These machines are used to cut a number of identical shapes from cardboard, paper, metal, plastic or fabric. The ‘die’ is rather like an industrial cookie cutter – it is a cleverly designed stamp made up of blades that, when pressed firmly against a material, will punch out the desired shape. The flat shapes that […]
A Very Versatile and Eco-friendly Material – White Lined Chipboard Also known as simply whiteline chip, this particular material is made of 100% recycled paper pulp. The base material is actually grey board, a name that stems from the colour of the paperboard. It becomes white lined chipboard when coated with a layer of white […]
The Different Types of Chipboard and the Best Ways to Use Them Chipboard is made of pressed fibres to create a compact board which can be used instead of wood. The boards are usually made of recycled paper and are most preferred due to their reduced cost and availability. Chipboards come in different thickness and […]
Paperboard: the adaptable green product Paperboard products: simply effective packaging Paperboard is possibly one of the world’s most unrecognised and uncelebrated products, despite its uniquely versatile qualities and the fact that many of us use it in some form or other every day. Environmentally sustainable paperboard packaging has been quietly delivering the goods since the […]
Why we don’t cut corners with our guillotining and die cutting services We at Preston Board aren’t one for cutting corners. Unless it entails the rounding of corners. Preston Board offers a bespoke die cutting and guillotining service. Whether you wish to have a dozen boxes cutting, or a gross of boxes cutting, we shall […]
How solid board is used in packaging A solid board cardboard box as used for packaging electronic devices. Image by Sergei Kardashev (via Shutterstock). Where would we be without solid board? For a start, the packaging of food and non-food items would be less straightforward. Solid board packaging is suitable for the safe and sturdy […]
Here, you will soon be able to keep in touch with the latest updates from Preston Board & Packaging including relevant industry news, company updates and information on our products such as PaperBoard, Laminated & Unlaminated Chipboard and Display Boards. We work with a wide range of industries and have been around since 1981. We […]
Preston Board & Packaging supply a variety of solid board products to different industries, from bed manufacturing to cable reels, from point of sale advertising to mounting boards, from cake boards to meat boxes. We offer a diverse range of products in sizes and thicknesses to suit all applications.