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Packaging Design Engineering

BoldtSmith Packaging offers a wide variety of packaging design services handling all product and packaging types – primary, secondary, and tertiary. Our internal CNC machine is custom-made for cutting packaging samples and allows us to create packaging designs and samples internally. The customer then owns those packaging specifications and can purchase them from whichever supplier they choose. BoldtSmith packaging designers have engineered retail, e-commerce, industrial, food and military packaging.

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What is Packaging Design?

Packaging designers keep the function and form of the package in mind to create well-designed packages. Your package engineer is experienced in all phases of the product supply chain and logistics to design a reliable, efficient and appealing package. Packaging design improves product protection and saves you money on packaging material costs. It also has a substantial impact on transport costs, warehouse space and packaging time. This means you save money through the entire supply chain and end up with the best packaging solution for your product.

Benefits of Working with Packaging Engineers

Working with a packaging designer has several benefits since they are dedicated to quality and efficiency. They:

Utilizing in-house sample-making machines, we are able to create packaging designs and samples internally. This includes corrugated, paperboard, foam, clamshells, films, etc. We also have a woodshop for creating wooden crates and pallets. With this service, we do not have to rely on packaging manufacturers to create packaging samples. You get your packaging samples faster and designed exactly as specified by our packaging engineers.

BoldtSmith in-house packaging engineers specialize in creating corrugated and paperboard designs. This resource allows us to create corrugated and paperboard designs and samples internally. Packaging types for corrugated and paperboard range from retail packaging to displays and master cartons.

Products shipping through challenging supply chains such as LTL require packaging solutions designed to provide adequate protection. This can be in the form of wooden pallets and crates used for expendable solutions or metal crates used for returnable systems. Utilizing design software, we create 3D renderings of pallets and crates. Then we create specifications to bid out through packaging manufacturers.

Fragile products require specialized packaging solutions whether you are shipping knockdown furniture or a microwave. The packaging must be designed with an understanding of how the product and packaging will be handled during shipping. Exploring all protective packaging materials is a critical step in exploring optimized protective packaging designs. Common materials include foam, honeycomb, molded pulp, etc.

Our engineering designers provide packaging solutions that best fit you

Additional Packaging Design Services

Learn why top name brands rely on BoldtSmith’s team of in-house packaging experts to provide optimization specifications. Call us at 262-203-9522 or contact us online.

Frequently Asked Questions

A packaging supplier’s goal is to sell the material they manufacture. Our goal is to design the best possible solution while exploring all packaging materials.

Yes, we can leverage a customer’s current packaging suppliers to design and sample crates.

Your packaging designer will consider the attractiveness, uniqueness and effectiveness of the package. Since products are often judged by their packaging, the packaging designer maximizes the package design and optimizes every aspect of it.

We do not manufacture the packaging, but we can create a handful of prototypes before you take it to a supplier.

Primary: Packaging in direct contact with the product itself.

Secondary: Outside the primary packaging to group a certain number of products in a single package. Helps maintain the integrity of the primary packaging.

Tertiary: Bulk packaging used to group larger quantities of secondary packaging to transport them safely and securely.