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Plastic Box Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of plastic box manufacturers and suppliers. Find plastic box companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture plastic boxes to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top plastic box manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the plastic box 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 plastic storage boxes, plastic shipping boxes, and acrylic boxes of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Cranbury, NJ 800-260-3786

    For over 60 years we have been a reliable supplier of drums, providing containers from 1 quart to 330 gallons in quantities from 1 to over 100,000. Through our wholly owned manufacturing & reconditioning affiliates, we are one of largest distributors for all the best plastic boxes. We have the supply & delivery capabilities to assure our customers the best products when they need them.

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  • Chicago, IL 800-760-3786

    We are a nationwide dealer of new & reconditioned drums available in a variety of materials & sizes. We are the right place for you if your company is requiring quality, affordable plastic boxes, Contact Jakacki now for more information on how they can help you with your barrel & drum needs or check out their website for full product & service descriptions.

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  • Venice, IL 800-366-5098

    We are your one source for all your container needs! Container Distributors, Inc. has a wide range of plastic boxes and other plastic containers in their well-stocked warehouse! Most products can be shipped within 24 hours! Our in-stock items meet all current government regulations for shipments! We also ship buckets, barrels, plastic drums, and more! Visit our website today for more information!

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  • Clinton, IA 563-242-1801

    Our mission is quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. At Custom-Pak, you can rest assured that we will provide dependable equipment that will last for years. Our equipment is capable of providing the highest quality products, including plastic boxes and other designs. Proprietary processing helps us keep our prices low. Let us help you find the right products for your company. Call us or visit us online to find out more!

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  • Santa Fe Springs, CA 562-941-7700

    Customers can rely on Rios Containers to fulfill their most stringent demands for plastic containers. Our containers are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and can be used for numerous applications such as storing food and cosmetics. Other products include plastic pails, cylinder rounds, and spray bottles. Tell us about your application, and we will find the right container for you!

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  • University Park, IL 800-776-3786

    When it comes to plastic boxes we are your premier source! We are dedicated to offering top of the line products at a rate that is low and competitive in order to keep you coming back to us for all of your needs. Our mission is to ensure that each and every customer is being treated like number one in hopes of turning first time customers into lifelong connections. Visit our website today to learn more about what we can do for you!

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  • Winfield, KS 620-221-9464

    For the past 30 years, Western Industries has been manufacturing plastic containers for a variety of industries, and fulfilling the needs for businesses large and small. At our 350,000 square-foot manufacturing campus, we have the technology and the expertise to manufacture plastic containers of all shapes and sizes, defect-free. We are a customer-centric company, and we aim to make a positive impact on our clients’ applications by working with them from the designing stage to the final product.

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Plastic Boxes

Plastic boxes are plastic containers. Like many other varieties of plastic containers, a plastic box’s function cannot be determined by reading its name. Plastic boxes are among the more versatile kinds of storage, shipping and distribution containers in existence.

Plastic boxes can be designed to meet a range of strength and durability standards that meet the needs of a given application. Packaged lunches on sale in grocery stores may be intended for a single consumer use. Other containers that are used for long-term or repeated storage of foods can be made to withstand the high heat of a consumer dishwasher. A plastic box could also be used for shipping and distribution of products across long distances. Plastic boxes designed for applications in the health care industry can be sterile and non-porous, contributing to a healthier clinic or hospital environment. There are few differences between plastic boxes and plastic tubs or bins. The word “box” implies a smaller size than the word tub or bin along with a flat-walled, cube or rectangle-shaped construction. This can be true, though plastic boxes can be designed in many configurations.

Plastic boxes, like many other kinds of plastic containers, are created by a process called blow molding. Blow molding is one of the processes by which raw plastic material is converted into something useful. All blow molding processes are similar except for a few variations in process and machinery design; each blow molding machine begins with a collection of raw plastic resin (which is called stock) that is loaded into a hopper. The hopper directs the stock into a conveyance channel where a long screw forces it toward the mold. As the screw turns it creates friction and pressure that heats the stock. That pressure, combined with heat provided by heating elements along the channel, liquefies the plastic. At this point, the plastic can be forced into the mold cavity, which is an open area that is designed to shape the stock. The liquefied stock fits into the contours of the mold as it is forced into the cavity. Once it has taken the shape of the mold, compressed air is forced into the mold to make the product hollow. Then, after cooling and hardening, the newly molded product is ejected from the machine.

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