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Poster Tube Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of poster tube manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top poster tube manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find poster tube companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture poster tubes to your companies specifications. Then contact the poster tube companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of poster carrier, clear poster tubes, art tube posters, or customized poster tubes of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Cleveland, OH

    Ace Paper Tube is a family owned business committed to customer service that has stood behind its products for over 40 years. Our poster tubes come in a variety of colors, sizes or customizable labels to your artwork specifications. Ace Paper Tube has the fastest lead time, low minimums and no set up costs. Stop by our site today to see more of our products and services that we offer.

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  • Greeneville, TN

    Valk Industries, Inc. is a long standing family owned corporation focused upon quality, service and reliability. IS0:9001:2008 certified, Valk manufacturers a variety of spiral wound, standard or custom, poster tubes. We have different cutting equipment to provide precise length for our products. Go to our website today where you will find much more.

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  • Beloit, WI

    Our poster tubes are designed for maximum durability and these items are engineered to maintain their structure even under harsh conditions. We create our tubes from a number of processes including spiral wound, blade cut, drum cut, saw cut, and precision re-cut. Please give one of our representatives a call today to learn more information about our company!

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  • Chicago, IL

    If you are in need of poster tubes then you have come to the right place. These items are ecnonomical and utilized in a multitude of industries. Our company uses 100% recycled paper and as a forward-thinking manufacturer we continuously look for ways to save our clients' money. If you would like to learn more information about our company then please give us a call today to learn more information!

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  • Dallas, TX

    Our top of line products are very reliable! Simply let us know your application and we can handle the rest. We are well versed in our industry with over 40 years of manufacturing experience. Here at Paper Tubes and Sales we will provide you with personal attention and find a solution that is perfect for you. Give us a call today to learn more.

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  • Milwaukee, WI

    Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we are a quality manufacturer of poster, composite cans, cores, reels and spools. With a commitment to quality and exceptional customer service we offer low minimums, fast turn around and great pricing. We feature 100% recycled paperboard, and many of our products are 100% recyclable. Contact us today for a quotation and more detailed information.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

3 Reasons to Recycle Paper Tubes

Paper tubes are a part of everyday life. If you have ever purchased wrapping paper, tape, fabric on a roll, toilet paper, or paper towels, then you have seen paper tubes in your own home. If you look a little deeper, you will probably find other areas where cardboard tubes are also used in your home or office on a daily basis. All of this paper use adds up. A paper tube is made from trees, just like furniture, paper plates, and other paper products. Luckily, most paper tubes are... Read More

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Poster Tubes

Poster tubes are a type of mailing or shipping tube that are used to safely transport roll-able, unframed art that cannot be folded. They may also carry items like blueprints, large papers, signs, banners and important documents that must remain uncreased. They provide adequate protection against denting, dropping, crushing and bending that may occur because of rough handling during transit.

Poster tubes are inexpensive and easily purchased at any post office, shipping store or office supply store. They may also be bought in bulk from an online cardboard tube manufacturer by businesses that ship large amounts of valuable paper products like architecture firms and poster stores. Poster tubes are available in many different sizes to accommodate the large range of items with different lengths and widths, although most are not longer than 48 inches to comply with shipping standards. Some are telescoping, meaning they are adjustable and may retract or expand. All tubes made of cardboard, no matter what their purpose, may be used multiple times. When they are worn and must be disposed, they are easily recycled. When shipping internationally, use a tube that is specifically made for heavy-duty applications.

These tubes are made from wood pulp fibers and are cylindrical in shape. The cardboard material is composed of several layers that are cut into ribbons, coated with adhesive or fibers for reinforcement and wrapped around a mandrel in the desired shape of the tube at a continuous angle. The long paper tube is then cut to size. Poster tubes protect fragile paper products better than cardboard boxes not only because of their round shape, but they also have dense, thick walls that provide more strength. It’s important to choose the right size of tube. A large tube may damage the product because it might slide back and fourth. If it is too small, there may not be enough room for the poster and a cap or folded end. Optimally, the tube should be slightly longer than the rolled item. The ends are plugged by caps that are snapped on or glued and made of plastic, metal or wood. The ends might also be crimped and glued together. Some poster tube exteriors are covered in kraft paper to provide a nice finish, colors, text designs or images. Some more expensive poster tubes are waterproof and covered in a polyester canvas. They often have zippers, shoulder straps and compartments. These are not used for mailing, but rather personal transport.