(Return to Corrugated Materials)


Corrugated board (fiber board) is an extremely durable, versatile, economical and lightweight material used for custom-manufactured shipping containers, packaging and point-of-purchase displays.

Corrugated is generally made up of three pieces of paper called containerboard bonded together with adhesive.  Its construction consists of two smooth sheets called linerboard and a middle layer of paper which is called the medium or fluting.  The middle layer of paper being fluted is what gives the product its strength.  There are many Types of corrugated board construction available, each with different flute sizes and thicknesses.

Corrugated is an ideal packaging material because it is:

  Durable   Customizable
  Versatile   Protective
  Lightweight   Graphically Appealing
  Recyclable   Cost-Effective

Associated Packaging offers full-service capabilities in corrugated packaging from standard boxes to the design and graphics support of innovative designs and point of purchase packaging that will make your products stand out in the marketplace.

We don't simply sell corrugated packaging, but work in partnership with our customers to make sure style, design, ease of use, and quality of the end product is as required and that pricing levels are competitive!

Learn how to measure boxes.
Learn about some common corrugated terms.
Click here to learn more about corrugated box styles.


Chipboard Folding Cartons provide packaging that is less expensive then corrugated cardboard and can be used for a wide variety of applications.

Stationery folding cartons
Stationery set-up cartons
Reverse & straight tuck folding cartons
White gift boxes
Apparel boxes
Gable boxes

Chipboard cartons come in stock sizes or can be die cut to create packaging that meets your needs. These boxes can also be printed in color with any design required.   

Contact us.  Our packaging specialists will gladly help you choose the right corrugated packaging solution for your product requirements.

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