We Invite You to Meet Us at the 2014 HBA Global Expo

May 21st, 2014

hba-global2Custom Paper Tubes will be exhibiting at the HBA Global Expo this year in New York city.  We invite all our friends, family and customers to stop by and meet us at Booth 534  to learn about and see some of the eco-friendly and sustainable cosmetic packaging solutions we offer. And, because we are committed to our relationships, we are extending the free expo admission offer below to you. We hope to see you in New York!

Register today for free expo admission. Use customer code: BZ


Organic Soaps and Powders in Shaker Top Containers

April 30th, 2014

Brooklyn Herborium, located in South Brooklyn, is a collaborative effort of two mamas, who feel passionate about herbs and skincare. They provide a complete line of simple, healthy skin and home care products that are available for retail at the Brooklyn Herborium workshop or online. Their products are meant to be simple, organic and easy for other moms like them.

Brooklyn Herborium came to Custom Paper Tubes for eco-friendly, cost effective shaker top packaging for their powder products. The shaker top tubes are made of 100% recycled material; up to 95% post-consumer content. The tubes are fully biodegradable, and are wrapped in our natural Kraft outer wrap with an adhesive sticker label applied over top to keep the organic, natural look of the brand. Inside, the shakers are built with a greaseproof liner that protects the walls of the tube from organic plant oils, and also serves as a light moisture and air barrier.

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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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Earth Friendly 3-Piece Telescope Packaging Showcases All-Natural Body Care Products’ Brand

January 7th, 2014

perfumes-for-webHidden Folk, located in Chicago, IL, is a brand that encompasses a variety of natural goods and services, including floral arrangements and luxury apothecary products. The creators are florists who came together and expanded upon their enthusiasm for nature and knowledge of flora to create a line of all natural body care products.

Hidden Folk came to Custom Paper Tubes with a need for biodegradable, eco-friendly secondary packaging for their roll-on perfumes. Their vision is to be as all-natural as possible and being a startup company, Hidden Folk needed the packaging to be cost-effective at lower volume. Custom Paper Tubes offers custom, standard paper tube packaging solutions as Startup Specials, available in small volume at a special cost.

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Recyclable Shaker Top Containers Allow for Easy Application of All-Natural Dry Pet Shampoo

November 25th, 2013

Holcombe OrganicsHolcombe Organics created FurRefresh out of necessity in an animal rescue environment. The condition of which the animals were arriving was a growing concern, and most were too traumatized to bathe without risking personal harm. Also, a good, chemical-free dry shampoo was nearly impossible to find in retail stores. This lead Holcombe Organics to develop FurRefresh — a dry shampoo made with culinary ingredients that could be licked by the animals without harm. It also cleans, conditions and brightens fur, calms itchy skin and repels insects.

Holcombe Organics came to Custom Paper Tubes to produce cost-effective and eco-friendly shaker top containers that would allow for easy application of the all-natural, dry pet shampoo. Read the rest of this entry »


Paper Cap Container Lends Craft Appeal to Atlanta, GA Based Soap Company’s Candles

November 4th, 2013

Brown Bag Soap Co.Brown Bag Soap Company is named after a term for carrying bottled alcohol in brown bags or “brown bagging it.” The company was started after mother-daughter pair, Vicki and Hannah, discovered making soap with beer from a local Atlanta, GA brewery proved beneficial to skin. Brown Bag Soap Co.’s mission is to provide natural hand-made soaps to customers, using as many local ingredients as possible; while doing something they enjoy.

Brown Bag Soap Co.’s main passion is soap making, but they also offer other products, including a line of scented, hand-poured candles. While they use hand-stamped, cut pieces of brown paper bags for their soap labels, Brown Bag Soap Co. needed a unique way to package their candles too. They needed packaging that would reflect their brand, protect their candles and be economic in lower volume as they are a growing start-up company. Read the rest of this entry »


Nut Free Hot Cocoa Keeps Fresh in Attractive Ring-and-Plug Container with Food Grade Foil Liner

October 22nd, 2013

Vermont Nut Free Hot CocoaVermont Nut Free Chocolates’ mission is to provide delicious, high quality treats for everyone to enjoy, while guaranteeing that everything is 100% peanut and tree nut free, as well as free of cross-contamination with nuts. The company’s founder, Gail Elvidge, started the company out of frustration for finding peanut and tree nut free products for her son, who has a severe peanut allergy. There were no safe chocolate products on the market that had not been cross-contaminated with nuts, so she brought to life a company that provides allergy safe, all peanut and tree nut free treats, such as granola bars, chocolate bars, and high-end truffles for those with food allergies. Read the rest of this entry »


Bold Canisters for Loose Leaf Black Teas

October 14th, 2013

Collection  of Joseph Wesley TeasThe vision of Joseph Wesley Tea is to share the knowledge and passion for tea, and to introduce a variety of teas produced by the best growers world-wide. Unlike mass-produced teas that most consumers are used to, with little to no flavor or artificial flavorings to mask poor flavor, Joseph Wesley teas are hand selected and packaged in their purest form to honor the art and tradition of classic teas. The types of tea offered are limited so that each variety gains a greater appreciation and admiration. Read the rest of this entry »


Full Telescope with Metal Ends Provides Rugged, Masculine Container for All-Natural Products

October 1st, 2013

Otter Wax Beard OilA personal care and home goods company — producing a range of products from leather care to cologne and skin care from all-natural ingredients — came to Custom Paper Tubes looking for a custom container to use as secondary packaging that is as natural and rugged as their products.

The result is a 3-piece telescope container with Kraft outer wrap and metal ends. The metal ends, along with a thicker inside wall, protect the glass bottle inside and double as an attractive, rugged retail package. Adhesive labels are applied to the Kraft brown outside of the containers to differentiate the various products packaged inside. Read the rest of this entry »