Jiffy bags – another metropolis in our cognitive map of the stationery world. Jiffy bags are a mail room staple, providing exceptionally strong protection for goods in transit through the postal system. Jiffy padding was developed by the Sealed Air Corporation.
What is a jiffy bag?
Jiffy bags are padded envelopes which cushion their contents in the post. The envelope paper is tear and puncture resistant making them ideal for bulky and heavy items. The protective technology was discovered by accident when the company was trying to create a (probably very dodgy) textured wallpaper.