PCA’s Auburn, Washington, facility manufacturers Hexacomb®, a strong and lightweight honeycomb material used in protective packaging and for structural applications. Hexacomb’s® custom-designed products are commonly used as protective packaging materials to provide cushioning and support for large or fragile items such as appliances, glass, industrial products and furniture prior to shipping. It is also used as a structural component in household doors, temporary building structures and furniture. Its lightweight properties help reduce total packaging weight. Hexacomb® is an environmentally responsible alternative to foam and expanded polystyrene materials because it is made primarily from kraft paper.
Our custom-designed packaging solutions help customers reduce their total system costs while improving sustainability. With more than 40 years of experience, Hexacomb® has protected products in markets as diverse as automotive, building products, food and beverage, industrial goods, consumer products, transportation and medical/pharmaceutical.