Custom Tube Packaging: A Lady Bug Shipping Challenge

September 18th, 2012

custom printed cardboard shipping tubeCustom Paper Tubes specializes in creating custom tube packaging solutions that are as diverse as the customers we serve.   With a 30 plus year track record of designing and manufacturing packaging for a wide array of products ranging from cosmetics and perfume to food and candles, we welcome usual and unusual shipping and packaging challenges.  One of our more recent and unusual projects involved solving a lady bug shipping challenge. Read the rest of this entry »


Three Piece Telescope Point of Purchase Package

August 17th, 2012

Three Piece Point of Purchase Telescope TubeEaurganic, a Canadian based manufacturer of award winning organic skin care products, chose earth friendly paper tube packaging to reflect both their corporate commitment to sustainability and the quality of their product line.  Each of Eaurganic’s proprietary formulas combines natural and certified organic herb and fruit seed extracts with essential oils.  The company’s products are free of toxins, synthetic fragrances and dyes, and none of their formulas are tested on animals.

Eaurganic partnered with Custom Paper Tubes to produce their packaging due to our 30 plus years of experience in the cosmetic and personal care industries and our eco-friendly approach to high quality tube packaging solutions.  The customer required packaging that was not only elegant and sustainable but also flexible in design to accommodate multiple sizes of their products. Read the rest of this entry »


Insulating and Vibration Dampening Properties of Paper Tubes: MTS Sensors Case Study

August 10th, 2012
insulating paper tubes

1/8” diameter paper tube with coin for scale

MTS Sensors is a worldwide producer of position sensors for OEM’s servicing the agricultural, automotive, construction, and mining industries.  Their equipment uses long, delicate wire probes that require protection from vibration and exposure to chemical or corrosive environments.

The natural insulating and vibration dampening characteristics of our paper tubes provide an ideal solution to this customer’s problem.   Our specialized equipment allow us to produce long, custom paper tube with extremely small diameters. We can fabricate paper tubes with diameters as small as .100” (1/10”) I.D. in lengths to 26 feet. The tubes for this application are made at Custom Paper Tubes’ Cleveland, Ohio plant and shipped to MTS manufacturing plants in the US, Germany and Japan.  To learn more about MTS Sensors’ story, visit their website at www.mtssensors.com. Read the rest of this entry »


Food Grade Pet Food Canisters With Ring and Plug Closure Tops

August 3rd, 2012

Honest Kitchen is a San Diego based manufacturer of great tasting natural pet treats and supplements sold through independent pet supply stores and holistic vet offices.  Custom Paper Tubes worked with Honest Kitchen to create a functional package that can be opened and closed repeatedly while protecting the product and maintaining its freshness.  The finished, food-grade canister utilizes a ring & plug closure to provide easy access and a “greaseproof” parchment liner to contain oils.  An attractive multi-color label applied to each package identifies product contents and commands consumer attention on retailer shelves. Read the rest of this entry »


Custom Paper Tubes with One Color Online Printing

July 20th, 2012

For customers requiring simple, one-color art designs, Custom Paper Tubes offers in-house, one color, online printing capability.  Company Logos, part numbers, instructions, or ingredients are prime examples where inexpensive, one color printing may be an excellent option.  Best of all, one-color, online printing jobs are produced using reusable printing plates, offering significant savings saving on future orders.  Whether your application calls for a high-end point of purchase packaging solution or simple one-color printed tubes, we welcome the opportunity to discuss your project.  To learn more about value-oriented, one-color printed paper tubes, or to request a quote, contact Custom Paper Tubes for more information.  Custom Paper Tubes has a broad range of capabilities, offering packaging solutions that range from complex paper tube constructions with four-color printing to simple, kraft style tubes without closure caps.  Our design and manufacturing capabilities allow us to custom tailor paper tubes, containers, and canisters to meet our customers’ specific needs and budgets. Read the rest of this entry »


Cardboard Protective Collars Keep Perfumes Safe During Shipping

July 12th, 2012

perfume spray bottle collarsAlthough many of our customers associate us with colorful tube packaging solutions designed to attract the eyes of consumers gazing over retailers’ shelves, Custom Paper Tubes is equally at home designing and manufacturing paper tubes to protect products during shipment.  A good example of this functionality can be found in our work for the fragrance industry. Read the rest of this entry »


3 Piece Telescoping Talc Container with Die-Cut Panels

June 28th, 2012

talc powder containersFounded in 1994 by a top celebrity makeup artist, Stila Cosmetics has earned an industry leading reputation for the manufacture of innovative, high-end cosmetics that make use of sustainable, eco-friendly packaging.  Years ago, Stila began working with Custom Paper Tubes as part of a corporate sustainability initiative, and we have partnered with them on several eco-friendly packaging designs since that time. Read the rest of this entry »


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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