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Construction Core Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of construction core manufacturers and suppliers. Find construction core companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture construction cores to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top construction core manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the construction core companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of paper cores, fiber tubes, and kraft tubes of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Cleveland, OH

    As a member of the Member of the Independent Converters Association, we know our business and the business of cardboard tubes. Our tubes are some of the strongest in the industry and we can meet a huge variety of needs from many different industries. We specialize in shipping tubes and we always place customer needs as our number one priority. Contact us today to find out how we can serve you!

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  • Greeneville, TN

    Valk Industries provides engineering and manufacturing services for cardboard tubes as well as custom thermoformed items like clamshells, blister packs, trays and filler material. Operations began in 1975, and Valk has expanded from providing custom machining and fabrication processes to over wrapping, component assembly and packaging products. Call us today!

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  • Beloit, WI

    Western Container partners with the world`s top spiral tube equipment designers & paperboard manufacturers, to bring our customers the very best paper tubing and precision cores. We can custom design your cores and specialty tubes with one color in-line printing, two color off-line printing & four color process labeling. Our large inventory allows for fast shipping. We’re “wound-up” to serve you!

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  • Chicago, IL

    Chicago Mailing Tube is a premier manufacturer of custom paper tubes, containers, and cores, providing products that are both high quality and economical. CMT has been meeting custom size and design requirements for its customers since 1902. We make our products from quality recycled materials that are fully recyclable. We assure you that your order will be shipped on time and delivered right.

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  • Dallas, TX

    Here at Paper Tubes and Sales we are a proven manufacturer of high quality cardboard tubes. These products are ideal for a multitude of industries and our teams are available to assist you with determining the best paper tube for your application. These items can be tailored to meet your requirements and we put an emphasis on creating green solutions. Give us a call today to learn more!

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  • Milwaukee, WI

    For quality, 100% recyclable cardboard tubes, look no further than Heartland Products. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we serve customers throughout the United States with the highest quality products, all made to specific requirements both on budget and on time. We have a variety of specialty tubes, cores, and reels. Contact us today for more detailed information.

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businessIndustry Information

Construction cores, also known as construction tubes, are a type of spiral wound cardboard (wood pulp fiber) tube used primarily in construction. Construction cores are also useful in small commercial and DIY home improvement applications. In construction, they assist in forming load bearing concrete columns. The load bearing columns they help make are used in all sorts of applications, including foundationing (concrete piles) and highway support.

Construction cores act as a mold into which workers can pour liquid concrete. They are strong and stable enough to hold and pressurize the liquid concrete. Once manufacturers have poured the concrete inside the construction core, the workers let it sit until the concrete cures. Then, they can either remove the cardboard core or leave it on.

To assist them in their endeavors, customers may purchase construction cores in a wide variety of lengths, diameters and thicknesses. Note that the thicker the core, the stronger the resulting column. Cardboard core manufacturers accommodate not only varying size requirements, but also specific concrete related requirements. Specifically, they often line the inside wall of their construction cores with a water resistant layer, such as wax. They do this to keep water inside the concrete, where it helps keep it strong as it cures.

Construction cores offer construction workers many benefits over traditional concrete forming methods. Its big draw is its simplicity. It is straightforward, easy to execute and effective. The longest part is curing, which takes around 24 hours. Another great thing about construction cores is that they are easy to cut down to size. Also, in general, provided they have not been soiled by the concrete, cardboard cores are recyclable. Similarly, construction cores are made using low impact processes, so they are much more gentle on the environment than other tools. Learn more about your construction core options by checking out those manufacturers we’ve listed on this page.