European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers investigates the economic, financial, technical and marketing issues of the European corrugated. This is the world’s most widely used box construction, also known as Fefco Actually this is the standard packaging box. Available in many length, width. Regular RSC boxes, boîtes régulières, boîtes sur mesure, custom boxes, custom printed, boîte carton, feuille de carton, cardboard sheets, boites sur mesure.
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FEFCO codes are an official system to replace long and complicated verbal descriptions of box and packaging constructions with simple codes that are internationally understood. No matter what style of corrugated box you have in mind, we fdfco design and produce it.
Slotted-type boxes consist of basically one piece with a glued manufacturers joint and top and bottom flaps. They are shipped flat, ready to use and require closing using the flaps provided, and sealing with glue or tape at the time of assembly.
Folder-type boxes and trays consist of only one piece of board. Locking tabs and handles can be incorporated in some designs.
Generally, type styles are used for comparatively shallower box height dimensions. Alternatively, scroll down for some inspiration, but bear in mind most designs can be modified and customised to accommodate your products and requirements! Unless otherwise specified all dimensions are internal dimensions in mm as follows:. The dimensions LWH are specified in each description of the box construction, for some models the numerical value of W can exceed the numerical value of L.
WH Skinner uses the very powerful Kasemake CAD software for designing our packaging and boxes which are all created bespoke to your individual requirements.
This saves time and money and allows greater creativity and flexibility. The top and bottom flaps add strength and rigidity to this simple box style. FEFCO boxes are quick and easy to assemble. WH Skinner manufacture boxes from white or brown corrugated cardboard. We use double or single wall thicknesses from 1. For medium to long production runs of boxes, tooling is not required as we can process this style on our slot cutter, and printing is even done simultaneously which really keep costs down.
For larger boxes we can integrate hand holes to assist with holding and moving the box. This has multiple benefits — the overlapping results in a stronger box and your contents are less likely to be damaged when the box is opened with a knife. WH Skinner offer board thicknesses as standard from 1. Hand holes can be cut into the boxes to assist with lifting and carrying heavy items. They are glued on one side although this glued joint can be replaced with self-locking tabs and do not require tape.
This means these boxes can be opened and closed easily, several times. This is ideal if the end customer wants to take a look inside the packaging before making a purchase. We often add cardboard locks to boxes to make them more secure and prevent the lid popping open — just ask us when you submit your enquiry — locks often do not add any cost to the design or production of boxes. The advantage of this style over the is that for long runs, the flat boxes nestle together making them more board efficient.
Regular RSC boxes – FEFCO
Generally, the FEFCO is used for smaller boxes and is most commonly seen in retail for pharmaceuticals, tablets, etc. Locking tabs can be added to strengthen the lid and base closure, as well as to remove the need for the manufacturer gluing, which will reduce the cost price of the box. FEFCO boxes are suitable as packing cartons for all but the heaviest items. We can make various modifications to these boxes to make them work better for your specific requirements.
For example, the boxes can be turned into tear-off retail shelf-ready transit boxes with the addition of perforations on some or all sides of the box. Furthermore, a crease can be added to the lid to create a pop-up header for display purposes. Alternatively, self-locking tabs can be added to the lid to increase security, or we can remove the lid altogether to reduce costs.
Often, they are used as gift boxes. FEFCO boxes are also very popular for giveaways at tradeshows and exhibitions. These boxes are also used as cardboard pet carriers. Our boxes can be produced from white or brown corrugated cardboard and can be printed with a 1, 2 or full colour process. Once assembled, they are secured with just one strip of tape, which makes them a favourite from an ease and speed of packing point of view.
Ideal for lightweight items, FEFCO folders are often used for shipping cardboard point of sale items to multiple destinations. We produce boxes in varying board thicknesses from 1. Generally, these boxes are produced from brown board and are unprinted — often we apply labels to boxes. The box style is perfect for shipping shallow or flat items which are heavier or need extra protection.
FEFCO Slotted – Products – AustCor
Clever integrated buffers help protect box contents in case the box is accidentally dropped on a corner. The buffers are usually hot-glued in place at the time of use, although they can also be taped.
We manufacture boxes in various different cardboard thicknesses from 1. Generally, these boxes are produced from brown board and are unprinted — often printed labels are applied to boxes. The box is a very economical style.
Made up of three parts, this box requires sealing with glue or tape as it is assembled. They are often used for courier deliveries of individual cardboard point of sale items. Depending on what is being packed inside, and how many people fefvo packing, the box style can make packing and assembly easier and quicker.
Depending on what is being packed, the feefco style can make assembly time quicker and easier in some cases.
We manufacture boxes to fit your products exactly, using board thicknesses which range from 1. This box style is generally used for packing only, and so they are produced from brown coloured corrugated cardboard and are usually unprinted. This style of box benefits from completely over folded sides which make it suitable for stacking. We can print directly onto boxes using any of our print methods: We manufacture boxes from white or brown corrugated cardboard, in board thicknesses ranging from 1.
