Clear film covering a die cut opening.
A space created by forming a substrate into a shape to provide protection in a package.
A secondary layer of material joined over an existing substrate that creates a multi-level finish.
To set up and finish into a fully completed format.
A process used in paper making to whiten paper. Also a reference as to the whiteness of the paper.
Raised area of the sheet created using an engraved tool and a die press.
Generic term referring to the substrate.
Triggers at the ends of the ring metal that assist the opening of the ring.
Paper coated one side.
Paper coated two sides.
The thickness of material measured in thousandths of an inch called points.
A pocket formed with a double score along each side to create a spine that gives the pocket a greater thickness and capacity than a flat pocket.
Paper with a high-gloss coating that can rival the gloss of a photograph.
Recessed area of a package used to house an item: CD, VHS, promotional item, etc.
A paperboard substrate, normally recycled and used primarily in consumer packaging.
Print form that combines more than one item for print and finishing.
The party that is receiving goods.
A score or impression in a substrate that facilitates folding and bending.
An area on a sheet that has a depression created using an engraved tool and die press.
Feathered edge of a specialty paper.
The process of cutting a material into its finished shape using a steel rule cutting die and a die press.
The registration of an embossed area to a printed area.
Expanded Poly Styrene; styrene foam blocks are hotwire-cut to create inserts used to support the structure of a dimensional package.
Flat pocket that can become a capacity pocket using a Z-fold design technique.
Freight On Board; the payment point on a freight shipment. “F.O.B. Destination” indicates the shipper is paying the transportation costs through to the final destination. “F.O.B. Shipping Point” means freight costs are not being paid by the shipper. “F.O.B.” can be followed by a zip code, which is the point to which the shipper is paying the freight.
A layer of polypropylene or polyester that is applied to a printed sheet. It is available in gloss, matte, satin or a metallic finish.
The process of converting a sheet into its final form.
Material extending off the ends of various panels on a package.
The flat application and transfer of foil to a substrate using heat and pressure. This graphic technique can be used in conjunction with debossing or embossing.