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Duct Tape Tips and Tricks from Your Packaging Materials Distributor, Aactus

Packaging Materials Distributor

Everyone has heard or used the phrase, “duct tape can fix anything!” While that’s not completely true, there are a number of uses for duct tape you may not have thought about. In this post, Aactus, your packaging materials distributor will explore some tips and tricks for duct tape use that may help make your life a bit easier!

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Packaging Supplies Available from Aactus

Packaging Supply Company

At Aactus, the premier packaging supply company, our mission is to provide the packaging and shipping materials you need to make whatever you’re sending arrive at its destination safely and securely. We commit to our customers with their packaging and shipping needs with drive, determination, perseverance, and performance.

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Case Studies: Why You Should Choose Aactus as Your Packaging Supply Company

Packaging Supply Company

Weather-Resistant Inventory Tags

An automotive supplier contacted us with an urgent need for standard stock manila tags for 5,000 items as a part of their impending quarterly inventory count.

In order to assess the situation properly we asked the necessary application questions. Based on their answers, we determined that a large number of their products were stored outdoors. This left them exposed to rain and other weather which caused a frequent need to be replaced.

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Services Available from Aactus, Your Packaging Supply Company



At Aactus, your packaging supply company, we go above and beyond just filling orders for our customers. Our tea has extensive experience and product knowledge and are more than happy to offer technical expertise to customers who may need help. If you need a better product, have a new application, or simply want to reduce your operating costs – we will do the research and work with you to come up with alternatives so you can choose an optimized and effective solution for your business.

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Labels Available from Aactus, Your Shipping Supply Company

Shipping Supply Company

Custom printed labels

Every industry has a need for custom printed labels, including industrial, manufacturing, retail and any really any other business where products need to be labeled and identified. Custom labels can be made with your specifications for shape, size, color, and adhesive type.

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Get Your Green Cleaning Supplies from Aactus

Green Cleaning Supply Company

As time goes on, more and more companies are “going green” in an effort to promote environmental sustainability. This also means that more companies are developing and offering green cleaning supplies. We carry brands that include Green Works®, Simple Green®, Clorox®, Lysol®, Zep®, Citrus Magic®, Mr. Clean®, 409®, and Pine-Sol®. At Aactus, we know the importance of environmental sustainability as well as the increased safety for people and animals that comes with the use of green cleaning products which is why we have a growing selection of green cleaning supplies that we have in-house.

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What You Need to Know About Microfiber Cloths

Packaging Supply Company in Michigan

Microfiber cloths are made with a synthetic fiber (usually polyamide, polyester, and polypropylene) that is extraordinarily thin – in fact, the threads are sometimes as thin as 1/100th of the diameter of human hair! These thin threads are then packed together to form a dense cloth with a high total surface area. The thinness of the threads work to pick up much smaller particulates than say, cotton or other synthetic fibers which makes it the best option for things like removing dust, fingerprint removal, and polishing furniture and other items of various materials.

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Common Uses for VCI Products from Your Livonia Packaging Supply Company

Packaging Supply Company in Livonia

As a top supplier of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) containing bags, films, papers, foams, sprays, and more, Aactus (formerly known as Budget Staple) has a comprehensive understanding of the uses and limitations of vapor barrier materials. Offering a high durability, resistance to punctures and life-long protection, VCI materials help to prevent the spread of fungus, mildew and mold growth. They can also reduce the amount of radon gas that is able to enter a structure. But, benefits aside, what are the practical uses of VCI bags and films? In this post, we’re going to look at how – and why – they are utilized in various applications.

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Buying Packaging Supplies from Your Livonia Packaging Materials Supplier

livonia packaging materials supplier

There are many varieties of packaging supplies available for you to choose from on the market. With there being so many options out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In this post, we will look at two things you should consider when you are purchasing packaging supplies from a packaging materials supplier in Livonia. 

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Information About Bubble Wrap from Your Livonia Shipping Supply Company

Livonia Shipping Supply Company

While bubble wrap’s primary purpose is to protect items while being shipped or stored, it is also an effective tool for stress relief! There was actually a survey done in 2012 that’s findings show that simply popping the bubbles in bubble wrap for sixty seconds provides more stress relief than a half an hour massage. In this post, your Livonia shipping company will go over some information about bubble wrap you have probably never thought of. 

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VCI Metal Protection Bags for Your Company’s Metal Parts

Livonia Packaging Materials Distributor

Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors (VCI) are necessary to protect your metal parts from corrosion and rust during storage and shipping. At Aactus, we offer specially coated paper, film, and bags to ensure your metal products are protected from the elements that may not be a concern for plastic or other materials. VCI bags from Aactus can be used with painted or unpainted metal parts regardless of their shape and size. The bags work by emitting a corrosion inhibitor which protects the metal in both the short and long term. 

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Two Must-Haves for Your Packing and Shipping Supply Company in Livonia

Shipping Supply Company in Livonia

Have you ever ordered something and gotten a package that left a lot to be desired in the way of quality and ability to protect the product you spent your hard earned money on? This feeling caused by inadequate packing and shipping materials will oftentimes cause people to lose confidence in your brand. In this post, we will look at two things you need to make sure your packing and shipping supply company has before you decide to partner with them and use their materials. 

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How to Choose the Best Packaging Materials Supplier

Packaging Materials Supplier

For many businesses, quality packaging materials are an absolute necessity. Because of this, it’s extremely important to form a partnership with a trusted, reputable, and knowledgeable packaging materials supplier. In this post, we will look at a few of the things you should consider when choosing the right packaging materials supplier or distributor for your business. 

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Poly Bags from Aactus Your Packaging Materials Supplier

Poly Bags

Poly (polyethylene) bags are well known for their versatility and affordability in the packaging materials supplier industry. Poly bags provide necessary protection in almost any shape, size, or color which makes them ideal for use in many different applications and industries. Different types of poly bags work for specific needs such as those that are designed to protect products while they’re being shipped or stored. The varying thickness or poly bag materials can also help to provide a range of packaging solutions. In this post, we will look at some of the styles of poly bags we offer. 

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Comparing and Contrasting Vacuum Packaging and Shrink Wrapping

Packaging Materials Supplier

It’s not always easy to tell whether something has been packaged via vacuum packaging or shrink wrapping. Both of these packaging methods involve using transparent and stretchy materials that conform to the product that’s inside in what appears to be an airtight seal. In this post, we will go over some of the similarities and differences of these two popular packaging methods. 

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New Corporate Name

New Corporate Name

Say hello to Aactus...and goodbye to Budget Staple Company. Please don't worry. We're not going anywhere. We're just changing our company name and company logo.  After 37 years in business, we've grown along with our customers' needs, offering so much more than staples and packaging products. An identity update has been long overdue.

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Warehouse Capacity Increase

Warehouse Capacity Increase

Riding on the coattails of our new corporate name change, Aactus, Inc. in Livonia, Michigan (formerly known as Budget Staple Company) is proud to announce the tripling of our warehouse storage capacity and material handling equipment. This expansion is geared towards our customers' current and projected needs.

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New Location – Expansion

New Location – Expansion

We are proud to announce that due to our continual growth in Southeastern Michigan, Budget Staple Company has moved to a new location to better serve our customers. This new expanded location is approximately three miles from our old location in Livonia, Michigan.

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