May 6, 2022

Paper Thickness & Weight Measurements

The switch to paper packaging is the recent-year-trend among global marijuana businesses. Then along comes paper packaging questions for packaging manufacturers, marijuana producers, product retailers, and even marijuana end-users. Have you ever been confused by a wide variety of paper […]
April 27, 2022

Virgin Paper vs. Recycled Paper

1. Virgin Paper & Recycled Paper 1.1 What is virgin paper? Virgin paper, made from pure wood pulps, allows mechanical and chemical pulping methods to convert wood fibers into paper materials. According to different material grade requirements, virgin pulp contains different chemical compositions and […]
April 13, 2022

Let’s Use More Paper Packaging in the Cannabis Industry

Enter a cannabis dispensary (medical and recreational alike) and look around, you will find that the cannabis products seem countless. They are packed in various packages including Mylar bags, plastic pop-tops, glass jars, tin containers, and paper boxes. If you […]
March 5, 2022

How To Measure Your Product For Custom Boxes – The Definitive Guide

Each time our customer has decided on which box style to customize, the first question that will come to them is: How do I proceed?   The first and most crucial step is to get your products’ correct size information. […]
November 26, 2021

Spot UV: The Easiest Finishing Method To Enhance Your Paper Packaging

If you seek to enhance your paper packaging boxes with a distinctive look while not being too complicated to start with. Try Spot UV.   Spot UV, also known as Spot varnish, Spot gloss, is one of the paper packaging […]
September 15, 2021

Cylinder Packaging: 5 Best Cardboard Tube Packaging Solutions For Marijuana Products

  We believe sustainable packaging is the future of all packaging materials. Why not using a unique custom cylinder packaging for your marijuana products? In this post, we will provide you with a complete guide to customize your paper tubes. […]
August 6, 2021

Design And Artwork Guideline – 8 General Rules For Your Designed Artwork Files

Having trouble with your artwork and design when dealing with your paper packaging vendor? Wasting too much time on back-and-forth discussion and communication with your factory during the designing and production process of your boxes? This guideline is proper for […]
July 22, 2021

4 More States Legalize Recreational Marijuana As Of 2021 June

In 2021, 4 states (New York, Virginia, New Mexico, and Connecticut) passed legislation to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Meanwhile, Alabama’s legislature and governor legalized medical cannabis this year, and Louisiana decriminalized possession of up to 14 grams. There are now 19 states, plus the District […]
June 2, 2021

12 Paper Packaging Ideas For CBD Topical And Salves

  CBD and marijuana products have reached every category, from food and beverage to pharmaceuticals to beauty and personal care. Topicals, in particular, are gaining passion in supermarkets and also major drug store chains. It has become another hot topic […]
May 28, 2021

Is Your Product Packaging Compliant? Marijuana Packaging “Universal Symbol” You Need To Know

In the past years, being in the cannabis packaging industry, we’ve seen more changes for marijuana packaging requirements in different states in the US and Canada. This post is intended to list some “Universal symbols” applied in the packaging, which […]
May 26, 2021

We Spoke With Our Customers And Sum Up 5 Reasons Why They Stick With Us

We spoke with our customers and sum up five reasons why they stick with us. 1 We Are On The Same Page Speaking to an overseas supplier can be sometimes frustrating, especially when they are not on the same page […]
April 21, 2021

Foil Stamping: How To Use Foil Stamping To Enhance Your Custom Packaging Box?

Among all surface finishing methods in the paper printing & packaging industry, foil stamping is usually the most popular. It’s one of the most cost-effective methods to bring your packaging onto another level. This post will show you what’s hot […]
April 6, 2021

Introduction Of Rigid Box Mounting Technology

Nowadays, there are two types of glue used in paper printing and packaging factories (corrugated and framed) for rigid boxes mounting: 1. Oxidized starch and water glass glue are cheap and have a specific viscosity, so it’s still prevalent in […]
April 2, 2021

New York Legalizes the Recreational Use of Cannabis

New York became the 15th state to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. Individuals are now allowed to possess up to three ounces of cannabis for recreational purposes or 24 grams of concentrated forms of the drug, such as oils.
March 29, 2021

3 Printing Technologies For Custom Packaging Boxes

With the emergence of new technologies and new products, there will be further demands for expanding the packaging market. In this sense, packaging box printing is a printing industry that never declines. There are majorly three technologies in packaging box […]
March 27, 2021

10 Composition Styles For Printing Packaging Box

1 Independent Subject Among the current packaging box composition forms, the independent subject style is undoubtedly the most commonly used. In the composition design process, the designer first creates a visual graphic based on its attributes and other characteristics and […]
March 26, 2021

