Packaging boxes, or box n packs, are boxes with a wide range of functions, designed to keep items in a sealed, locked and compartmented environment.
The word “pack” comes from the Latin “packus” which means “container”.
They are typically used to keep large items such as groceries in boxes.
Packing boxes can be used to store items such, clothing, shoes, bedding, and personal effects, while being designed to be as compact as possible.
They are often used to house children and pets as well as other items that require space for storage and protection.
Packaging boxes can also be used as containers for food and personal items such and medicine.
Some manufacturers also make boxes with an internal storage capacity of up to 200 litres.
According to the packaging box industry website, the number of packings available worldwide is now in excess of 1,400,000 boxes, with the average being up to 1,800 boxes.
The number of people in the UK using packing boxes has increased by over 700% over the last 20 years, according to the government’s National Statistics.
Packing box prices in the USA are typically around £6.00-£12.00 per square metre.
Sources: Asda, packing box website, packing boxes article