Why are paper packaging materials so popular right now?

Paper packaging has developed rapidly in recent years. Compared to plastic, this paper is 100% biodegradable. Paper packaging is on the rise with rising awareness and bans on plastics. In addition, this packaging is made from recycled materials in a variety of shapes and sizes and is very safe for the environment, with a higher recycling rate for paper packaging than any other packaging material.The price of paper packaging is much lower than that of other materials. Let’s explore knowledge about packaging materials in this article.
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Paper Packaging Materials: Usages and Applications

For packaging materials, whether coated or uncoated, cardboard packaging is a versatile product with many possible uses and applications. From simple shipment of goods between factories and warehouses to displaying retail packaging at the point of sale, the possibilities for this commodity are nearly limitless. Often used in shipping carton boxes, food packaging, beauty, personal care and health retail packaging, consumer electronics retail packaging.


As Below, we explain the different types of paper available in the market and their characteristics.

Corrugated Paper

Corrugated paper is a material consisting of corrugated corrugated paper and one or two flat linerboards. Usually this material is used in cartons or postal boxes.

Kraft Paper

Kraft paper is a strong, stretchy, rough material. Kraft paper is usually golden brown; however, manufacturers can bleach it to a pale yellow or milky white.

Ivory Paper

Ivory paper is a double-sided paper with one smooth side and one rough side. Because of its thickness and strength, it is widely used in retail packaging, so its surface is clean and shiny, so it can be used in many custom printing processes. In addition, ivory paper is a flexible, lightweight and waterproof material.

Specialty paper

All kinds of paper with different textures on the surface are collectively referred to as special paper. Because the surface of special paper is not smooth, it cannot be used for ordinary printing processes. Usually, the process of embossing or hot stamping is selected. Specialty paper is usually used for high-end gift box packaging.


The thickness of commonly used cardboard is between 1mm and 3mm. This material is very hard, and it is usually used in combination with copper paper on gift boxes.

If you don't know which material suitable for your product, you can contact us, we will give you some professional advice according to your product .
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