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Matte Black Slide Rigid Box

This article is about a slide rigid box we made for Turner Motorsport in USA.

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slide rigid box with foam insert

Matte black slide rigid box

The slide rigid box consists of 2 parts, the outer cover and the inner tray.  The outer cover can have opening on one sides or both sides. On the top of the cover parts is the sharp logo image with the glossy spot UV varnishing.

matte black slide rigid box with spot uv

The outer cover has the sharp logo image which has the spot glossy UV finish

The black specialty paper is used for the outer wraps and inner liners of the box. The paper has the natural matte black color. Inside is the 1.5mm greyboard to provide enough strength and durability to the box.

Inside the inner tray is a 10mm thick EVA foam with the cutout glued on the bottom.

slide rigid box with the foam insert

An EVA foam cutout is glued on to the bottom of the slide tray.

Shanghai DE Printed Box supplies all kinds of custom rigid boxes. You are welcome to contact us to talk about your packaging project.



Corrugated Box Printed Inside and Outside

This article is about the high-end corrugated box printed inside and out. Corrugated box can be luxury and high-end when it is printed inside and out by using the B flute, E flute or F flute corrugated board.

The corrugated box printed inside and outside usually comes in 2 styles, B flute corrugated printed box and E flute corrugated printed box. The E flute corrugated printed box is recommended when you need a small or medium size paper box, while the B flute corrugated printed box is recommended when you need a large size paper box. Compared with the E flute paper box, the B flute corrugated box is thicker and stronger, providing a better protection to the protects inside thanks to its extraordinary durability and rigidity.

A Typical Double Sided Printed Corrugated Box

The double sided printed corrugated box below is litho offset printed inside and outside. But both sides have quite the different finish. On the outside, the box is printed matte black achieved by the matte laminating, while on the inside, the print is semi-glossy varnished.

E flute printed corrugated box printed inside and outside

The corrugated printed box is made of the E flute corrugated board, which is matte black printed outside and semi-glossy green printed inside.

This is a typical E flute mailer box printed inside and outside, which is one of our most featured products. The box is flat shipped and packed to reduce the shipping cost and warehouse cost. Also, the box is a completely die-cutting paper box without using glue water or tapes, easy to setup. And it is very strong for the long distance delivery due to its very special structure.

The most stunning point of the box is that it is really beautiful when you want a pretty but strong package for your product.

double sided printed corrugated box

The corrugated mailer box is printed outside and inside.

There are 2 printing solution to the double sided printed corrugated box. One is the litho printing, which is also referred to as offset printing. The other solution is the flexo printing.

The 2 solution has quite the different production process.

For the paper material, the litho printing is usually applied on the E flute corrugated box, which usually has 4 layers, CCNB paperboard laminated on both sides.  It is strong but heavy due to the high grammage.  While for the felxo printed cartons, the 3 layer B flute paperboard is used with white kraft liner on both sides.

For the printing quality, the litho printing has the more vivid and crisp color. While the flexo printing usually has the simplicity of beauty. Litho Printing Solution

Litho Printing Solution

The mailer box below is a corrugated box printed inside and outside by using the litho printing.

corrugated box printed inside and out

The set-up and assembled view of the box

corrugated printed box printed inside and out

Inside view of the box

The box is made for the Vendera in USA for the mail purpose. The style is the roll end tuck top with dust flaps, a typical box style for the corrugated mailer boxes. But the box is well designed to have the custom die-cutting to have the integral insert.

Great Strength Paperboard

The board for the corrugated box printed inside and out consists of 4 layers, 300gsm art paper (SBS C1S paperboard) on the exterior and interior of the box, the middle 140gsm E flute paper and the 170gsm kraft liner. The combination gives the paperboard the excellent rigidity and durability, which is better than the ordinary 3-ply corrugated board. This will be very useful for the shipping of the products inside.

double sided printing E flute corrugated box

Exterior printing for the box

F flute corrugated printed box

Interior printing of the box

The E flute corrugated board is only 1.8mm in thickness and F flute is only 1mm in thickness. The thickness of such paperboard is perfect for the high quality litho printing.

The art paper used is also referred to the SBS C1S paperboard, 18pt in thickness.

Matte Laminating

The box in the picture has the matte laminating on the surface to protect the inks from scratch and dirt.

