When you are selecting archive boxes, there are few important parameters that have to be taken into account. One of them is the standard of custom boxes. If low-quality material is used to make these boxes, they do not last very long. In other words, the things stored in these boxes would not be protected as they would be sub-standard. Quality is the key when you are looking for custom archive boxes.
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Companies display the most attractive designs of boxes on their websites but you cannot the quality that would be offered until you have viewed the samples. To start with, check what different companies are offering in terms of archived boxes. Based on the reputation, experience and cost of these companies, filter two or three that seem the best. Once you have selected few companies that seem better than the others, you should view the physical samples of each of these companies. This would give you a very clear idea of the caliber that the company has. Once you have selected a company that suits you most, you can advance to the next step.
Before you start communicating with packaging and printing companies, you need to have a timeline in mind before which you need the boxes. Some companies work at slow pace due to lack of human resources or modern day printing equipment. If you have a short timeline, such companies have to be avoided. Along with that, when you hold meetings with the company personnel, this timeline should be conveyed before the order is finally placed.
Even the most reliable companies fail to fulfill expectations when their work is not monitored. Hence, do not leave everything on the printing company if you want the archive boxes to turn out according to your needs. The best way is that you should get regular feedback to know about the completion. In this way, you can highlight things if you feel that the boxes are not as per the mentioned needs or the overall progress is slow.
Only you can decide how you want the archive boxes to look like. For instance, one thing that you need to work on is the color combination. It is obvious that if you have a color combination in mind, you can select that. However, a professional designer would be able to use his experience and tell you whether the selection is correct or not.
|Box Style||Reverse Tuck End|
|Key Features||Friction lock top closure|
|Dimension||L + W <= 20 inch; H <= 26 inch|
|Quantities||100 - 500,000|
|Paper Stock||12pt up to 24pt White cardstock, 18pt up to 24pt SBS, 18pt up to 24pt Kraft cardstock, Corrugated stock.|
|Colors||Plain White/ Brown Kraft, CMYK, PMS, Special Colors(Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold),|
|Finishing||Gloss AQ (Default), Gloss UV, Matt UV|
|File Upload||Die-line and design in separate layers |
PMS swatch noted if applicable
|Proof||Digital Proof (press-ready file) confirmed by customer.|
|Turnaround||8-10 business days to print and ship, after the final approval(FREE Shipping)|
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