Merry Christmas from all of us at Spiral Paper Tube & Core!

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Another wonderful year is coming to a close at Spiral Paper Tube & Core.

As a local manufacturer of paper tubes and edge protectors, our paper products have continued to give us the opportunity to meet great people who either use or distribute our products.

Since 1949, our family owned and operated shop has valued the personal relationship we have with our customers. Read more…

Expand Your Packaging Knowledge!

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Introducing the first Knowledge Base dedicated entirely to paper tubes and edge protectors!

We’ve been serving the packaging community since 1949 and have learned a few things along the way. Now, we want to share everything we’ve learned with you!

Whether you’re just starting out or are an industry pro, you’ll find these articles helpful and informative!

Our Knowledge Base is an online library of articles, addressing just about everything having to do with cardboard tubes and edge protectors. Articles discuss topics such as raw materials, the manufacturing process, printing options, packaging, and shipping. Read more…

Los Angeles Fulfillment Services – Spiral Paper Tube & Core

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Spiral Paper Tube & Core helps customers by offering ways to decrease logistic costs and increase efficiency.

When a customer orders Poster Tubes, Mailing Tubes, Fiber Cans, or Telescope Tubes, they also have the option of utilizing our in-house fulfillment services. For example, if a customer is selling posters on Amazon.com, Ebay.com, etc., a large quantity of posters need to be rolled, inserted into a poster tube, and shipped throughout the world.

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Los Angeles Packaging Supplies and Shipping Supplies

 

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Virtual shopping has exploded the retail marketing business over the last two decades. In 1994 very few people had internet access compared to roughly 84% of households with internet access today. Smartphones have increased online sales between 2010 and 2014 from 24% to 58%. Today, over three-quarters of adults have made some sort of online purchase whereas only half had done so in 2008. Consumers have discovered that with online convenience they can pay bills, research places to eat or visit, and shop.

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Ordering Shipping and Packaging Supplies

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The information highway is responsible for a vast majority of communications and sales throughout the world. In the United States, online sales are estimated to account for roughly 60% of all retail sales and will equate to approximately $370 billion. These figures do not include web-influenced sales such as research, browsing, and mapping retail products and stores.

This figure also does not include retail sales of items not purchases or rarely purchased on line such as gasoline or restaurant meals. Retail manufacturers will be more successful in online shopping with products that do not have a need to be touched or seen first hand.

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Southern California’s Leading Paper Tube Manufacturer

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Los Angeles is home to many amazing destinations that attract tourists from all over the world. Because of the historical value found in Southern California museum exhibits, along with Santa Monica Pier, the La Brea Tar pits, famous chefs, unbeatable weather, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, visitors travel around the world to experience such attractions. Los Angeles is also known as the entertainment industry capitol of the world as it supports over 586,000 combined jobs and accounts for roughly $47 billion in economic output for Los Angeles County.

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Heavy Duty Shipping Tubes, Shipping Tubes, Cardboard Tubes

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I am always in awe when I go to the movies and sit in front of that huge screen where a story comes to life.  I am able to cast aside my worries and life hardships to enjoy time just watching the action in front of me without caring what is going on in the outside world.  The flawless continuity of the screen helps us forget that what we see before us is not reality, but a visual phenomenon.

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Mailing Tubes, Poster Tubes, Cardboard Tubes

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I recently received an important document in the mail. This document represented many hours totaling over two years of my life. I had poured my heart and soul into those hours, and in the end I received nothing more than a piece of thick paper wrapped in a mailing package with my name on the label. Yet, that paper meant everything to me. It was the symbol that represented a great challenge that I overcame and achieved. That paper was my degree from graduate school where I received my Master of Science in Education with a 4.0 GPA.

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Custom Paper Canisters – Style 4

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I am drawn to aesthetic packaging.

I appreciate when packaging is multi-functional, good for the environment, well made, and economically priced. I like a unique style that brings classic fun, and eclectic appeal, that effortlessly blends with my neat and organized lifestyle. I am a product person and packaging is half the selling point for me.

If I don’t like the way it looks on the shelf, I probably might not like the way it works in my home. Consumers want to know they are not only getting a great product, they want it to look great too!

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Appealing Paper Packaging Wins the Race – Paper Canisters, Style 3

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Many people would agree that sight is the most powerful of the five senses.

I remember growing up and seeing images of an illusion where if you looked hard enough in a particular photo you would see either a beautiful young maiden, or an ugly hag, depending on how you viewed the photo and what your eyes focused on. I distinctly remember always seeing the beautiful young girl first. As shallow as it may sound, I am simply attracted to things that are pretty. When something smells good, or tastes good… it’s good. However, when something looks good, it is amazing. The visual effect of the item encourages the other senses to instinctively appreciate what you are viewing more and more.

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