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The Packaging Supplies Company Birmingham AL Relies On

Birmingham is a center of industry – aerospace and aviation, bioscience, agriculture, food and beverage production, and iron and steel production. All these industries have at least one thing in common. They need packaging supplies for outgoing shipments. So, who fills this need? The packaging supplies company Birmingham AL industries rely on is Athens. 

We’ve been serving the Southeast since 1952. A wide range of supplies, fast delivery, and great customer service make us an industry leader.

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Athens Is the Packaging Supplies Company Birmingham AL Businesses Call First

Why is Athens the first packaging company businesses call? Because there’s no wait! With our own fleet of delivery trucks, we can deliver the next day. We operate out of 16 states, so we can deliver quickly to our clients in the Southeast. 

Athens Carries a Wide Range of Protective Packaging and Shipping Supplies Needed by Birmingham Businesses

We have the supplies you need to package, protect, or ship practically anything. Our product line is so extensive, we can’t list everything we carry. But we’ve listed some of our most popular packaging and shipping supplies here.

Shrink Film and Equipment
Shrink film, used for packaging finished goods, is a polymer material that shrinks tightly around an item when the film is heated. We stock PE (polyethylene) film, POF (polyolefin) film, and also PVC (polyvinyl chloride) film.
 
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Stretch Film Supplies
Stretch film is the most economical method of securing multiple products or packages together.  It’s also used to secure products to a pallet. 

Athens carries the most popular kinds of stretch film, including:

  • machine grade
  • traditional hand film
  • pre-stretch film
  • banding film
  • anti-static film
  • vented film
  • colored stretch film

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Strapping Products, Machines, and Tools
Strapping products bundle products together and securing pallet loads during transport and storage. We distribute the following strapping products: steel, polypropylene, polyester, and cord. We also supply manual, battery and pneumatic strapping tools.

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Protective Packaging
Our protective packaging product line is extensive, but here are some of the popular products we offer: 

  • Newsprint and kraft paper
  • Air pillows
  • Expandable foam
  • Poly and kraft mailers
  • Corner boards
  • Corrugated angle pads
  • Roll edge guards
  • Bubble wrap
  • Polyethylene foam

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High-quality Poly Sheets, Poly Bags, Tubing and Equipment
Athens offers poly sheets, poly bags and tubing, and pallet covers – available in different sizes and mil thicknesses.  Also, poly products are available in clear or printed. We also supply semi-automatic to fully automatic equipment such as bagging machines.

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Carton SealingTapes
We also offer the best tapes for your carton-sealing needs. These include water-activated tapeadhesive tapedouble coated adhesive tape, and reinforced paper tape (also known as strapping tape)


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Use Our Convenient Stocking Program for the Packaging Supplies You Use Most Often

Speak to our packaging experts to help you set up a Stocking Program for your unique needs. When this program is set up, you can maximize value and minimize costs.

Call 800-888-7901 to speak with an Athens expert today about Birmingham packaging supplies and solutions. (Ask for Sales Department when you call.) 

If you know what you need and want, you also can order packaging supplies and products online by clicking the link below.

Athens online product catalog