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    Artwork Guideline
    Order Process

    What are Hexagon Boxes?

    Hexagon boxes are a type of box that is made from a single piece of cardboard. This box has six sides and a lid, giving it the appearance of a hexagon shape. The two long flaps on opposite ends can be folded together to form one edge of the lid’s opening, while the other four flaps each have their own respective openings. 

    Why Hexagon Boxes are Important?

    These types of boxes are very useful for shipping items with flat bottoms because they take up less room than standard corrugated boxes with round bottoms. Hexagonal or octagonal shapes are often easier to stack than rectangular counterparts because they support each other in an even manner., With that said, most people prefer octagons for this purpose because it makes possible yet another shape of the container.

     These shapes are also very useful for making sturdy containers that hold their own weight with ease, which is why cardboard hexagon boxes are popular among people who ship items that weigh a light amount to average amounts, such as clothing or shoes.

    Making and Assembling Process of Hexagon Boxes

     This type of box is made by folding narrow strips of cardboard into the dimensions needed and then gluing them together at the seams. The finished product requires no tape or other fasteners because it has been glued properly along all its seams. As a result, the construction of this type of box does not require any adhesive materials aside from hot glue. In fact, this type of box can be recycled if disassembled carefully enough. Cardboard hexagon boxes are sometimes used as cake, pie, and pastry carriers mainly because they are easy to store.

     Of course, not all cardboard hexagon boxes are made the same way. The most common box type is the simple flat-bottom variety with no lid. This type of box also doesn’t have any folded sides, but it is still just as strong as other types due to its sturdy construction.

    The ends of this type of box can be glued together on their own or taped together for extra reinforcement. They are very convenient for shipping books or other large items that do not need much additional support on their sides., However, some people prefer to use more complex hexagon boxes when shipping heavy objects like books because they make it possible for the item to remain upright even when the box is rotated upside down. Another common type of hexagonal box has a lid that can be folded back and tucked into the base for easy transport, though this kind of design does not function properly for shipping purposes because it allows dust to settle in its contents.

    Usability of Hexagon Boxes

    These boxes are often used as decorative items rather than shipping containers, which means they usually come in a variety of colors and patterns. They may also have other designs molded or printed on them such as dots or stripes.

        While most people only think of a single type of box when they hear the word “hexagon,” there is actually a wide variety of this shape available for many different purposes., This includes hexagonal boxes with special reinforcements for heavy items, rectangular openings instead of flaps or lids, and even round containers that are very similar to traditional corrugated boxes. However, cardboard hexagon boxes are still one of the most common types because their sturdiness makes them ideal for keeping just about anything safe during transport.

    Why Choose Us

    You can order custom made packaging from ‘Blue Box Packaging’. Everything is custom to your specifications, you can even upload images of your own artwork for printing on the cardboard box!

    The quality of these cardboard boxes is excellent and their turn around time is very fast. Blue Box Packaging is here to help you – their customer support staff are knowledgeable and very helpful. So, go ahead and order your custom made boxes today!

    Box Style
    Punch Partition, Tuck Flap Box, Pillow Box, Gable Box, Sleeve Box
    Dimension (L + W + H)
    All Custom Sizes Available
    Quantities
    100 - 500,000
    Paper Stock
    10pt to 28pt (60lb to 400lb) Eco-Friendly Kraft, E-flute Corrugated, Bux Board, Cardstock
    Printing
    Plain, CMYK Colors, PMS (Pantone Matching System), Spot Colors
    Finishing
    Gloss Lamination, Matte Lamination, Gloss AQ, Gloss UV, Matte UV, Spot UV, Embossing, Foiling
    Included Options
    Die Cutting, Gluing, Perforation
    Additional Options
    Embossing, Window Patching, (Gold, silver, Copper, Red, Blue Foil Stamping)
    Proof
    Flat View, 3D Mock-up, Physical Sampling (On request)
    Turnaround

    Standard Turnaround Time:

    After getting the artwork approved, it takes 5-7 business days for producing the box and further 5-7 business days for the shipment to be conveyed. While in the case of corrugated boxes and folding cartons the turnaround time is between 15-22 business days which include 10-15 business days for the production of boxes and 5-7 business days for the shipping to reach your doorstep. When talking about rigid boxes the production time is increased to 25-30 business days and so is the shipping time from 25-35 business days.

