Tag: Folding Cartons

Specifying Cartons for Protecting a Product – Part 3

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Special Carton Enhancements Almost every folding carton is going to need some external coating applied. Whether these coatings are high-gloss UV or a lesser gloss aqueous, the thinking is that their primary purpose is more for enhancing the look of the carton rather than for its functionality. These coatings actually do provide some moisture protection, prevent the box from scuffing, and enhance the production speed as it goes through an…

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Specifying Cartons for Protecting a Product – Part 2

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Applied Engineering: Specifying the Folding Carton Having the actual product – the film cartridge plus the “primary package” canister – the packaging engineer can then easily weigh the two components together, take down the measurements, and then start the process of creating the carton specifications. In addition to knowing the weight and size dimensions of the end product, the engineer must also take into account its fragility and any possible…

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Taking the Mystery out of Creating Folding Carton Specs

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In a series of upcoming blogs we will focus on the theme of developing carton specs, what are the technical considerations along with some inside information on how the process works in hopes that this information will be useful to some fledgling entrepreneur out there trying to bring a great new consumer product to market. At every trade show we attend, we encounter potential customers who are just starting out…

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What does a label actually do?

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You see them everywhere, yet you probably don’t give them much thought. Just take a moment and look around you. If you start to look for them, you will start to see the vast expanse and impact that labels have on our daily lives. But why have you never noticed them before? Labels are often given very little attention because they are seen as commonplace. Consumers have become so used…

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One Thing That Will Never Go Away

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I had done all of the previous research. I knew exactly what model I wanted and I knew that the store I was driving to had it in stock. As I walked into the store I was greeted with a, “Hi. Can I help you find anything?” I politely declined as I motored towards the electronic department. Again, I was greeted and asked if I needed help. I found the product that I wanted…

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