As with many packaging models, there are different types of boxes in which it is possible to package your products. To fully understand this article, you must know how to distinguish between folding packaging and rigid packaging. Be aware that some boxes are in folding form, such as cases, and others in rigid form. This last model does not require assembly on your part but is more expensive to buy.
- Ear boxes:
Unlike base boxes, wing boxes have an opening on the main face. This facilitates the placement of products and also enhances their presentation. To improve the visibility of the content, you can install a transparent window. You can also integrate different wedging. Result: many sectors appreciate this type of box. This is for example the case of the food, telephone or high-tech industries.
- Self-assembling base and lid boxes:
Firstly, the packaging with bottoms and lids is assembled manually thanks to two edges previously glued in the machine. Some self-assembling boxes also require no gluing: they are assembled by folding method. Note that the packaging time is longer in this case but the price of the box more economical. To accentuate the luxurious aspect of the packaging, it is also possible to add a sidewalk around the entire periphery of the bottom. The self-assembling base and lid boxes are used for products such as chocolate, lingerie, textiles or even decorative objects. There is also little difference between these and the bell boxes. Both terms can refer to the same type of boxes. However, remember that both can be manufactured on a folding or rigid base. The strength, appearance, rendering and above all the price change depending on the type of packaging you want.
- Pastry boxes:
The assembly of a pastry box is done manually by raising the walls. Also called box 4 or 6 glued corners, it is widely used in pastry and lingerie. The box with 6 glued corners has a solid lid, while the version with 4 glued corners has a separate bottom and lid.
- Throat sets:
To continue, the grooved boxes have a non-contiguous bottom and lid, held by the inner groove. The groove can be more or less long depending on the desired aesthetics, the goal being to reveal it. Designed in three parts, these boxes are a little more expensive, but the desired effect is immediate. The set corresponds to a rigid box, similar to a case. The throat boxes are aimed at jewelry and the presentation of rather high-end products. Like the bell box, a throat box can be a folding or a rigid one.
- Flap boxes:
In addition, some boxes have a permanently attached lid and bottom. Usually they stay closed. A magnetic strip or tape binding can help keep them closed. These hinged lid boxes are generally used to store and protect products between uses. There are thus different styles of boxes such as the cigar box, the simplest and formerly intended, as its name suggests, to store cigar supplies. In the same style, the box with a book design, closed, looks just like the cover of a book. All sectors of activity use this type of packaging; from gastronomy to electronic products.