Global Alcohol Beverage Packaging Solutions

February 21st, 2017

Alcohol Beverage Experience:
Custom Paper Tubes partnered with a global alcohol beverage manufacturer, to provide high-end, fully customized retail packaging.

Client’s Challenge:
• Needed a “RUSH” customized manufactured solution, utilizing an existing paper tube package design, incorporating different printed paper stock convolute labels to be adhered to the outside of the tube

Custom Paper Tubes’ Solution:
• Worked with customer quality team to provide multiple prototype packaging with paper label stock options

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Shaker Top Packaging Easily Dispenses and Keeps Natural Pet Care Products Fresh

December 3rd, 2015

Espree Dry Pet ShampooEspree, a natural, organic pet care product company founded in 1989 by Teri Payne, distributes over 75 pet care products for dogs, cats and horses in more than 25 countries world-wide. Espree has a dedication to solving pet problems with whole, natural and effective solutions with ingredients that are safer for both pets and their humans. With a new line of dry powder pet shampoo, containing healing, organic aloe vera, Espree needed a container that would allow pet care professionals to easily dispense the powder while keeping it fresh.

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Custom Keepsake, Protector Tubes for Graduation Diplomas

July 14th, 2014

Diploma TubesCustom Paper Tubes manufactures a variety of different diploma tube styles for schools and universities across the nation. The diploma tubes range from single tubes with metal or plastic plug enclosures to 2- or 3-piece telescoping tubes with seamed metal or paper curl-and-disc enclosures. We provide a range of options for printing and labeling to give the keepsake tubes a special look.

One of the printing solutions we offer is a 1-color inline, repeating spiral print on one of our stock color outer wraps. An example of this is shown in the photo where the particular University seal is printed, in a repeated spiral patter, in Pantone Reflex Blue on a white glaze litho outer wrap. This is done by printing the image from a flexo plate as the tube is being wound. For a higher end look, also shown in the photo, is a convolute label printed with metallic foil stamp. Other special processes, such as embossing, metallic ink or UV coating, are also popular to enhance the look of the tubes.

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Re-usable, Custom Composite Container for Chic, Designer Tableware

March 18th, 2014

plat du jour cup stackInspired by the classic French bistro phrase meaning “plate of the day”, Plat du Jour brings custom home decorating designs to the dinner table. They make the creation of a new “table of the day” possible through mixing and matching their chic placemats, napkins, cups and more.

plat du jourPlat du Jour came to Custom Paper Tubes to build a custom labeled container that was cost-effective, visually appealing and reusable to hold and display their 12-cup stacks. They decided on a container with a seamed metal bottom and metal plug top, with full convolute label.  The label is matte paper, with 3-color print and a matte finish, to complement the Plat du Jour brand and products. The container is perfect for storing the cups, when they’re not in use, or makes a nice gift package on its own.

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Popular NY Brewery Packages Beer Soaps in Metal Plug Containers

January 29th, 2014

bb_beersoap_800Brooklyn Brewery, founded in 1988 by Steve Hindy and Tom Potter, is known world-wide for its award-winning roster of specialty craft beers. Brooklyn exports more beer than any other American craft brewery, currently distributing in 25 states and 20 countries. While striving to brew the best beer possible and promote the proliferation of good beer and good food whenever it can, Brooklyn also has a presence in the personal care marketplace.

Brooklyn brewery partnered with a local soap-maker, Apotheke, to produce and market their handmade soap made from Brooklyn Lager.

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A Full Year’s Dry & Store Protection in a Small, Eco-friendly Container

September 23rd, 2013

Dry CaddyDry & Store recognized the need for a portable, travel-size “kit” of Dry & Store products that their customers could pack and take along for short trips and outings. The kit, which includes 1 Dry Caddy jar and 6 Dry Caddy discs to provide a year’s worth of moisture damage protection, needed to be attractive, maintaining the Dry Caddy branding, but be cost-effective and eco-friendly like their product.

Custom Paper Tubes created a single tube with plastic plug ends for Dry Caddy that not only fits the products for the Dry Caddy kit inside perfectly, but can withstand a varying degree of temperatures without warping that most metal or full plastic containers cannot. The convoluted label on the outside of the container is attractive and shows off the Dry Caddy brand. Read the rest of this entry »


Shaker Top Container for Calorie Booster Powder Dispenses Just the Right Amount

April 24th, 2013

Aptalis ScandicalPeople with cystic fibrosis often need to gain weight. Scandical, by Aptalis, is a taste-free calorie booster powder that is sprinkled on food. It adds 35 calories per tablespoon to meals, eliminating the need for individuals to prepare separate, high-calorie meals.

Scandical comes in a portable 3” x 7-3/4” shaker top container, wrapped in a one-color convoluted label. Inside is a food grade foil liner to help keep the powder fresh. The shaker top has the option to sprinkle the powder or pour out in measurable amounts. Read the rest of this entry »


Unique, Rugged Metal Liquor Plug Provides Added Appeal to Men’s Skincare Product Packaging

March 19th, 2013

TaunAs an innovator in men’s small batch skin care products, packaging designers at TAUN envisioned a unique canister that would showcase their men’s facial repair formula to customers. Working with Custom Paper Tubes, TAUN went away from traditional boxes to a custom labeled tubular package with a lid typically used on high end liquors. The product packaging reinforces a recent TruthInAging.com review of TAUN’s products – “Taun’s Facial Repair Formula is a positive step forward in the otherwise uninspired market of men’s skincare.” Read the rest of this entry »


Rugged metal ends and heavy wall on full telescope containers provide critical protection

February 15th, 2013

The Moody TubeIn 1987 Bob Moody, a paramedic with a local EMS unit, came to Custom Paper Tubes with a problem. He had experienced a needle stick from a used syringe while making a routine service run and was told by a hospital physician that it would take a year to determine whether that needle stick would result in his developing AIDS or some other serious disease.

Bob asked Custom Paper Tubes to work with him to develop a container that would fit into the drug box used by paramedics to collect all the items used on a service run. We designed a 4” x 8” full telescope container with metal ends that can be taped shut and disposed of in the burn box when the ambulance returns to a hospital. Read the rest of this entry »


Re-usable Ring-and-Plug Container Keeps Coffee Fresh

January 21st, 2013

Oro LifeOro Life produces private label coffee projects and recently partnered with Custom Paper Tubes to create an eco-friendly, cardboard canister for Espressoita, a maker of single serving Espresso packets for espresso machines.  The finished canister features a vibrant color scheme and a Ring and Plug closure top which can be opened easily to remove individual espresso packets.  When finished, the plug is simply replaced to seal the canister, keeping the contents fresh.   This design also makes the canister ideal for the storage of household items after the last espresso packet is used.  Read the rest of this entry »