Quotes & Enquiries 1800 003 310
CLOSE

Blog

The New Tenso TS-464 Battery Strapping Tool

The Tenoso TS-464 is a battery operated poly-strapping tool that is suitable for heavy applications across industry.

We sat down with our sales director, Craig Phillips, who demoed the new Tenso TS-464 Strapping Tool for our new podcast…

Read More

Selection Guide for Industrial Tapes: Types, Features, and Applications

Industrial tapes are used in every industry. Not only are they used in manufacturing for sealing, bonding, and packaging, they’re used for many specialized purposes. Your mobile phone for example, uses many different types of tapes, for fixing components in place, as well as for shielding, grounding, and protection. Gateway Packaging stocks a wide range […]

Read More

Packaging Solutions: How Can You Make Your Packaging More Environmentally Friendly?

When you assess your packaging needs, you may be looking for environmentally friendly packaging solutions. Consumer awareness of sustainability has grown. Moreover, Australia’s National Packaging Targets require that by 2025 all packaging should be reusable, recyclable or compostable. At Gateway Packaging, we’re a packaging company committed to helping our customers to source eco-friendly products. If […]

Read More

Pallet Strapping Machines: What They Do and How They Work

Strapping goods onto pallets secures your goods for handling, as well as for safe shipping and storage. Which strapping machines you choose depends on your applications. Strapping goods onto pallets secures your goods for handling, as well as for safe shipping and storage. Which strapping machines you choose depends on your applications. At Gateway Packaging, […]

Read More

Choosing The Right Type Of Packaging Tapes To Help Your Business Grow

If you’re looking for industrial packaging tapes, choosing the right tape for your applications is essential. Damaged packaging tape can result in damage to products, disappointed customers, and, therefore, losses to your business. Does this mean you need to choose expensive heavy-duty tapes to secure your products? Usually not. You’ll increase your business’s profitability if […]

Read More

Strapping Tapes in the Packaging Industry: What They Are and What They Do

Are you looking for the best type of strapping tape for your packaging? With so many alternatives, choosing the best tape can be a challenge. Firstly, what are “strapping tapes?” Are they the same as packaging tapes? What are strapping tapes? You’re familiar with everyday, standard packaging tapes. They’re used for product protection and security. […]

Read More

Heavy Duty Steel Strapping And Choosing A Steel Strapping Tensioner

If you’re looking for strapping material for heavy loads, heavy duty steel strapping may be the right solution. Although steel strapping has challenges, it remains the most popular choice for strapping and banding in major industries, including the mining, timber, and construction industries. Since it’s manufactured from carbon and steel alloys, steel strapping can be […]

Read More

Composite Strapping For The Construction Industry: Strong And Safe

Widely used in the construction industry, composite strapping has many applications, especially in timber strapping. It’s used in sawmills and timber processing, as well as for trusses, scaffolding and wall framing materials.   Not only does composite strapping have high system strength—it’s sometimes referred to as “synthetic steel”—it’s non-abrasive and retains tension.  It’s less dangerous than steel too, because […]

Read More

Composite Strapping: Your Questions Answered

1. How strong is composite strapping?  Composite strapping consists of a polymer coating wrapped around polyester (polypropylene) fibres. Although it’s up to five times lighter than steel strapping, it can be stronger than steel. It’s available in various widths and strengths.   Contact us at any time for advice on using composite strapping in your applications; we can advise […]

Read More

10 Best Practices For Purchasing Packaging Supplies

1. Order 1.5 x The Stock You Need One of the biggest mistakes we see is that people often order the bare minimum when it comes to packaging supplies. This can have a big impact on the productivity of your business! The right packaging supplies may be seemingly insignificant items within a business but this […]

Read More