Chapter 2- Packaging Boxes Bags Shape- Select correct box style & shape, enhance your resolution in market!

Common Box style & Shapes

There are nearly 2,000+ boxes bags shape style in the market, which one is the best for you? No worries about selecting, normally 20 boxes styles and 3 bags styles for you is enough.

Corrugated Fiberboard MaterialPaperboard MaterialRigid Cardboard
Regular Slotted Carton BoxFolding Mailer BoxDrawer Box
Folding Mailer BoxTuck End BoxTop & Bottom Box
Tuck End BoxDrawer BoxSpecial Box Style
Drawer BoxTop & Bottom BoxCollapsible Rigid Boxes
Top & Bottom BoxAuto Bottom BoxHinged Lid Gift Box
Display BoxBox With Hang TabRigid Shoulder Box
Auto Bottom BoxSnap Lock Bottom Box 
Gable Top Paper BoxSpecial Box Style 
Box With Hang Tab Paper bags 
Snap Lock Bottom Box  
Special Box Style  

The above sheet listed almost every common box styles in market, if you browse all of them and still do not find a suitable one, then it should be a just mirror-revised box style based on them. What to do with a mirror-revised box type? Just do it in Adobe Illustrator!

Please note: Packaging inner size depends on your product size, and consider your packaging insert, leave enough room. Actual packaging outer size depends on the cardboard thickness, you need to consider 2 times as there is always double layer wall of a packaging. Generally, the more material used in a packaging, it will be more durable and sturdy. You need to ask your packaging box manufacturer to discuss, they will give you advice which is best for you.

Packaging structure relates to its loading quality, your products impression to customers, and shipping-cost-wise option. You need to consider it same important level as other options of a packaging box.

How can i analysis a cardboard packaging structure?

Some structure give a strange apperance, you are hard to guess its structure. What to do? Unfold it! Unfold a box, make it flat, tear off the glue area (some structure do not have glue area, for example, folding mailer box). Then you can see how this box being folded up, take a picture and send to your supplier, they will help you. Help each other is so important, have you ever being asked to take a picture of the packaging, or send a flat design by your supplier? Two same appearance packaging box may have 2 difference box structure. Same does the paper bags, actually bags structure far more simple than cardboard boxes.

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