Packaging Tape 101: The Hot Melt Difference


In business, first impressions count.

That’s why manufacturers invest a considerable amount of time and money in developing their products and packaging, and put in place several measures, from adding protective packaging to picking the right carrier, to ensure they arrive intact at their final destination. Shouldn’t the packaging tape you use to seal your cartons be held to the same expectation of quality?

Packaging tape is a critical element to producing a secure seal that can withstand the distribution network. Unfortunately, it’s not always a top-level concern when viewing the packaging line, but failure to do so can result in case sealing issues such as packaging tape not sticking and loose case seals. The results of which can include production downtime, carton reworks, material waste, heightened labor costs, and higher risk of product damage, contamination and theft in transit.

That’s why it’s so important to choose the right packaging tape to seal your cartons.

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*Shurtape® is an authorized distributor of PrimeLoc Packaging, Inc.
**Multiple patents pending by PrimeLoc Packaging, Inc.
***Patented – US 8,393,375
PrimeLoc is a trademark of PrimeLoc Packaging, Inc.

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