Die Cut Boxes

The die cut boxes do not exactly lock the items in their place and the person trying to open the box can still get the items out by forcing the box open. For this reason, a lot of food industry-related businesses have started to make use of the die-cut boxes when making the delivery to their customers.

    Exactly What Are Die Cut Boxes

    The die cut boxes are a new addition to the family of custom-made boxes. The reason these boxes are called die cut boxes is because of their flaps. These boxes are made to hold the items more safely and securely. The reason these boxes are different from regular boxes is that their flaps can be fixed in place making the boxes hard to open by accident. These flaps are made so that they can hold the box in place. When the lid of the box is closed these flaps engage with the lower walls. The walls of the box are also made in such a way that these walls fold into each other making the box even more secure. These walls folding into each other is the second part of the process and the first is still the flap that holds the box in place.

    What Are They Used For?

    The die cut boxes are famous because they are versatile and can be used for many purposes. These boxes are mainly used because they are safe and secure. It means that it is almost impossible to open the box by accident. If the box is opened by force the person receiving the box would know that the box was opened by force. This guarantee that any product that is stored inside the box is safe unless the box is opened intentionally. There is also the guarantee that the box would almost never openly by accident. This keeps the content of the box secure at all times. All of these features of this box make it very handy and they are used in all different sizes.

    Printing and Visuals

    The die cut boxes also have their own visual appeal. These die-cut boxes can be printed in many different shapes and sizes. Many people who print the die cut boxes do so because they use them as gift boxes. There are many other businesses that make use of the die-cut boxes after printing everything on them This increases the appeal of the box and makes them more versatile. The boxes can be given any type of finishing on the outside, making them glossy or matte. All of these features make the use of the box even more feasible. People of all ages can make use of the boxes for their personal projects.

    Business Perspective

    The die-cut boxes like many other custom-made boxes can be printed upon. Retail businesses are the ones who print the most on the die-cut boxes because it helps them promote the business even more. When the box is sent for delivery, the logo and the images on the box, represent the business that printed everything on the box. The die-cut boxes are also a free way to advertise any business. Since these boxes are more famously used in the food industry or the delivery industry, they are bound to reach customers. When these boxes do reach from one place to the other, they gain the attention of many people around.

    Industries Using These Die Cut Boxes

    The die cut boxes do not exactly lock the items in their place and the person trying to open the box can still get the items out by forcing the box open. For this reason, a lot of food industry-related businesses have started to make use of die-cut boxes when making the delivery to their customers. This ensures that the customer knows that their food box has not been opened by anyone other than them. This promotes trust and keeps the customer happy. Die-cut boxes can be used in smaller sizes for regular household products. Boxes for the playing card, and cigarette packs all can be made in form of the die-cut boxes. This way the user will not have to seal the box every time.

    Affordability and Sustainability

    Another reason that the die cut boxes are very popular with business owners and retail stores is because of their affordability. These boxes are easy to make and do not require a lot of preparation or materials to make them. They are easy to create and with the right material. Another reason for people to spend on the die cut boxes is that they can be made out the corrugated cardboard. It means that these boxes can be reused and recycled. These Cube boxes are also sustainable and they do not harm the environment. People find it much easier to spend on boxes that can be reused after recycling. It is both good for the business and nature.


