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Kayla Ortiz

In my role as a senior editor at TBP, I focus on packaging & printing technique. My research endeavors are aimed at gaining more knowledge about the packaging industry.

Kayla Ortiz
Exploring Types of Product Packaging Inserts

Exploring Types of Product Packaging Inserts

Product packaging inserts add a significant level of value to the overall package experience. Additionally, these inserts create a memorable unboxing experience for customers, not only for protecting items during shipping. Additionally to providing physical protection, packaging inserts can showcase important information about the brand or product in a creative and attractive way. In addition …

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How Does a Digital Box Printing Machine Work?

Digital printing machines are the advanced printing machines that print packaging material, such as labels, cartons, and flexible packaging. These machines employ digital images directly to your paper from a computer to print high-quality graphics, text, and images onto packaging substrates. What is digital printing? Digital printing machines are more flexible and better than traditional …

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What is Die Cutting?

Die Cutting is a process used to cut custom shapes and designs from various materials, including paper, cardboard, fabric, and metal. It involves using a die, a specialized tool with sharp blades, to cut the material into a specific shape.  Die Cutting is commonly used in manufacturing packaging, labels, and other custom products. What is …

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What is a Dieline in Packaging?

If you are in the packaging industry, you must have often encountered the term dieline. The importance of this term can be highlighted by stating that the packaging industry is incomplete without dielines. It is important for both packaging and printing to provide a visual description of the final look. What is a Dieline? A …

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An Ultimate Guide to Offset Printing

Offset printing is a popular method of printing that uses plates to transfer images onto a substrate. It offers high-quality printing and is cost-effective for large-scale printing. If you work in the packaging industry, you may know what offset/lithography printing means. In this blog, we will briefly discuss offset printing and how it works. What …

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What is Rigid Stock?

Some people mistakenly consider rigid a whole other category in the material section. Still, the fact is that rigid is a combination of two basic materials, such as cardstock and paper stock. Together both materials make a solid and printable stock known as rigid stock. In this guide, we will take a look at how …

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What are Corrugated Boxes?

The corrugated boxes are made of three layers of paper. The outer two layers are flat and are made of cardboard, and the inner layer has ripples referred to as flutes. The three layers are held together with an adhesive glue that helps add more strength to the material.  These custom boxes are solid and …

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What is Embossing & Debossing?

If you are new to the packaging industry, then the terminology embossing & debossing must be new. Embossing and debossing is a technique to provide your custom packaging with a classic yet luxurious look. Simply put, these are the extras and embellishments that distinguish your packaging from others. What is embossing? Embossing is a printing …

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