Since DE Printed Box is a custom paper box manufacturer, you can also choose the glossy laminating,  UV glossy for the box design. If you need make the packaging design look more high-end and luxury, you can add the spot UV and foil stamping on the printed logo of the box.

corrugated die-cut box printing inside and out

This is a electronics packaging box for the mobile phone.

Check more litho printed boxes printed inside and outside.

Flexo Printing

The carton box in the picture below is a B flute corrugated box printed inside and outside by using the flexo printing solution. On the ouside, the stars are printed black color and the side panel has the pink color. On the inside of the mailer box, it is only pink color printed.

Flexo printed inside and ouside of the corrugated box

Flexo printed inside and ouside of the corrugated box

Compared with the E flute carton printed inside and out, the B flute carton has the advantage of light weight and low grammage. It is quite useful when you need reduce the mailing cost.

B flute corrugated box printed inside and outside

B flute corrugated box printed inside and outside

More Corrugated Boxes Printed Inside and Outside

The corrugated box printed on both sides is most featured products. Because the paper box is printed inside and outside, it actually has 4 layers, 2 of which are the CCNB paperboards laminated. The complexity of the paper box makes the price a little high compared with paper box only printed outside. And the defective rate is higher due to the complexity of the production process. Therefore, we spent years to develop the techniques to produce this eye-appealing paper package cost-effectively with a lower defective rate. At the moment, we have successfully solved the quality problem. Below are more corrugated box printed inside and outside.

E flute corrugated box printed inside and outside

E flute corrugated box printed inside and outside.

E flute corrugated box printed inside and outside

E flute corrugated box printed inside and outside.

E flute corrugated box printed inside and outside.

Shanghai DE Printed Box is a custom corrugated printed box supplier. If you have a corrugated printed box do make, just email at for a price quote.

Also you can check our official website to learn more about us.


Rigid Paper Box for Watch Packaging

In this article, we will talk about how to make a great watch packaging box for the luxury and high-end purpose—a soft touch matte white rigid paper box.

In the picture below is a lift off lid rigid paper box we made for Mr Jones Design.  The box is packed into a clear cellophane bag to protect the box from dirt and scratch. The box has two parts, the paper box and the EVA foam insert.

The print design is quite simple, but very beautiful. Only the simple text logo MJW is printed on the soft touch matte white top lid. On the back is a  full color printed image with the cutout hole for the watch back.  The printing is very high definition, looking very crisp. The buyer can check the brand name of the watch through the back cutout hole.

rigid paper box for watch packaging

On the top is the back side of the box, on the bottom is the front side of the box for the top lid.

There are 2 styles for the watch box, one for the ladies watch, the other one for the unisex watch. The wonderful thing about the box is that MJW has over 6 watch styles. But all of them share the same paper box. The only difference is the EVA foam insert inside the box. The ladies watch box has a slim cutout, while the unisex box has a wider cutout inside the EVA foam.

lift off lid rigid box for watch

The watch box has the matte white color as the background color. The paper used is a very high end luxury paper, which has the brilliant clean white color.

Ladies Watch Box

In the picture below is the rigid paper box for the ladies watch, which has a slim EVA foam cutout inside. The EVA foam is a multi-layer insert of the thick white foam on the top and the thin black foam EVA on the bottom. On the top of the white EVA foam is actually a matte white paperboard covered.

rigid paper box for ladies watch

Inside view of the ladies watch box with the slim EVA foam cutout insert

Unisex Watch Box

This is the inside view of the unisex watch box which has the broader EVA foam cutout. MJW has over 4 styles unisex watches. All of them share the same cutout.

rigid box with foam insert for watch

Inside view of the rigid box for the unisex watches, gentlemen watches

Below are more details of the watch box:

  1. The watch box is made of the 2mm thickness greyboard, which gives the box enough strength and durability for the mail purpose.
  2. The wraps is made of the imported art paper, which is exclusively used for the luxury high end products.
  3. The box has the matte soft touch laminating, which makes the box have the final gorgeous look and feel.

Shanghai DE Printed Box is a custom paper printed box supplier and manufacturer. If you have a watch and need a great packaging box, please do not hesitate to contact us. Also we can create the EVA foam cutout dieline based on your watch.