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The Role of Sustainable Packaging in 2020
Sustainable packaging has become a higher priority for both brands and customers-more so now than ever.
McDonald's revealed their packaging will be 100% reusable and recycled by 2025.
Millennials are pushing brands to take greater social and environmental responsibility.
Clearly the term 'eco-friendly packaging' is more than just a buzzword.
In reality, bringing eco packaging into the operations of your company is no longer an choice- it's a must.
Most of us have been brought up in our vocabulary with the expression 'reduce, reuse, recycle. Today, maintaining these same values is important for your company. Not only to benefit the environment but also to increase brand loyalty for customers who are environmentally conscious.
Material science and packaging technologies are growing at an incredible pace. As a result, there are more environmentally friendly packaging choices on the market which can take care of a wide variety of items.
For plant-based packaging and biodegradable plastic packaging, there have also been several breakthroughs. This also means that reducing carbon footprint is becoming easier for your brand.
So let's immerse yourself in the world of eco-friendly packaging, and see the benefits for your brand. But before we go too deep, what does sustainability mean for packaging really?
What is sustainable packaging?
Sustainable packaging is packaging that, over time, reduces its environmental footprint.
This can happen in a number of ways:
Ingredients: Using raw 100% recycled or raw materials
Production process: By minimising the production process, supply chain and carbon footprint
Reusability: Creating a circular economy around the packaging, extending its lifecycle and usability.
It's simple to say that the environment is entirely about sustainable packaging. It should also take account of the economic and social factors.
Plant-based packaging, for example, might seem like a viable option. But quite often that means clearing crops from endangered rainforests.
The economic factor needs to be taken into account. It needs to be competitively priced over traditional packaging options.
Labeling something “eco-friendly” doesn't mean it's sustainable. Similarly, labelling something sustainable does not mean it is ethical.
Definitions aren’t always black and white. It’s crucial to ask your packaging manufacturer a number of questions.
Eco-friendly packaging, coupled with sustainable package design, is a potent combination. These characteristics can be a great way to set your brand above your competitors.
What is sustainable packaging design?
Sustainable packaging design is designing packaging of products with the primary purpose of doing as little harm as possible to the environment.
It is done by the use of recycled products. You can do this also with another purpose in mind when designing your packaging. It can work wonders.
Why packaging sustainability is important
There's no need to go into details as to why sustainable packaging matters. If you are reading this article, you know it's very important.
If you're a brand looking to use sustainable packaging, here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of the process.
Don’t change everything at once
Order product samples
Consider a redesign
Adjust your pricing
Order small volumes
Consider eco-ing your product
Flaunt your eco packaging
Work your sustainability into your marketing campaigns and ensure people know you 're out there to help the environment.
You've seen the current state of sustainable packaging and how your brand can begin to use it. Now you can see how a brand can use sustainable packaging to build a better relationship with their eco-minded customers.
With a global shift towards fighting climate change, we are set to grow and change the way we approach packaging. Rather than being an alternative option, sustainable packaging is only going to become more important.
Start designing your sustainable packaging with LuxBoxPack.
Even More Ways of Reducing Packaging Costs
We're back with even more ways of cutting down your packaging costs!
6. Remove what’s not needed
Do you include flyers, marketing material or a thank you note in your client's orders?
These things are great for your marketing department, but they are causing damage to your fulfillment department and the cost of your packaging.
All this is an added expense not only for material, but also for the time it takes to add it to each order.
Removing these elements can help dramatically reduce packaging costs.
Consider printing a thank you message inside of your product box.
Automate advertising emails that will be sent to your client after they receive their order.
This cuts the cost of the raw material as well as the times of fulfilment.
7. Utilise custom-sized packaging
One growing pain of a growing business is rapidly sourcing packaging.
As a consequence, many companies overlook the packaging and opt for a standard size box.
This type of packaging is inexpensive , readily available and quick to get and a great solution for a fledgeling business.
But while that may work at the beginning, in the long run it's not financially viable.
Oversized packaging takes up more space during delivery, so shipping nothing but air costs you more.
A box specifically designed for your product does however make better use of the available space.
Packaging that 'hugs' your product means that only the required space is used in a delivery truck, and it takes up less space in your shelves.
Custom sized packaging means less or even no need for void fill, reducing or eliminating the time and costs associated with empty space filling.
Custom packaging is a fantastic opportunity for branding too.
Whether it is shipping boxes sent to retailers or packaging sent directly to your end customer, custom packaging and branding go hand in hand with each other
8. Cut down on your void filler usage
Void filler is something you would rather not be using.
Void filler is a cost that does nothing but fill up empty space.
But if you're shipping an oddly shaped product and you've already optimized your packaging design, the use of void filler is unavoidable. It therefore needs to be designed and used with both efficiency and safety in mind so that packaging costs can be successfully reduced.
Using an insert or fitting designed for each said product is the best option to minimize empty space inside your packaging.
This keeps your product in transit directly in place, meaning less chance of damage and no need to fill in void.
A custom insert can reduce the cost of packaging as it means that secondary packaging is not needed.
It minimizes the risk of transit damage and also accelerates the packaging process.
Custom inserts have the added advantage of making a single sized box fit many products , which means less box sizes to order and store for you.
9. Consider multi-function packaging
The number of required packaging materials can grow exponentially as your business grows and implements more products.
This often results in many packaging products of similar size taking up space in shelves.
By looking at all of your packaging products, save money and try to minimize the number of unique products used.
This doesn’t necessarily mean finding a ‘one size fits all’ packaging solution, as this rarely exists.
You may have several products that fit in the smallest size box, but some leave plenty of empty space.
Rather than a unique box for that product, use your smallest box size, but place the product in a custom insert.
This frees up space on your shelves so you can place higher orders, thus ensuring a lower cost per unit.
10. Reduce your number of suppliers
Sourcing products from multiple suppliers is a great way to chew up cash that could otherwise be saved.
If you decide to change a packaging design element, working with multiple suppliers will only add to confusion.
Even the slightest modifications to the design will require you to:
● Contact multiple suppliers
● Ensure they’re aware of the change
● Modify your order to suit said changes
● Check if the changes meet the requirements of the new design
By using the one provider for all your packaging needs, there’s one point of contact for all things packaging.
Not only does this save you the trouble of contacting multiple suppliers, it can also help you to cut costs of delivery.
11. Process Optimization
Inefficiencies consume costs in any process, and suck up more money than they should.
By looking at your current packaging processes, you may find ways to speed it up, or even eliminate steps altogether.
The zoning of your warehouse is an often overlooked way to optimize a process.
If a worker has to walk in opposite directions to get tissue paper and a shipping box, then this is wasted time and money.
Your dispatch area should be versatile and set up to handle every product that goes out your door in an efficient manner.
12. Reduce packaging weight and size
You pay a delivery fee based on either the size or weight of your packaging materials.
Therefore any savings in size and weight reduction are savings in your back pocket.
White label products which come in their own packaging, textiles and dry goods are often self-sustainable.
That means they do not need a thick corrugated box to be delivered to the end consumer.
Less weight means more delivery savings in your pocket, and the smaller size means more space on your shelves.
13. Follow stock closer
Too much stock ties up money on your shelves and not enough leads to shortages and delays in fulfilling orders.
For this reason you have to know exactly when to reorder your packaging.
Working with a vendor who has set production and delivery times means you know exactly how far you need to order your packaging in advance.
Use an inventory management system that can automatically place a packaging order when it has hit a minimum threshold.
Such software means you'll have to spend less time counting stock numbers manually and you're always aware of what's at hand.
You can tie up less capital on shelves with a closer eye on stock numbers, and make the most of the space you have.
There are many savings to be made when evaluating your supply line for packaging. The closer you look, the easier a reduction in packaging costs is for you.
But it’s important to remember the fine line between saving money and cost-cutting.
The former is what you are after, whereas in the long run, the latter ends up being more expensive.
Ways of Reducing Packaging Costs
Any wise manager wants to reduce packaging costs. But your business’s supply chain is changing, whether you like it or not.
Consumers expect sustainability and they are pickier than ever.
Both these changes mean reinventing the way of working, which in effect makes it more difficult to save some money in the process.
