Custom Rigid Boxes
Custom Rigid Set-up boxes, also known as custom rigid boxes, are a common packaging type that is associated with luxury products. These custom rigid packaging boxes are usually four times thicker, and therefore stronger, than the usual folding carton and printing is typically done indirectly by wrapping printed paper around the box.
As their name suggests, rigid boxes are sturdy and rigid. Consider the box from your last purchased pair of quality shoes. You’ll find they were probably sold in rigid packaging. Board games are also sold in rigid boxes, as are high-end spirits and food items, beauty products, high-end electronics, and smartphones, just to name a few uses.
How Custom Rigid Setup Boxes Are Made
Depending on the manufacturer, the process of making a rigid box can be done by hand or machine, or a combination of both. Rigid packaging begins as a sheet of chipboard (or plainboard or greybeard), which starts as the color of newspaper. You may also choose colored chipboard which gives the inside of the box a more vibrant hue. The chipboard is cut using cutting and scoring dies to create the right size and shape, while the box sides are scored for folding. The sides are then folded up to create the box’s true shape and then taped by a quad stayer to secure them.
How Graphics Are Added to Custom Rigid Boxes
Any printing is normally done on a wrap which is then trimmed to fit the box. The box is placed on the wrap and the pieces adhere together with glue. Wraps can be made from fabric or paper with a vast array of finishes, colors, and textures, including flocking, foil stamping, and embossing.
While it used to be the norm to loosely wrap a rigid box, today most manufacturers use tight wrapping. However, you can still buy loosely wrapped rigid boxes which provide more of a hand-made feel that looks luxurious and expensive.
Get Your Custom Rigid Packaging Boxes in Various Styles
Rigid packaging is made up of two parts – a base and a lid (or bottom and top). Rigid box shapes can vary greatly in size and shape – V-shaped, triangular, circular, rectangular, square, etc. But, you’ll find in most cases that rigid box styles are described and categorized by the type of lid they use, whether that’s a telescope lid or hinged lid.
Rigid box packaging is luxurious, but it also protects products better than a folding carton during transport and retail environments. It is also better for consumer storage of your product, adding value to the sale.
When you need custom rigid boxes, contact us today for a free consultation and quote, and experience the difference of choosing us for your packaging needs.
Materials Used in Rigid Box Manufacturing
At Infinity Packaging Solutions, we pride ourselves on using high-quality chipboard in the manufacturing of our custom rigid boxes. Chipboard serves as the robust foundation for our packaging, offering durability and strength. Our process begins with precision cutting and scoring of the chipboard, allowing us to create boxes of the perfect size and shape. Whether you prefer the classic color resembling newspaper or opt for a more vibrant hue with our colored chipboard options, rest assured that our materials contribute to the overall excellence of our custom rigid boxes. When you choose us, you’re choosing premium materials that ensure the strength and integrity of your packaging.
Why Choose Infinity Packaging Solutions?
When you choose Infinity Packaging Solutions, you’re opting for a partner dedicated to meeting your custom rigid box needs with expertise and excellence. Our commitment to providing high-quality packaging solutions sets us apart. We offer a personalized and consultative approach to help you find the perfect box for your product. With a wide array of options, from diverse styles to premium materials, we ensure your packaging not only looks luxurious but also provides optimal protection. At Infinity Packaging Solutions, we believe in adding value to your product, and our knowledgeable team is ready to guide you through the process of choosing the box that’s right for your product. Call us at 760-402-3364 or contact us online to get a free consultation and quote.