Paper Materials Used For Custom Gift Boxes

1. Coated Paper Coated paper, also known as printing coated paper, is made by coating a layer of white paste on base paper and calendering it. Such paper has a glossy surface, high whiteness, low stretchability, and good ink absorption […]
March 25, 2021

Custom Mylar Bags For Marijuana Packaging: The Definitive Guide

Custom mylar bags are becoming popular in the cannabis industry. Mylar bags are flexible packaging that can be applied to all kinds of cannabis-related products, from dry weed flower packaging to pre-rolls, edibles, and even CBD-infused drinks.   In this […]
March 19, 2021

Why Do Some Gift Boxes Have Glue Issues

Packaging boxes can be seen everywhere in modern life, whether it is food or clothing, etc. Holding products with packaging boxes as gifts is also a respect for people. The gift packaging box is not formed at one time, so […]
March 18, 2021

Four Printing Methods In Printing & Packaging Industry

There are many kinds of packaging box printing processes. Still, the commonly used ones in printing factories are nothing more than the following ones. These process technologies can significantly improve printing efficiency and increase the number of printing factories. Let’s […]
March 17, 2021

The Difference Of Four-color Printing And Pantone Color Printing

1. What Is Four-color Printing? The four-color printing process typically describes a printing process that uses the three primaries of yellow, magenta, as well as cyan ink, and black ink to duplicate numerous shades of shade originals. 2. What Is […]
March 1, 2021

Twelve Surface Finishing Process Used In Paper Packaging (2)

7 Spot UV Process It is a silkscreen printing process that enhances printed products’ dazzling effect by partially coating UV varnish on the carton’s surface. 8 Ice & Snowflakes The ice and snowflake effect is a fine sand and hand […]
February 24, 2021

Twelve Surface Finishing Process Used In Paper Packaging (1)

1  Lamination Laminating is a transparent plastic film applied to the surface of the printed matter by hot pressing to make it smoother and brighter. The graphics and text colors are more vivid. At the same time, it is also […]
February 10, 2021

Last Container Dispatched Before CNY Holiday

The last container before the CNY holiday dispatched with our best wishes for 2021.
January 31, 2021

Custom Paper Boxes 101: The Only Guide You Need For 2021

Among all paper packaging solutions in the marijuana world, paper boxes are undoubtedly the most classic ones. It’s a timeless packaging solution for almost all kinds of products. This post will take you through a tour of custom paper boxes […]
January 22, 2021

Factors Affecting Color Brightness Of Custom Printing Packaging

Generally, custom printing paper boxes have high-quality color requirements. So, what are the factors that impact the color of product packaging box printing?   1. The Result Of Brightness As Well As Absorbency Of Paper On The Vividness Of Printed […]
January 20, 2021

3 Major Paper Materials Used For Paper Box Packaging

When making paper packaging boxes, due to customers’ various demands for packaging boxes, the paper used to make the packaging boxes is also different. What paper material should you use in the manufacturing of packaging boxes? The following post will […]
January 19, 2021

8 Questions For Custom Printing Packaging You May Ask

1. Why is the price of the “same product packaging box different? The cost of printing includes the adhering to parts: style fee, plate making cost, printing, printing fee, post-processing charge, proofing fee, and paper expense. Relatively the same printing, […]
January 19, 2021

MPS New Logo

  We are launching a new logo to embrace the brand new year of 2021. We are revitalizing our website to better serve our customer base. As always, we are committed to becoming the leading provider of paper packaging solutions […]
January 17, 2021

How To Decide The Colors Used In Your Custom Paper Boxes (2)

In the last write-up, we presented how to consider some recommendation elements of color when making color boxes. In this brand-new post, we will remain to talk about exactly how to think about color combinations. Using color comparison (or called […]
January 12, 2021

How To Decide The Colors Used In Your Custom Paper Boxes (1)

The absence of quality of several product packaging boxes makes consumers feel that it is not worth the cost, or perhaps annoys them and inevitably directly influences the items’ sales. Under the present market conditions of harsh competitors, we can […]
January 8, 2021

The Process Of Custom Gift Box Packaging

No matter which city you are in and which culture you are having, it is typical to provide presents on particular holidays. If you want to offer a present, a gorgeous product packed in a lovely gift box can be […]
January 7, 2021

How To Choose A Proper Gold Foiling Paper Material

Speaking of hot foiling stamping on printed boxes, the choice of hot foil stamping paper is essential. The following are some aspects that the hot foil stamping supplier should take note of when choosing hot foil stamping paper: 1. First, […]
January 5, 2021

Tincture Packaging 101: All You Need To Know About Primary & Secondary Tincture Packaging

Cannabis Tinctures, an age-old method of delivering the medical benefits of cannabis to patients, were prescribed for several common health problems by physicians in the 19th century. Its development was slowed down due to the enacted cannabis prohibition in the […]
December 23, 2020

