Choosing The Appropriate Packaging Solution

A company is looking for package printing, which has several packaging solutions in minds.
Here are some specifications that they need for the custom paper box product.
SPECIFICATIONS:
All provided examples are general for style and function only, sizing and printing will be different.
Quote Set 1 & 2
      • Quote 1 for Drawer (Sleeve) Style Paper Box with ribbon for pulling (See example below)
        NOTE: Ribbon color is white or matches the main blue CMYK color, Ribbon is located on the box that pulls out.
      • Gloss Finish – Lamination, Full Color
        There will be photography on the packaging that needs to stand out. (unless you use digital or film-press printing)
      • Dimensions: 5.5 in x 1 in x 1 in (approximate)
      • Stock: 16-18 pt cardboard
      • Design will be provided to the printing company
        Design is in a layout format with bleeds
      • Quotes for Quantity: 5000,  10000,  30000
      • Separate Quotes for Cardboard Inserts – Quantity: 5000,  10000,  30000.
        Please see the insert in the gift paper box below that we are looking for. – Cardboard only
        Preferably Navy Blue or White color (If navy we will provide CMYK color)
      • NOTE: They must fit perfectly into the box and be able to hold the stacked buttons firmly in place.

    slide paper box drawer sleeve style paper box

    Black Gift Paper Box with Ribbon Pull

  • Quote 2: All the specs will be exactly the same as Quote 1 except a plastic window will be added to the top of the front side.
    See example below.
  • drawer and sleeve paper box

    Slide Paper Box With Insert

Quote Set 3 – Most Affordable Options Needed

    • Quote for Tuck Style Paper Box with ribbon or handle for pulling (See paper printed box examples below)
      Note: Ribbon/handle must be on the insert, not the box.
    • Gloss Finish – Lamination, Full Color
      There will be photography on the packaging that needs to stand out. (unless you use digital or film-press printing)
    • Dimensions: 5.5 in x 1 in x 1 in (approximate)
    • Stock: 14-18 pt cardboard
    • Design will be provided to the printing company
      Design is in a layout format with bleeds
    • Quotes for Quantity: 5000,  10000,  30000
    • Separate Quotes for Cardboard Inserts – Quantity: 5000,  10000,  30000.
      Preferably Navy Blue or White color (If navy we will provide CMYK color)
    • NOTE: Carboard insert is separate from the Tuck Box. It will slide out of the box using a ribbon or notch handle once the flaps are opened completely
      Insert should be preferably Navy Blue or White colorNOTE: They must fit perfectly into the box and be able to hold the stacked buttons firmly in place.
tuck top paper printed box

Straight Tuck End Paper Box

Quote Set 4

  • Quote for Mailer Style Box (See corrugated printed box examples below)
  • Gloss Finish – Lamination, Full Color, – Inside flap might have a logo printed in full color
  • There will be photography on the packaging that needs to stand out. (unless you use digital or film-press printing)
  • Dimensions: 5.5 in x 1 in x 1 in (approximate)
  • Stock: 16-18 pt cardboard
  • Design will be provided to the printing company
    Design is in a layout format with bleeds
  • Quotes for Quantity: 5000, 10000, 30000
  • Separate Quotes for Cardboard Inserts – Quantity: 5000,  10000,  30000.
    NOTE: Carboard insert is separate from the Mailer Box. Once Mailer box is opened the insert will be inside holding the product in place. See the custom paper box below.
    Preferably Navy Blue or White colorNOTE: They must fit perfectly into the box and be able to hold the stacked buttons firmly in place.
  • microflute corrugated printed box E flute F flute

    Microflute Corrugated Box E flute Flute.

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ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:
  • 1) Is there a setup fee or hidden costs? Yes, there is. It is around 200-250usd depending on the design.
  • 2) Can we get final samples of our printed packaging before we commit to a final order? Can we get final digital samples before printing (in 2D and 3D). Yes, we can supply the 2D and 3D mockup images for the custom paper box. 
  • 3) What is the shipping cost to Ann Arbor Michigan, 48103. We can help you get the shipping cost from a forwarder company. 
  • 4) What is the turnaround time for production? The production usually takes 10-14 days.
  • 5) What is your quality satisfaction guarantee/return policy if the boxes are not printed correctly? Can you show us ISO / Quality Standard Certificates? We will make the same quanitty of boxes if there are any bad boxes.
  • 6) How long does it take to ship the finished print boxes to our location. Usually around 30-40 days.
  • 7) Do you send the final boxes already assembled or will we have to put the boxes together when they arrive? It depends on the paper box design. Assembled for the rigid paper box. flat shipping for the diecut paper box.
  • 8) Will you provide us with a template and specification for how you want the design on the layout to be? AI format would be great and we can supply the free dieline template.
Thank you