Folding Cartons

Creativity, flexibility, awe inspiring design, and attention getting finishes are the hallmarks of folding carton retail packaging.

Folding CartonsGLBC continues to lead the way as one of Western Canada’s and the Pacific Northwest’s premier folding carton manufacturers. With offset and digital printing and unlimited finishing options we can handle your every packaging need.


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Our Equipment

At GLBC, our Folding Carton division has diverse manufacturing capabilities and state of the art equipment that allow us to offer almost any type of specialized printing to suit your needs.   

Koenig & Bauer (KBA) Rapida 105 & 106

The 8 – Colour KBA Rapida offers a multitude of innovative coatings including soft touch, high gloss UV, raised coatings and the standard of the printing industry,  Aqueous coating (water-based).Combine any of these with our Hybrid UV inks or metallic colours for your creative designs. The most unique additions are the perfector units, which allow us to offer both inside and outside printing in one pass.

The 8 – Colour KBA Rapida

HP Indigo 35K Digital Press

GLBC has invested in the 1st commercially released HP Indigo 35K Digital Press to expand our folding carton production capacity with a flexible solution to offer customers faster turnaround times and expanded application options.

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HP Indigo 35K Digital Press


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Folding Carton & Rigid Boxes 101

  • What is Folding Carton Packaging?


  • On the surface, a folding carton is simple. It’s simply paperboard that can be cut, folded, laminated, and printed to package your product. But a folding carton is far more than a container—it’s a protective device, a quality control tool, and a massive marketing and branding opportunity.  Here are some helpful guides for understanding this cornerstone of the packaging world. 


  • Box Measurements
  • Rigid Boxes
  • PVC Boxes
  • Grades of Paperboard
  • Common Styles
  • Printing Options
  • Glossary

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