Customized Power Banks
are quickly soaring to the top of promotional giveaway items. Not only are they growing as a fashionable accessory, but they are functional to the point of lifesaving. A souvenir you can use on the spot is prime. It’s like if you were stranded on a desert island, and Todd’s Tax Services starting handing out bottles of water with their name on it. Chances are you’re going to call Todd next time you need your taxes done.
Maybe the average situation isn’t as dire as that, but an extra charge for your smartphone can come in handy. Maybe you’re making the rounds at a new product expo and you’re supposed to be sending your boss real-time, play-by-play photos. Do you really want to catch a cab back across town to your hotel room and wait for your phone to charge? Or what if you’re in a strange city and need to find your way back? Do you really want to tap that GPS toggle when you’re down to 7%?
A Promotional Power Bank
gives people freedom. A chance to venture out further, stay in the moment longer, or capture a memory that otherwise would have been missed. So, in a way, handing someone a fully-charged power bank at a long, multi-day convention is kind of like handing them a bottle of water on an island.
As far as promo items go, something you can actually use (and reuse) is king. USB drives are so popular for this reason. On top of being a cool tech gift, they can hold whole multimedia presentations within their data store. However, they don’t charge your cell phone (at least, not yet). If you don’t think your name, number, and company logo will cut it, a power bank can be paired with a PowerPad, Sunrise Packaging’s exclusive packaging designed especially for power banks. Hardcover look with a soft-touch feel, the PowerPad offers an extra visual presentation to your custom power bank. Include product images, infographics, or even sample textures!
Let’s be honest: all products–even promotional ones–need presentation packaging. With all the giveaways at trade shows and conventions, the competition to be remembered is steep. You can always use an edge.
Innovative box design doesn’t just mean a cool way to open up. Innovation also means making luxury packaging more cost-effective, so that products big and small can enjoy upscale value.
And in the case of our new sleeve box, it’s all of the above.
Believe in the Sleeve
The sleeve box is another example of hybrid packaging. Unlike custom pads that are a hybrid of box and book, the sleeve box is more like a hybrid of materials.
This custom piece opens like a matchbox. That retro slide action delivers elegance right from the start. Something familiar, but with a twist. The outer O-sleeve is made of SBS paperboard. Paperboard is lightweight, foldable, and extremely customizable. A pure canvas for crisp digital printing if there ever was one. But possibly it’s most-celebrated feature is the price. Printed paperboard is much more affordable than chipboard and transfers images better than corrugated. Chipboard is still the sweetheart of presentation packaging, but an SBS alternative keeps the cost per unit substantially lower.
But the sleeve box also utilizes the stability of chipboard for its inner tray, giving your custom packaging the heft of luxury. Since the tray is rigid, it is available with all the trappings of an upscale presentation piece. Turned edges, custom wraps, embossing, debossing, even foil stamping. Of course, this also means a perfect fit for custom inserts; a thermoformed tray or die cut foam padding. A little more security never hurt, right?
What this new custom box design means is even more products can get the luxury treatment. Upscale packaging is a must for retail, but for lower-priced products it can be hard to justify. With a sleeve box’s lower cost, items like flash drives, thank-you cards and invitations, and confections can have the same shelf appeal as fine jewelry.
Lightweight Paperboard Eco-Binder
Continuing our trend of constant innovation in the green packaging field, we are pleased to announce our new line of lightweight recyclable paperboard binders!
Our new 3-ring eco-binder are made from biodegradable cover stock, these binders can be screen printed or 4-color process printed with your cover artwork and feature pockets on both the inside front and back covers.
They also feature our standard nickel rings, which are recyclable at any scrap metal facility. These binders make a beautiful and functional addition to any office, presentation or event.
We have more information about our Lightweight Eco-Binders here.
Buy any of our undecorated Eco-Binders on-line at: shop.sunpack.com