Box Plant Basics - Corrugated Box Basics

Online Course Description

Corrugated board is a popular packaging material because it is extremely durable, versatile, lightweight, and economical. It is also made from a renewable resource – wood. In box plants, corrugated board is used to manufacture boxes and other structures that can be used to package, ship, and store a large variety of products.

Learning Objective

This course will familiarize you with some common industry terms, describe popular corrugated board and corrugated box styles, and discuss corrugated box usage considerations.

Topics Covered

  • Components of corrugated board

  • Common flute styles

  • Box blanks and manufacturer’s joints

  • Common box styles

  • Standard case code numbers

  • Box dimensions

  • Bulk bins

Language: English
Training Time: Single module, 21 minutes

Member: $49 List: $63

Item Code: ELC-001

Box Plant Basics - Corrugated Box Basics
Item Code: ELC-001

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