The NetBox™ will now come in five standard sizes

Sunrise Packaging announces the popular customizable NetBox™ will now come in five standard sizes. The NetBox™ has the layout of a turned edge hinged cigar style box with an overlapping hard cover with a magnetic closure and is ideal for sales kits, marketing kits and retail packaging. The NetBox™ is uniquely designed to fulfill your requirements with customizable graphic design and internal cavities. With the five standard sizes, customers will now have the opportunity to save dramatically on tooling costs to make their project more affordable.

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Differences Between Foil Stamping and Silk Screen for Packaging

The two foremost differences between Foil Stamping and Silk Screen for packaging are the glossiness of the image and appealing highlight. The process of foil stamping is the treatment of a metallic foil being heated on the packaging surface. This metallic foil is glossy and contains reflective properties that catch the light to generate a shimmering image of your artwork.

Conversely, silk screen printing creates a flat or matte image of the artwork, and although the ink has a metallic base, it merely does not have the high shine of the foil. Foil stamping promotes a extravagant sensation to the custom piece you are designing and can be striking to consumers with great expectations of distinction.

Ultra-Violet Coatings in Packaging

UV is a very fashionable coating selection for packaging due chiefly to the high gloss finish one can accomplish, adding brilliance to the finished sheet unlike any other coating method. UV coatings also provide good resistance to solvents and abrasion – much better than most water-based coatings. Because of its high sheen, UV coatings are popular on a wide variety of products, including custom medical packaging, sales kits, marketing/ad agency kits and cosmetic packaging.

Everyone loves the look of UV, but it can be extremely demanding when other finishing processes are being used recommending utilizing spot UV on boxes or other applications to keep the UV coating off the glue flap area. It is recommended to foil stamp first and then apply the UV coating to prevent possible problems.