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Sonotube® Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of sonotube manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source sonotube manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate sonotube companies that will design, engineer, and manufacturer sonotubes for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading sonotube manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for storage tubes, cardboard sonotube, or insulating concrete forms.

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At Ace Paper Tube, we offer custom printing and labeling, package design, research, in-house tooling and competitive pricing for all of our products including sonotubes. Our priority at Ace Paper Tube is to create the finest products and have excellent customer service. There is no other place where you find more quality products. Contact Ace Paper Tube today!
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In the world of Sonotube products, you might not think there is much difference between companies, but that is not the case. Many companies skimp on quality or use out-of-date manufacturing processes. We provide the latest in manufacturing technology as well as the highest quality Sonotubes around. Our tubes are spiral wound for additional strength. Visit us online or give us a call to learn more!
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Cardboard is a useful product in the industrial world, which is why we are committed to providing the best quality cardboard products for our customers. We want you to be able to complete your projects with ease, whether it is mailing products or using a Sonotube for constructing concrete columns. Find out how we can help you by visiting our website!
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At Nagel Paper, we offer millions of tube designs and closure choices for our customers. We believe the key to making customers happy is to offer endless options for every conceivable need. We offer unsurpassed quality with fast turnaround times on all orders, no matter how large or how small. See why we stand out on our website!
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Western Container Corp. is here to supply you with the best sonotubes. Our products have value-added features and we work hard to meet all of your specifications. We are a dependable supplier of paper tubes and our teams will work with you every step of the way. Please give us a call or visit our website for more information!
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Our high performance sonotubes come with unsurpassed quality. We aim to exceed all of your expectations and these durable products are very reliable. Our value-added products are proven for handling high tolerances and we have a proven track record of successful manufacturing. If you would like more information about our company or products then give us a call today!
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Our sonotubes are cost efficient and suitable for many different applications. Let us provide you with a competitive advantage by providing you with high quality paper tubes. We are your source for custom products and we have a track record to prove our successful manufacturing. If you would like to learn more about our products and services then please give us a call today!
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Let American Paper Products be your go-to company for your sonotube project requirements. We manufacture sonotubes for various industries across the nation and have the expertise to help you with any special requests you may need. We value our customers and quality products that you won't find any company better than American Products. Get in touch with us; we look forward to hearing from you.
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As a manufacturer of sonotube, our focus is on quality, customer service and sustainability. Our process includes 100% recycled material and the majority of our tubes and cores are 100% recyclable as well. We can meet your needs with fast turn around and excellent pricing. For more detailed information about our products, services, and capabilities, visit our website or call to speak with a representative today.
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Save the Earth with Sonotubes

Sonotubes have been used for many decades as simple forms for creating concrete products right on site. Without the use of Sonotubes, many of the concrete columns and other supports used in construction today would be much harder to construct and much more expensive. Most manufacturing and construction companies use Sonotubes without a thought, but did you realize how beneficial a Sonotube is to the earth?

Sonotubes provide value to the construction company. It is inexpensive to purchase concrete mixture and the cardboard tubes and mix them together on site. If a company had to purchase the concrete columns pre-made, the expense would go up astronomically. Not only would the expense of travel increase, the environment would also suffer. It would require more energy to manufacture the forms at another location. Next, the transportation of the concrete would place a drain on the environment by eating fuel and emitting toxins into the air.

Even if a company could use another kind of form on-site, a plastic form, for example, cardboard is one of the most easily recycled materials in the world. When a company is done using the cardboard, it can easily be recycled into a new set of paper products, or even additional tubes. Even when sitting in a landfill, cardboard breaks down quickly and can even benefit the ground. Other products can't do that! In fact, many Sonotubes are already made from partially or completely recycled products. Before they were concrete supports, the tubes were used for some other paper product.

The use of cardboard forms in construction is beneficial in a multitude of ways. When you use Sonotubes, you are benefiting the earth and your pocketbook at the same time.


Sonotube® is a registered trademark product of Sonoco, and is an alternative method option for concrete column forming. Columns are fabricated using a reinforced shaping structure, and traditionally steel or fiberglass was used in the process. However, those materials are both heavy and inflexible and require careful treatment.

Sonotubes® are high quality heavy-duty cardboard structures into which concrete is poured to create a smooth-sided column. The tubes have to be able to withstand the pressure of concrete and have a smooth interior to ensure a flawless column wall finish. They are made with spiral wound fiber layers and adhesive bonding, and are extremely strong in cylinder form. Concrete columns are used in a wide variety of applications, and Sonotube® provides a cost-effective and efficient method of producing a variety of sizes of columns in terms of diameter and length. Short, wide columns are often used as bases for parking lot lamps, streetlights, street signals and deck posts. Tall columns are used for external decoration or roof support around buildings, foundational support in basements and warehouses, and many others. Other uses have been found for Sonotubes® because of their incredible strength-to-weight ratio and cost-efficiency. Sound technicians and sound hobbyists are using Sonotubes® cut vertically in half to improve the acoustics in auditoriums and sanctuaries. They have also been used to construct sound cabinets as the cardboard walls don't absorb the sound waves and so are an ideal material choice.

The versatility of Sonotube® is one of its many advantages. When fiberglass or steel column supports are used, the number of columns poured is limited to the equipment on hand. Sonotubes® however are disposable and do not need to be reused, they also do not need added exterior support as fiberglass and steel tubes do. Therefore, the overall construction time is drastically reduced as multiple tubes are able to be poured simultaneously. They are also recyclable. Once the concrete column has set in the paper tube cavity, the outer cardboard layer can be removed and disposed of. They are typically made from biodegradable paper and so depending on the intended use of the column, can be left on or removed whole or in pieces. The tubes are manufactured between 8 to 56 inches in diameter and up to 18 feet long, Sonotubes® offer versatile solutions for almost any concrete project. The pouring of the concrete is fairly straightforward, although for the longer columns, extra machinery may be required to ensure proper placement of the concrete.