Happy New Year! 2020 here we come!

It’s a new year, and our sights are set on providing you with the best spiral paper tubes and edge protectors available.

This year, we’re celebrating our 71st anniversary since George Hibard Sr. founded Spiral Paper Tube & Core. As a small business with fewer than fifty employees, the term “family business” takes on a whole new meaning.

Thank you to all of our clients who have trusted us for so many years!

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Christmas Update: Ordering 3″ ID Tape & Label Cores

We closed for Christmas and New Years today. We will re-open Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Happy New Year!

Orders placed between now and then, will be processed and shipped Thursday, January 3, 2019. Like usual, you’ll receive an emailed order confirmation as soon as we’re back in the office and after we process your order.

And, like usual, you’ll receive another email with your UPS tracking number(s) to track your package(s).

Need your order by Friday, January 4, 2019?

If you’re in a hurry to receive your cores, when you place your order, select UPS Next Day shipping. This way, when we ship on Thursday, January 3, 2019, you’ll receive your order the very next day.

Our offices will remain closed until we return Wednesday, January 2, 2019. All phone calls and emails will be returned at that time.

2018 was a wonderful year and we’re looking forward to another great year! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The Future of Packaging 2016


According to Hannu Alalauri, SVP at The Global Pack Summit, the packaging industry is seeing the following 5 major trends:

  1. Increasing importance of brand building and “shelf standout”
  2. Increasing competitive intensity in the value chain drives cost focus
  3. Sustainability and environmental friendliness is growing in importance
  4. Intelligent packaging will grow stronger in the future
  5. E-tailing volumes will continue to increase

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