Category Archives: Packaging Hints and Tips

How a ‘da Vinci’ is packaged for travel

Moving your favourite piece of artwork or that rare and expensive artwork find can be a scary prospect due to the risk of damage. Some would just wrap it in layers of newspaper and others may utilise trusty bubblewrap before … Continue reading

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How to strap a pallet with strapping tape

Strapping tape is a simpler alternative for strapping pallets of goods. It is easier, faster and more cost effective than polypropylene strapping when dealing with lightweight pallets. It is a good alternative to bundling film. Can be applied on top … Continue reading

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How to wrap a pallet

Once a pallet has been neatly packed (check out http://packaging.com.au/blog/index.php/how-to-pack-a-pallet/), wrapping it with stretch wrap is an effective method to secure the pallet and increase stability. There are two main types of pallet wrap that are used to do this: … Continue reading

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How to pack a pallet

“Packing a pallet” -this is a seemingly simple task that is undertaken daily by businesses all over Australia to efficiently load and safely transport goods. What many don’t realise is that there are some common mistakes that could lead to … Continue reading

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How To Organise Your Warehouse

Warehouses are typically very busy with people and machines moving around, trucks driving past and goods being stacked on or pulled off shelves. This can be a dangerous environment if people are not operating within set standards and guidelines. Having … Continue reading

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Follow Signet to Africa and Antarctica

Last month we told you how you can win a $12,000 travel voucher to head around the world and experience exciting places like North and South America. The competition is still going strong for the month of March, so make … Continue reading

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Why Signet is the One-Stop-Shop For All of Your Packaging Needs

  Signet is a leading distributor of a wide range of supplies for many industries, including packaging products. Our national company despatches products country wide, with a focus on being a one-stop-shop for any of your office, warehouse and worksite … Continue reading

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Signet’s Handy Hints for Storage

Often our homes, offices and warehouses build up with clutter – finding ways to overcome this can be challenging. See below for five of Signet’s handy hints for storage and start decluttering your life today! Handy Hit # 1 – … Continue reading

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Ideas that Stick

Everyday uses for specialty tapes Tape has come a long way from its traditional role as a quick-fix solution for packaging or binding. Today specialty tapes are replacing screws, rivets and other mechanical fasteners in the automotive, construction and aviation … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Packaging

Although shipping a product or storing items is now a lot about the aesthetics of not only the product, but similarly what it is placed inside, many companies and individuals are also looking for eco-friendly alternatives. With millions of tonnes … Continue reading

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