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1. What concerns are most important for ordering custom boxes?

A custom box may refer to any box that has not been mass produced so that it is made to fit the standard industry sizes. When you are making a custom box order, consider which shape and size will perfectly fit your product. You can also add finishing touches in the form of designs, and these include unique materials, colors, flaps, and curves. No matter your product, don’t forget to consider every possibility for your box. Remember that the right box will make your product stand out, boosting sales.
The best way to meet your particular specifications for unique packaging is to work closely with a printing company and its design team. During the process, you will submit various drafts to help turn the vision into reality through the work of your team. If you want to find out more about custom options that you will find on box orders, visit

2. How do you know if a company is good for creating custom gift boxes?

Custom gift boxes can work for any company but do best with those that sell fine candy, clothing, or toys. These become an important piece of packaging to have on hand during business events, holidays, and birthdays when clients are looking for wrapping options for gifts.
You have multiple designs to select from for gift boxes. You can customize the box with a logo, a creative shape, or by adding a handle. Your goal should be to ensure that the gifts stand out, enticing people so they want to learn more about what is within. Stopping by can show you the highest-quality gift boxes for your special events.

3. What does "dieline" mean in the packaging and printing industry?

Die lines are the package templates that ensure a printed product is properly laid out. This diagram is a flattened representation of each of the folds and cut lines for a piece of packaging and can be found on boxes, pocket folders, and envelopes. Creating accurate die lines involves several steps.
In some cases, a client may send an example of the packaging to the print company. The company would then take apart the sent package to locate graphics and tucks and take measurements. When there is a product, but no packaging, the measurements are instead taken for the actual product with wrapped paper added to estimate size.
After the measurements, Adobe Illustrator is used to create the die lines, following specific design standards. You would ideally test a hard copy of your created die line to ensure it works with the product. After that, it is time to make hard copy prototypes using such materials as heavyweight paper. After the prototype is checked for such factors as sturdiness, the packaging can be prepared for the shelves.


4. What does the term "SBS paper board" refer to in the packaging and printing industry?

SBS stands for Solid Bleached Sulfate, and this is the most expensive and highest quality of the paper board substrates. It is made using virgin wood pulp that has been bleached. SBS is frequently used in high-end packaging to ensure printed image quality as well as in food and liquid packaging (including frozen foods), where it serves as a moisture barrier. SBS is also commonly found with pharmaceutical, beauty, and health packaging.

5. What does the term "recycled paper board" refer to in packaging and printing?

Recycled paper board is a type of paper board produced using recovered waste from paper, thereby converting consumer sources as well as plants to meet production requirements. This recycled paper board includes a small quantity of virgin fibers, which are added during recycling to increase strength. The final product is considered a multiply substrate and has between six and nine plies. When compared to virgin substrates, the recycled paper boards are not as stiff, based on interior printing surfaces and per-unit weight. Opting for recycled paper board is more affordable, making it an economic alternative for standard paper board within the packaging industry.

6. What does the term "CCNB paper board" refer to?

Clay Coated News Back, or CCNB, is a type of paper board that is gray or brown in color, and this is based on the clay that is coated on a side as well as the specific fiber type.

7. What does the term "CCLB paper board" refer to?

Clay Coated Light Back, or CCLB, is light gray in color and is clay coated on only one side.

8. What types of recycled paper board exist in packaging and printing?

These include Bending Chip, Clay Coated White Back, Clay Coated Kraft Back, Clay Coated Light Back, and Clay Coated News Back.

9. What does the term "template" refer to in the packaging and printing industry?

Templates are vector files used to visually show a package's layout, and this includes both countertop display boxes and folding cartons. Templates will include lines indicating the folding locations and thereby demonstrating the package's proper layout. After the template is downloaded, it can be rotated or edited (including changing the dimensions) to improve the estimate of a product's finished appearance.

You can find templates in almost any shape and size, and these include everything from door hangers to pyramid-shaped boxes. Templates are sometimes listed based on the quantity of panels they contain, as this varies based on needs. Accordion templates are popular, as they can hold information within a large number of panels. Tray card templates, on the other hand, are more popular with compact disc packaging.

