperboard, especially laminated paperboard – the glued combination of multiple papers – is arguably the most versatile packaging material available.  If you need a little convincing before you consider the switch from plastic to paperboard, here are four reasons why laminated paperboard ranks high among alternatives to plastic packaging.  Paperboard vs. Plastic – A Uniquely…

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5 Benefits of Thick Paperboard

How does thick paperboard compare to plastic?  Wood?  Corrugated?  Paperboard?  In this post, we want to touch briefly on the wide range of use cases for heavy paperboard, made possible by the many benefits when compared to other materials.  The process of laminating (gluing) multiple plies of many different kinds of paper provides amazing flexibility…

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Industrial Paperboard Manufacturer Dura-Fibre to Provide Specialty Packaging for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dura-Fibre, a Menasha-based paperboard manufacturer, has been selected to provide specialty laminated paperboard sleeves and inserts for some of the US novel coronavirus vaccines during shipment. The company’s multi-ply laminated and die-cut sleeve is a part of a sophisticated packaging and cold chain distribution system aimed at providing critical temperature control for shipping the vaccines….

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Industrial Paperboard Manufacturer Dura-Fibre Earns U.S. Patent for Crate Hinge

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Dura-Fibre, a Menasha-based laminated paperboard manufacturer, a patent for its “Foldable Crate System.” Patent 10,543,949 covers the unique paperboard fold which creates a 90-degree corner, improving the seal and reducing excess packaging. DuraCrate industrial shipping crates, are constructed of six layers of recycled of kraft paper,…

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Case Study: Masonite® Hardboard vs DuraSheet Tier Sheets

The Challenge: Can Tier Sheet Manufacturers Lower Supply Chain Costs and Maintain Safety? As companies look for second- and third-generation supply chain optimization, cost savings and operational improvements may seem difficult to find. As an engineered water solutions manufacturer discovered, partnering with tier sheet manufacturers on new packaging was one key area in which to wring…

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Dura-Crates Now in Free, Custom Samples

Dura-Fibre has launched a new crate sample program, which will offer customers quick, custom-produced representations of sample Dura-Crates. “We will now provide crate samples in a similar fashion to other Dura-Fibre products,” said Terri Black, Business Development Manager. “Crate samples are custom-designed, free of charge, and readily available to benefit customers.” With the new sample…

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Dura-Fibre Launches Easy Production Planning for High-Strength Folding Carton Grades

Dura-Fibre has added another level of structure to their high-strength paperboard—in the form of improved, prioritized production planning. Every Monday morning, Dura-Fibre will prioritize production of its three most popular high-strength folding carton grades. The simplified schedule allows customers to better plan for scheduling orders and expected arrival times. “We have seen tremendous demand for…

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Dura-Fibre Rolls Out New Sample Stock Program

New stock program keeps sample inventory stocked and ready at customer site for easy storage and design.  Dura-Fibre has announced another upgrade to their high-strength folding carton program, making it easier for customers to maintain product samples, service customers, and move through the sales process. “We will now be keeping customers’ sample rooms stocked with our grades…

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