Monday, August 30, 2021

Packaging 101: Where Do I Start?

 There are many questions that you will have to ask yourself before deciding the type or style of folding carton for your product. Cartons are so much more than a simple folded piece of cardboard. They bring style and elegance your product and create a lasting first impression for your brand. We off packaging solutions for multiple industries from manufacturing, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, retail and cosmetics.

To help you make the best decision regarding packaging for your retail or e-commerce products, please consider the following questions.




What are your goals and budget?

Choosing the right style box is directly related to how you manufacture and package your products. Whatever your operation is, we are here to help your design a custom carton which will address all your needs and requirements! Answer the questions below to get a better understanding of your needs.

  • Based on the sell price of your product, have you  decided on what a reasonable unit cost would be for your packaging needs?
  • Will your product be packed by hand or machine?
  • What ideas do you have to create the wow factor for your product?
  • Will it be necessary to have a corrugated box to ship your final product?

How do I determine the style and structure of my box?







The best place to start is with a free consultation with one of our packaging specialists. They can assist you with figuring out the best style custom box for your product. The questions below will help you get the process started.

  • How much does your product or the contents of the box weigh?
  • How do you plan to pack and secure your product inside the box?
  • How and where do you plan on storing your folding cartons?
  • Do you have a picture or sample of a product box that would fit your needs?

What is the right material for my box?





  • What material options are available?
  • How important are environmental and sustainability issues to you?
  • Do your boxes require special finishes or unique features?
  • What options are available to secure my product inside the folding carton?

What is the actual production process and how long will it take?

  • How do I measure or determine the proper size of my box?
  • Is it possible to get samples or prototypes to test a sample box?
  • How will I know how to set up my art work to print?
  • How are the various production steps and how long does each one take?



TigerPress has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that is equipped with a variety of printing and finishing options. We have the ability to generate one of a kind folding cartons and the capabilities to print on a variety of different substrates. Our experienced staff will work closely with you on every project to ensure you get what you want and need. 

We have the solutions that will make your product stand above the competition! Call or email today to start your packaging journey.

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Packaging 101: Where Do I Start?

 There are many questions that you will have to ask yourself before deciding the type or style of folding carton for your product. Cartons a...