But there's one element that won't change despite all of those changes.
No matter how demanding your customers are, no matter what business model they expect, you'll still need packaging.
The consistent demand for packaging means that it’s a great place to look when you need to start saving some money in your supply chain.
In this article, you’ll see how to:
Reduce packaging costs
Save money in order fulfilment
Use custom packaging to free up cash flow
And as you’ll see below, there are plenty of ways to free up some cash. But the most effective way to save your packaging budget doesn’t involve your packaging at all:
Train your staff
You will optimize processes and goods to the point of being blue in the face.
Yet if the human aspect in your company isn't up to scratch, you won't cut down on packaging costs.
Well-trained staff are vital to an effective organization for supply chain and fulfilment.
All personnel must be thoroughly trained on all equipment that’s used in their work.
Diverse machinery processes and repeated motions need to be registered. Whether it is for workplace health or not, there should be detailed documentation of all procedures. Not only can you get new hires onboard and get them up to speed faster, but it's also the first place to look when you want these processes to be more effective. Shorter times for employees to integrate means you reduce packaging costs sooner.
Maintain your machinery
Just like humans, if your machinery doesn't work properly, then it will cost you money. From conveyor belts to lifting equipment to a basic tape dispenser, everything needs to work in perfect order. If you fail to maintain equipment and devices, you will have to pay for both maintenance and downtime when it finally fails. With the above two points taken care of, you can be sure that any changes now made to your packaging design will reap the best rewards they can.
Chances are you're reading this article because something went wrong.
You've noticed the skyrocketing of your costs, you 're getting more returns or there's a massive inefficiency.
But the best time to implement the tips you've read in this article is when there are no issues.
When there are no problems, paying attention to processes and product usage means you can see clearly how efficient it is and if there are any easy way to reduce packaging costs.
Compare this to auditing your packaging when an issue arises and you will have the added stress and pressure to find savings.
Consider scheduling a packaging audit to review your packaging supplies, procedures and methods every 6 months.
Packaging isn’t just a box
Sometimes you think too much about the most obvious product, the box, when you are so laser-focused on saving money in packaging.
But your spending on packaging is much more than just the humble cardboard box.
Look at things such as pallets, printing methods, return policies and warehouse zoning to lower your packaging expenses.
To be sure, look at the raw materials like cardboard boxes when trying to reduce your packaging costs. But don't neglect to look at the entire process to actually fine-tune your packaging costs.
Lower your assembly and packing time
Labor is a cost, no matter what, that you will have to burden. But reducing packing time per unit is an effective way to reduce the cost of packaging. However, many supply chain managers do have a laser-like focus on boxes when doing this. What is surprising though, is that assembling a box and filling it is often the fastest part.
Adding multiple lengths of packaging tape is not only time-consuming, but also uses another consumable product, either to seal the box or add force. This is where the extra costs often hide. Quality packaging design means less tape required, often due to a self-locking mechanism.
Products such as self-locking boxes come pre-glued and simply need to be expanded to lock in place automatically. Not only does this prevent the need for tape, but it also means that workers do not need to reach inside and assemble the box manually.
Remove what’s not needed
Do you include flyers, marketing material or a thank you note in your client's orders?
These things are great for your marketing department, but they are causing damage to your fulfillment department and the cost of your packaging. All this is an added expense not only for material, but also for the time it takes to add it to each order. Removing these elements can help dramatically reduce packaging costs. Consider printing a thank you message inside of your product box. Automate advertising emails that will be sent to your client after they receive their order. This cuts the cost of the raw material as well as the times of fulfilment.
There are many more ways of cutting down your packaging costs. Stay tuned!
Understanding the Die Cutting Process in Custom Packaging
Die cutting method is a common technique of production within the packaging industry. It includes the use of a die for cutting soft materials into a number of packaging styles and shapes. The ability to mass-produce custom packaging is where the true value of the die cutting process lies. In this article, we'll be exploring the die cutting process and its role in custom packaging.
Understanding the process
A cutting die is basically a giant cookie cutter which is pressed into the material to create the desired packaging shape.
Die-cutting in the wake of the industrial revolution has come a long way from its roots in the shoemaking industry.
Originally designed to assist mass packaging production, die-cutting has developed into a flexible manufacturing tool.
Cutting die can be used to create virtually any form, style, or pattern.
Custom packaging is made with the aid of custom steel dies and die cutting machines.
This manufacturing form allows packaging to be mass-produced but, more importantly, ensures precision.
How is a cutting die made?
Developments in cutting die technology and production techniques ensure that die cut boxes have the most efficient and reliable design. Typically Computer Aided Design ( CAD) generates the packaging outline.
This digitized drawing will be moved to a piece of hardwood called a die board.
The most advanced way to draw designs on die boards is by using state-of-the-art laser cutters to burn them onto the wooden surface.
Incorporating lasers in this process has made the drawing on the die board more accurate.
The cutting die uses metal strips called rules, or rules of steel. The cutting rule is shaped by means of a rule bender, which bends, cuts and notches steel into the appropriate shape.
The die cutting method can employ a variety of cutting rules. Each rule has its own purpose and implementation, depending on the packaging complexity.
Some of the most common rule options are:
Through Cutting: Through cutting cuts all the way through the packaging material.
Scoring: Rather than cutting the whole way through the material, scoring leaves an impression indent or partial cut on a single stress point.
Creasing: Creasing is similar to scoring where the die creates a fold line on the packaging material. Unlike scoring, creasing allows for inward bending of the material by having two parallel stress points. Havings two stress points allow for greater flexibility of the material.
Perforating: Perforating involves indenting a line of holes along the design material. The design is not separated from the material itself but can easily detach along the perforated lines.
Each rule is designed to suit material thickness and flute size. The steel rules are pounded down by hand onto the die plate. A variety of foam and rubber pieces are then glued onto the die. Such parts help the die bounce off the corrugated board during manufacture.
The die cutting machine firmly pushes the die into the cardboard resulting in a cut out shape (remember the cookie cutter).
This cut out has several lines, creases and folds that are used to manually assemble the packaging, depending on the complexity of the packaging design.
The excess material is then stored and recycled for further use.
It is expensive to create individual dies for each piece of packaging. However, when several orders of the same product are made over time, it is a one-off expense which is balanced.
Die-cutting is in fact still very analog and manual. While technology is used in the process, a manually made cutting die is still the fastest method for mass-produced, custom packaging.
In packaging the most popular die-cutting techniques are:
Flatbed Die Cutting:
Flatbed dies are made with a flat, rectangular piece of hardwood (die board) that contains the unique die shape.
It involves the use of a cutting die, that is firmly pressed into the cardboard by a flatbed machine.
Flatbed die machines have a small blank size, so they are not suggested for larger designs. However, they are capable of making intricate, detailed designs such as small cut-outs, tight cuts and slit scores.
Rotary Die Cutting:
Rotary cuttie dies are made with a cylindrical press and rolled over the cardboard rather than pressed down like the flatbed die cutter.
Rotary die cutting is a much quicker process and is ideal for mass production of simple designs.
Some rotary die-cutting machines can even perform two functions at once, such as embossing, lamination, etc.
Although producing higher volumes at a faster rate, rotary cutting machines aren’t always the best option.
The type of technique/machine used depends on the design and desired functionality of the packaging.
Digitalised die cutting
Developments in technology within the industry has digitalised the die cutting process. The traditional methods are still the most prominent and frequently used; however, it is now possible to die cut packaging without the use of steel knives.
These highly advanced machines use computerised controls and lasers to make the cuts in the place of steel rules.
Despite the advancements in technology, digitalised die cutting machines are limited in their capabilities.
They are a viable option for low-medium order volumes however are not yet as fast as analogue methods/machinery.
The Finishing Touch in the Die Cutting Process
The die-cutting process enables custom packaging which is truly unique. Intricate, elegant design offers a touch of sophistication in luxury packaging that will leave a lasting impression on the consumer.
But what if we took the luxury theme further?
There are a variety of finishing techniques which accentuate the custom packaging die-cut design. This focus on packaging design resonates with customers and impacts their potential buying decisions in a positive way.
