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How to Choose the Right Baling Wire

June 25, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
How to Choose the Right Baling Wire

Within the category of baling wire, you will find an incredibly wide assortment of products. Just deciding to purchase some wire is not good enough. There are some specific features you will need based on the machine you’ll be using,...

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California’s Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law

It should come as no surprise that commercial ventures generate most of the solid waste in the state of California, as well as throughout the rest of the country. The average household generates some waste, of course, but it pales...

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Stretch Wrap Film: The Ultimate Guide for Packaging

To ship your products on a pallet, you will need a few different supplies. You’ll need a pallet, of course, along with boxes to contain the products and some banding to pull things together. Additionally, you will likely want to...

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How to Make a Cardboard Bale

May 24, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
How to Make a Cardboard Bale

For a business that goes through a lot of cardboard on a day to day basis, baling that cardboard up for recycling is a common task. While experienced workers will have this task down to a science, it can be...

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Pallet Size Chart: Standard Sizes & Dimensions

To use freight shipping to distribute your product, you’ll likely need to pick out pallets that will serve as the platform for your shipments. Pallets are great for this purpose because they are relatively affordable, allow you to package a...

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Air Freight Packaging Requirements

May 14, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
Air Freight Packaging Requirements

Many companies like to send their freight shipments via ground shipping. However, in some cases, it will be necessary to opt for air freight. This may be the better option if there is a hurry on the delivery, if the...

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The Importance of Wire Gauge

May 2, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
The Importance of Wire Gauge

When shopping for baling wire, gauge is one of the first specs you should consider. Of course, it’s a good idea to buy quality wire—such as that available from Vulcan Wire—but even the best wire in the world won’t serve...

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Understanding Wire Tensile Strength

May 2, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
Understanding Wire Tensile Strength

As our name would suggest, we sell a lot of wire here at Vulcan Wire. When you browse our site, you are sure to find plenty of great wire options, and you shouldn’t have any trouble locating a product that...

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The Ultimate Guide to Freight Packaging Supplies

Getting the right packaging products for freight shipment can be an intimidating challenge. This is especially true for newer companies who are just getting started in this realm. You need to distribute your products in a safe and timely manner,...

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How to Install a Suspended Ceiling

April 4, 2019 | Vulcan, Inc.
How to Install a Suspended Ceiling

Suspended ceilings, also known as drop ceilings, can be used in a variety of settings. These kinds of ceilings are a great way to create a comfortable environment in an otherwise large and empty space. Also, the use of a...

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Essential Types of Baling Wire

Essential Types of Baling Wire

Vulcan Wire is a leading provider of baling wire. This product is used to secure everything from paper to rebar, and there are essential types of baling wire that are...

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What is Metal Strapping?

What is Metal Strapping?

If you need to ship large items or keep heavy objects contained on a pallet, metal strapping is your best solution. Most commonly made with steel, this product is also...

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What the Best Baling Wire Suppliers Do Differently

What the Best Baling Wire Suppliers Do Differently

It’s not hard to find baling wire—there are countless companies that sell it and would be happy to take your business. It’s important to note, however, that not all suppliers...

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How to Band a Pallet

How to Band a Pallet

Banding your pallets properly is a key step in shipping goods safely from one place to another. While knowing how to band a pallet is not the hardest task in...

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Vulcan’s Founder, Alice Combs

Vulcan’s Founder, Alice Combs

Believe it or not, Vulcan Wire was founded in 1975 by a single mother, Alice, who knew nothing about baler wire. She didn’t even know recyclables were baled until a...

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Galvanized Wire Products from Vulcan

Galvanized Wire Products from Vulcan

Choosing galvanized wire over standard steel wire offers several performance benefits. For instance, the galvanizing process adds durability to the wire, so you can trust it to hold up even...

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How to Choose the Right Baling Wire Gauge

How to Choose the Right Baling Wire Gauge

When you shop for baling wire at Vulcan Wire, you’ll quickly notice that we have a number of wire gauges available. It’s always nice to have options, but do you...

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6 Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

6 Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

For many businesses, freight costs make up a significant portion of expenses each month. If you would like to trim your costs in this area and boost your bottom line...

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Wholesale Shipping Supplies from Vulcan Wire

Wholesale Shipping Supplies from Vulcan Wire

Packaging and shipping is the name of the game for almost every wholesaler. If you are going to carve out a segment of the market for yourself, you’ll need to...

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Essential Types of Strapping Materials for Packaging

Essential Types of Strapping Materials for Packaging

If bundling products for shipment is a regular part of your business day, it’s a fact that you’ll need strapping. However, there are a number of different materials used to...

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Get the right size bale tie for your baler.

Not all bales are created equal. Some bales are big or small. Some bales expand or shrink. If you recycle paper, plastic, or metal, VULCAN WIRE will help you choose the appropriate gauge and length bale tie or auto tie wire specific to your baler needs. Call us today for a free quote.

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