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Choosing the Right Substrate(Board) for your Carton

How To Choose the Right Board for Your Carton In this article for Sappi Packaging and Speciality Paper Blog, Didem Tekbas explains the importance of touch and packaging substrate (also known as cardboard/cartonboard/board ) in a consumer’s purchasing decisions. Below we have summarised the article. Read time approx. 3 minutes. Your Packaging Creates the First […]

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Friday, July 27th, 2018

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Managing the Packaging Development Process

Steps in a Packaging Creation Project. In this article on the Packaging School website, the process of managing a packaging development project is broken down into 8 steps. The article begins by saying that even large organisations often struggle with this process and it can be difficult to find techniques and guidelines for researching, designing, […]

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Monday, May 21st, 2018

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Packaging Jargon Buster

Carton and Sleeve Packaging – Explanation of Commonly Used Terms 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 […]

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Guidelines for Artwork for Printed Cartons and Sleeves

Carton and Sleeve Artwork Preparation Guidelines To avoid delays and costs associated with the supply of artwork for carton design the following areas should be considered; Carton Keyline This is where it all begins and the importance of using the keyline from an approved sample which has not only been approved as suitable to accommodate […]

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Monday, November 13th, 2017

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Mintel Global Packaging Trends 2017

Emerging Packaging Trends of 2017 This article is a report from www.mintel.com on five emerging trends in packaging. Mintel is a leading market research and intelligence agency. The report looks at how these trends are affecting companies’ brands, consumers, retailers and packaging producers in 2017. Some Packaging Facts One third of US adults noted that […]

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

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