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 »


Granola Start-up Company Launches New Products in Eye Catching Containers

May 6th, 2013

The Toasted OatThe Toasted Oat, a start-up company out of Columbus, OH, came to Custom Paper Tubes looking for a package for gluten-free granolas. The Toasted Oat was just entering the market and had a limited marketing budget, and they needed a container that was inexpensive, unique and eye-catching to stand out among all the other granola companies at local Ohio markets.

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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 »


Sustainable Paper Tube Packaging

December 12th, 2012

Burt’s Bees is a national household brand known for Eco-Friendly personal care products made from beeswax, essential oils, flowers and herbs.  In addition to the use of all natural ingredients for their unique formulations, Burt’s Bees is committed to sustainability, including green or Eco-Friendly packaging.

Burt’s Bees started a new line of tinted lip balm products and wanted a unique package.  The package needed to be environmentally friendly and feature bold graphics.  Read the rest of this entry »


Cosmetics Packaging With Custom Labeling Reflects Designer Brands

November 15th, 2012

cardboard tube cosmetics packagingElizabeth Arden is an internationally renowned cosmetics company, specializing in celebrity branding of cosmetics, perfumes, and men’s cologne.  Some of their well-known brands include Elizabeth Taylor, Usher, Taylor Swift, Maria Carey, Red Door, Juicy Couture, White Diamonds and Grey Flannel.

The White Diamonds by Elizabeth Taylor product line offers both perfumes and talc powders.  Because the talc powder includes scented oils, we designed a paper container with shaker top that included a greaseproof liner to prevent bleed, allowing the customer to fill the container from the bottom and easily insert a friction fit, leak resistant plug to seal. A custom printed foil stamped label projects a simple, yet elegant, image that mirrors Elizabeth Taylor’s style. Read the rest of this entry »


Eco-Friendly Custom Tube Packaging Solutions for Cosmetics and Personal Care Start-Up Company

October 25th, 2012

wild-carrot-kraft-paper-top-canistersWild Carrot Herbals, a small start-up manufacturer of all-natural cosmetic and personal care products, needed a cost-effective container that could be purchased in small quantities that would be appealing to consumers, eco-friendly, as well as reflect their company vision.

By using Custom Paper Tubes’ paper cap kraft canisters and adding their own uniquely branded adhesive sticker labels, Wild Carrot Herbals is able to create a unified brand identity across their varied product line. 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 »


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 »


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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Custom Adhesive Labels Offer Cost-Effective Packaging Solutions: March 2012 Newsletter

March 29th, 2012
Custom labeled two piece telescoping tube package

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The economics of small quantity, custom production is a challenge for every manufacturer, regardless of the industry. Custom Paper Tubes recognizes the importance of short-run, custom packaging projects. We serve customers of all sizes and are known for providing quantities from just a few hundred pieces to several million.

For printed canisters, our minimum run is 5,000 pieces. For many start ups and prototype projects, 5,000 pieces is just too many. Many customers with smaller projects have found a solution by using attractively designed adhesive or “sticker” labels to create eye-catching packaging with shelf appeal. Read the rest of this entry »