Check at some of the finishing options that are most common and get the most out of your die cut boxes:
Embossing is a printing technique which makes the print higher off the packaging surface. The embossing machine produces an exquisite finish which can not only be seen but felt by the customer.
High temperature pressure gives rise to the embossing effect. A metal die (similar to a cutting die) is made, which is then used to emboss the desired surface.
It is also possible to deboss-the opposite of embossing, by pushing the logo under the surface of the packaging. The effect produces an indented finish look.
This is better combined with high-quality die cut packaging such as a rigid box, whether it's an embossed or debossed finish.
UV printing takes advantage of the ultraviolet curing technology during printing. After going through the printer the packaging material receives wet ink that is directly exposed to UV light.
The exposure to the UV light immediately dries the ink, preventing seepage or ink spreading during the process. This method provides the perfect accompaniment to a well crafted die cut box with sharp, vibrant printing.
Hot stamping is a custom packaging finishing technique which uses high temperature to glue foil or dry paint into a desired shape.
The finishes are pressed on with a die that transfers the heat. Hot stamping is great in combination with other finishing techniques , for example embossing or debossing.
This type of finish would work well with a tailor made box like a magnetic box.
The die cutting process allows for the production of a wide variety of custom packaging solutions. The system ensures design precision but also allows for high volume output.
The varied die cutting methods, equipment, and designs give a range of packaging functions. This feature distinguishes custom packaging from generic packaging, allowing endless possibilities.
How Packaging Adds Value?
There are many ways in which packaging design helps to create additional value for your product.
We believe that packaging is a key element of the product. The concept of added value is crucial when discussing the idea of a product. Think from your customer's point of view in order to define the added value. What would make him take the extra mile to get your product? Is that free shipping? Your business values? Or perhaps a certain feature of the product or service you provide?
An appealing design gives a positive impression, but if it's done sloppily - it's always a waste opportunity. Packaging for delivery of parcels is an advantage, an aspect which can improve the customer experience quickly. The thing about the packaging is that only seconds after we see the product we form our first opinions.
Thanks to a creative packaging solution you can truly stand out nowadays. As a result, some businesses around the world are recognized for their ideas behind the packaging.
#1 Unusual Ideas
We like solutions which are not standard.
We see how simple things are being used in a distinctive manner. You don't have to dig for solutions because these suggestions come from very practical needs.
Unusual ideas may originate from package opening, utilizing bold colors or specific printing techniques. There are several possibilities.
#2 Double Use
The best examples of how packaging adds value are those where people find packaging more than just a piece of paper.
The decorative box for cakes may be used as a safe place for needles and threads, while in the future an interesting bottle will serve the role of a vase. A cardboard box can have many uses.
In this way, the consumer is tempted not only by the product he needs but also by the added value.
#3 Follow Seasonality
A brand, which doesn't change over time, loses customer interest. But rebrandings can be a perfect way to freshen the brand and improve sales. One of the short-run rebranding ideas is to leverage the seasonality of the product.
Packaging can really be an amazing addition to the product, particularly when the design becomes a piece of art.
Just like Starbucks and its great artsy cups. Those cups attract customers' attention each year. It works both ways:
Calls the attention of new customers who are fascinated by the fancy design
Strengthens the relationship with the current base
#4 Embossed Elegance
One of the techniques used for printing is embossing. It's an elegant finishing method, used to make the brand look more upscale. Subtle embossing adds value, and will be remembered for its distinctive appearance. The three-dimensional effect gives sophisticated prestige to the company.
#5 Solve a Problem
Customers always expect the product to be as user-friendly as possible.
This applies to packaging as well. In fact, packaging design should aim to be intuitive. Choosing an easy-to-open cardboard box over plastic packaging is what your customers might expect.
Packaging can be a way to create added value of your product. As our tips suggest, there are a number of possibilities. While one brand can use seasonality, others might win big with a simpler opening mechanism.
5 Features Of Perfect Packaging
Boxes can vary from small to large, colorful to minimalist, but they should all be useful.
Useful can mean a lot of things, from having the perfect size for a product to being visually incredible.
Does a perfect box even exist?
Although many marketing channels provide good exposure, only packaging reaches all of your customers. It starts a conversation and makes up the first element to judge. So, in a certain way each box is the perfect way to start a relationship with the customer. Yet, in order to be truly "perfect," we've prepared this list of the most important features that your box should have.
Box is the first chance to amaze your potential customer.
Unpacking is supposed to be the beginning of a product experience. Your customer should be encouraged to take a picture of this box and post it online. It does not necessarily mean, however, that the box should be extremely colorful or extravagant.
The durability of packaging is one of the greatest challenges to be faced.
Cardboard boxes are light and durable. However, it is always important to be careful about the weight and shape of the product. Branded shipping boxes may be a good choice if the product requires special treatment or farther shipment. Before you make an order, be sure that the box will be a match for your product.
It conveys the message of your brand
Packaging is a great way to tell stories about your brand.
Think of it as a kind of dialog with the customer. If an eco-friendly approach is included in one of your most important features, the eco-box will certainly be a way to emphasize that.
Suppose you are a manufacturer of clothing that is colorful and stylish, a more creative design can certainly convey your message. The point is to make your customer aware that you put your heart in every step and element.
It secures your product
Boxes are supposed to secure your product.
It's one of the most important features of packaging, the degree to which it secures what's inside it. Nobody wants to pay for a one-of-a-kind product, wait for the shipment and finally get it broken.
It is therefore crucial to know the weight and size of the product and to secure it in an appropriate box. When sending donuts to your client in a box, make sure they look as delicious as they taste!
It’s easy to open
There are boxes that look amazing because of their creativity.
There are boxes with irregular shapes but this often happens at the expense of functionality. And there's hardly anything more irritating than a box that takes too much time to open. If it isn't intuitive, the risk of destroying the box is much higher. In addition, it may influence how your customer perceives the brand and the product. No one likes to waste time.
All of those features are equally important.
A box can be visually captivating, convey the message of your brand, but it’s useless if the contents are not safe inside!
Triple Wall Packaging
Single, double and triple wall cardboard boxes are all built for use under various conditions and for different purposes. Triple wall is the strongest of the three options, so what makes the triple wall box so strong, and what are the triple walled boxes best used for?
The science of triple wall packaging
The strength of any corrugated box is within its material and its construction. Standard fiberboard corrugations have two components: the liner board and the medium. The liner board encloses the related mediums of arched material, all cemented with a heavy adhesive – the sandwich-like structure is where the strength of the corrugation lies. There are 5 types of standard box wall construction: these range from A-flute to F-flute.
A-flute is the thickest gauge of the corrugated card, followed by C and then B to F in alphabetical order. C flute corrugated cardboard is the most commonly found size because it is a happy medium between A and B flutes. It offers good strength, but without compromising ease of use or storage.
When making multi walled boxes, it is common for a combination of different flutes to be used because each category has different characteristics that can help to strengthen the box. A widely used combination of corrugated boxes is a corrugated BC flute, consisting of one corrugated B flute and one corrugated C flute, which is generally considered a strong box type and can accommodate very large items safely.
Double wall carton boxes are not always sufficient when dealing with heavy goods, even if they are still practical for most heavy goods. This is where the triple walled box comes in. Ideal for storing and transporting heavy or delicate goods, such as machine parts or large glassware. Triple walled boxes provide strength and security when necessary.
The triple flute layers of corrugated medium flutes and the quality linerboard allow the packaging to resist bending and pressure from all directions. And when positioned vertically on its ends, the box is capable of carrying a large amount of weight on its corrugated frame. The construction of these boxes is so efficient that they will end up with a durability comparable to that of wooden boxes. There is a double layer of corrugated flute for double wall boxes – providing a lot of strength and protection, but not as much as triple wall boxes. And for single wall carton boxes, there is a single layer of corrugated flute – providing a simple level of protection for lighter objects. Its protective properties make triple wall boxes ideal for heavy applications, large shipments and delicate objects.
The corrugated cardboard properties of triple wall
The corrugated carton box specification makes it strong, making it ideal for heavy duty items such as metal parts, compressors, boilers, pumps, industrial tools and machinery.
Although the box is light, it can hold a heavy weight, it is suitable for logistic transport where the product is paid by weight.
