Rigid Boxes vs Folding Cartons, they both serve basically the same purposes - to house, protect, and showcase your product. Most products that can be packaged in a folding carton can usually be packaged in a rigid box instead and vice versa. When considering rigid boxes vs folding cartons for your product's packaging it is important to view the overall expenses that can be … [Read more...]
How Much Does Packaging Cost?
These articles are all about the various costs associated with buying custom packaging. Here, I'll be dealing with many of the expenses that contribute to the cost of custom packaging; labor, materials, tooling, set-up fees, design work, prototypes, testing, freight, shipping, fulfillment, storage, and of course, volume.
If you are considering new marketing strategies and are wondering about the cost of a point of purchase display, I have a formula that can help you decide if POP displays will fit your budget. Point of purchase displays (also referred to as POP displays) are wonderful marketing tools that increase brand awareness, product credibility, and sales. Point of purchase displays … [Read more...]
Setting-up packaging manufacturing machines involves two expenses that you, the packaging buyer, must pay for: skilled labor and machine time. Very skilled experts are required for things like calibration and color matching. They have to perform test-runs to make sure that everything is functioning properly and that what comes out on the other end will be exactly what the … [Read more...]
The cost of packaging is affected by many facets and variables. Tooling costs for packaging are a part of the manufacturing process and most custom packaging requires them. The need and amount of these costs are dependent upon what type of packaging you are purchasing. Tooling fees are generally not a part of the unit cost. They are included as a separate itemized amount on … [Read more...]
Packaging costs are a major consideration when it comes to the total cost per unit of your product . Rigid boxes sometimes called "set-up boxes" are often a desired choice for first time packaging buyers. This is because rigid boxes can often leave an impression on the consumers' mind that the product is of higher quality than a product that uses folding carton packaging. This … [Read more...]
How much does packaging cost? Most packaging professionals are hesitant to offer a quick answer. That is because packaging costs vary from one type of packaging to another. Some types of packaging are naturally more expensive than others, but all benefit from higher volumes in order to reach lower unit costs. And each type of packaging has its set of components that … [Read more...]