Category: Packaging and Design

Digital or Flexographic? Questions to Answer Before Your Next Printing Job

Digital or Flexographic? Questions to Answer Before Your Next Printing Job

When you’ve got a new product to label or package, choosing the best printing method for your particular needs can take some careful thought and deliberation. Especially if you’re new to the manufacturing, labels, and packaging game. Typically, you’re going to have to decide between digital or flexographic printing. So…what choice best suits your packaging … Continued

GLBC Announces ISO9001 Certification for Label Division

GLBC Announces ISO9001 Certification for Label Division

RICHMOND, B.C., December 14, 2020 — Great Little Box Company/ Ideon Packaging (GLBC) Label Division was audited by SAI Global, a leading global management system Certification Body, and were presented with their ISO9001 certificate in October 2020. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard and helps organizations to meet the expectations … Continued

7 Questions to Help You Plan Your POP or POS Display

7 Questions to Help You Plan Your POP or POS Display

It’s hard to imagine a time when creatively designed Point of Purchase or Point of Sale displays won’t be an incredibly important marketing tactic. From case stackers to counter displays to dump bins, displays make shoppers pause, stare, and maybe, just maybe—feel that impulse that results in an unexpected purchase. So, how can you make … Continued

A Quick Primer on Corrugated Board

A Quick Primer on Corrugated Board

To work in the packaging industry is to know corrugated fiberboard like the back of your hand, believe us. When you start a business that ships products, you enter the world of corrugated, and there’s surprisingly a lot to learn. To get you up to speed, here’s our short intro to the material that’s going … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Labels

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Labels

It’s truly incredible how much has changed in the packaging industry over the last several years. Chief among these changes has got to be the huge strides digital printing has taken, especially when it comes to product labels. Want foil stamps? Specialty varnishes? Embossing? Digital can do all of this. While printing your labels digitally … Continued

What Makes POP & POS Displays Different?

What Makes POP & POS Displays Different?

Point of Purchase and Point of Sale. These terms sound interchangeable, right? But there are some key differences between these two types of product displays. Understanding them can help you to get the most out of your marketing dollar. Why use POP & POS displays? Both POP and POS displays are eye-catching structures that hold … Continued

What You Should Know About POP Displays

What You Should Know About POP Displays

It’s hard to beat a well-designed Point of Purchase (POP) display for driving customer interest, and ultimately, sales. Whether the POP is a simple sign or a full-on shelving unit with an attention-getting digital display, its job is to make merchandise stand out. Placed by a checkout aisle or in a highly-trafficked location on a … Continued

A Beginner’s Guide to Digitally Printed Packaging

A Beginner’s Guide to Digitally Printed Packaging

Digitally printed packaging is a big part of what we do. That’s partly because it’s one of the best solutions for the Point of Purchase displays that so many of our clients create. But, as you’ll see after reading this, it’s the right choice for many packaging and marketing applications. First, what’s digital print? For … Continued

E-Commerce Branding: Building Your Business By Making All the Right Packaging Choices, Part Two

E-Commerce Branding: Building Your Business By Making All the Right Packaging Choices, Part Two

Great e-commerce businesses can’t exist without great products, no doubt about it. But this is also beyond debate: they can’t grow without great packaging. That’s because a truly delightful unboxing experience drives loyalty, the ultimate e-commerce business builder. This two-part series covers all the steps that a smart entrepreneur should take to create that truly … Continued