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We advertise this and will provide it (within certain physical limitations, we can’t make an RSC 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 lower quantities the boxes are more expensive than the customers expect so let’s set some expectations.

RSC – Regular Slotted Container

The magic figure is 250 square meters. Below that board area we use stock board. As we use the whole sheet the pricing is based on the efficiency of how much of this sheet we use and the cost to set up and run the machine. The benefit of using stock sheet is that we can make them fast when required and you can get the quantity you want. The down side is that they are more expensive than boxes above 250 square meters where we order the board made to size.

As a guide the following boxes have the quantity required achieve 250 square meters of board.

100 x 100 x 100
2500
200 x 200 x 200
750
300 x 300 x 300
325
400 x 400 x 400
185
500 x 500 x 500
125

By no means are boxes made out of stock boxes uneconomical as a large proportion of the boxes we make are from stock board. Note that 100 boxes are far more economical that 50 and 50 better than 20 and many people ask us for 1 but when quoted we get few takers.

There are always many ways to attack a problem and our stock range often gets our customers out of trouble or satisfies a need.

At Boxes To Go we are happy to help.

boxestogo.com.au

happytohelp@boxestogo.com.au

0404 855 535

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 here

FF5PF – Full Flap Five Panel Folder    Watch here

C&S Tray – Creased and Slotted Tray    Watch here

Die Cut 0427 Style    Watch here

These clips run for around 2 minutes. We will be doing more soon but let us know if you would like us to focus on any particular subject so we can share the love of Boxology.

Contact us at happytohelp@boxestogo.com.au

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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 lower quantities the boxes are more expensive than the customers expect so let’s set some expectations.

RSC – Regular Slotted Container
The magic figure is 250 square meters. Below that board area we use stock board. As we use the whole sheet the pricing is based on the efficiency of how much of this sheet we use and the cost to set up and run the machine. The benefit of using stock sheet is that we can make them fast when required and you can get the quantity you want. The down side is that they are more expensive than boxes above 250 square meters where we order the board made to size.

As a guide the following boxes have the quantity required achieve 250 square meters of board.
100 x 100 x 100 2500
200 x 200 x 200 750
300 x 300 x 300 325
400 x 400 x 400 185
500 x 500 x 500 125

By no means are regular boxes made out of stock board uneconomical as a large proportion of the boxes we make are from stock board. Note that 100 boxes are far more economical that 50 and 50 better than 20 and many people ask us for 1 but when quoted we get few takers.

There are always many ways to attack a problem and our stock range often gets our customers out of trouble or satisfies a need.

At Boxes To Go we are happy to help.

boxestogo.com.au

happytohelp@boxestogo.com.au

0404 855 535

Any size any quantity – Printed Small Die Cut boxes

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 the die forme which can be between $250-$500. This means that you could be up for $500 to $1000 in set up. Put this across 50 or 100 boxes and your cost per box is already at $10 per box and you haven’t made a box yet!

You wouldn’t think about litho printed boxes below a quantity of 500 and more likely 1000, 2000+ unless cost is no obstacle.

Digital print is an option. Digital print has some limitations like all print in CYMK (4 colour) so no bold spot colours and no metallics. As they are cut on a plotter there is no tooling charge. The down side is the unit rates are generally higher. Quite frankly none I have quoted have ever gone to order.

I now recommend calling Stephen at The Packaging Place as he specialises in this type of work and freight all over the country is very reasonable. You can phone Stephen on 1300 882 919 or visit his site at http://www.packagingplace.com.au

Digital is more cost effective between 100-500 quantities.

If you are looking for specialty printing including spot colours, pattern varnish, metallic inks or foiling then Litho is your print method and with that the higher quantities to make your project cost effective.

One alternative is to use plain boxes and either order printed labels or make your own by purchasing label stock from Officeworks http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/p/avery-crystal-clear-round-labels-transparent-120-pack-av980022 and making up a funky label through your office/home printer.

So hopefully armed with some more information we can avoid disappointment by helping you to set your expectations.

At Boxes To Go we are happy to help.
boxestogo.com.au happytohelp@boxestogo.com.au 0404 855 535

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