Glossary: Knowledge compact

You are lost in the packaging jungle? You are not sure which packaging is the right one for your goods shipment? Or you don't know a certain technical term?

Then you've come to the right place:

In our glossary, we explain what cardboard packaging actually is; how it's made, what properties the different types have and according to which standards they are manufactured.

And, of course, you will find plenty of examples of different cardboard boxes and special packaging with tips for their practical and optimal use!

General Informations
Basic info on cardboard boxes, cartons, packaging and the most important standards.

General Infos

Shipping Boxes
Common types of cardboard boxes and cartons for your everyday use.

Shipping Boxes

Retention Boxes
Particularly sensitive and fragile goods need special packaging - like this one.

Retention Boxes

Special Boxes
This packaging is intended for special purposes, such as moving or shipping hazardous goods.

Special Boxes

Shipping Bags
For many shipping purposes, a shipping bag is quite sufficient: It is light, stable - and inexpensive!

Shipping Bags
 
Carton Packaging

Cardboard as packaging material

Cardboard is more than jsut sturdy paper: It is a cost-effective and sustainable packaging for every area of application.

Carton Packaging

Buying Cartons

Buying Cartons made easy

Tips and tricks on selecting the optimal box and buying the most popular packaging material.

Buying Cartons

Fefco Standard

The FEFCO Standard

How do you fold cardboard boxes, and - seriously, why do you fold them at all? The Fefco standard will solve this mystery!

Fefco Cartons

Maxi Letter Boxes

Maxi Letter Boxes

Shipping small goods is usually quick and painless. The maxi letter box is the perfect solution: It offers the maximum letter size so that the packaging still fits into a regular letterbox without any problems.

Maxi Letter Box

Large Letter Carton

Large Letter Carton

Not only suitable for documents: This A4+ sized cardboard box still counts as a letter.

Large Letter Carton

Single Wall Cardboard Box

Single Wall Cardboard Boxes

Your products don't fit into an envelope? Shipping boxes made of single wall, corrugated cardboard are perfect for light and medium weight products!

Single Wall Cartons

Automatic Boxes

Automatic Boxes

If time is money: These cardboard boxes are ready-to-ship in an instant and without hassle!

Automatic Boxes

Retention Packaging

Single Part Retention Packaging

Protect sensitive goods through fixation: No more transport damages caused by loose parts!

Retention Boxes

Two Parts Retention Packaging

Two Parts Retention Packaging

Even more security, even with larger products: The fixing frame holds the goods firmly and the separate shipping box ensures damage-free shipping.

Two Parts Retention Boxes

Membrane Packaging

Membrane Packaging

Maximum protection against shocks, vibrations and falls: Membrane boxes are ideal for fragile products or sensitive electronics!

Membrane Packaging

Nub Foam Box

Nub Foam Box

Not every product fits into the narrow frame of a membrane packaging. If the product is bigger than usual, the thickly padded dimpled foam box does the job.

Nub Foam Boxes

Shipping Tube

Shipping Tubes

Ever tried to send a poster or a technical drawing in a normal cardboard box - without creasing it? Then just roll them up.

Shipping Tubes

Pallet Carton

Pallet Cartons

Transporting loose goods and products in large quantities on Euro-Pallets? No problem with a fitting pallet box.

Pallet Cartons

Moving Box

Moving Boxes

Strong and clever: Moving boxes not only help with transport, but also with organisation.

Moving Boxes

Dangerous Goods Box

Dangerous Goods Boxes

Ship hazardous goods safely: A shipping box made for corrosive, toxic and flammable products!

Dangerous Goods Boxes

Bubble Mailer

Bubble Mailers

Sending small products such as jewellery or CDs in a normal envelope is not a good idea. Unless the envelope is made of particularly robust paper and lined with protective bubble wrap.

Bubble Mailers

Film Mailers

Film Mailers

LDPE shipping bags for online and textile shops: Tear-proof, water-resistant and opaque!

Film Mailers

Überschrift

Cardboard box MAIL-BOX XS - 244 x 145 x 38 mm, yellow
  • Carton MAIL-BOX XS yellow
  • Inside dimensions: 244 x 145 x 38 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 249 x 157 x 48 mm
  • reusable, as it is reclosable
  • practical and inexpensive shipping
  • specially designed for postal dispatch
  • max. per parcel: 240
  • max. per pallet: 1440
  • no express service, no self pickup
Color
size
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 20 :€1.23*
From 40 :€0.79*
From 100 :€0.53*
From 1440 :€0.45*
From 2880 :€0.40*
Variants from €0.33
From €0.33
Min. : 20 step : 20
Total: 20 x €1.23 = €24.60*

4120 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Letter-sized maxi-carton 350x250x50 mm - MB 5 weiss
  • Letter-sized carton, maxi
  • Type: MB-5 white
  • Weight: 94g
  • Inner dimensions: 340 x 245 x 46 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 350 x 250 x 50 mm / DIN A4 B4
  • Fefco standard: 0426
  • max. per parcel: 300
  • max. per pallet: 3900
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 50 :€0.60*
From 100 :€0.46*
From 300 :€0.40*
From 1200 :€0.35*
From 3900 :€0.32*
From €0.32 pcs
From 3900 pcs  
Min. : 50 step : 50
Total: 50 x €0.60 = €30.00*

