PackMojo Custom Packaging

Custom Rigid Boxes

Custom Rigid Boxes

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Rigid boxes, also known as gift boxes or rigid setup boxes, are made with sturdy cardboard and are primarily used for premium product packaging. Common examples of custom gift boxes include iPhone boxes, custom boxes for jewelry, and custom boxes for board games.

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Custom Printed Rigid Boxes
Bareaya Custom Kraft Rigid Boxes
Premium Quality

High quality materials and finishes to match your premium products.

No Compromise on Luxury

Make your statement with finishes such as foil stamping or embossing.

Sturdy and Secure

Thick, solid rigid packaging boxes to keep your products safe.

Eco-friendly Rigid Boxes

Custom rigid boxes are a great alternative to plastic packaging!

What our customers have to say

We love working with PackMojo. Our packaging is minimalist yet you can feel the quality in every single detail. Their team is always reachable and super reactive. The experience with them is seamless and smooth from design to delivery. Thank you.

Bareaya

They solved my problems and customized every bit of my requirements. The attention to detail is superb. They ensured that they delivered every box so well labeled that it took me just minutes to restock my packaging.

Poetry Designs

Rigid Packaging Boxes

Premium rigid box packaging for every business.

Bareaya Custom Rigid Box Kraft Full Cover

Bareaya Custom Kraft Rigid Box with Insert

Bareaya

Bareaya provides a sustainable and plastic free alternative to disposable razors.

  • Packaging used: kraft rigid box with a lid and base (full cover), kraft custom box insert
  • Size: 20cm (L) x 14.5cm (W) x 3.5cm (H)

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Poetry Designs Custom Rigid Box Partial Cover

Poetry Designs Custom Rigid Box with Magentic Lid

Poetry Designs

Poetry Designs provides handcrafted jewelry for weddings and bridesmaids. Packaging used:

  • Rigid box with a lid and base (partial cover) - 6cm (L) x 6cm (W) x 2.5cm (H)
  • Rigid box with a magnetic lid - 12cm (L) x 9cm (W) x 2.5cm (H)

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Six Realms Custom Magnetic Rigid Box

Six Realms Custom Rigid Box with Foil Stamping

Six Realms

Six Realms is a luxury brand committed to creating unique and sustainable fashion accessories. Packaging used:

  • Collapsible magnetic rigid box
  • Size: 35cm (L) x 22cm (W) x 10.5cm (H)
  • Additional finishes: rose gold foil stamping

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GratiTea Custom Foldable Rigid Boxes with Foil Stamping

GratiTea Custom Foldable Rigid Box with a Separate Base and Lid

GratiTea

GratiTea is a self-care company that provides handcrafted teas. Packaging used:

  • Foldable rigid box with a lid and base (partial cover)
  • Size: 10cm (L) x 10cm (W) x 10cm (H)
  • Additional finishes: gold foil stamping

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Rigid Box Packaging Types

There are a number of rigid box types, the most common one being a rigid box with a separate lid and base. Depending on your products, determine which rigid box type works best for your unboxing experience!

Rigid Boxes Full Cover Lid and Base
Rigid Boxes With a Separate Full Cover Lid
Rigid Boxes Partial Cover Lid and Base
Rigid Boxes With a Partial Cover Lid
Rigid Shoebox and Rigid Setup Box
Rigid Shoebox / Setup Rigid Box
Shoulder and Neck Rigid Box
Shoulder and Neck Rigid Box
Rigid Tray and Sleeve Box Mockup
Tray and Sleeve Rigid Box
Rigid Box with Magnetic Lid Mockup
Rigid Box with Magnetic Lid

Foldable Rigid Boxes

Want the premium feel of a rigid box with a smaller budget? Foldable rigid boxes, with the use of different materials, provide the sturdiness and are delivered to you flattened. The benefit? You save on shipping fees and storage space. Watch this video to see how to assemble a foldable rigid box.

How are Rigid Boxes Made?

Rigid Box Production Process Flat Paperboard

Rigid boxes start off with a flat paperboard, usually at least 800gsm thick where it is cut and scored to its correct size. The dotted lines show where the paperboard will then be folded up.

Rigid Box Production Process Paperboard Folded Up

The sides of the box are folded up and secured to form the base shape of the box. Once folded, you have the basic skeleton of your packaging.

