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While I am sure you are fully up to date with cardboard packaging there may be folk within your team who are not so up to speed. To help educate the “new to packaging” we have filmed a small collection of explanatory videos titled Boxes 101. Current titles include: RSC – Regular Slotted Container    Watch…

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We advertise Any Size, Any Quantity and will provide it (within certain physical limitations, we can’t make an RSC (regular box) 2000 x 2000 x 2000, though we could make up a box that would enclose this size making it in multiple pieces hand gluing them together). Though the feedback I get is that in…

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I get many requests for printed die cut boxes in small quantities especially for soap and candles. There are 2 ways to make these. 1. Litho print, die cut, auto glued 2. Digital print, cut on a plotter, hand glued. For litho printed boxes there is a cost for printing plates up to $500 and…

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So you only deal with small users?  No, we have users of all sizes. So what do we offer a larger user? What defines our customers is they have a need that we can meet.  For start-ups we offer knowledge of how to supply a box that meets their marketing and financial needs. Our larger…

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It is getting to that time again. Planning for the Christmas sales explosion and the time when you are on leave and what your box needs will be is not all that complicated but is made difficult more because it is a last minute thought. While I will do a lot of business out of…

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Packaging tape, how simple is this?  Well, I am learning about the different types of adhesives available and what they are good for. Once you get into any subject you find what looks so simple has levels of complexity that is hidden until you dig. Acrylic adhesive packaging tape Often described as a budget packaging…

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Stock Holding What I love when talking to new box users is explaining the complexities that can be involved in packing a product. The right box for the product can depend on the protection needed, the positioning that the company wants for the product and the packaging budget. Unfortunately these factors can compete. Other issues…

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I recently had to visit VicRoads to change over the registration on my car. I feared a long wait, having to come back as the form was incorrect or was filled out with blue pen instead of black. I was expecting to write off hours. But instead I was met at the ticket machine for…

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I know it is a crazy time of year. Everyone wants deliveries before Christmas, your social calendar is full and family commitments are many. But you can save yourself some later stress by checking your stocks now. Let your Boxologist know if you are going to need some more boxes in January. Merry Christmas to…

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Are you importing packaging or importing your goods packed? I’m sure this looked great when the $AUS was at parity with the $US. But now that the $AUS is heading below 84c it is surely becoming less economic. As circumstances change we need to adapt and change our practices to keep ahead of the market….

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