It brings an incentive to business: reducing transport costs whilst ensuring quality is enticing property for any logical budget.
Compared to its timber counterparts, the corrugated cardboard properties of the triple wall design will absorb any potentially damaging collisions, abrasions and changes in temperature, while the timber is prone to splinter and conduct energy to its contents, reducing health and safety concerns.
Due to its heavy duty nature, you have the possibility of re-use, which could reduce the overall packaging expenditure and reduce the carbon footprint.
100% recyclable and fully reusable.
The corrugated cardboard properties of triple wall boxes allow it to be used for the most precious or heavier cargo, built for jobs that other boxes may not be capable of handling. Their high price tag means that many suppliers do not offer a triple flute box, and the storage space needed to house the boxes means that some distributors are unable to keep them in stock.
How Consumers Can Get More Out of Paper Bags
Paper bags are the perfect choice for companies looking to offer their customers affordable, environmentally friendly packaging.
With the true impact our plastic obsession has had on the planet in recent years coming to light, we are now seeing a growth in companies using paper over plastic.
While your customers may not always like paper bags because of their short lifespan, there are plenty of things to do with paper bags to make more use of them and make them more consumer-friendly!
For all types of old paper bags, check out some of our favorite alternative uses:
DIY Wrapping Paper
We've all experienced that last-minute panic when it's a birthday for someone and you've forgotten to get wrapped paper.
Keep those discarded paper bags in a closet and ready to use as a wrapping paper. Finish with a piece of ribbon and it'll look pretty and thoughtful.
Transfer Food Waste
No one wants to use the flimsy plastic bags in the food waste bins that stick at the corner and steal away the fun of recycling a little bit.
Use any old paper bags, instead, for your food waste. Just fill the paper bag, fold the top over and take it out as usual,it will then decompose with the garbage.
Pressing Cloth When Ironing
If the cover of your ironing board looks older, then you could consider using a paper bag as a temporary fix. Split open a paper bag, spritz it slightly with some water, lay it over your ironing board and iron those shirts!
The biggest benefit of our paper bags is that they can be recycled, so your customers can have peace of mind that they are doing their bit for the planet whilst treating themselves!
How Rigid Packaging Helps You in Your Business
Rigid boxes, as their name suggests, are famous for their sturdy nature. They are considered the best packaging solution for items where extreme protection is required. They are the best boxes in the e-commerce business sector, as they are widely used for items shipped from the manufacturer or retailer to customers via courier or mailing service.
These boxes are constructed of rigid cardboard or kraft stock. The sturdiness of these boxes depend on the thickness of the cardboard sheets. Product manufacturers or retailers may choose the sheet thickness to make these boxes fit their products.
The use of rigid cardboard boxes is simply not confining its use for storing the goods. It identifies the brand name, too. As mentioned before, the industry is moving so quickly that you need anything to keep your reputation running. The packaging allows identification of the brand and allows people to differentiate it from other brands.
You need to have your standing a bit unique and different, especially in a large market. The packaging of the product with the brand name, logo or signature color scheme helps consumers to recognize your brand from competing products on the store shelves.
The first thing that the customer is interested in is how the product is presented to them in the final stage. Simple but good packaging brings more value to the product several times and draws more customers. No need for any complex graphics or design; these boxes are just perfect in the simplest way.
Apart from its other benefits, it has a vital role to play in securing the product. Once they have been made, products go through a lot of hands and stages before they reach the customer. It is best to keep them in a safer box.
The rigid packaging of clothing is not limited to its packaging alone. It also helps to promote the brand name and the product. They also give the product a luxurious outlook. According to statistics, 74% of customers are likely to buy again if the product is in premium packaging. In addition, 74 % of consumers aged 18 to 25 tend to share product packaging photographs on social media. So your brand can get a promotion with a little effort on the packaging, without even asking for it. The price factor is there, but it gives back with promotion.
Any business' mission is to please the consumer and ensure their requirement is fulfilled under one roof. The availability of a variety of services in the same place gives them ease and attracts more customers. The use of rigid packaging not only gives the customer a packaging facility but it is usually observed that if it is worth it, customers tend to gift the products in their original packaging. This means that people choose luxurious and exclusive rigid packaging over flexible boxes.
Rigid boxes also allow handling of the product easier without getting it damaged. The goods can be easily transported and handled simply through a single packaging. Another trend towards adding a handle to this packaging is even more welcome on the market, as it eliminates the need for a shopping bag. Ultimately it makes packaging cost-effective while making it easier for customers at the same time.
There may be many other factors why in the clothing business there is a need for this packaging approach, but ultimately the purpose remains the same, to facilitate the customer and to ensure that the product reaches the destination in the best possible condition.
Why Consistency is Important in Your Branding
When creating your brand and marketing strategy, you need to consider a variety of factors; from your theme to your chosen logo, every element can have a specific effect on your customer, so it's crucial that you take the time to carefully build your brand. Consistency is an incredibly important factor. Here, we 're going to tell you exactly why and where this should be taken into account.
Consistency Builds Trust
Why, then, is consistency so significant? Well, if your visual branding continues to be consistent through your logo, typography and images, creating awareness and recognition for your company is easy. Your target audience should have a visual reference to identify your brand if they see it; anytime someone sees your brand's logo they should know precisely what the name of your firm is and, hopefully, what your company is doing.
That, in turn, will boost trust with your target audience. You can create a sense of professionalism throughout your website, printed bags, shops and packaging by remaining consistent. Trust is all for creating a loyal customer base. Once people know your brand, you'll find it easier to build authority.
How To Implement Consistency
Printed Bags and Packaging
The printed bags you are using in your store are a great way to advertise your brand. For this reason, it is of utmost importance that brand consistency is retained throughout.
Similarly, the packaging always needs to be cohesive and conform to the business-wide theme of the web, product architecture and all other packaging. This is the best way to appear specialized because if there is a consistent, recognizable theme, consumers may be more likely to trust your brand.
You need to use the same color throughout your branding to maintain this constant theme, such as your website, your logo, your email signatures, the printing on your bags and packaging. By utilizing the same color, you are illustrating to your clients and rivals that you have an identity while still displaying the personality of your brand.
How do you preserve the same consistency in color across all platforms and materials? This can be challenging but there are some guidelines that you should implement in order to make things simpler, including:
Select colors that work well across all media; website, packaging, etc.
Create a document for your brand identity to show your web designers
Be aware of your color mixes; RGB, CMYK and Pantone
Regardless to the social network you use, you must insure that you have a consistent theme throughout, and that you consistently post to prove that you are involved and eager to connect with your user base, which in effect would create a relationship with your customers.
Maintaining a good profile on social media by regular and non-sporadic posting is a perfect way to keep up against the rivals. On Instagram, the most organized accounts will have similar color themes and posts containing a theme or message. Not only does this help to promote branding, but it also offers an opportunity to spread the aesthetic, reputation and message you truly believe in. What's more, continuity in your social media campaign reflects the attributes of your brands and reveals no contrasting personalities. For example, if your brand is light-hearted then it is vital to retain that attitude along all your social media posts, to not to mislead the clients and consumers as to who you are as a company.
So, how essential is consistency in website design? It's incredibly important to maintain the same layout, theme and personality on your website, as it shows the overall outlook on your brand and site, but how do you make your website design consistent? You are less likely to forget an important element if you create a checklist of everything you want to include on your site. On your checklist you should include:
The same colors all around your website
Consistency in spacing of the elements
Text inputs, submit buttons etc.
Links must be identical in text and color
Your tone of voice should be clear
Website headings must be the same all the way through
Of course, when you create your checklist, you can add other items that you want to have on your site that suit your brand. Your site ultimately creates a key identity point, so you want to create a good first impression for new users as well as those who are returning.
Hopefully, this has given you an insight into why consistency is important when it comes to branding!
What is Hot Foil Printing
Hot foil printing is a popular method of printing used to enhance designs with a lifted, embossed look. This creates a beautifully sleek and eye-catching style that can be used to improve the profile of so many advertising items, including business cards, wedding invites, notebook covers and printed paper bags or printed packaging.