Printing templates help customers easily customize their packaging. You can usually find them for free, and they are easy to open with Adobe Illustrator, which is where you would make any edits. Templates may also be customized within Adobe InDesign, Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, or QuarkXPress.

After you download the template, you can add your content to it via your favorite program. This template will be crucial for determining the content and layout of your page as the consumer will view it. The fact that the process is easy and fast means you do not always need to hire a professional graphic designer and will be able to create a final product within mere minutes.

10. What are the differences between process color and PMS color?

PMS color, or Pantone Matching System color, is frequently used for printing spot colors, as these are printed with unique ink. The color is specified based on its pantone number or name within a color chart. It allows the colors to appear exactly as intended once printed instead of how they appear on a computer screen.

Process color, or CMYK color, uses four colors, which give the name its initials: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. These four colors work together to form all other colors that are used in printing by using various color saturations. Process color is the most commonly used type in the packaging and printing industry. .

11. What advantages do you get with eco-friendly packaging?

The most obvious advantages of eco-friendly packaging are the ability to reduce the impact on the environment and help the reputation of any business that uses it. We have blister packs and these, as well as other eco-friendly packaging, help to reduce the quantities of plastic necessary to create packages, in turn reducing environmental impact. The packaging is becoming more popular and can help both printing businesses and those selling packaged products.

Another benefit of eco-friendly packaging is that it uses soy ink, which is better for the planet. This type of ink also offers brighter colors, which are not possible to get with petroleum-based inks. The largest benefit to the planet, however, is that soy ink has very low levels of volatile organic compounds (or VOCs), which are harmful to the environment.

12. What does the term "countertop display box" refer to in packaging and printing?

Countertop display boxes are designed to sit on top of any counter, although they do especially well near the point of sale. They are usually constructed with corrugated cardboard and include various sections or rows that were designed so they can hold different items, such as toys, DVDs, CDs, or books.

You can customize a countertop display box to serve as a ballot box and find options that include pegs, letting them display individual items, such as key chains. Some boxes may contain single sections to hold smaller or thinner items, such as brochures. Countertop displays are a powerful method of drawing customers in when they make their purchase, which is the critical point.

13. What products can you package in hexagon-style boxes?

With creativity, you can package most products in hexagon box styles. The most popular options, however, are party favors and jewelry. These boxes are also great for gift giving, decorations, and storage. The unique shape of the box helps catch the eyes of passersby, making them curious about what is within. The boxes will also frequently include a lid to secure items during handling and/or storage.

14. How should you choose retail packaging?

Retail packaging is a crucial tool to help you sell your products or services. As such, it has to be visually relevant as well as creative, as this helps attract consumers, focusing their attention onto your product.

You should opt for a retail packaging box design and style that instantly engages your consumer. This will give you the desired end result of them leaving with your product.

We can help you reach those goals. Our production team is knowledgeable and experienced with packaging and printing, allowing them to guide you every step of the way so you can produce a polished final package.

15. What does a "white cardboard box" refer to?

White cardboard boxes are sometimes referred to as ivory boards. These are made using strong white cardboard that is produced using quality pure wood pulp that is relatively thick. It is processed with embossing or calendaring and frequently used for packing and packaging decoration, trademarks, certificates, invitations, and business cards. It is quantitative within 210 to 400 gsm.

16. What does "folding carton packaging" refer to?

Folding carton packaging is designed to catch the attention of consumers. As such, it helps provoke emotions in addition to providing information. Effective product packaging will have an attractive appearance and impress consumers with its creativity. We work to help you produce packaging that is creative and communicates your product.

17. How can printing promote my business?

Printing is designed to help promote your company. Any type of high-quality color printing will expose more people to your product or information, and this is true whether it is a catalog, small brochure, booklet, or something else. High-impact color photos and graphics can help promote your business and sell products. Our prices are competitive, so they fit your bottom line as well as your marketing needs. for orders in such cases please contact our sales representative through toll free number 1-855-766-7225 or email to for accurate quotation.