The dimensions of the A series paper sizes are defined by the ISO 216 standard. And it is widely adopted by the countries in Europe and North America. However, things are quite different in China. For example, the international standard A4 paper size is 210*297mm, while it is 210*285mm in China.
Due to the low costs of printing and packaging in China, many European and North American Countries import printing and packaging products from China. Therefore, for the graphic designers, a good understanding of the paper size used in China can efficiently reduce the paper cutting waste and cost. Below are the details.
开数(正) 尺寸 单位（mm）
开数(大) 尺寸 单位（mm）
3开 390×870 420×580
4开 420×580 290×870
8开 420×285 210×570
32开 210×140 105×285
3开 350×760 360×680
4开 370×520 260×760
8开 185×520 370×260
32开 185×130 92×260
Tuck top auto bottom box and tuck top snap bottom box are the most common box structure used in the paper printed packaging. However, it might seem quite complicated to create the dieline for such boxes. Below we illustrate how to create the auto bottom box and snap bottom box.
1. Auto bottom box
Auto bottom allows for the boxes to be shipped flat and to be quickly assembled on the production line. As for the price, the auto bottom box is a little more expensive than snap lock bottom box.
Auto bottom are widely used in the custom food packaging, custom retail packaging, custom biotech packaging, custom coffee packaging, custom tea packaging, and custom sporting goods packaging.
2. Snap lock bottom box
Snap lock bottom are also refered to as 1-2-3 bottom which has four flaps that are folded and locked to form the bottom in 3 steps.It has a stronger bottom compared the auto bottom. It costs less , but takes longer to be assembled.
The bottom structure is simple, aesthetic and costs less with strength and rigidity. Common uses are custom food packaging, custom retail packaging, custom biotech packaging, custom coffee packaging, custom tea packaging, and custom sporting goods packaging.
A creative food packaging design is developed for Natural Delivery, a delivery service of take-out healthy food. The unique structure of the folding box makes the delivery comfortable and safe.
The paper material used are the ideal food standard kraft paperboard, very enviroment friendly. The box is totally recyblable, printed with water soluble ink.
The packaging box is produced flat in the packaging factory and shipped to the store. In the food store, the box is assembled and the take-out food is packed .