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Topic # 229114 8-Feb-2018 11:03
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Can anyone recommend me a company that can do 250 custom printed packaging (rectangle box)?

 

Doing a small trial run of a new product and our manufacturer can't negotiate with their box partner to do such a small qty. Rather than paying someone overseas + shipping, might as well get them done here since it will end up costing the same once all costs taken into account. We already have the packaging designed and AI file handy.

 

I've contacted a few companies but they seem to only do larger print runs i.e. 1000 boxes+

 

I'll sort something else if it can't be done in NZ but thought I'd look around.

 

Cheers


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  Reply # 1953553 8-Feb-2018 11:25
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Try These guys: http://printtree.co.nz/


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  Reply # 1953555 8-Feb-2018 11:26
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How heavy duty do you need the packaging to be? If it's under 300gsm or so, you could just print digitally, and have someone else then do the die-cutting from that (rather than getting it onto a printing press, which wouldn't be feasible for such small numbers).




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  Reply # 1953595 8-Feb-2018 12:46
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It's pretty thin kraft material - unsure of GSM, I'd have to find out but it's about the same type of card that you get at noodle shops or Pepe's mexican grill haha.

 

Just so I'm on the right page, you're saying it may be more feasible to have someone print the design + packaging outlines on kraft then give it to a dia cutting service to make into boxes?

 

 

 

Thanks for the suggestion gcorgnet - I'll check them out also.


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  Reply # 1953596 8-Feb-2018 12:50
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trisik:

 

It's pretty thin kraft material - unsure of GSM, I'd have to find out but it's about the same type of card that you get at noodle shops or Pepe's mexican grill haha.

 

Just so I'm on the right page, you're saying it may be more feasible to have someone print the design + packaging outlines on kraft then give it to a dia cutting service to make into boxes?

 

 

Correct, if you can find a digital printer to print the small QTY at a cost per unit that you're ok with, they might even have a die-cutter that they can work with.

 

From memory, a die-line should be less than $100 to produce (the physical wooden block with the knives/die that gets punched into the paper to cut it out).

 

They might even have "digital" options these days that just laser-cut the items, for such a small QTY.




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  Reply # 1953599 8-Feb-2018 12:58
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I'll take a look around - that might bring about more options. Good thinking!


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