97200 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box single wall 217x170x110mm, white
  • Corrugated cardboard, single wall
  • Inside dimensions: 217 x 170 x110 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 222 x 177 x 120 mm
  • Folding: Fefco 0201
  • Color: White
  • max. per parcel: 360
  • max. per pallet: 1760
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 20 :€1.14*
From 180 :€0.36*
From 1760 :€0.34*
From 3520 :€0.30*
From €0.30 pc
From 3520 pc  
Min. : 20 step : 20
Total: 20 x €1.14 = €22.80*

5100 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box single wall 300x300x150 mm - KK 36
  • carton made from brown, single wall corrugated cardboard
  • inner dimensions: 295 x 295 x 140 mm
  • outer dimensions: 300 x 300 x 150 mm
  • designation: KK-36
  • weight: 220g
  • Fefco standard: 0201
  • max. per parcel: 75
  • max. per pallet: 1400
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 25 :€0.97*
From 75 :€0.77*
From 150 :€0.73*
From 600 :€0.66*
From 1400 :€0.59*
From €0.59 pcs
From 1400 pcs  
Min. : 25 step : 25
Total: 25 x €0.97 = €24.25*

11856 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Big letter-sized carton 230x160x20 mm - GB 1, brown (DIN A5)
  • Letter-sized carton, big
  • Type: GB-1 brown
  • Weight: 38g
  • Inner dimensions: 220 x 155 x 17 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 230 x 160 x 20 mm / DIN A5
  • Fefco standard: 0427
  • max. per parcel: 700
  • max. per pallet: 11700
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 50 :€0.41*
From 100 :€0.30*
From 700 :€0.19*
From 2800 :€0.17*
From 11700 :€0.14*
From €0.14 pcs
From 11700 pcs  
Min. : 50 step : 50
Total: 50 x €0.41 = €20.50*

39273 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Folding carton 1-wall 384x284x187 mm self-adhesive + return closure - progressBOX
  • self-adhesive + return closure
  • Corrugated cardboard: 1.40 B flute
  • Inner dimension: 384 x 284 x 187 mm
  • Outer dimension: 389 x 289 x 202 mm
  • Weight: 360g
  • max. per parcel: 60
  • max. per pallet: 600
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 20 :€3.72*
From 40 :€2.96*
From 60 :€2.45*
From 300 :€2.16*
From 600 :€1.79*
From €1.79 pcs
From 600 pcs  
Min. : 20 step : 20
Total: 20 x €3.72 = €74.40*

2379 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Faltkarton 1-wellig 217x172x110 mm DIN A5+ - progressCARGO-s
  • Corrugated board: 1 flute 1.03 B flute
  • Inner dimension: 217 x 172 x 110 mm
  • Outer dimension: 222 x 177 x 120 mm
  • FEFCO: 0201
  • Weight: 103g
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 20 :€3.34*
From 140 :€2.42*
From 300 :€2.24*
From 600 :€2.11*
From 1180 :€0.49*
From €0.49 pcs
From 1180 pcs  
Min. : 20 step : 20
Total: 20 x €3.34 = €66.80*

7200 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Automatic box grassline 229x164x115 mm din a5+ self-adhesive - progressPACK
  • Grass corrugated cardboard with double bottom
  • self-adhesive + tear strip
  • height variable 50-115 mm
  • Material: environmentally friendly (produced without chemicals and with little water)
  • Inner dimension: 229 x 164 x 50-115 mm
  • Outer dimension: 237 x 170 x 130 mm
  • Weight: 112g
  • Color: brown
  • max. per parcel: 160
  • max. per pallet: 2310
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 10 :€3.85*
From 100 :€1.65*
From 160 :€1.38*
From 800 :€1.21*
From 2310 :€1.03*
From €1.03 pcs
From 2310 pcs  

Not available

Folding carton 300x215x140 mm - KK 30 white
  • Carton made from white, single wall, corrugated cardboard
  • Inner dimensions: 300 x 215 x 140 mm
  • Outer dimensions: 305 x 220 x 150 mm
  • Designation: KK-30W
  • Weight: 130g
  • Fefco standard: 0201
  • max. per parcel: 125
  • max. per pallet: 1750
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 50 :€0.64*
From 100 :€0.57*
From 500 :€0.49*
From 750 :€0.46*
From 1750 :€0.44*
From €0.44 pc
From 1750 pc  
Min. : 50 step : 50
Total: 50 x €0.64 = €32.00*

4442 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Faltkarton 1-wellig 427x304x150 mm DIN A3+ - progressCARGO-s
  • Corrugated board: 1 flute 1.03 B flute
  • Inner dimension: 427 x 304 x 150 mm
  • Outer dimension: 432 x 309 x 160 mm
  • FEFCO: 0201
  • Weight: 300g
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise anzeigen
From 20 :€7.37*
From 60 :€6.68*
From 80 :€6.33*
From 240 :€5.99*
From 400 :€1.14*
From €1.14 pcs
From 400 pcs  
Min. : 20 step : 20
Total: 20 x €7.37 = €147.40*

860 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

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