Folding Carton Boxes

Folding Carton Boxes

Lightweight, and customizable paperboard packaging for individual products. Often called folding cartons or product boxes, they’re popular for beauty items and can be corrugated (explore other corrugated box styles) for added strength. Typically shipped flat and then assembled at the point of use. Folding cartons can be designed with a variety of features, such as window patching, hangers, and secure closures.

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High-End Folding Cartons Boxes

Custom Size & Print

Choose the ideal size for your product and personalize it with custom prints both inside and outside.

Lightweight & Sturdy

Folding cartons are lighter than mailer or rigid boxes, yet still strong enough for stacking and retail display.

Affordable & Premium Quality

Printed with offset printers, they provide bright, clear imagery, ensuring top-notch print quality without a high price.

Paperboard folding carton boxes with endless possibilities

Below are some styles for custom folding boxes for your products to choose from.

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Straight Tuck End Box

This is a common box closure with flaps on the top and bottom that tuck inwards in the same direction to close the box. It’s easy to assemble and open, making it a popular choice for various packaging needs.

MOQ from 100 units
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Reverse Tuck End Box

Similar to the straight tuck end, this box has top and bottom flaps that tuck inwards. However, for a reverse tuck end closure, the flaps fold in opposite directions to create a more secure closure.

MOQ from 100 units
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Snap Lock Bottom Box

This style features a unique bottom closure with interlocking tabs. The tabs snap together for a secure assembly without requiring glue or tape. Snap lock bottom boxes are ideal for packaging heavier items.

MOQ from 100 units
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Auto Lock Bottom Box

Also known as crash lock base boxes, has pre-glued bottom that folds flat for storage and pops up into shape for use. The top closure can be designed in various styles, such as a tuck top or a fold-over top.

MOQ from 100 units
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Seal End Box

Seal end box, featuring dust flaps and two other overlapping flaps for maximum protection. Ideal for products needing extra care against dust and damage in transit.

MOQ from 100 units

Technical Specs: Folding Cartons

An outline of the common custom options available for Folding carton boxes.

Box Features

Friction Fit Tuck Flap
Slit Lock Tuck Flap
Lift tab
Thumb Cutout
Tab Lock
Mailer Lock
Tongue lock
Anchor Lock
Lock Cap
Window Cutout
Hang Tab
Hanger
Side Hang Tab
Seal End
Partial Overlap Seal End
Adhesive Strip
Full Flap Auto Bottom
Dispenser
Corner Punch Out
Locking Dust Flap
Perforation

Materials

Folding carton, made with at least 50% recycled materials, come in varying thicknesses (300-400gsm) depending on their size.

White

High-quality printing results from using Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) paper.

Brown kraft

Unbleached brown paper, perfect for black or white printing only.

Printing

Each package is printed with soy-based ink, an eco-friendly option that results in notably brighter and more vivid colors.

CMYK

CMYK stands as the most common and budget-friendly color scheme in printing.

Pantone

For accurate brand colors to be printed and is more luxury than CMYK.

Coating

To keep your printed designs safe, a special coating is added that prevents scratches and scuffs.

Varnish

A water-based coating that’s environmentally friendly, though not as protective as lamination.

Lamination

While a plastic coated layer offers protection against cracks and tears, it is not an eco-friendly option.

Finishes

Add the final touch to your packaging with a finishing option that enhances your overall package.

Matte

Featuring a smooth and non-reflective surface, this design provides an overall softer look.

Glossy

Glossy and reflective, this surface tends to highlight fingerprints more.

Satin

Semi-glossy, striking a balance between a matte and glossy appearance.

Soft touch

Resembles a matte finish in appearance, yet has a luxurious velvet-like texture to the touch.

Enhancing your product packaging value

Our state-of-the-art digital design center is fully dedicated to providing comprehensive prepress services to our customers and paperboard boxes folding carton plants. Our team of professional production artists manages every aspect of graphics data, from converting customer graphic files into press-ready files to ensuring that all elements are expertly handled.

Our line extensions across multiple die sizes enable us to accommodate various production needs, while our recovery of digital assets ensures that all data is stored and can be accessed quickly and easily.

Different sizes for different styles

In a saturated market, standing out can be a challenge. One way to differentiate your brand is through unique and intelligent paperboard box packaging. We understand that not all products can fit into a standardized carton. That’s why we offer tailored solutions to address your specific packaging needs.

Whether you need folding cartons for your retail products, custom rigid packaging for your premium products, or corrugated boxes for shipment, we have the expertise to create a packaging solution that meets your needs.

Stand out with eye-catching packaging

We provide an extensive collection of paperboard boxes & folding carton designs. Our goal is to assist you in introducing your products or promoting your campaigns by providing you with innovative and visually appealing packaging. Our solutions incorporate intelligent combinations of size and style, expert closures, and advanced finishing techniques such as complex windowing, die-cuts, folding, gluing, and bindery services for your paperboard packaging.

Our offerings include child-resistant closures, optimization, and workflow automation to ensure the highest quality standards. We are committed to providing our clients with unique and practical packaging solutions.

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Practices

Paperboard folding carton boxes come with several advantages, such as affordability, lightness, versatility, and eco-friendliness. Yet, the environmental effects of their manufacturing and utilization should not be overlooked.

Our dedication to sustainability is unwavering. We use paperboard folding carton boxes that are both environmentally friendly and recyclable, helping to minimize ecological impact.

  • Certified by FSC® & SFI®
  • Options include paper, plant, and waste-based materials
  • Aimed at reducing carbon footprint
  • Completely recyclable and compostable
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Frequently Asked Questions

Paperboard is essentially a thick, stiff version of paper. There’s no exact definition of the thickness where paper becomes paperboard in gsm, but generally paperboard starts around 300 gsm and goes up from there. It’s thickness makes paperboard the ideal material for creating folding boxes, like the ones that hold your favorite cereal, and countless other containers.

Folding carton can be folded flat, which maximizes storage space and reduces shipping volume, leading to lower transportation and storage costs. Made of paperboard material, offer several advantages compared to other packaging options, such as cost-effectiveness, lightweight, and eco-friendliness. They are also versatile and can be customized to meet specific product packaging requirements.

Additionally, folding carton boxes offer excellent printability and can be used to enhance the visual appeal of the product.

  1. Paperboard: This is a thin sheet made from compressed paper pulp. It comes in various thicknesses and can be bleached or unbleached. Paperboard is ideal for lighter products and offers a smooth, high-quality printing surface. Can be white or kraft.
  2. Corrugated Cardboard: This is a thicker and more protective material made from layers of fluted paper sandwiched between flat linerboard sheets. It provides superior stacking strength and is ideal for heavier or more fragile products. Corrugated cardboard comes in various grades and flute thicknesses depending on the needed strength.

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CMYK works by blending different ink levels to produce various colors, similar to what you see with most printers at home or in offices. Pantone colors, however, come pre-mixed and adhere to a universal color matching system for unmatched precision. Generally, CMYK is the go-to choice, but Pantone is ideal for businesses that need the exact hues from the Pantone palette in their branding.
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* We use eco-friendly, soy-based ink that produces much brighter and vibrant colors.

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