In this article, we explain how a proof compares to the final printed packaging, what types of proofs exist and which proof type we recommend for best results. What is a proof? A proof is a representation of how your printed packaging will look after it is printed. There are a few different types of […]
At Dollard Packaging, we have been manufacturing cartons since 1982. In this time, we have helped many customers find innovative solutions to their packaging challenges. For many packaging challenges, there may be more than one solution. If you have a packaging conundrum, make sure to utilise our expertise to help figure it out. Our 37 […]
To help our customers with various aspects of packaging, we have added new Helpful Guides to our website which can be downloaded for free. They cover a wide range of topics that will be useful to packaging buyers, packaging designers, packaging students, for staff training etc. Below is a list of the new Helpful Packaging […]
Carton and Sleeve Packaging Terminology- Explanation of Commonly Used Terms/Jargon Don’t know your E-flute from your B-flute, your SRP from your CDU? Have no fear, you’re not alone! Here at Dollard Packaging, we know we use a shed-load of industry terms at times but we’d like to demystify a few of them here. Below we […]
When to Use Special (Brand/Pantone) Inks instead of Process (CYMK) Inks in Packaging Printing This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using Special Inks (also known as Brand or Pantone inks) compared to printing out of 4 colour Process (also known as CYMK) and how to decide which type to use. Firstly, we will […]
Proofing Checklist for Packaging BuyersIf you need more information about Proofs for Packaging, read our Guide to Proofs for Packaging here.
How to Enhance your Packaging with Special Finishes Packaging is the “salesperson” for your product. Your packaging must do the “talking” to the shopper as he/ she walks through the shopping aisles– no matter how good your product, it will sell less to new consumers who have never before seen or tried your […]