Shipping boxes are used to protect goods when they are in transit of being moved and this can be used to store many sundry items. The manufacturers have become more environmentally conscious and have started making environment friendly boxes. These cardboard boxes have proved to be extremely useful for packing fresh vegetables and fruits. These boxes are designed to protect the goods effectively from mechanical shocks and jerks that are something which comes inevitably during their transportation. Such boxes are very different from the simple cardboard boxes.
The primary material that will be used for the manufacturing of such products is a special board called Corrugated Cardboard. These contain the special design which makes the box very different from the normal cardboard boxes. These contain an air column which makes the corrugated box more durable and adds strength to the box. Since these boxes are to be used to transport very heavy material and objects they require a form of cushioning on the sides to prevent any damage from transporting these objects. There is a unique mixture that is being used to make these corrugated boxes for shipping purposes. The mixture has an excess ingredient of adhesive and paper which is combined at very high temperatures to make the box. Further on there are air columns of two or three layers which are provided to these columns and this makes these boxes very sturdy. These are known by the name of liners or flute which is the main component of the box which makes the box gain strength and stiffness.
These corrugated boxes are what makes these shipping boxes and it is used to transport goods for the households and the industries for a plethora of reasons.