How to Make the Dieline of the Auto Bottom Box and the Snap Lock Bottom Box

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.

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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.

snap lock bottom dieline

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