What Is Custom Corrugated Packaging?

What Is Custom Corrugated Packaging?


Custom corrugated packaging is tailored packaging made from corrugated cardboard material. The packaging is customized in design and manufacturing to meet the requirements of a particular product, rather than being a standard, off-the-shelf package.

Switching to custom corrugated packaging offers a wide range of benefits, from economic advantages and sustainability improvements to new branding opportunities. Consider these top benefits of custom corrugated packaging when evaluating if it’s right for your product.

Custom Corrugated Packaging Offers:

1. Economic Advantages

  • Cost Effective: Corrugated packaging can be tailored to the exact dimensions and specifications of the product, ensuring a snug fit and minimizing wasted material and space to fill. This can also reduce shipping costs and reduce the risk of damage (and the costs of damages) during transport.
  • Versatility: Custom corrugated boxes can be used for retail displays, promotions, and other marketing initiatives, reducing other avenues and expenses needed for those initiatives.

2. Better Protection and Durability

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  • Enhanced Cushioning: Corrugated material has excellent cushioning properties, which protect the contents from external shocks. The wavy, fluted layer in the middle gives the material its strength and rigidity.
  • Custom Inserts: Corrugated dividers or inserts can be used to secure products further inside the box, preventing movement and potential damage.

3. Environmental and Sustainability Benefits

  • Recyclable: Corrugated packaging is made from recyclable materials, making it an eco-friendly solution. Advertise this on the box to show your customers your commitment to the environment. 
  • Reduced Carbon Footprint: Whenever using recycled materials, you help decrease energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

4. Marketing and Branding OpportunitiesCentral BBQ Printed Corrugate Box

  • Branding and Graphics: Custom corrugated packaging allows you to print your logos, graphics, and other branding elements directly onto the box. This can improve brand visibility and present a more professional image to customers.
  • Presentation: With the right design, corrugated packaging can enhance the product unboxing experience, which is especially important in e-commerce.
  • Flexibility: With custom corrugated packaging, you can add features like handles, windows, or specialized inserts, giving customers an even better experience with your product.

Because of the many opportunities that may be available with custom corrugated packaging, choose a packaging company that specializes in both designing and manufacturing corrugated packaging. They will take a holistic approach, from what is the best design for the product to how it can be most efficiently and cost-effectively manufactured.

New-Tech: Your Partner in Corrugated Packaging

At New-Tech Packaging, we specialize in designing and manufacturing corrugated boxes and corrugated packages, which include die cut boxes, partitions and bin boxes, gaylord boxes, and more. When shipping thousands of products, the proper package can result in exceptional savings. Contact New-Tech Packaging to request a quote today.

This page was originally published in April of 2019 and updated in 2023. 

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