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How to choose file storage boxes

Posted on October 9, 2009 by Chase Murdey

Choosing a storage box for your files and records is a balancing act between how many documents you need to store, how much room you have to store them, and how often you need access. The most important factor in choosing your file boxes is strength. The stronger the file boxes, the higher you can stack them. Plus, strong file storage boxes a essential for frequently access files. You need a file box that can withstand regular handling without caving in. 

Common File Storage Box Materials

Cardboard Boxes

Cardboard Boxes

Available in a range of strengths, including steel-reinforced, heavy duty options.

Plastic File Boxes

Plastic File Boxes

Durable, moisture-resistant and portable.

Metal Storage Boxes

Metal Storage Boxes

Extremely durable, and locking options add security to your filing system.

Common File Storage Box Lid Closures

String & Button File Boxes

Sting & Button File Storage Boxes

The most secure lid closure for file transportation and storage.

Locking Lift-Off File Boxes

Locking Lift-Off Lid File Storage Boxes

Easy file access plus the security of grip-lock tabs.

Standard Lift-Off File Boxes

File Boxes with lift-off-lids

Easy file access and the most common lids available.

Flip-Top File Boxes

Flip Top File Boxes

Hinged design to prevent damaging or misplacing the lid.


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