The sides of FEFCO boxes can be angled, to give more height and therefore support towards the back of your retail tray, whilst keeping the front more visible.
Our designers can add a separate header to a box to turn it into a simple, economic point of sale display. We can manufacture boxes from white or brown corrugated cardboard — and we vefco print directly to the cardboard.
You can choose from single walled or double walled cardboard, in board thicknesses from 1. Alternatively, trays can be used in retail, to stock items on shelves, keeping your products upright and in a neat row. The sides of boxes can be angled, to give more height and support towards the back of your retail tray, whilst keeping the products at the front easily visible. Our design team can add a separate header to a box to turn it into a simple, economy point of sale display.
We can manufacture 001 from brown or coated ferco corrugated cardboard — and we can print directly to the box. Depending on your requirements, choose from single walled or double walled cardboard, in board thicknesses from 1. This not only adds a lot of strength the box, it also looks more pleasing, as there are no exposed corrugations visible. Pair this style with a second in slightly larger size to get a separate box and lid. Our designers can modify this style so that locks are not visible in the lid for a really luxurious presentation box design.
We offer single or double wall corrugated card, and print directly to the board for a premium finish. FEFCO boxes are also used for courier deliveries and as mailing boxes or postal boxes — they can be taped closed for fsfco, we can add self-locking tabs and locks if required.
We can print directly to boxes, or they can be supplied unprinted. We manufacture pizza style cartons from corrugated cardboard which is available in brown or white, 1. Incredibly strong and self-locking, they are perfect for use as postal boxes, mailing boxes and even retail boxes for consumer goods.
Our designers can easily modify this design to include additional locking tabs, handles, and dividers. Often we design custom inserts to protect goods whilst in transit and ensure items are well presented when the box is opened at its destination.
We can print directly onto the boxes for a premium look and feel, or we can manufacture unprinted FEFCO boxes.
We manufacture FEFCO boxes from brown or white corrugated cardboard and in single or double wall board, ranging from 1mm to 7. They are often used to line the base of a pallet, or to cover the top of a pallet, helping to protect the products and keep the integrity of the palletised stack while it is being moved. Generally, this is a protective style, so brown board is fefvo most commonly and they are left unprinted.
The difference is that the glue flaps are on the adjacent side. The box style is another style which can be easily adapted by our design department to make a shelf-ready transit box. We simply add a crease in the lid and a cut out at the front, giving you a box which works as a strong, stackable storage and shipping box as well as a point of sale display once it arrives in the retail space.
We can also 020 locks and handles to this box depending on your requirements. Generally, we produce these boxes in board thicknesses ranging from 1.
Commonly, our design department choose this style as a base for our premium presentation boxes, with custom inserts and even double sided printing as an option.
FEFCO boxes can be adapted by adding locks or handles, making them perfect for your exact requirements. We are able to manufacture boxes from white or brown board, in thicknesses from 1. Unless otherwise specified all dimensions are internal dimensions in mm as follows: Specialist Software WH Skinner uses the very powerful Kasemake CAD software for designing our packaging and boxes which are all created bespoke to your individual requirements.
FEFCO Most popular economical box style for transit Supplied flat with a glued manufacturers joint Require sealing with glue or tape boxes are a great economical style for packing goods both for safe storage and for transit.
Contact us now for a quote for your custom sized and printed boxes. FEFCO Similar to the style, but with top and base flaps which overlap for increased strength Supplied flat with a glued manufacturers joint Require sealing with glue or tape boxes are constructed in the same way as boxes, but use a little more board to fully overlap on the top and bottom flaps.
FEFCO Popular retail style box Supplied flat with a glued manufacturers joint Add a locking tab to the lid and base to prevent having to glue or tape boxes are commonly found on shop shelves around the world. Contact us now for a quote for your custom sized boxes. FEFCO Simple construction with additional buffers to protect contents, ideal for heavier and fragile items Supplied flat Require sealing with glue or tape The box style is perfect for shipping shallow or flat items which are heavier or need extra protection.
FEFCO Three part folder, economical design for bulk quantities Supplied flat Require sealing with glue or tape The box is a very economical style. FEFCO Popular retail style box — perfect for transit and retail display Add header pop-up and cut-out at front for retail display Supplied flat, locks and tabs are integrated into the design for self-assembly boxes are a retail work horse — they are perfect for both transit and display.
FEFCO Popular presentation style box Add telescopic lid for presentation box or separate header for countertop display Supplied flat, locks and tabs are integrated for self-assembly boxes are a tray style commonly used as a two part box — with a separate lid, which is constructed in the same way, but is slightly larger, enabling it to slide over the base.
FEFCO Popular presentation style box Add telescopic lid for presentation box or separate header for countertop display Supplied flat, locks and tabs are integrated for self-assembly boxes are similar to boxes, except the over folded edge is on the length of the box rather than the width.