    Expedite Turnaround Time:

    Once the job is sent for production after the approval of artwork the production time for corrugated boxes and folding cartons is 8-10 business days whereas shipping requires 5-7 business days. In case of rigid boxes, the expedited turnaround time varies as per the quantities and will be quoted accordingly.

    Shipping
    Ship Flat, Packed in Boxes, UPS, Fedex, DHL

    Artwork Preparation Guide

    If your graphic files do not meet our specifications, Blue Box Packaging will not be charged for any resulting typographical errors. Read our artwork preparation to prepare your files for submission, or contact us for help from a packaging specialist!

    design template dieline
    design template cuttingscorring area

    Cut & Crease Line (Red Lines):

    Displays the section in its final size and where the box should be folded.. Important graphics and text should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line.

    design template bleed area

    Bleed Line (Blue Lines):

    Indicates where the drain section is located. All graphics that run up to the cut line should be extended to the cut line for a transparent print.

    design template safe area

    Safety Margin(Green Lines):

    Specifies where to safely place illustrations and text. As an industry standard, all graphics should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line unless your design is intended.

    design template perforation line

    Perforation (Dotted Black Lines):

    The perforation line refers to paper punched with very small holes to make it easier to tear and fold the paper.

    01 Choose your order

    Choose your order Search our curated library of custom cardboard boxes, packaging and other custom printed products and compile an inventory of products that may be suitable for your project. Make sure to mark your favourite products or add them to your cart with all your custom sizes and options to keep track of what fascinates you. Once you have made your selections, you can submit your quote request to begin your entire packaging journey. Alternatively, if you're trying to find something that you simply can't find in our library, you can visit our Get a Quote page and submit a custom quote.

    02 Request a Quote

    Once you have sent your quote request through our Add to Quote Cart or Request a Quote page with all your product specifications, our product specialists will get started on preparing your quote. Simple quotes can be ready and sent back to you in as little as 1-2 business days. For more complicated projects that require custom structural or material sourcing may take longer. Your dedicated product specialist will reach out to you to keep you connected throughout the entire packaging process.

    03 Place Your Order

    Place Your Order Once you have received your quotation from our product specialist, please review it to ensure that all of your quotation details are correct. If you have any further questions about your offering, always contact your product specialist for more information. If you are satisfied with your offer and can continue, pay through our secure payment portal, which our product specialists make available to you. As soon as your order has been placed, our designers will quickly prepare your individual dielines!

    04 Get Your Custom Dielines

    Get Your Custom Dielines After your order is placed, a floor line or artwork template file is required for your artwork to be placed. For single floorboards, our designers can prepare your file in 1 to 2 working days. However, more complex structures would require additional hours and design costs. Most of our custom Dieline files contain structural information that we can use to create a 3D digital model of your packaging after you put your artwork on the file. This allows you to preview your packaging before production to make any necessary changes or corrections.

    05 Prepare Your Artwork

    Prepare Your Artwork Designs Let your creativity run wild, because now is the time to design your works of art on our custom floorboards. Be sure to follow the illustration guidelines in our general illustration guide to avoid startup issues. When your graphic is ready, upload your updated file to your product specialist. Our specialist graphic designers will review your designs and create a 3D digital model of your packaging for you to review before starting to manufacturing/producing your order.

    06 Begin Production

    Begin Production Once you've approved everything, your packaging production begins! During this phase, our product specialists will keep you up to date with production and shipping updates!
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