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Types Of Cardboard Box

Nuttall Packaging supplies a range of different types of boxes that can be customised or printed to meet your individual needs. Explore our range below:

Shelf Ready Boxes

shelf ready boxesShelf ready boxes are the type of box you see on retail shelves displaying a number of products for sale. These boxes therefore typically have two functions: getting your products into stores safely, and to attractively display your products and branding. This style of box can be tailored to suit your product and pack size, either as a 1-piece transit and display case to keep costs down, or with a separate overbox. Nuttall Packaging offers a number of Shelf Ready packaging options which can be printed with product codes, logos, brand names, barcodes as well as box content – making this type of packaging the ideal transit and display case. Find out more »

Archive Boxes

archive box and lid

Archive boxes are typically supplied as a separate box and lid but can also be 1 piece. This is because this style of box is designed to be stacked and stored for long periods of time. This type of box can be used to hold a wide range of items, although they are most commonly used for document storage, self-storage and other office uses. Archive boxes are generally manufactured in single wall cardboard, meaning they are very cost effective – cheap to make, but incredibly robust when they are assembled. We already have tooling available for a number of common sizes, depending on the requirements of your organisation. Find out more »

Box & Lid (Fefco 0300)

box and lid

Box and Lid packaging in this style is supplied flat packed so is easy to store – it also presents content in an extremely appealing way, once assembled. This type of packaging is manufactured with very little waste product left behind, so production is very economical. The corners require gluing, taping or stitching during assembly to hold everything in place. These boxes can be printed with up to 2 colours, depending on requirements – something highly beneficial when marketing brand awareness. Find out more »

Die Cut Self Locking (Fefco 0470)

die cut box

Die cut self-locking boxes are typically used for shipping small items. These boxes are both robust and quick & easy to assemble, which are the main reasons why they are used for postage. They can be printed or produced plain in white, brown or mottled corrugated board. Highly cost effective, this product produces very little waste during manufacturing. The boxes arrive flat packed either on a pallet or strapped into manageable bundles, based on your bespoke requirements, making them easy to store. Find out more »

Envelope Base (Fefco 0215)

envelope base

The base on this style of box has the look of a sealed envelope when assembled. The nature of the base allows for quick construction without the need for tape or glue – it also has a tuck-in lid that locks in nicely. We can modify this style of box in a number of ways based on your individual requirements. We can add perforations to make it ‘shelf ready’ to display your products, add a locking tab to aid closure, or even remove the top flap entirely to form a counter display unit. Find out more »

Five Panel Wrap (Fefco 0409)

five panel wrap

The 5 panel wrap is used for packaging long, narrow products. This box can be manufactured using single or double wall corrugated cardboard depending on the level of protection you need. These boxes are supplied as flat pack, and will require taping on construction. We can also supply this packaging with a 1 or 2 coloured print if required – great for branding your product packaging. This product will require taping at both top and bottom, as with a traditional carton, and in addition the fifth panel will need to be taped down to seal the pack. Find out more »

Full Overlap (Fefco 0203)

full overlap

This box is the same as the Packing Carton Fefco 0201 listed below, but with flaps that completely cover the base and top, creating a full overlap. This is to give extra strength to the cardboard box when assembled and is ideal for packaging heavy products. We can produce this box in a number of different corrugated fluting profiles depending on your unique needs. We can also print these boxes. These will arrive flat packed and strapped for ease of storage. Boxes can be glued or stitched – in order to assemble the box, simply pop it open into position, close the flaps and then tape them shut. Find out more »

Packing Carton (Fefco 0201)

packing cartonThe packing carton is an industry standard packing case, it is the most common type of packing used and the box can be manufactured to suit specific lengths. Packing wallets are used to package shallow items. The box itself arrives at your site flat packed, to assemble your product is placed in the centre and you fold the box around your product. The package will then need taping or gluing to secure it. We can also add in buffers for increased protection. An overlap can be added on the flaps to prevent damage to your product if the wallet is cut open when arriving at your customer. A vast majority of Point Of Sale packs are shipped using packing wallets to ensure safe transit. Find out more »

Packing Wallet (Fefco 0401)

packing walletPacking wallets are used to package shallow items. The box itself arrives at your site flat packed, to assemble your product is placed in the centre and you fold the box around your product. The package will then need taping or gluing to secure it. We can also add in buffers for increased protection. An overlap can be added on the flaps to prevent damage to your product if the wallet is cut open when arriving at your customer. A vast majority of Point Of Sale packs are shipped using packing wallets to ensure safe transit. Find out more »

Pizza Style (Fefco 0426)

pizza style box

Pizza style boxes are not just limited to pizzas! In fact, this style of box is often used as a mailer pack for a wide variety of products. Nuttall Packaging is not food grade certified, therefore we are unable to manufacture boxes for direct food contact, we are setup to manufacture secondary food packaging, however we can produce these boxes to fit any other products or components. As with all of our boxes, we can print custom designs or produce them in different thicknesses depending on your requirements. Pizza style boxes are supplied flat packed following manufacturing, making them easy and convenient to store. Find out more »

Self Locking (Fefco 0427)

self locking

A self-locking style of box which when assembled, forms a robust die cut box. Initially, these boxes are supplied flat for storage purposes and are very easy to assemble into strong packing style boxes. Designs can be modified to include locking tabs, handles, display panels and more depending on your requirements. We can also include internal division pieces if you require extra protection for your products when they are in transit. We can produce these boxes in a number of different fluting profiles, our designer will be available to tailor this pack quickly and cheaply – the boxes are supplied on pallets and are therefore easy to pack. Find out more »

Self Locking Tray (Fefco 0422)

self locking tray

Self-locking trays are stackable when they are loaded with product. A common site in the majority of supermarkets, this type of packaging is typically printed with product details or a brand image. They are great for packing tins, jars or bottles and are often seen in supermarkets printed with branding and displaying the product. We do offer printing of up to 2 colours on the outside of the packaging to ensure that your branding is recognised. Trays are supplied as flat packed and are incredibly easy to assemble. Our machinery can cater for all requirements and run sizes. Find out more »