Hot foil printing is ideal for more than one surface – you can also use it to give a glamorous feel to your products. It produces a glossy metallic appearance on the selected part of the design that looks like a foil or a sleek texture. It is a subtle but successful form of printing ads or promotional design, as it makes a piece stand out, but without busy or hectic artwork.
Hot foil printing is still an easy way to embellish your artwork or designs, even though it has been upgraded over the years, which means that it is rarely done manually. The process of printing is very simple and only uses a machine to bind the target material with heat and pressure. The process works like a stamp and forms a lasting bond with the paper or other printed materials. The type of foil used will depend on the target material, since certain types do not forge with the target materials.
Before hot foil printing, all designs and artwork should be transformed into a vector image rather than a raster. This is the best format, as it helps the printer to recognize the different areas that need to be printed, as all outlines have been identified. When you are trying to redesign the printed materials or packaging, you may want to consult a professional graphic designer during the initial stages, because some artworks turn out to be better than others, such as those with a lot of shading. Hot foil can not be printed in gradients; some designs will have a blurred effect, but the foil is very bold and is best used to create a clear contrast to the color behind it.
Is Hot Foil Printing Right For You?
The best thing about hot foil printing is the glamorous elegance it brings to any product. Designs that implement this printing technique benefit from a low-cost way of appealing to sophisticated and luxurious markets; whether an e-commerce company or a law firm, hot foil printing makes it possible for small and medium-sized businesses to compete with the big players – it's all about appearances!
Hot foil printing is also efficient, and orders can be completed quickly. Combined with luxury aesthetics, this printing method is extremely common for limited edition or seasonal branding, adding a little glam to your regular branding, showcasing your temporary campaigns – the metallic look will make it particularly perfect for the festive season!
For more information about the hot foil printing process and what it can do for your business, please get in contact with us!
Choosing The Right Product Packaging
Products make the world go round. The right custom product packaging can make a good product great. It could also give your brand the boost it deserves.
You should know that a stylish design and top-notch branding is the secret to every piece of product packaging.
Make sure your custom product packaging is durable!
Custom product packaging must be able to travel with ease and minimal damage. It's critical for your packaging to have a great design that says: I've been made for you.
But the packaging boxes for the product must also be practical. You will need to focus on materials that are specifically designed for strength if your product is bulky.
If your product will sit on a retail shelf, then you will need to put more effort into the outdoor display. Here's where a superior print finish comes in handy.
Packaging that stacks well, like a rigid box will help to reduce damage. It is easy to pick up and place a rigid box inside a cargo hold.
Packaging made from sturdy corrugated carton is worth considering for something a little more heavy-duty. This particular material offers excellent support.
Such packaging types are easy to display and can survive a few knocks and bumps between shipping and hitting the shelves. Which brings us to our next point.
Find the right material for your packaging design
Consider what's best for your product when picking the weight or thickness of your packaging material.
Here’s a quick guide to help you out:
Coated white chipboard used for folding cartons trays and sleeves. This lightweight material yields excellent printing results. It’s best when used for food, dairy, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, hardware items, and retail products.
Board composed of paperboard with fluted medium paper laminated to it. It is sturdy yet flexible. It’s ideal for produce, fragile and/or heavy items, subscription boxes, shipping boxes, and e-commerce packages.
Take the time to get a feel for the various materials that you have available. Find out the best and make it one of the foundations for your custom packaging decisions.
Size matters for product packaging
Let's say your packaging for the product comes in four different sizes. Think how economical you will be with the size of the custom boxes as well as the package material.
You may be able to design two packages of different sizes which will accommodate all four sizes. Not only will this save time and money, but it will also ensure consistency across your products – and everyone likes consistency.
Know who you’re designing custom packaging for
One of the most important things you need to remember when choosing the right custom product packaging is to understand your target audience... After all, they are the people who’ll buy your products.
Before finishing your design and placing your order, carry out some market research, figure out your key demographic and cater to your audience’s needs.
Think about product packaging ergonomics
Ergonomics is a term for the way people open up and interact with the packaging of your product.
That is an important part of the process of packaging design. Depending on your product, you will need to fit the size and shape of your packaging.
At the same time it has to suit the needs of the consumer.
When people have difficulty opening up your product, their frustrations may prevent them from coming back for more.
So remember: ergonomics is important.
Choosing the right packaging for your product may be a tough decision. But there are a lot of options to choose from.
It's definitely worth weighing your options before you start designing your packaging.
Just remember that custom packaging doesn't have to be a challenge. It can have a major impact on any brand, whether you are designing product packaging for a large company or a small business.
3 Creative Ways of Using Custom E-commerce Packaging
Your unboxing experience is crucial to building your brand. The package that gets delivered is usually the first in-person interaction that a consumer has with your brand. What you are offering during an unboxing should not just match your digital experience, but should raise it up. The more thoughtful your design, the more memorable your consumers will find the moment.
1. Most branded experience is the best experience
A custom package always makes the connection more personal, which is exactly what you want to do when your brand is focused on curating experiences. Through the inside out, marketers should brand their boxes to boost their audience's customer experience but also to improve market awareness.
Related branding and aesthetics combine to create a package that plays a part in the experience that you are selling. The more beautiful and branded the box, the more likely it is that consumers will share on social media and raise awareness about your brand. Your box is no longer just a shipping vehicle, it's a special moment for you to focus on. Use custom packaging to start a conversation with consumers and you'll have given them the best experience possible.
2. Leave a lasting first impression
You have already heard it and you will hear it again: first impressions matter! First impressions actually make the difference between a customer lost and a loyal one. This may be the difference that makes or breaks your business, and why you need to be deliberate about your packaging. Creative packaging is used to provide a truly unique experience, if not better than in-store experience.
3. Offer a special experience to your special customers
Loyalty programs can ramp up consumer activity dramatically. To make the most of that community commitment, pair your program with exclusive, branded packaging. Custom packaging not only provides your partners with an exciting, shareable moment, it also builds a cohesive narrative for your brand. Nothing says, "We love you," just like a generous present and a matching luxurious box.
Get Creative With Your Packaging and It Will Pay Off
If you haven't thought about how your packaging represents your brand, it's time now. It may seem like a daunting task to get thoughtful about your unboxing experience – but as online shopping gradually becomes the experience consumers prefer, it is a crucial investment.
Creative, custom packaging enables you to build your brand effectively and create a new conversation with your consumers. Investing in it now will pay off as the packaging makes a new impression.
Are you ready to elevate the experience of your brand?
Elevating Your Brand with Custom Gift Boxes
Imagine a world where there are no customized packaging and custom gift boxes.
Anything you send through the mail goes in the same boxes, with little to differentiate between your products and the others. Nobody shares pictures of your packages on social media and people don’t make buying decisions based on packaging alone.
Sounds horrible, doesn't it?
To run a business in the modern world today means to keep up with marketing trends in order to compete with other companies like yours. Many people buy things online in the comfort of their pajamas. So, your top competitors are just a few clicks away.
It's no surprise that the most human brands win in our fast-paced business culture.
And... custom gift boxes are a simple way to add that human element to your brand. They will help reinforce the connection between human and business with which many e-commerce companies are struggling.
Custom gift boxes elevate the customer experience
Customized gift boxes are easy to incorporate into your shipping and packaging process. They are cost-effective, robust and tell your story from the outside in.
They help attract new shoppers at the end of the day, and keep current customers coming back to your brand. The custom gift boxes offering extra thoughtfulness will affect your clients and reinforce why they chose you.
When done well, the added thoughtfulness helps your brand:
Create space between you and your competition
Increase the perceived value of your products
Turn everyday shoppers into brand ambassadors
Show appreciation for your customers
Improve the buying experience
Custom printed gift boxes are way cooler than stock packaging
Stock packaging may cost next to nothing. Yet it is a waste of precious marketing space and creates a bad purchasing experience. Custom gift boxes are no longer optional in a market where 75 percent of consumers care about package design. They’re required to:
Exceed consumer expectations and draw them to your brand
Allow your products to stand out
Make your customers feel appreciated and cared for
Encourage word of mouth marketing
Rigid boxes add to the elegant perception of a top-notch brand
Rigid boxes are mostly associated with the sleek and luxurious brands. And, because of their durability they help to showcase your care and attention to detail. Without modifying your product 's design or functionality, rigid boxes help boost consumer awareness of your brand.
