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What to know about Slotted and Folding Packaging

Folding Packaging

Customized boxes are the thing to get if you’re searching for a particular container that has your print and design on it. They may be expensive, yet they’re worth it, particularly as you see the beauty and quality of the boxes

There are many kinds of boxes to select from, yet your choice will depend on your need. These boxes are designed of various materials, from corrugated fiberboard to corrugated metal, wood, and plastic. For customized boxes, you’ll get to pick the equipment you want and kind of packaging you need, and a manufacturer would make them according to your requests.

Slotted Boxes

Mainly, these cartons are utilized for storing and transporting large items or large quantities of items, such as books. Slotted boxes include the most typical kind of big, brown box you’ll see around, and they additionally have types, like:

Regular Slotted Boxes: The cartons are the most typical kind of box around, utilized in storage areas, homes, offices, etc. Regular slotted cartons contain four flaps at the bottom and at the top, the bottom flaps that may be taped up or glued after you’ve packed the carton.

Half Slotted Boxes: A close twin of regular slotted boxes, the only difference is the half slotted box contains no flaps at the top: it’s open-ended. The box is used mainly as a cover, or temporary storage.

Double Cover Box: As its name suggests, it contains two covers: one lid at the top and one lid on the bottom. Ideal for packing things such as ovens and fridges, the item is put on the lower cover, then the middle part is slid over it, to be shut by the top lid.

Folding Boxes

Folding packaging usually is designed of printed, paperboard prior to folding, and sent flat to a packager who folds them within their end shape as a container for an item.

Folding boxes mostly are used within the packaging sector, and you’ll see them everywhere in offices or on store shelves. Instances of high volume of folding boxes include:

  • Office Supply Boxes – for brochures and annual reports.
  • Greeting Card Boxes
  • Gift Boxes
  • Cosmetic Boxes
  • Juice Cartons
  • Dairy Cartons
  • Candy Boxes – chocolate cartons.

And there you have it, folding and slotted cartons. They’re different from their usage and size; therefore, make certain of you want as you order a customized box.

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