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Discover the Key Box Types

Welcome to International PaperBox's guide to the most common box types in the packaging industry. Understanding these box styles is essential for anyone involved in packaging design and manufacturing. From auto bottom to 1-2-3 bottom, each style offers unique features and benefits suited to different products and applications. Explore our comprehensive overview to learn more about these versatile box types and how they can meet your packaging needs.

Explore the Versatility and Functionality of Auto Bottom, Sleeve, Reverse Tuck, and More

Essential Box Types

This is a pre-glued four-sided box. lt is commonly used in conjunction with a tray, or when the product doesn't require the protection or containment of a closed box.

Sleeve Box

01

The box's top closure tucks from the rear to the front, and the bottom closure tucks from the front to the rear. The Reverse Tuck is effective both as a hand assembled and a machine formed
carton.

Reverse Tuck Box

02

This box is paricularly well suited for products requiring a large window on the front. Both closures can tuck from the front to the rear, which prevents any interference with window film material.

Straight Tuck Box

03

custom folding and gluing

This package is typically erected, filled and closed on automatic packaging equipment. Flaps can be either full width or partial width. A smaller flap can often vantage by saving
material.

Overlap Seal Box

04

packaging consulting

The closure panels of this carton are folded over one another in a specific sequence and the flaps interlock with one another. This is typically used as a bottom closure but can be adapted for use as a decorated top. 

1-2-3 Bottom Box

05

packaging supply chain and logistics

Pre-glued in the convertor's facility, the Auto Bottom (Crash Lock, Economy or Popcorn Bottom) style is assembled by hand. It is generally employed when quick setup is required for smaller production volumes.

Auto Bottom Box

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