We provide a full printing and cutting service for Short Run Cardboard Packaging.  Our digital print and finishing service is ideal for sampling and short runs, or when an ultra fast turnaround is required.  Our Arizona and Colorado UV Printing Systems lend themselves perfectly to printing packaging for both sample sets and short runs, printing in Full Colour plus White Ink.  Our Zund G3 cutting and finishing system will cut and crease a full range of packaging materials to make accurate and intricate cartons and boxes.

We work with both FEFCO & ECMA libraries, plus we have access to an in depth library of bags, envelopes & folders.  Boxes can be produced to any shape and size, with a variety of corrugated materials including BC Flute, A Flute, B Flute, C Flute, D Flute, E Flute & F Flute.  We stock a range of box boards in white and natural for single wall cartons.  All our boards can be printed in single and full colour, with white ink within the same print process.

Our Arizona 1380XT has a bed size of 3.1m x 2.5m and prints CMYK + Lc Lm + White + White.  Our Colorado 1640’s are high speed UV Roll to Roll and print in CMYK on a range on paper and plastic substrates.  Accurate and fast cutting of a wide range of materials is a core process of our business.  We are pleased to announce our short run packaging service for businesses looking to produce packaging prototypes or samples and orders for short runs of packaging in ultra fast turnaround times.  We have named this division of our business The Cotswold Packaging Co and we welcome enquiries for printing, cutting and creasing packaging materials.

The core of our operation is our Zund G3 Large Format Finishing System which has the ability to cut, score, perforate, crease and route a diverse range of materials.  Equipped with a bed size of 3200mm x 1800mm and a full size material conveyor system, there aren’t many sheet and roll materials that we can’t cut.  Our tooling includes Drag Knife, Oscillating Knife, Rotary Knife, Creasing Wheels and 8 Head Tool Change Router.

Short Run Cardboard Packaging
  • Card Fixed Knife Cutting
  • Card Oscillating Knife Cutting
  • Card Rotary Knife Cutting
  • Card Creasing
  • Cardboard Fixed Knife Cutting
  • Cardboard Oscillating Knife Cutting
  • Cardboard Rotary Knife Cutting
  • Cardboard Creasing
  • PET Cutting
  • PET Creasing

Find out more about our Zund G3 Cutting system here

Give us a call to discuss our Short Run Cardboard Packaging service can assist your business.

Zund G3-3200L

The Zund G3 is the heart of our finishing department cutting, creasing and routing a wide range of materials.  It has a working area of 1800mm x 3200mm and is fitted with a conveyor system for ultra fast processing of roll materials. The range of substrate we can cut is truly remarkable and includes: Rigid [...]

Canon Arizona 1380XT

Our Canon Arizona 1380XT offers direct to board UV Cured Printing on sheets up to 3050mm x 2500mm.  It also provides direct print to roll media with a print width of 2100mm. Printing with a standard CMYK Ink Set, enhanced with Light Cyan and Light Magenta, the print quality is unrivalled.  The additional ink channels [...]

Canon Colorado 1640

Our Canon Colorado 1640's offers high speed roll to roll UV Gel Printing on a wide range of roll media.  The UV Gel ink quality has to be seen to be believed and the durability without lamination is the best we've ever seen in the industry.  If you need high quality print output on a [...]

Zund Press Cutting Tool PCT

High processing speeds and high-quality results equal to die cutting: The PCT tool cuts corrugated cardboard up to 7 mm thick and simultaneously compresses the material with a special glide shoe. The press cutting tool has been developed for economical cutting of corrugated cardboard up to a thickness of 7 mm. During the cutting process, [...]

Zund Cutting Tool UCT

The Universal Cutting Tool is perfect for through-cutting various materials up to 5 mm/3/16 in thick. The use of drag knives allows for very high processing speeds. Compared to motor-driven tools, the UCT is very inexpensive to purchase and maintain. A spring-loaded glide shoe permits cutting very fine details. Optionally, a fixed glide shoe can [...]

Zund Creasing Tool CTT1

The CTT1 is perfect for processing single-wall corrugated board. The tool accommodates crease wheels with a diameter of 61 mm/2.4 in and a width of 20 mm/.8 in. Fully supported by the cutter software, the tool produces high-quality creases both with and against the corrugation without tearing or cracking the top sheet. The crease wheels [...]

Zund Creasing Tool CTT2

The CTT2 is a universally applicable crease tool. Accommodates a wide range of crease wheels for folding carton, polypropylene, twin wall sheets, etc. Clean creases without tearing Directional pressure adjustments Our Zund G3 has a cutting area of 1800mm x 3200mm and is fitted with a conveyor system for ultra fast processing of both sheets [...]

Zund V-Cutting Tool VCT1

The V-Cutting Tool is the perfect tool for producing complex, three-dimensional structural designs made of cardboard, foamcore materials or corrugated/honeycomb display board. A well thought-out design allows for quick tool changes and easy, precise angle adjustments. The VCT1 can cut at seven different angles (0 °, 5 °, 10 °, 15 °, 22.5 °, 30 [...]

Zund Electric Oscillating Tool EOT-250

The Electric Oscillating Tool is ideal for efficiently processing materials such as honeycomb display board, thick cardboard, and tough leather. This high-performance tool is equipped with a powerful air-cooled motor. With an extended, 2.5 mm stroke andhigh oscillating frequency, the EOT-250 is capable of processing challenging materials at very high speeds. Zünd offers a wide [...]

Zund Driven Rotary Tool DRT

The Driven Rotary Tool is designed for cutting all manner of textiles reliably and economically. The material is cut with a motor-driven ten-segmented blade. The blade geometry reduces the drag force on the material considerably and also helps cleanly sever thread or fiber. This processing method produces clean, precise cuts even on very loose, coarsely [...]

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