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Protective Packaging for the Automotive Industry

Custom foam inserts

When shipping your automotive parts, it is important to use the correct packaging materials.

Whether you are making your own parts or are fixing parts and shipping them around the country, there are some shipping products every automotive company must have on hand. In the automotive industry, you will be shipping parts of all shapes, sizes, and weights as well as fragility so it is important know how to properly protect your products. Let’s take a moment to discuss what kind of packaging you may need to ship your automotive parts.

Choosing Your Packaging Supplies

Unlike other industries, the automotive industry’s parts vary in sizes greatly. From a spark plug to an engine, your packaging needs will vary greatly depending on what you customers need. For each product you ship, it is important to have its own level of protective packaging and to know what works best for each item in your shop. If you are shipping smaller products, it might be better to use a cushioned bag instead of a larger box not only to protect your product but to save you money as well. It is important to use the correct type of box for your product to arrive at its destination in once piece.

Working with Different Shapes

When working in the automotive industry, you are bound to transport items that at all different shapes and sizes. From windshields to bumpers, your shop could be transporting many different types of products every day. So how do you ship these products safely? To keep these products safe, you will need the right packaging materials to either mold or fit securely around them. Foam-in-place and custom foam inserts can both be used to mold around the products and conform to their shape. If you are transporting an electrical part like a battery or starter, you will need an anti-static option for your parts like bubble wrap or certain types of foam. If your products come in their own boxes and are heavy, you may want to use a foam-in-place cushioning system to keep the items stabilized and to protect against vibrations.

There are many different products you could be shipping in the automotive industry but you can find all of your shipping needs at Arnold Packaging!

Shipping in the Automotive Industry with Arnold Packaging

Arnold Packaging has the region’s most comprehensive offering of Packaging Supplies. At our distribution facility, we offer packaging support services for clients in Maryland, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Baltimore City.

Check out our extensive online catalog of packaging supplies to find out how our full line of packaging products can serve your needs. We are 100% dedicated to providing you with custom packaging solutions.

Since 1933 Arnold Packaging has provided excellent packaging supplies and custom packaging solutions for just in time deliveries. Call us at 410-646-3200 or contact us on our website to learn more on proper packaging and packaging supplies.

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