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Everything You Need to Know About Lamination Printing

What is lamination? Lamination applies a thin layer of plastic to paper or corrugated material to enhance and protect printed packaging. Types of laminations include glossy, matte, silk type, and scuff-proof. Lamination is used for a variety of printed items including but not limited to packaging, book covers, brochures, and business cards. When used for …

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5 Effective Packaging Design Tips for 2022

Effective packaging design is important to all brands and companies, big and small alike. Packaging should aim to protect your product, grab attention, create the desired purchasing experience, and differentiate your product from the competition. Here are some tips to consider for your next packaging design project. #1: Grab Customer Curiosity Smart packaging and graphic …

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Rigid Setup Boxes versus Folding Cartons – How Do they Compare?

Rigid setup boxes and folding cartons are some of the most popular box choices in the packaging world when it comes to customer experience and retail packaging. We love both packaging types here at PAX Solutions, but they have very different attributes, strengths, and weaknesses, which we will cover in this blog article. There are …

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The Value in Print Coatings and Varnishes: What You Need to Know

Why use print coatings and varnishes? There are several reasons why print coatings and varnishes are added to packaging. They are used to trap the ink onto the carton to be sure the copy does not get tarnished or rubbed away. Also, they give the packaging a glossy or matte appearance do differentiate the product …

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2021 packaging trends

2021 Packaging Trends

2021 Packaging Trends That Are Sustainable & Environmentally Friendly  Sustainability and environmentally friendly packaging has been the biggest packaging trend of 2021 (by far!), and we truly hope it stays this way! Every day, we see more and more focusing on solutions to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Packaging initiatives are a great way …

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Color Process

4- Color Process vs. PMS Coloring – What is the difference?

4- Color Process vs. PMS Coloring – What is the difference? Some of the most common questions when creating packaging is about the printing and artwork design. What artwork are you looking to get printed? How many colors is the artwork? How intricate is the design? Will there be multiple versions? These questions are asked …

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Foil Stamping 101: The Basics

What is Foil Stamping A great way to take your packaging to the next level and give it that luxurious feel is to add embellishments. One of the most popular embellishments you can add to your packaging is foil stamping. Foil stamping is an application method that uses heat and pressure to apply a foil …

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Highly Effective Print Designs: Compare Flexography, Lithography, & Digital Printing

A great way to upgrade your packaging is through high quality print design. It can turn an average looking box into a unique and beautiful package. Great packaging print and logos can help distinguish a brand and catch the eye of the consumer from the shelf. There are many different methods of printing that can …

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