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Packaging Facts

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Proper packaging is vital to protect goods while transporting them from one place to another. In the recent years, we have seen many inventions in the packaging industry. Due to these inventions, now we can easily pack the goods and deliver them hassle free. The infographic below, brought to you by Globe Packaging, revolves around amazing packaging facts.

  1. Bubble wrap was originally invented to be used as textured wallpaper.

Well today we use them to give extra protection to packed stuff. Sometimes two or three layers of bubble wraps are used to protect fragile items.

  1. The thinnest part of a drinks can is thinner than a human hair – measuring just 0.07mm.
  2. Jack Daniels was initially sold in round bottles until an Illinois salesman offered Mr. Jack the well-known square bottle, which is still used more than a century later.
  3. The egg carton was designed to settle a dispute between a farmer and a hotel owner. These cartons are really handy.
  4. One recycled glass bottle is enough to power a computer for 25 minutes.
  5. In the UK in 2011, we used around 2.5 million tonnes of plastic.

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Avoid an awkward lull in conversation - simply throw in a few of these packaging facts and blow someone's mind.

  1. Coffee aroma is sprayed onto the lids of instant coffee jars so it smells of freshly ground coffee when opened.
  2. All crisp packets have a Saturday sell-by date.
  3. Each Christmas 83 km² of wrapping paper ends up in our bins, which is enough to cover Guernsey.
  4. The expiration date on a bottle of water is for the bottle, not the water.
  5. Bubble wrap was originally invented to be used as textured wallpaper.
  6. 94% of the world's population recognizes Coca Cola's packaging.
  7. The thinnest part of a drinks' can is thinner than a human hair - measuring just 0.07mm.
  8. Wine bottles are 750ml in size, because it's the average capacity of a glass-blower's lungs.
  9. The human eye can distinguish more shades of green than any other colour.
  10. Apple pays as much attention to its packaging as it does to its products, so it has a secret room dedicated to packaging at its headquarters in California.
  11. A lot of the wasabi we consume is actually horseradish coloured green.
  12. When laid end to end, the 1.25 billion beverage cartons used in the UK each year would wrap around the world six times.
  13. Pez, the infamous sweet dispenser, was originally targeted at smokers.
  14. Jack Daniels was originally sold in rounded bottles until an Illinois salesman offered Mr. Jack the infamous square bottle, which is still used more than a century later.
  15. The egg carton was designed to settle a dispute between a farmer and a hotel owner.
  16. One recycled glass bottle is enough to power a computer for 25 minutes.

Fast Facts for Packaging

  1. In the UK in 2011, we used around 2.5 million tonnes of plastic.
  2. Plastic pots, tubs, and trays represent 255 of the UK plastic.
  3. Polyethylene Terephthalatic is the most cmmonly used polymer in UK plastic packaging.
  4. Consumer plastic packaging is split broadly between three main packaging formats: films (32%, 556k tonnes), PTTs (32%, 556k tonnes), and bottles (29%, 498k tonnes).

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About the Author

Mark is working a Marketing Manager at Globe Packaging, which is one of the leading suppliers of industry standard packaging materials.



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  • Proper packaging is vital to protect goods while transporting them from one place to another.
  • In the recent years, we have seen many inventions in the packaging industry.
  • Due to these inventions, now we can easily pack the goods and deliver them hassle free.
  • The infographic, brought to you by Globe Packaging, revolves around amazing packaging facts.