Help finding a shipper box/insert manufacturer in Texas

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Help finding a shipper box/insert manufacturer in Texas

Post #1  Postby Todd F r e n c h » August 21st 2011, 11:13am

Do any of your ITB'ers know of a manufacturer of shipper boxes and Styrofoam inserts in Texas? Austin and Dallas areas preferred...
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Post #2  Postby Randy Bowman » August 21st 2011, 1:12pm

http://www.texasfoam.com/d-product.asp?id=342

Only thing I find, so I hope one of the locals can help you out.
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Post #3  Postby Todd F r e n c h » August 21st 2011, 1:33pm

Randy Bowman wrote:http://www.texasfoam.com/d-product.asp?id=342

Only thing I find, so I hope one of the locals can help you out.

Thanks, Randy.

Interesting inserts, aren't those?
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Post #4  Postby Todd F r e n c h » August 22nd 2011, 9:39am

Those boxes won't work - they are too square in shape. Dammit
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Re: Help finding a shipper box/insert manufacturer in Texas

Post #5  Postby Corey N. » August 22nd 2011, 9:42am

Todd F r e n c h wrote:Do any of your ITB'ers know of a manufacturer of shipper boxes and Styrofoam inserts in Texas? Austin and Dallas areas preferred...


If you tell me what kind of specs/quantity you need, I can send to one of my best friends, who happens to be in the paper business. He's based in Mexico, but he has some American customers and keeps a lot of inventory in Laredo. Very nice and honest guy too. If he can't do it, he's likely to know a source.
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Post #6  Postby Todd F r e n c h » August 22nd 2011, 12:07pm

Corey N. wrote:
Todd F r e n c h wrote:Do any of your ITB'ers know of a manufacturer of shipper boxes and Styrofoam inserts in Texas? Austin and Dallas areas preferred...


If you tell me what kind of specs/quantity you need, I can send to one of my best friends, who happens to be in the paper business. He's based in Mexico, but he has some American customers and keeps a lot of inventory in Laredo. Very nice and honest guy too. If he can't do it, he's likely to know a source.

Roughly 18.5 x 14 x 16" but not exact - it would be an ongoing order for a retailer with stores in TX, not for me.
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Post #7  Postby G B a r k l e y » August 25th 2011, 11:50am

Uline has a facility near Dallas. www.uline.com Their styro shippers are very high quality (though not the cheapest). We used them when I was ITB in Dallas.
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Post #8  Postby Todd F r e n c h » August 25th 2011, 11:53am

G B a r k l e y wrote:Uline has a facility near Dallas. http://www.uline.com Their styro shippers are very high quality (though not the cheapest). We used them when I was ITB in Dallas.

Do you recall how much?
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Post #9  Postby JP Taboada » September 1st 2011, 5:57am

http://www.uline.com/BL_5450/Styrofoam-Wine-Shippers
Here is a link to Uline products with pricing. Hope this helps, cheers.

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