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Hand gluing vs Machine gluing

At Pakko we provide manual hand gluing as well as high speed machine gluing services. Machine gluing is generally used on higher quantity orders and is highly dependent on the type of box that is being created. Hand gluing The hand gluing process is a slow manual process, which is used for small batch runs, [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:00:41+10:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Production|Comments Off on Hand gluing vs Machine gluing

Types of packaging Die cutting machines

Die cutting machines have a number of applications in the cardboard and packaging industry, such as forming, cutting and shaping cardboard. Using templates, or molds, the die is customized with the final product in mind. There are several traditional varieties of die cutters, including rotary, press, and flat bed die cutting machines, although newer forms [...]

By |2018-08-27T14:50:24+10:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Production|Comments Off on Types of packaging Die cutting machines

What is food grade packaging?

Food safety in Australia is extremely strict and well regulated. So as a packaging manufacturer there are many rules we have to abide by to have the right to claim “food grade” stamp on our selected packaging. We have compiled the best bits and relevant content for cardboard food grade packaging for you to peruse! [...]

By |2018-08-27T09:30:43+10:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Food packaging|Comments Off on What is food grade packaging?

What is a die cutting forme?

A die cutting forme is essentially like a template that stamps out the shape of your cardboard packaging. In a plain analogy, a forme cutting works in a similar way to a cookie cutter: it is the plate that presses out the dough in to its correct shape!. The ‘die forme’ in reference to cardboard [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:33:51+10:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Production|Comments Off on What is a die cutting forme?

What is a keyline/dieline?

You may have heard of the term “Keyline” or “dieline” In the packaging world, these words represent the same thing. They simply refer to the template or a blueprint that is required to ensure the final layout of the physical package or box is correct. Creating dielines are a specific skill set but can be created [...]

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