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This process allows us to produce high quality printed cartons. You supply high resolution printed sheets on 250 gsm grey back or similar – with or without film lamination.

We mount to single face E or B Flute before die / forme cutting and gluing if required.


Note: Gloss or Matt Cello sheen can help provide a gloss or matt finish plus increase the cartons durability and prevent cracking. You can also have Brown, Kraft or White on the inside of the / sheet box.


When requiring a quote, a fax (with a simple diagram), phone call or email to with the following information will assist when quoting this type of work:

* Job description

* Material weight and type

* Sheet size and number up on a sheet (in the case of die cutting)

* Unit, folder or carton size* Style i.e. folder, crash bottom carton, label etc.

* In the case of window facing the blank carton & window cutout size and the film thickness

* Quantity in sheets and units where applicable

* Name of company, phone and fax number and contact person

CP Gluing offers a comprehensive and complete quoting service, with an easy to understand format giving a per thousand sheet or unit price with cutting formes shown separate.


CAD, or computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), is the use of computer technology for design and design documentation. CAD software replaces manual drafting with an automated process.


Window Facing/Patching is the ability to apply PVC/Acetate film to cardboard blanks or cartons.


Format Sizes

  • Carton blank width Maximum 950mm

  • Carton blank width Minimum 80mm

  • Window width Maximum 850mm

  • Window width Minimum 50mm


The film width and length is also dependent on its position within the blank.

  • Maximum blank carton size 1100mm

  • All carton styles including 6 & 4 corner, crash bottom, double wall, straight line and numerous others

  • Folder styles including double & single pocket, Cd & ticket wallets, greeting card folding & numerous othersGrain

When producing cartons and folders, grain direction is very important as to how true it will fold. Please check with Mathew or Stewart when planning your layout. 

Automatic Taping is the ability to automatically apply double sided tape to point of sale products such as ‘Wobblers’ or “Shelf Talkers” and presentation products at very high speeds.


It will save in both time and labour costs by automatically feeding a stack of products into the application system and applying the double-sided tape. It is highly accurate and durable.

StockA carton gluer is belt driven and not gripped as in the case of printing and cutting machinery, therefore the stock weight is essential. Once again there are variations to the rule but generally speaking 200 gsm 2 sided art would be the gluing machines minimum.


Another important point is that a printed job going through a gluer should be varnished or coated (excluding glue areas) to protect the print from smudging or scuffing especially in the case of slow drying inks.


Finally glue flap size is most important and a minimum of 15mm is preferred, where possible you should leave glue flaps and glue areas free of ink, varnish and coating. 


There are a number of other products that are gluable and an enquiry to CP Gluing would be recommended to answer any questions.