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

 

General Informations

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

Classic Cardboard Boxes

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 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

Special Shipping 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

Shipping Bags

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

Folding carton 350x250x100 mm - kk s
  • - Cardboard box made of brown single ply corrugated cardboard- inner dimension: 345 x 245 x 90 mm- outside dimension: 350 x 250 x 100 mm- Designation: KK-S- Corresponds to the dimensions for dhl Päckchen S- Weight: 160g, Fefco type: 0201, 1-wall
  • max. per parcel: 100
  • max. per pallet: 1300
Staffelpreise
From 25 :€0.69*
From 100 :€0.59*
From 300 :€0.54*
From 600 :€0.50*
From 1300 :€0.48*
€0.48
Min.: 25 step: 25
Summe: 25 x €0.69 = €17.25*

12421 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box single wall 570x295x290 mm - KK 111
  • Type: KK-111
  • Weight: 427g
  • Size inside: 570 x 295 x 290 mm
  • Size outside: 575 x 300 x 300 mm
  • Fefco classification: 0201
  • max. per parcel: 50
  • max. per pallet: 650
Staffelpreise
From 25 :€1.50*
From 50 :€1.25*
From 100 :€1.21*
From 200 :€1.15*
From 650 :€1.13*
€1.13 pcs
Min.: 25 step: 25
Summe: 25 x €1.50 = €37.50*

1610 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box MAIL-BOX M - 331 x 241 x 104 mm, yellow
  • Carton MAIL-BOX M yellow
  • Inside dimensions: 331 x 241 x 104 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 336 x 251 x 110 mm
  • reusable, as it is reclosable
  • practical and inexpensive shipping
  • specially designed for postal dispatch
  • max. per parcel: 80
  • max. per pallet: 480
  • no express service, no self pickup
Color
size
Staffelpreise
From 20 :€2.34*
From 40 :€1.70*
From 80 :€1.38*
From 480 :€1.42*
From 960 :€1.24*
€1.24
Min.: 20 step: 20
Summe: 20 x €2.34 = €46.80*

1440 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Folding carton 295x195x90 mm - KK 33
  • Cardboard box made of brown single ply corrugated cardboard
  • Inner dimension: 295 x 195 x 90 mm
  • outside dimension: 300 x 200 x 95 mm
  • Designation: KK-33
  • Weight: 110 g
  • Fefco type: 0201, 1-wall
  •  
  • max. per parcel: 150
  • max. per pallet: 1950
Staffelpreise
From 25 :€0.60*
From 50 :€0.51*
From 100 :€0.46*
From 600 :€0.42*
From 1950 :€0.34*
€0.34 pc
Min.: 25 step: 25
Summe: 25 x €0.60 = €15.00*

10600 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Calendar packaging KV2 350 x 250 x 20 mm
  • Calendar shipping box KV-2 brown
  • Weight: 77g
  • Inside dimensions: 340 x 240 x 15 mm
  • Outside dimensions: 350 x 250 x 20 mm
  • max. per parcel: 300
  • max. per pallet: 4800
Staffelpreise
From 50 :€0.49*
From 100 :€0.35*
From 300 :€0.33*
From 1200 :€0.30*
From 4800 :€0.24*
€0.24
Min.: 50 step: 50
Summe: 50 x €0.49 = €24.50*

63150 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Automatic box 390x290x240 mm din b4 self-adhesive + height variable - progressPACK
  • stable bottom + height variable
  • self-adhesive + tear strip
  • Inner dimension: 390 x 290 x 140-240 mm
  • Outside dimension: 395 x 295 x 250 mm
  • Weight: 417g
  • Color: brown
  • max. per parcel: 50
  • max. per pallet: 400
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise
From 10 :€5.38*
From 30 :€3.62*
From 50 :€2.93*
From 250 :€2.58*
From 400 :€2.17*
€2.17 pcs
Min.: 10 step: 10
Summe: 10 x €5.38 = €53.80*

10708 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Automatic box 304x216x220 mm din a4 self-adhesive + height variable - progressPACK
  • stable bottom + height variable
  • self-adhesive + tear strip
  • Inner dimension: 304 x 216 x 220 mm
  • Outside dimension: 309 x 221 x 230 mm
  • Weight: 216g
  • Color: brown
  • max. per parcel: 100
  • max. per pallet: 1000
  • no express service, no self pickup
Staffelpreise
From 10 :€4.13*
From 50 :€2.15*
From 100 :€1.69*
From 500 :€1.49*
From 1000 :€1.25*
€1.25 pcs
Min.: 10 step: 10
Summe: 10 x €4.13 = €41.30*

68056 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box single wall 305x220x160 mm - KK 45
  • carton made from brown, single wall corrugated cardboard
  • inner dimensions: 300 x 215 x 150 mm
  • outer dimensions: 305 x 220 x 160 mm
  • designation: KK-45
  • weight: 165 g
  • Fefco type: 0201
  • max. per parcel: 100
  • max. per pallet: 1300
Staffelpreise
From 25 :€0.86*
From 100 :€0.74*
From 300 :€0.63*
From 600 :€0.56*
From 1300 :€0.52*
€0.52 pcs
Min.: 25 step: 25
Summe: 25 x €0.86 = €21.50*

7008 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Cardboard box single wall 400x400x300 mm - KK 92
  • carton made from single wall corrugated cardboard
  • inner dimensions: 395 x 395 x 290 mm
  • outer dimensions: 400 x 400 x 300 mm
  • designation: KK-92, single wall
  • weight: 450g
  • Fefco type: 0201
  • max. per parcel: 50
Staffelpreise
From 25 :€1.69*
From 50 :€1.34*
From 100 :€1.31*
From 200 :€1.22*
From 350 :€1.16*
€1.16 pcs
Min.: 25 step: 25
Summe: 25 x €1.69 = €42.25*

1383 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days

Folding carton 1100x400x150 mm - kk 210
  • Folding carton kk 210 made of corrugated board, 1 fluteInner dimensions: 1100 x 400 x 150 mmOuter dimensions: 1105 x 405 x 160 mmBelt dimension: 224 cmWeight: 970 gFolded according to Fefco 0201
  • max. per parcel: 20
Staffelpreise
From 5 :€5.36*
From 10 :€4.64*
From 20 :€4.10*
From 40 :€3.86*
From 80 :€3.64*
€3.64
Min.: 5 step: 5
Summe: 5 x €5.36 = €26.80*

672 on Stock, delivery time 1-2 days