90% of consumers in today's world reuse product packaging when they can. Using rigid boxes, therefore, ensures that your marketing message can be seen and heard again and again.
The design of the gift box packaging may sound like a difficult process but it does not have to be. Once you know what your customers expect, it becomes a smooth process to design a box which exceeds those expectations.
Don't forget that you can print inside and outside of your box. Use each space to tell your story, and add your packaging a layer of elegance. Let the personality of your brand shine!
E-commerce Packaging: A Beginner’s Guide
E-commerce packaging is as big as ever. But conceptualizing the packaging of your product is certainly nerve-wracking, particularly if you have no design expertise or are totally clueless as to where to start.
Packaging has been almost as critical as the product and needs extensive testing and preparation to ensure that it complements your products and your brand.
If you are in the early stages of designing the first branded e-commerce packaging for your online goods and want to get the best out of the process and your budget, read on! This guide is intended to help lead you through the process of making your e-commerce packaging the most effective.
Budget, Product Placement & Determining Dimension
Initially, you would need to learn if your ultimate packaging target is matched with the reach of your budget. You don't want to go stuck into the manufacturing cycle by knowing that you don't have enough money. Your budget is going to shape the type and direction of your packaging.
When that has been decided, start talking about how to put the products in the package, because that would decide the shape of the case.
If you're in the cosmetics or beauty business, for example, it's common to place your products where their full size, shape, and color can be seen.
It will all rely on you, but it is also important to know how big or how small the packaging will be, because that would also impact the cost.
Based on where you choose to put the package and how much room it will take, you can now decide the size of the packaging.
Choosing the Best Packaging Options
Now that the dimensions have been finalized, you can start searching for the perfect structure for your product.
There are a lot of options to choose from. Be careful to decide on the basis of your needs and specifications.
Usually, the manufacturer would automatically make a decision on the thickness of the paper based on the weight of your items and the size of your package. However, it is still good to have an understanding of what they are.
Flutes are used as the basis for material thickness for corrugated packaging.
Choosing the Right Print Type
Print quality greatly influences the appearance and general feel of the packaging of the items.
Here are the two main package printing options:
Digital printing is the act of converting a document on a laptop or other computer storage unit onto a different printing substrate via a device that accepts graphics and text output.
It is ideal for low volume orders and is much cheaper than other printing methods. It works best with e-commerce packaging boxes.
Just a note, strive to keep your artwork as simple as possible in terms of detail and color. Simplicity can have higher output efficiency when printing digitally.
Getting so many tiny details and lots of colors in digital form can cloud the overall consistency of the artwork.
Offset printing is a printing press technique that transfers the ink from a plate to a rubber roller (or blanket) and then to a paper sheet.
It is usually used for printing vast numbers of newspapers, brochures, stationery, magazines and boxes with the highest print quality.
The cost of offset printing is better for high volume orders (> 1000) because it reduces design and plating costs.
What makes offset the preferred printing option is its capacity to print in PMS Color and to create specific printing methods, such as matte & gloss lamination coating, spot UV, foil stamping and embossing, which can not be achieved digitally.
Material Stock Type
Choosing the correct material stock depends on your artwork and brand. Check out the options below:
Natural White (Digital & Offset): For colorful and flood printing
Bleached White (Digital): Lighter color production to subtly imitate offset printing.
Kraft (Digital & Offset): Environmental and rustic look – great with black printing and no coating needed.
Add Custom Inserts
You can also consider adding protective or promotional inserts.
We have mentioned several forms of inserts for various uses, to help you determine.
You may use cardboard or foam inserts to separate your products, if you want to secure and organize your product.
These kinds of packaging inserts prevent the movement of your products around the box during transit. They also enhance your customers' experience upon receiving their boxes.
Thank You & Promotional Inserts
Thank you inserts are one of the cheapest ways to improve product recognition, consumer satisfaction and sales.
Not only will a personalized message make your customers know you value them, it will also encourage them to experience their "customer journey" as a personal encounter.
Here are basic elements that you can integrate into your artwork to communicate with your clients. In fact the printed design is the first thing that they see and interact with.
It doesn't require fancy letters or designs to catch the customers' attention. It's just about getting a well thought-out marketing message that reflects the style and value of your company.
Brand Color Scheme
Make sure you use all the color components of your company in your artwork. If your website, blog pages, and merchandise all use pastel shades, so it would make sense to use them in the packaging as well.
You should also understand color psychology and select which emotions you want to trigger in the customers. and choose colors accordingly.
Brand logo should be visible when your box is received (either inside or outside the box). Make sure your brand name sticks out and is identifiable.
Process of Prototyping
You're so close to making the ideal package! This phase is one of the most important aspects of the operation, since it is a way to check the consistency of the packaging.
It is recommended that a prototype be produced (to validate the structure and printing of the final production of the packaging).
Imagine getting 10,000 boxes of the wrong size. It’ll be a terrible situation!
The safest choice is to request a Physical CTP Proof (to test printing) and a non-printed sample (to confirm the structure).
A custom sample is also another nice choice. This helps you to see if the artwork blends into the structure.
The main downside for design prototypes, though, is that they typically get printed in digital format. If you are producing in offset for the final output, the sample and final production may not 100% match in colors.
In this scenario, having a real CTP Proof will be ideal for offset printing, because it tells you precisely what is going to be printed on the box.
Production and Shipping
In the last section of this guide, you will have minimal involvement. That is where the supplier mass manufactures the packaging on the basis of your final requirements.
The supplier would usually be the one to take control of this aspect of the operation but you do have the option to take responsibility for the delivery.
You can ship your products in three different ways:
Sea Freight: Usually the cheapest international shipping option
Air Freight: Local or international, fastest and most expensive
Train or truck: Local
Logistics can be a challenging operation, particularly if you are shipping internationally. Luckily, companies such as LuxBoxPack do all the shipping work for you!
And The End!
Don't let the process confuse you, rather, see this as an opportunity to connect to your target audience.
This will encourage you to create packaging that will help market your products and draw customers!
Starting your own e-commerce packaging can be overwhelming, but with proper planning, any brand can achieve success!
How Important is Packaging in Marketing
In a growing competitive market, it becomes more difficult to differentiate oneself from other rivals. First experiences are essential to assessing a product's performance or failure, because what the customer sees first is the packaging. For this cause, packaging marketing is important if your company wants to expand.
With packaging becoming increasingly prevalent, manufacturers have now designed numerous styles of systems and choices such as premium, bold, elegant, relaxed, romantic, clean, and more to help companies express their product's message before the box is even opened.
It requires meticulous preparation and implementation to construct successful packaging, but when done correctly, the incentives for the efforts can be important.
As a leading packaging supplier, LuxBoxPack will provide expertise from the original design to bringing your personalized packaging to your doorstep. With competitive prices and a broad variety of flexible choices, you have the ability to bring your plans to life without running your budget out of space. Effective marketing of packaging is an important element which goes hand in hand with your fantastic goods.
Why Getting a Box Sample is Important
If you need to know exactly how the design and quality of your boxes are expected to come out before producing a large quantity, your best bet is probably going through the prototype stage.
Nothing is worse than investing a lot of time and money in a project and then realizing that you don't get what you were hoping for at the end.
Let's take a look at some explanations why checking & validating the packaging is necessary before you make the final decision to manufacture hundreds or thousands of it.
If you take the package to your manufacturer for detailed measurements, it can be a little difficult to calculate the exact proportions for your box, particularly for goods with unusual shapes.
It would be an excellent option to get an unprinted sample to verify the structural design and make sure the product fits exactly as you would expect.
Don’t forget that different output results will be created by the color gamut on screen (RGB) and on print (CMYK).
In other words, if you don't convert your artwork on Illustrator from RGB to CMYK, you won't get the same level of printing that you can get from your design when it's printed.
Nonetheless, converting the color mode of your artwork is not the last step. Following the required artwork guidelines is one thing but missing the nitty-gritty details of the design of the artwork is another.
For this reason, many choose either a custom digital sample or a production-grade sample to identify flaws that may not be visible on the screen.
