As with any packaging the idea is to protect the goods in transit so they reach their destination in the same condition as they were dispatched.
As with any packaging the idea is to protect the goods in transit so they reach their destination in the same condition as they were dispatched. Air cushions are ideal for this purpose and are fast becoming the only choice for void fill.
The reason is that air cushions have quite exceptional shock resisting qualities. On impact the cushions absorb shocks over their whole surface and give more protection than traditional packaging, bouncing back to hold your product securely.
They are incredibly efficient to pack with as they are produced in a continuous line and are perforated after every cushion for the packer to put the required amount in then easily tear off. Line speeds have been dramatically increased due to this method.
Being on demand packaging means no more bulky storage which is especially important for those where space is at a premium.
They are a cleaner way to pack as no dust is created.
You will enjoy greater customer acceptance of this type of packaging as the cushions are easier to dispose of. Although many people tend to re use them you also have the added advantage of re cycling them or reducing them to just 1% of their original size. Product is not lost when trying to dispose of loose fill as the cushions are transparent and the goods are easily identified.
But the main reason and why most companies have changed to this type of packaging is:
If you use air cushions you will make savings of between 30% and 70% on your packaging costs.
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