How To Build Awesome Paper Packaging for Your Qube Concentrate Jars: 9 Packaging Solutions

The QUBE™ Jar has become a new hit among all marijuana concentrate jars. Its square shape and unique opaque glass structure make it stand out from the crowd. As for cannabis concentrate packaging, keeping yourself updated with the most current […]
December 8, 2020

Custom Concentrate Packaging: The Definitive Guide (2021)

In this post, we are going to introduce major and popular marijuana concentrate packaging solutions. This guide includes: General introduction of marijuana concentrates. The most used primary packaging for concentrates A full guide for secondary packaging for concentrates Child-resistant concentrate […]
December 1, 2020

Custom Pre-roll Packaging: The Definitive Guide

This is a complete guide to custom pre-roll packaging. In this guide, we will learn every existing packaging solutions for pre-roll, joints, and blunts. And we will guide you through your whole packaging project. And hopefully, you would get more […]
November 6, 2020

Mississippi Approved Medical Marijuana

Mississippi voters approved initiative 65 for medical marijuana. Mississippi is now the 35th state to establish a medical marijuana program.
November 4, 2020

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal in Four More States

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota, Voters voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, making recreational marijuana legal in the state. In Montana, voters favored ballot initiative I-190, which legalizes recreational adult use in that […]
October 19, 2020

States Where Cannabis is Legal as of October 2020

Credit: Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Thus far, 11 states have legalized recreational pot: Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington state. Five states (New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota, and Montana) will vote on cannabis-legalization measures on […]
October 14, 2020

The Sheer Joy of Seeing Stacked Boxes

It seems that the production line is always in a mess. The machine is roaring. The half-finished boxes are being passed from one teammate to another. There is a raspy noise when the sticky tape is being applied to the […]
September 30, 2020

Bill Liang is Operating a Die-cutter

Bill Liang, a veteran machine operator in our team, is operating a die-cutter. There is a die-cut mold mounted in the die-cutter. For small orders, this is an efficient way to cut the printed artwork into desired shapes.
September 29, 2020

What is a Die-cut Mould in the Packaging Industry?

In the paper packaging industry, a die-cut mould is a “die” used for paper cutting. A die-cut mold is composed of “template” and “blade”. “Laser” is applied on the template (usually a wooden one) to make the cut-outs for the blade (steel knife). […]
September 25, 2020

Paper Boxes 101

Among the numerous packaging materials, paper and cardboard have a long history and occupy a considerable proportion in the packaging industry. The reason why paper material has such a great development potential is that it has incomparable performance compared with […]
September 22, 2020

A Brief Introduction to 3 Most Commonly Seen Surface Finishes

As a paper box maker, we process various “post-printing” surface finishes. The most commonly used are foil stamping, UV coating, embossing, or debossing. Though commonly seen, not everyone knows how they work. This is a brief introduction. Foil Stamping Also […]
September 18, 2020

John Wei, A Paper Box Maker

John Wei, one of our 85 production line teammates, is operating a semi-automatic machine. This machine helps him to tightly stick the printed artwork paper (which is thinner) onto the gray cardboard (which is much thicker). He was so concentrated […]
March 26, 2019

The Cannabis Packaging Industry We Serve and Our Products

The cannabis industry is rapidly developing. As paperboard packaging manufacturer specializing in cannabis packaging solutions, we are honoured to join it.
March 18, 2019

How to Create the Perfect Packaging for Your Cannabis Product

Everyone knows what a marijuana leaf looks like, and your customers don't need to be reminded of it.
March 11, 2019

How the Best Cannabis Packaging Can Improve Your Business

Besides the quality of marijuana-based products, another aspect that is essential in attracting new customers and increasing sales is cannabis packaging.
February 26, 2019

Vape Cartridge Packaging Solutions Commonly Seen at Dispensaries

We make many boxes. Some of them are made with CBD cartridges in mind.
February 21, 2019

Vaping is Cool

Now I am sure that it is an e-cigarette vaper who is literally "swallowing clouds and then vomiting."
February 20, 2019

Love Is Everywhere

As a paper box packaging manufacturer, we make small boxes everyday. We have no ideas on what type of vape pen is to be packed on the small boxes. However, such image reminds us that our small carton box could […]
February 18, 2019

A Love Letter to You All

At Marijuana Packaging Solution, each box is made with love.
January 7, 2019

Paper Tube: An Eco-Friendly Cannabis Flower Packaging Solution

Marijuana growers and producers are seeking eco-friendly cannabis flowers packaging solutions. They find cardboard tubes. Do those benefits make sense to you?
December 21, 2018

Why Not Consider Cardboard Tubes as Secondary Packaging for Hemp Oils

As secondary packaging for bottled hemp products, cardboard tubes not only create more space to tell your brand story, but also add higher consumer perceived value through the unique cylinder shape.
December 18, 2018

Why Does Your Cannabis Flowers Need a Secondary Packaging?

