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Understanding Corrugated Board Grades

When ordering packaging, you will likely be asked about the weight of your product. You may even be asked if you have a specific corrugated flute you would prefer for your packaging. Corrugated board, often mistakenly called cardboard, comes in a variety of board grades, and these questions help designers determine the best one for...
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Printing plates, cutting dies, what are they?

Printing Plates and Cutting Dies: What are They?

One aspect of purchasing packaging is often confusing to newcomers: printing plates and cutting dies. When you get your quote, you may notice extra charges for these items… but what are they? No worries, here’s a quick overview! the steel rules on a cutting die cut and score board the same way over and over...
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a package containing a vase with a fragile label and filled with packing peanuts

How to Ship Fragile Items Safely: Top Tips for E-Commerce

You’ve done your research. You found your niche, mastered your marketing, and developed a great product that customers are clamoring for. Now only one question remains… how do you get it to them? Shipping products to customers can be intimidating, and shipping fragile items adds another layer of complexity. After all, sending broken products is...
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pantone color book

Flexographic Printing: What are My Color Options?

What is Flexographic Printing? Affordable, efficient and versatile, Flexographic (flexo) printing remains a key printing process over 130 years after its inception. It can print on a wide variety of substrates, from corrugated board to metallic surfaces. But it is perhaps best known for its use in the packaging sector. Flexographic printing press In flexo...
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Roll-End-Tuck-Front mailer how to fold

How to Fold a Roll End Tuck Front Mailer Box

RETF Mailer Box Your browser does not support the video tag. About this Box Style: Roll End Tuck Front (RETF) Mailer boxes are some of the most common e-commerce mailers out there and with good reason. These boxes allow for a stellar unboxing experience, and can provide great protection for most product types. This also...
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1-2-3-Bottom box how to fold

How to Fold a 1-2-3 Bottom Box

1-2-3 Bottom Box Your browser does not support the video tag. About this Box Style: 1-2-3 bottom boxes, also known as snap lock boxes, allow for easy assembly without the need to tape the bottom of the box. They can be configured with a wide variety of top styles and closures as well, from an...
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Swing-In-Rollover mailer how to fold

How to Fold a Swing in Rollover Mailer Box

SWIRO Mailer Box Your browser does not support the video tag. About this Box Style: Swing in Rollover (SWIRO) Mailer boxes, also called “indestructo” boxes, are some of the toughest mailers out there. They can be modified with a large variety of tabs, locks, and closures to ensure product protection and provide different unboxing experiences....
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Boosting Brand Recognition Through Packaging

Boosting Brand Recognition Through Packaging Design

When thinking of ways to boost brand recognition, many businesses turn to large marketing campaigns, billboards, or social media ads. But what if one of the key ways to get more people to remember your brand was hiding in plain site? Your packaging acts like a mini billboard for your product and brand. In fact,...
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