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Straight Tuck Box


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    A straight tuck end box, also known as an STE box with both top and bottom closing panels opening and closing in the opposite direction, is usually thick cardboard with a smooth top and bottom surface. Its unique feature is that it does not fold open but opens in the opposite direction, resembling a zipper. These boxes are made from quality cardboard materials, making them ideal for long-term usage. Most of these products are available with a limited number of signature style designs and color combinations. It makes them popular among customized product manufacturers.

    How Do You Obtain Instant Price Quote for Straight Tuck End Boxes? Receiving a quick price quote for straight tuck end packaging is certainly not a big issue anymore. All you have to do is to contact us over a telephone call or live chat. Blue Box Packaging will give you a quote for the price they are charging for your product. You can also choose from the many available custom options available online for a cheaper price. Now, there is no need to wait for your product to arrive or spend hours of hassle and frustration in making an order.

    Features of Straight Tuck End Boxes

    Custom made Tuck End boxes can be manufactured in a wide variety of materials like cardboard, plastic, metal, and fiber-board. Each material has its own advantages and drawbacks but all offer excellent quality products at affordable prices. In addition to offering attractive custom packaging options, these boxes are highly versatile in application. You can use them for trade shows, business presentations, live performances, trade exhibitions, fairs, meetings, promotional campaigns, corporate events, and conferences. By using them for different purposes you can effectively increase your brand visibility and customer base. Here is a list of reasons why Tuck End boxes are the ideal packaging solution for all types of businesses:

    • By incorporating straight tuck end templates into your design, you can easily personalize your packaging material offering your customers an elegant, stylish and visually appealing package. The templates are available in various sizes that can fit different box shapes. The large variety of styles also enables you to effectively personalize your boxes thus adding an extra special touch to your products. You can create attractive and eye-catching custom boxes using either blank boxes or pre-printed boxes.
    • These custom boxes can also be used as product presentation cases. They are designed in a way that they can hold all your important documents, promotional giveaway items, pens, printed accessories and other company giveaways. You can choose from different colors and sizes. In addition to their product protection uses, these boxes can be used as display units during trade shows, presentations, business exhibitions, sales events, sales displays and more. By providing your audience with a visual reminder about your products, you will gain their trust and confidence.

    Other Features

    • You can get your straight tuck end boxes printed with your company logo, name, contact details, slogan, branding message and much more. Depending on the type of printing services you want for your packaging material. You can have your logo, name, message and much more printed on these beautiful packaging pieces. You can create attractive brochures, catalogues, booklets, newsletters and more using custom stickers. The best part about these amazing packaging products is that they can be removed without leaving any residue. Because of this you can use them as a tool for promoting your company’s brand and products in a number of different ways.
    • When it comes to business, having an effective marketing campaign is essential for your success. In order to make your promotional efforts more effective, you need to invest in quality packaging materials such as straight tuck end boxes. With these boxes you can become a trend setter and gain maximum exposure. Businesses across the world are seeing the immense benefits of using these high-quality packaging materials. With these boxes you will not only be able to market your products effectively but you will also be able to show your customers how happy you are with their products. As a result, you will receive increased sales and more customers, which can potentially lead to a large profit margin.

    Choose your Design

    You can choose from a range of stunning design prints that will help you promote your brand and increase your client database. When it comes to choosing the design for your packaging. You can work with a graphic designer to create a unique design that will match your brand images perfectly. You can request a standard card stock or if you are looking for something a little higher tech. Also, you can use one of the many high quality cmyk printers. With BBP, you will find that you can print onto almost any surface including vinyl, paper, cardboard, fabric and more.

    Spot UV Printing

    Another way of obtaining instant pricing for your tuck end boxes would be to make use of the spot UV printers. A lot of online stores offer this type of printing service for a very reasonable price. Spot UV printers allow you to obtain quality images with inkjet printers that have very little smudging or bleeding. UV printers to ensure that the colors will not fade away even in extreme heat and light.

    Custom made Straight Tuck Boxes with Card Stock

    Now, if you are planning to print your own design on the boxes, it will be a lot cheaper if you will use card stock as the printing medium. Card stock comes in a variety of colors and thicknesses to suit different needs. It also comes with a full-color printing option, which is perfect for labels and photo images. If you want a more sophisticated and professional-looking design, then you can go for the matte finish card stock which is available in various thicknesses. You can use this if you want a lesser cost for the tuck end boxes.

    Printing Methods and Techniques

    As far as printing goes, Blue Box Packaging is ideal for tuck end boxes. This is because the design will be printed directly onto the metal surface of the box’s lid. This gives you a more durable design compared to using other printing methods. You can also achieve a high-quality finish by choosing a high-end card stock or glossy finish for the print. The best thing about flatbed printing is its ability to produce stunningly beautiful cards.

    For your convenience, there are several manufacturers that can make tuck boxes and tuck packaging box printing machines but we are offering the best deals. You can find a number of online suppliers who offer custom services. You can give us an outline of what you want from the printing side and they will make it happen. We also have the tools and resources needed for the design and printing process.

    Die- Cutting Option for Custom made Boxes

    When you choose standard die-cutting, you might not get the best finish for your product. By using flatbed die cutting, you can ensure a professional and smooth output. It works well for flat tuck end boxes and other types of packaging by avoiding the use of thin plastic laminates on the edges which can easily be peeled off.

    Benefits of Using Straight Tuck End Packaging

    Another benefit of straight tuck end packaging is its ability to work with various shapes. This means you do not have to reprint boxes all the time. You can reposition the product whenever you need to add another layer of packaging or display your product in a different location. This is especially useful when you have several products in stock but not enough space to keep them stored. With the straight tuck boxes, you can safely store your small products in one large box without worrying about them losing their shape.

    There are many advantages of printing standard die cuts on boxes instead of custom straight tuck dies. The flatbed design cuts the material into the right shape and saves you time in the process of making them. You can also get more attractive die cuts in a shorter period of time when you use a standard design die-cut tool. These are just some of the reasons why most companies still use standard die-cuts when producing custom printed cardboard products.

    Box Style
    Punch Partition, Tuck Flap Box, Pillow Box, Gable Box, Sleeve Box
    Dimension (L + W + H)
    All Custom Sizes Available
    100 - 500,000
    Paper Stock
    10pt to 28pt (60lb to 400lb) Eco-Friendly Kraft, E-flute Corrugated, Bux Board, Cardstock
    Plain, CMYK Colors, PMS (Pantone Matching System), Spot Colors
    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)
    Flat View, 3D Mock-up, Physical Sampling (On request)

    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.

    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!

    Trustpilot Client Reivews

    Wedd Frix
    20 October I was searching for a packaging provider for my jewelry line up then I found Blue Box.They helped me create an amazing box exactly as I had imagined in my mind. Edward helped me walk through the proce...
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