Our world is changing day by day and so are our needs. These needs change the importance of things around us. The use of technology has brought convenience to our lives. Trends change with every passing hour. Online shopping has become relatively common these days. You can buy just about everything online. Food products, appliances, medicines are available online. The Covid-19 pandemic has confined people to their homes. Online shopping is the need of the hour.So, more brands are starting their online stores. In the current scenario, packing boxes have gained considerable importance. For safe transportation of various products, packing boxes are both essential and durable.
Need of Packing Boxes:
The number of online shops in the world is in millions. These stores not only deliver their products in their native countries but many of these stores have clients around the world. Making the delivery of their products safe and easy, these businesses use packing boxes of numerous types. Packing boxes come in different shapes and sizes. These boxes keep away moisture from the product from spoiling and also save delicate articles from wreckage.
Main Types of Packing Boxes: The two main types of packing boxes are corrugated boxes and offset boxes. Both types of boxes have different uses. Their sizes and durability are different too.
Corrugated boxes, commonly known as cardboard boxes, are mostly used for packing larger items like refrigerators, washing machines, and ovens. Pizza box is also a type of corrugated box. On the other hand, offset printing boxes are used for products like medicines, biscuits, and beauty products. Both corrugated boxes and offset printing boxes are further divided into several types. These types refer to the making and assembling of the boxes.
Corrugated Boxes:Corrugated boxes are available in different styles depending on their use. These boxes fall into these categories: Regular Slotted boxes, Self-erecting boxes, Folder boxes, Rigid boxes. Interior forms are used for extra protection of fragile articles. Overlap Slotted Contained can be used as a storage box, while Full Overlap Slotted Container can be used for fragile items. Corrugated boxes are available in flat form and can be assembled easily. Custom-made corrugated boxes are also available.
Regular Slotted Boxes:These boxes are made from a single piece of corrugated sheet. The scored and slotted blank makes folding easier.
Self-Erecting Boxes: The bottom of this type of box is usually pre-glued. The top flat is however like regular slotted box.
Folder Boxes:The bottom is one-piece corrugated sheet. It is a scored and folded sheet and makes a folder like box to hold rigid or irregular articles and it is unglued.
Rigid Boxes:These boxes can not be folded. These have fine covering in the form of printed paper, fabric or leather. These boxes are thicker and are used for costly and luxury items.
Offset Printing Boxes: Offset printing boxes also have several types depending on their assembling. These boxes fall into the following categories: Straight Tuck End Boxes, Reverse Tuck End Boxes, and Tuck End Boxes. Offset printing boxes are colourful printed boxes.
Most of the medicines, cereals, beauty products are packed in this type of boxes.
Straight Tuck End Boxes:This is the most common type of packing used for a wide range of products. Both lids tuck in the same direction. These boxes are available in various dimensions and are easier to store.
Reverse Tuck End Boxes:This type of box is quite functional. Top and bottom lips in opposite directions. More reverse tuck end boxes can be made from a single sheet. These boxes are cost effective.