Also known as strapping, it is a product used to secure items for storage or shipping by the application of straps. Straps are long, flat, and pliant materials made up of steel or other various materials for fastening or securing objects to hold them into position. Straps are manufactured within varying as thicknesses, widths and material content. There are various materials that can be made into as straps, steels, stainless steels, polypropylene or other plastic strapping. The most popular among them is the use of steel straps. Due to inherent tensile strength and flexibility, they are the most dominating type of straps in the market. Steel straps can handle heavy duty holding of materials that require strength and stability such as palletized loads, huge wooden crates, sharp edged objects and plywood cases.