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Page 1: Bubble Wrap Facts

American engineer Al Fielding and Swiss inventor Marc Chavannes werethe brains behind the concept of bubble wrap.

Bubble wrap was originally invented to serve as wallpaper.

IBM was the first company touse bubble wrap.

The amount of bubble wrap produced annually is enough to stretch from theEarth to the moon.

384,400 km

Around $400 million worth of bubblewrap is sold annually.

$400MIndiana-based FM radio station“Spirit 95” Radio started theBubble Wrap® Appreciation Dayin 2001.

Bubble WrapAppreciation Day

Sealed Air Corporation is the companythat developed the Bubble Wrap brand.

The first sample of bubble wrap was made by hand.

Gourdzilla, an 815-pound pumpkin, was thelargest item ever packed using a bubble wrap.

A 32-year-old teacher from Lincolnshire, Englandbecame known as bubble wrap bride when she worea wedding dress made from 13 feet of carefully stitchedbubble wrap.

Bubble wrap has more than100 creative uses.

New York-based artist Bradley Hartmakes use of bubble wrap to createrealistic portraits of well-known figureslike Steve Jobs.

'The Most People Popping Bubble Wrap at One Time' record was setby a group of 366 New Jersey students, cracking over 8,000 sq. feet ofbubble wrap.

Bubble Wrap Facts

Bubble wrap has been around for more than 50 years. Its uses range frompackaging to protecting plant containers to relieving stress and so forth.Here are a few interesting trivia about the most popular packaging materialthat ever existed:

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Page 2: Bubble Wrap Facts

Bubble wrap has been around for more than 50 years. Its uses range from packaging to protecting plant containers to relieving stress and so forth. Here are a few interesting trivia about the most popular packaging material that ever existed.

http://www.lafpak.com/