Another benefit of having a package sample is that you are able to examine the actual sample and find defects that were not apparent in the online documentation.
It also gives you the opportunity to discuss possible upgrades, tweaks, or changes that you might want to make in the final production process.
What Are The Options?
There are a number of options for you to request a sample packaging from your supplier.
One of the simplest way you can get a sample of packaging is by asking the supplier for an existing sample.
These existing samples are typically created for a previous customer. The existing sample will help you to determine whether the stock, thickness, printing and coating is ideal for your project.
Existing samples are a lot more cost-effective than custom samples.
A custom sample is exactly what it is. Such samples are made according to the exact requirements of the project and would be of the same quality if they are produced in full production.
The custom sample gives you a good picture of what the product would look like when it comes to full production, and these samples are a perfect way to assess the quality of production and help you determine whether or not you want to continue with the shipment.
You may ask for two forms of custom sample:
Production-Grade Sample: Offset printed sample (longer turnaround time, higher cost)
Digital Grade Sample: Digital printed sample (faster turnaround time, lower cost)
Standard White Sample
Standard white samples are plain white boxes that do not hold any logos and which are usually used for easily verifying the consistency of the material.
This alternative is the most cost-effective of all three and usually the easiest to manufacture. If you're running a little tight on your project schedule and need to make sure the packaging suits the goods well, regular tests are the way to go.
A packaging sample is a simple and trouble-free way to get a snapshot of how the final packaging would appear in physical form and is completely necessary to verify the structure/quality of the packaging.
A sample helps you to ensure that the packaging's physical consistency is up to project expectations and is precisely what is expected for the whole manufacturing cycle.
It essentially rules out any risks of mismatches between what you planned and what you get regarding quality and design.
Use printed labels or stickers to give your packaging flavor. Labels are great for sealing bags, they are also great for sealing products wrapped in tissue paper. Personalised labels and stickers are a low cost way to add value to your packaging.
They can be customized in any way you want and keep the product inside a little bit more secure. For an extra appeal, you can even customize it for specific customers. They’ll get more excited if their name is written on it!
It is, simply a box. But, we specialise in the manufacture of these corrugated boxes. We can offer a wide variety of custom printed boxes suitable for retail, e-commerce or all kinds of business. The box can be made in a variety of styles and with different materials.
All you have to do is to decide. If you’d like, we can do a product-specific design study, and build a box created for your product. These boxes offer great security and portability, thanks to the high quality materials used.
Our tissue paper is a great way to personalise and add value to your packaging and branding. This thin, decorative and personalised tissue paper has luxury appeal while providing a little extra protection inside your carrier bag or box.
It is also eco-friendly, making it a great option for the environmentally-minded. We can create a custom design for the tissue paper, and greatly enhance the box-opening experience of the customer.
Custom Shaped Luxury Cardboard Bag
For custom shaped luxury bags, the only limit is imagination. Whatever your product is, we will carry out a design study, and deliver you the luxury bag your brand deserves. We can offer the same additional print finishes and choice of handles as our other luxury bags.
After all these choices are made, you are going to have a wonderful cardboard to reflect your brand and its identity, out on the streets, at the hands of people! This will result in brand awareness, and will potentially bring you customers.
The mix of natural paper with a high quality finish works wonders. These bags are 100% recyclable, they are the ultimate eco-friendly luxury paper bag. We can offer the same additional print finishes and choice of handles as our other luxury bags.
After all these choices are made, you are going to have a wonderful cardboard to reflect your brand and its identity, out on the streets, at the hands of people! This will result in brand awareness, and will potentially bring you customers.
Eco-Friendly Luxury Cardboard Bag
Our eco-friendly luxury bags are printed on uncoated paper. This makes them 100% recyclable and therefore making them a great choice for the environmentally minded. They are elegant, luxurious and strong whilst remaining eco-friendly. We offer the same additional print finishes and choice of handles as our other luxury bags.
After all these choices are made, you are going to have a wonderful cardboard to reflect your brand and its identity, out on the streets, at the hands of people! This will result in brand awareness, and will potentially bring you customers.
Laminated Luxury Cardboard Bag
Luxury laminated bags are made from high quality coated board to show off your brand and add a shiny and vivid look. They also feature reinforced top and base to offer added strength and durability and ensure the highest quality. We also offer a wide range of finishes and handles to make it a truly luxury bag.
After all these are done, you are going to have a wonderful cardboard to reflect your brand and its identity, out on the streets, at the hands of people! This will result in brand awareness, and will potentially bring you customers.
Gable boxes are one of the most functional and versatile packaging options. These boxes combine the best characteristics of a bag and a box into one complete packaging solution that works just great. They are easy to carry and easy to customize.
No matter what your products is, gable boxes offer great portability. The lock system makes sure the box doesn’t open easily, and it keeps your product safe and secure no matter what. Gable boxes are also made with eco-friendly materials, so you don’t have to worry about its impact on nature.
Wines are delicate as it gets. They are prone to breaking and damage, and should always be handled with great care. Another great solution can be our wine boxes. It is a better and much-improved way of carrying wine from one point to another!
Thanks to high quality materials and great attention to detail, your wine will always be safe and secure. Added padding will make sure the bottle is always stable. Your customers will be glad to buy your products, since they come with so many great safety measures!
Fruit - Vegetable Box
Carrying natural products are always a challenge. Until now. With our fruit-vegetable boxes, you no longer have to think about the problems. It makes sure that the natural products are always safe, while remaining stylish, and reflect the natural qualities of the product to the design.
To create a box that is so good at its job, we only use high end materials. We build the box with the highest quality corrugated cardboard, and make carrying fruits and vegetables a no-hassle situation.
In today’s world, e-commerce is the first and best option for shopping. Do you have an e-commerce business? Then you must be shipping out thousands of boxes regularly. Regardless of what’s inside, these boxes has to be sturdy, because they travel a lot. Even through cities, countries or overseas.
We make sure our e-commerce boxes are durable and sturdy, because we know what you need. We use only the best materials to create a box that will arrive to the customer in perfect condition. To reflect your brand identity, we offer many customization and print options. We’re also glad to let you now that our e-commerce boxes are eco-friendly!
Are you delivering pizza on a regular basis? Then our pizza boxes are a great solution for you. With their heat-proof qualities, these boxes will keep the heat of the pizza inside and make the customer feel like the pizza was prepared just seconds ago.
They are 100% suitable for pizzas, even if the box is printed the food will be safe because we use bleed-proof materials. They can be customized in any way you want, and they are also eco-friendly, which makes them even better. We are at your service to create a great delivery experience both for you and your customer.
Are you delivering food on a regular basis? Then our food boxes are a great solution for you. With their heat-proof qualities, these boxes will keep the heat of the food inside and make the customer feel like the food was prepared just seconds ago.
They are 100% suitable for foods, even if the box is printed the food will be safe because we use bleed-proof materials. They can be customized in any way you want, and they are also eco-friendly, which makes them even better. We are at your service to create a great delivery experience both for you and your customer.
Olive Oil Bottle Box
Carrying liquids in boxes have always been a challenge. Until now. With our olive oil bottle boxes, you no longer have to think about the problems. It makes sure that the bottle is always safe, while remaining stylish, and reflect the natural qualities of the olive oil to the design.
To create a box that is so good at its job, we only use high end materials. We build the box with the highest quality corrugated cardboard, and make carrying or shipping olive oil a no-hassle situation.
Wine Glass Box
Wine glasses are delicate as it gets. They are prone to breaking and damage, and should always be handled with great care. Another great solution can be our wine glass boxes. It is a better and much-improved way of carrying wine glasses from one point to another!
Thanks to high quality materials and great attention to detail, your glassware will always be safe and secure. Added padding will make sure the glassware is always stable. Your customers will be glad to buy your products, since they come with so many great safety measures!
Printed Kraft Box
Kraft boxes are made with eco-friendly material, so you won’t have to worry about polluting the environment. This is a great quality, since environmentally-conscious consumers generally prefer boxes made with eco-friendly materials.They are versatile and can be used for a variety of purposes.