Rigid Box Production Process Wrap

A design is printed onto a piece of paper (the wrap), gets laminated, and other add-ons such as foil stamping or embossing is also done now. The wrap is then automatically glued to the shape of the box.

Rigid Box Production Process Finished Product

The wrap covers your box tightly and brings your rigid boxes to life. Voila!

Frequently Asked Questions

Our MOQs for rigid boxes start at 300 units! Minimums will be higher for rigid boxes that are more complex.

Simply submit an enquiry on this page to get a quote or place an order. Please share the following information with us. The more information we have, the quicker we can get back to you with a quote!

  1. Rigid box type (e.g. rigid box with a full cover lid and base)
  2. Rigid box dimensions for the inside and outside of the box
  3. Prints, what do you wanted printed on the outside and the inside
  4. Quantity: our MOQ starts at 300 units
  5. A dieline and design specifications including colour, printing, finish and add ons such as embossing, foil stamping, etc
  6. Shipping address and expected delivery
  7. Budget
  8. Any unique requirements, such as a particular type of material or ink

The price depends on the size of the box, the amount of printing required, additional features such as embossing, and the quantity, so prices can vary quite a bit depending on these elements. As a rough guide:

  • Lower volumes (<1000) = US$5 - US$10 per unit.
  • Higher volumes (>1000) = US$0.50 to US$5 per unit.

Rigid boxes are typically more expensive to make and do cost more than other alternatives. Foldable rigid boxes are a type of rigid box that might better fit your budget. These boxes are less expensive to make and cheaper to ship to you since they can be flattened. Mailer boxes, while not as thick as rigid boxes, offer great benefits as well!

Custom gift boxes are great if you want to give your products a premium and luxury feel. You can package just about anything in these boxes right from clothing and shoes to candles, jewelry, books, designer handbags, electronics, and more!

Yes you can! You can get as creative as you feel with the design.

Rigid boxes are typically square or rectangular, but they can be any shape you'd like! We do not have any minimum and maximum sizes - you can let us know what you have in mind and we'll let you know if it's feasible! We use materials according to the sizes given and aim to keep the wastage to a minimum.

We do recommend an external carton for shipping. Rigid boxes shipped on their own or in thin polybags could cause dents on the edges and scratches on the boxes. In order to ensure your premium packing stays premium until it reaches the hands of your customers, you could opt for a blank kraft mailer box as an external shipping carton.

Generally, rigid boxes are around 1000gsm thick and would depend on the size of your box. We're always happy to work with your specific requirements if you have any!

All rigid boxes come with standard matte lamination or glossy lamination. Other add-ons include:

  • Embossing and debossing: Embossing is the process of creating a raised pattern on paper, fabric, wood or other materials. It gives your custom printed box a unique texture and look. Not only patterns, but you can also emboss your company name or logo to ensure your branding stands out (pun intended). Debossing, on the other hand, is when the pattern is imprinted into your packaging, creating a depressed effect on your box.
  • Foil stamping: Also known as hot stamping, uses heat, pressure and foil to create shiny and luxurious looking imprinted patterns and words on your packaging. Foil stamping is both environmentally friendly and economical.
  • Spot UV: Spot varnish or spot UV is the process of giving a part of a pattern or design an added layer of coating and using UV light to cure it, in order for it to have a striking appearance.

Solid bleached sulphate (SBS) paper is used to cover a standard rigid box, and is the material that's used to print on as well.

Kraft rigid boxes use kraft paper. It is paper or cardboard that is derived from chemical pulp extracted in the process of converting wood into wood pulp. Kraft can withstand being stretched and pulled making it tear resistant. It is also more eco friendly than SBS paper.

Custom rigid boxes are environmentally friendly and a great alternative for plastic packaging! Most commonly, these gift boxes use SBS paper. The boxes are then printed on and laminated. Without lamination, boxes that use SBS are 100% recyclable. While using sustainable inks is eco-friendly, using lamination makes it harder to recycle the boxes since laminating involves the use of a thin layer of plastic.

Kraft rigid boxes are made of kraft paper which is more eco-friendly than SBS paper as they are not bleached. Kraft gift boxes aren't usually laminated, making them fully recyclable.

PackMojo aims to be eco-friendly with all our practices. Right from the use of recyclable materials to sustainable inks, we offer several ways in which your packaging can be sustainable. Click here to learn more.

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