HBA Global Expo: June 2012 Newsletter

June 24th, 2012

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Join us in NYC. Custom Paper Tubes is looking forward to seeing you at HBA 2012!

We serve customers of all sizes – from national brands to boutique. We are known for providing quantities from just a few hundred pieces to several million. Our examples below are a small sampling of our capabilities. We will work with you to develop a package which is visually appealing and which delivers your product intact and ready to use.

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Food Grade Packaging Canisters with Innovative Design Boosts Sales

June 8th, 2012

3-piece telescoping paper canistersAn Oklahoma based Native American owned chocolate manufacturer wanted an eye catching package and had a design in mind when they came to us. This customer sought to create a unique presentation by coloring the telescope insert (neck) and matching the color to the top paper disc. The finished canister is a three piece telescoping tube with a rolled edge or curl and disc end closure. The matching color scheme for various parts of this food-grade canister provides an unusual visual appearance which draws the customer’s eye directly to the package. Each flavor chocolate treat has its own unique color scheme that encourages customers to make multiple unit purchases. Read the rest of this entry »


Cardboard Tube Packaging for Retail Applications

May 29th, 2012

Cardboard Tube Packaging for Retail ApplicationsAbercrombie & Fitch is a specialty retailer specializing in clothing, accessories, and personal care items under the Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids, and Hollister brands.  Custom Paper Tubes recently worked with this retail giant to create a custom packaging solution for their delightful “Malia” perfume, which is sold at Hollister retail outlets.  A & F sought visually appealing packaging to reflect the quality of the perfume and reinforce their brand.  The finished product features three-piece telescoping construction, a custom multi-color label, and seamed on metal end caps to compliment the company’s high-end retail image. Read the rest of this entry »


Eco-Friendly Three Piece Telescoping Packaging Tubes with Custom Labels

April 13th, 2012
Custom sized kraft wrapped three piece telescoping canister

Kraft Wrapped Three Piece Telescoping Canister - Click to Enlarge Image

Skeem Design, a company known for the manufacture of specialty candles and matches, recently turned to Custom Paper Tubes to create an eco-friendly packaging solution for their new line of roll-on perfumes.  For this project, Custom Paper Tubes created a custom-sized, kraft-wrapped, three piece telescoping packaging tube.  By applying their own labels and using the same sized canister for all six unique scents, Skeem reduced both their packaging and inventory costs.  As an added bonus, our customer can now add additional flavors to their fragrance line without ordering a new run of pre-printed canisters.

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3-Piece Telescopic Container with a Soft Touch

November 15th, 2011

One of our customers, Nutraskin, wanted secondary packaging for their facial cellular repair cream that would have a soft touch and could be opened and closed repeatedly, without damage to the paper tube packaging. Custom Paper Tubes designed a 3 piece telescoping container, with a flocked spiral outer wrap, that was soft to the touch. The inner sleeve was curled at the top to accommodate repeated opening and closing, and wrapped with our glaze black outer wrap to allow the outer tube to easily slide on and off to access the product inside.


Three Piece Telescoping Cardboard Tubes for Point of Purchase Packaging

September 8th, 2011
Three Piece Telescoping Tube

Three Piece Telescoping Tube

Custom Paper Tubes designs and manufactures specialty packaging for a wide range of retail applications. Multiple closures and construction options, combined with a wide range of available sizes, allows Custom Paper Tubes to meet all of your custom retail packaging needs. Point of purchase packaging serves two distinct purposes in retail environments: creating an image that reinforces the notion of brand, quality, and value while preventing product damage. Read the rest of this entry »


Three Piece Telescoping Cardboard Tube Packaging Video

August 24th, 2011

Three Piece Telescoping Tube Packaging
In addition to our Two-Piece Telescoping Tube Packaging offerings, we also offer a three-piece telescoping tube variation. The following video describes our three-piece telescoping container option:

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Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister for Teas

August 17th, 2011
Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister Packaging

Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister Packaging

A tea supplier needed a recyclable Eco Friendly package for their new premium tea.  This all-paper canister features a food grade liner, curl and disc paper ends, and an environmentally friendly soy based ink label using our three piece telescope design.  Made from 100% recycled paper, using 60-90% post consumer waste, the recycled fibers that are used to manufacture this paper canister helps to maintain the sustainability of the Earth.  Best of all, this food grade cardboard tube contains no metal, plastic, or mixed materials, making it 100% recyclable and biodegradable.

At Custom Paper Tubes, we believe that an environmentally sensitive approach can go hand-in-hand with eye-catching, custom retail packaging that protects your products and provides added shelf appeal. Read the rest of this entry »


Three Piece Telescoping Paper Tube with Barrier Liner and Shaker Top

August 17th, 2011
Telescoping Paper Tube with Barrier Liner and Shaker Top

Telescoping Paper Tube with Barrier Liner and Shaker Top

Our customer from the personal care industry needed a small quantity of unique talc shakers for her line of specialty powders. Working together with one of our package design specialists, she created a talc shaker canister based upon our three piece telescope design. By application of adhesive labels, she is able to accommodate multiple scents using the same canister and keep costs to a minimum.

Customers with larger volume paper tube requirements can still take advantage of our packaging design team’s expertise to create a complete graphic presentation.  When customers submit original art work files, we can produce, print, and apply labels to cardboard canisters, providing a complete packaging solution.  Any of Custom Paper Tubes’ packaging design  can help you choose from parchment, foil, and food grade barrier liners and our available shaker top sizes for your specific application.   Need a sample to get the process started?  Simply contact us to request a Sample Kit, or send a request for quote, and we will be happy to discuss your custom retail packaging needs.