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Heartland Products Group LLC: Midwest Leader of Manufactured Cores, Tubes and Composite Cans

Heartland Products Group is the leading manufacturer of custom paper tubes, cores and composite cans in the Midwest. We offer our customers a high-quality, dependable product and pride ourselves in using 100% recycled paperboard. Customers will be satisfied with our fast turnaround, low minimums and exceptional customer services. Continue reading

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Ace Paper Tube: Serving You for Over 40 Years

Ace Paper Tube has been a leading manufacturer of paper tubes, cores, mailing tubes and cans for over 40 years. We are a family owned business that is committed to not only providing premium products but also having outstanding customer service in every aspect of our business. You can count on us to deliver the best possible products at the lowest cost. Continue reading

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Paper: The Building Material of the Future

With the recent trend of environmentally-friendly building and products, many companies are looking for new ways to create innovative and environmentally friendly products that customers will love and use. One of the most environmentally-friendly products that has been around for ages is paper. Even though paper does consume trees, it is easy to recycle and reuse, and as long as enough new trees are planted, the cycle can continue without end. One recent trend is to incorporate the use of more paper products into non-traditional products, like lighting, clocks, furniture, and now, even entire buildings. Continue reading

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The Benefits of Telescope Tubes for Packaging

A telescope tube is a type of cardboard tube that has two pieces. The bottom piece is actually the tube container, while the second piece fits over the first and acts as the lid. Some telescope tubes have smaller tubes that act as the lid, while other cardboard tubes have lids that are nearly the same length as the original tube. Telescope tubes are often used as packaging tubes for delicate materials, including documents, artwork, light bulbs, cosmetics, and many other use. Many manufacturers choose to use these kinds of cardboard tubes to package their goods for retail sales. Telescope tubes can provide many benefits to manufacturers, such as: Continue reading

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6 Unusual Uses for Paper Tubes

Cardboard shipping tubes are ideal for mailing documents and other paper goods from one place to another. You can easily mail maps, papers, artwork, and anything else that you don’t want creased and wrinkled in the mail. However, what do you do with the tubes once your package arrives? Try some of these 6 unusual uses for cardboard shipping tubes to eliminate paper waste in your home: Continue reading

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The Bathroom was an Uncomfortable Place before Cardboard Tubes

Toilet paper may be the most dispensable item in your home, as well as the most essential. I pity the poor bathroom user who’s run out at a bad time. You might be surprised to know that toilet paper, the kind we use today, is a rather recent invention. Before the mid 1800s, people used sponges, wool, silk and lace. I should clarify-only the French royalty used silk and lace, not everyday people. Commoners and farmers had the pleasure of employing leaves, corn husks, catalog paper and newspaper for the job. Then one day an American inventor thought of therapeutic paper, as he put it, and forever changed using the bathroom. At first, this paper was stacked into pre-cut strips, which was certainly better than using other course and rough materials, but was still somewhat unsanitary. It wasn’t until 1890 until bathroom tissue was manufactured on a user-friendly roll. Continue reading

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