    Box StylePunch Partition, Tuck Flap Box, Pillow Box, Gable Box, Sleeve Box
    Dimension (L + W + H)All Custom Sizes Available
    Quantities100 – 500,000
    Paper Stock10pt to 28pt (60lb to 400lb) Eco-Friendly Kraft, E-flute Corrugated, Bux Board, Cardstock
    PrintingPlain, CMYK Colors, PMS (Pantone Matching System), Spot Colors
    FinishingGloss Lamination, Matte Lamination, Gloss AQ, Gloss UV, Matte UV, Spot UV, Embossing, Foiling
    Included OptionsDie Cutting, Gluing, Perforation
    Additional OptionsEmbossing, Window Patching, (Gold, silver, Copper, Red, Blue Foil Stamping)
    ProofFlat View, 3D Mock-up, Physical Sampling (On request)
    TurnaroundStandard Turnaround Time:
    After getting the artwork approved, it takes 5-7 business days for producing the box and further 5-7 business days for the shipment to be conveyed. While in the case of corrugated boxes and folding cartons the turnaround time is between 15-22 business days which include 10-15 business days for the production of boxes and 5-7 business days for the shipping to reach your doorstep. When talking about rigid boxes the production time is increased to 25-30 business days and so is the shipping time from 25-35 business days.
    Expedite Turnaround Time:
    Once the job is sent for production after the approval of artwork the production time for corrugated boxes and folding cartons is 8-10 business days whereas shipping requires 5-7 business days. In case of rigid boxes, the expedited turnaround time varies as per the quantities and will be quoted accordingly.
    ShippingShip Flat, Packed in Boxes, UPS, Fedex, DHL

    Artwork Guideline

    If your graphic files do not meet our specifications, Blue Box Packaging will not be charged for any resulting typographical errors. Read our artwork preparation to prepare your files for submission, or contact us for help from a packaging specialist!

    Cut & Crease Line (Red Lines):
    Displays the section in its final size and where the box should be folded.. Important graphics and text should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line.

    Bleed Line (Blue Lines):
    Indicates where the drain section is located. All graphics that run up to the cut line should be extended to the cut line for a transparent print.

    Safety Margin(Green Lines):
    Specifies where to safely place illustrations and text. As an industry standard, all graphics should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line unless your design is intended.

    Perforation (Dotted Black Lines):
    The perforation line refers to paper punched with very small holes to make it easier to tear and fold the paper.

    Order Process

    01 Choose your order
    Choose your order Search our curated library of custom cardboard boxes, packaging and other custom printed products and compile an inventory of products that may be suitable for your project. Make sure to mark your favourite products or add them to your cart with all your custom sizes and options to keep track of what fascinates you. Once you have made your selections, you can submit your quote request to begin your entire packaging journey. Alternatively, if you’re trying to find something that you simply can’t find in our library, you can visit our Get a Quote page and submit a custom quote.

    02 Request a Quote
    Once you have sent your quote request through our Add to Quote Cart or Request a Quote page with all your product specifications, our product specialists will get started on preparing your quote. Simple quotes can be ready and sent back to you in as little as 1-2 business days. For more complicated projects that require custom structural or material sourcing may take longer. Your dedicated product specialist will reach out to you to keep you connected throughout the entire packaging process.

    03 Place Your Order
    Place Your Order Once you have received your quotation from our product specialist, please review it to ensure that all of your quotation details are correct. If you have any further questions about your offering, always contact your product specialist for more information. If you are satisfied with your offer and can continue, pay through our secure payment portal, which our product specialists make available to you. As soon as your order has been placed, our designers will quickly prepare your individual dielines!

    04 Get Your Custom Dielines
    Get Your Custom Dielines After your order is placed, a floor line or artwork template file is required for your artwork to be placed. For single floorboards, our designers can prepare your file in 1 to 2 working days. However, more complex structures would require additional hours and design costs. Most of our custom Dieline files contain structural information that we can use to create a 3D digital model of your packaging after you put your artwork on the file. This allows you to preview your packaging before production to make any necessary changes or corrections.

    05 Prepare Your Artwork
    Prepare Your Artwork Designs Let your creativity run wild, because now is the time to design your works of art on our custom floorboards. Be sure to follow the illustration guidelines in our general illustration guide to avoid startup issues. When your graphic is ready, upload your updated file to your product specialist. Our specialist graphic designers will review your designs and create a 3D digital model of your packaging for you to review before starting to manufacturing/producing your order.

    06 Begin Production
    Begin Production Once you’ve approved everything, your packaging production begins! During this phase, our product specialists will keep you up to date with production and shipping updates!


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