With countless custom print choices, they are also easy to customize. You can reflect the brand of your identity, or you can choose to create a product-oriented design. The options are endless!
When it comes to shirt boxes there are two important points. Design and build. The design has to be classy and reflect the identity of your brand. It has to complement the shirt. This will create value in the eyes of the customer and will make your brand more distinguishable.
Then, the build. The box itself should protect the shirt from getting creases. The shirt shouldn’t move inside the box, and it shouldn’t get dirty in any way. To make sure the shirt stays intact inside the box, we can create special paddings. We also use high quality cardboard, so your shirt will always stay safe and sound, until your customer decides to wear it.
Product boxes are usually used only once, but eyeglasses boxes are an exception. They have to be protective because they protect a delicate product, and also get carried around during the day a lot. They also get opened and closed constantly, and this makes the box prone to damage. This high intensity usage creates a necessity for a sturdy box.
To keep the eyeglasses intact, LuxBoxPack only uses top notch materials. The hinges and magnets are suitable for repeated use. To create appeal and reflect the style of the eyeglasses different customization options can be preferred, or custom designs can be created.
Perfumes require the most attractive boxes, since they are also related to attractiveness. They have a persona and appeal, and the design has to reflect each of these aspects. To achieve this, you can choose our highly customizable perfume boxes. We can also create special designs for your needs.
Another important thing about perfumes is their container. Perfumes usually come in glass containers and glass is a highly delicate material and is prone to breaking. For this reason the perfume box has to be sturdy, while keeping the container stable. To make sure the container doesn’t break, we use only the highest quality materials and can add padding to keep it intact.
Usually, products sit in a completely opaque box. But, what if your product is just too beautiful and elegant to keep it shut in a completely opaque box? Then you can use windowed boxes! Windowed boxes let’s you display your product’s high visual appeal in its entirety. Your product will be eye-catching while still being safe.
The customers will also have a chance to take a better look to the product through the box, this can save you from taking out the product and potentially damaging it. If you are selling appealing and delicate items, windowed boxes are a great option for sure!
Neckties are fashionable items. They come in various designs and colours, they are stylish, and classy. The box you will put your tie in has to be as classy as the tie itself. To make this possible, we have hundreds of customization options. We can also make a custom design with our own design team and make the box a printed one.
After we make sure the box is appealing, we can dive deep into the other details. Tie boxes should be easy to open, to help you present them easily to your customers. They has to be protective to keep the tie clean and safe. For this reasons we use only the best materials, and make sure the tie is always intact until your customer is ready to take it out and use it.
Textile boxes are not just used for protecting your product. They make a statement. They reflect the style of your brand. They symbolize a certain look. And this will be a decisive factor when consumers are shopping for textile. They have a certain style, and they want to reflect it with what they wear, and they will choose the product that represents their aesthetics.
To reflect what’s inside, textile boxes are laminated with foil for the distinguished look. The corrugated cardboard build makes sure that the product is always intact and clean. The way it opens makes it easier to showcase your textile product to potential customers.
Candles have always been special. They have always been a symbol. When it comes to their protection, they are also special. Since candles are made of wax, they are delicate. So you need a durable box. But, this durable box also has to complement the beauty of the candle. With the right box design, you can increase the appeal of the candle.
To create sturdy and elegant boxes, we use the best materials. You can be sure that the product will look vibrant and pretty. They can be designed in any way you want, and be customized within countless choices. The box will also keep the candle from melting down with its heat-proof qualities.
For special products that will represent your brand on special days, you can use promotion boxes. Ideally, these boxes will have the details of your brand- colours, logo, contact details and so on. The look is very important since it will directly represent your company. You have to make sure it is perfect and memorable.
We want it to be memorable, because it is a promotion. It has to make a lasting impression, so the customer likes your brand, and becomes a regular customer. To achieve this, we can create a custom design through a product-specific design study. All materials used will be high-end, and you’ll be satisfied first, before we start making your customers satisfied.
Books are easy to get damaged. And in this age of online shopping, they are one of the most bought products. Since they are so prone to damage, the box they get sent has to be durable and protective. For this exact reason, we make our book boxes from top notch materials.
The book boxes can be customized in any way you want. It can draw inspiration from the book itself, or it can show the personality of your brand. We use bleed-proof papers, so the colours will not smudge in any way. For the best customer experience, we will work with you all along the way, and create something special.
Are you looking for a way of making your gifts even more special? We’re the solution you’re looking for! And the best part is, our gift boxes can be customized in any way you want -size, shape, colour, and finishing. Your box can be in a single color, or it can be printed. You may add your personalized message. We’ll make sure the design of the box complements the gift.
Our top quality materials will make sure the gift doesn’t get damaged. The durable and sturdy box will always keep your gift safe. Since it’s so durable, the box can be kept as a memento, or find other uses for itself and can be used more than one time.
What are presentation boxes? They are used for presenting stuff! And we make sure that you present in the most attractive way ever possible. No matter who you present to -customers, business associates, or someone else, or what you present, these are guaranteed to create a sense of satisfaction.
To achieve that, we produce the box from best materials available. On top of that, we laminate it with foil to create a shiny and vivid look. After we shape it according to your preferences, there’s no way you aren’t going to create the impression you were looking for.
Do you have a product that is not so easy to carry around? Bag boxes were created for you! They are made from high-end materials to make sure that the product is always safe and intact. Even if the product is heavy, or it will be carried around a lot, we make sure that the bag box can take that.
It can be customized to suit your specific preferences, or according to the requirements of the product. Even the handle can be customized! With the bag box, you can show your customers that you think about their experience, and they will thank you for an easy and stylish way of carrying the product.
Foldable Rigid Box
Rigid boxes are often used in luxury packaging because of the weight, strength, and firmness expressed by their construction. Rigid boxes are durable because of the paper wrap that is added to the exterior of the high quality grey board that give the boxes their shape.
The interior of rigid boxes are always covered by a paper liner that carries a consistent look and feel during the unveiling process. Additionally, the embellishments are written on a paper that is then wrapped around the outer board. This paper will be used on the exterior and inside of the package to give marketers the ability to display main branding and graphics on the packaging.
Unlike normal rigid boxes, foldables are shipped to you in dieline format. This feature makes it very convenient to ship these boxes, or store them in your warehouse and enables you to just fold your box easily whenever you’ll need them.
Rigid boxes are often used in luxury packaging because of the weight, strength, and firmness expressed by their construction. Rigid boxes are durable because of the paper wrap that is added to the exterior of the high quality grey board that give the boxes their shape.
The interior of rigid boxes are always covered by a paper liner that carries a consistent look and feel during the unveiling process. Additionally, the embellishments are written on a paper that is then wrapped around the outer chipboard. This paper will be used on the exterior and inside of the package to give marketers the ability to display main branding and graphics on the packaging.
If you are producing and selling chocolate or chocolate products, you should know that the box should be as appetizing as the chocolate itself. Consumers won’t have the chance to directly taste the chocolate, but they’ll directly lay their eyes on your packaging. Packaging will be what makes them decide to taste your product.
Chocolate boxes are highly customizable, since you can decide on how to display your product inside and customize the arrangement. They are 100% suitable for food protection, and will make sure your products look the best.
Home Textile Box
Home textile boxes are not just used for protecting your product. They make a statement. They reflect the style of your brand. They symbolize a certain look. And this will be a decisive factor when consumers are shopping for home textile. They have a certain style, and they want to reflect it to their houses, and they will choose the product that represents their aesthetics.
To reflect what’s inside, home textile boxes are laminated with cellophane for the distinguished look. The corrugated cardboard build makes sure that the product is always intact and clean. The way it opens makes it easier to showcase your textile product to potential customers.
Magnetic Luxury Box
If you want to make a great first impression, give magnetic luxury boxes a chance! These are designed to showcase your product in a spectacular manner. They create a sleek and notable unboxing experience, therefore making your product special for the customer. Even the click of the magnet can create a memorable effect.
The construction of magnetic luxury boxes makes them especially durable. They are made from grey board and laminated with cellophane for the luxury look. Optionally, hotfoil stamping can be done. The magnet protects your product, and it can be closed and opened safely repeatedly. No matter what your product is, magnetic luxury box is a great choice.