From a branding perspective, a folding carton as secondary packaging provides 6 billboards to tell your brand's story.
December 14, 2018

Introducing 9 Child Resistant Packaging Solutions: A One-Minute Video

Our child-resistant packaging solutions include two styles: paper box and paper tube. They are designed to safely store various cannabis products and smoking tools, such as vape cartridges, vape pens, e-cigarettes, vape pods, vape tanks, e-liquid bottles, and e-juice bottles. […]
December 13, 2018

Introducing 10 Tuck Boxes: A 30-Second Video

As the video shows, our tuck end boxes come in different shapes, sizes, window styles. These paperboard boxes are great packaging solutions for your vape pens, vape cartridges, e-cigarettes, vape pods, vape tanks, and any other vaping-related products. They could also […]
December 4, 2018

A 40-Second Quick Look at 8 Slide Boxes We Are Offering

More and more customers (dispensaries, cannabis growers, and producers) are asking the same question: what slide boxes are available at Marijuana Packaging Solution? So I decide to make a short Youtube video to showcase our 8 paperboard sliding boxes. To […]
November 22, 2018

9 Paperboard Packaging Options for Vape Pens and Cartridges

In this article, we will introduce 11 paperboard packaging options for vape pens and cartridges, including 7 standard ones and 4 child-resistant ones.
November 19, 2018

5 Tips for Star-ups to Get Their Cannabis Products Branded via Custom Packaging

As a marijuana packaging supplier, we are always excited to talk to new clients about their packaging ideas. While communicating with them, we are visioning their cannabis products being the most stunning even on the most crowded shelf in the […]
November 16, 2018

Is There a “Cannabis Industry” in China?

For cannabis industry players (as producers, processors, wholesalers, distributors, dispensaries or retailers), you might have considered sourcing marijuana packaging products from China. This is a cost-effective way to get your cannabis product branded. Chances are that you might be also curious about this […]
November 7, 2018

Michigan Has Become the 10th U.S. State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

  Residents in Michigan said YES to recreational marijuana. Proposal 1 would allow people aged 21 or over to possess up to 2.5 ounces of pot—or up to 10 if stored in a locked box. And they can grow up […]
November 6, 2018

Introducing Child Resistant Drawer Box CRDB

Basically, CRDB is a drawer box with a button on the inner box and a hole in the outer shell. The raised button stucks with the hole, preventing the inner box from sliding out. To release the inner box, press […]
November 3, 2018

“You Smoke Weed?” A Redditor Asked Senator Bernie Sanders

4 days before the midterm elections 2018, Senator Bernie Sanders joined Reddit. There were tons of questions raised, ranging from climate change to healthcare system to education system to favorite book. Senator Sanders totally answered 12 of them, the third […]
November 2, 2018

5 Steps to Find Cannabis Packaging Suppliers on Alibaba

In the last post, I offered a new perspective on finding cannabis packaging suppliers, i.e., trying those non-Alibaba websites in your Google searching results. As I mentioned, in China, the “factory of the world” where most manufacturers focus mostly on materials, […]
October 31, 2018

Is Alibaba the One and Only Channel to Source Cannabis Packaging Supplies from China?

Assuming that you are a cannabis grower, retailer or processor from the United States or Canada and you want to get your cannabis products branded. The first step you think of is to source the custom packaging with your logo […]
October 24, 2018

You Deserve A Piece of Interesting Rolling Paper

The RAW brand rolling paper has been so prevailing that it almost becomes the icon of rolling papers. I love its idea of being unbleached and unrefined. It’s a piece of plain paper, of course, without a pattern or marking […]
October 20, 2018

3 Best Ways to Consume Cannabis for Beginners

As told by our historians, cannabis has been in use, both recreationally and medicinally, for thousands of years. Our ancestors have invented different ways to consume cannabis. Some of them, such as water bongs, are still popular today. Some of […]
October 19, 2018

Different Names for “Weed” That May Sound Weird to You

“Marijuana” and “Cannabis” are the two terms you most commonly see on newspaper. Sometimes you use slangs like “pot” and “weed” instead, until one day you got laughed by a teenager. So, what’s your first reaction if this occurred to […]
October 18, 2018

The First Legal Cannabis Sale in Canada

The first legal cannabis in Canada is being sold to Ian Power, who said “I’m having a plaque made with the date and time and everything. This is never actually going to be smoked. I’m going to keep it forever.” […]
October 16, 2018

Reactions to and Key Things about Marijuana Legalization in Canada

October 17, 2018 is around the corner. It’s a big day for the cannabis industry: Canada is becoming the first large country to make pot legal for adults.   “How Marijuana Legalization in Canada is Leading the Western World into […]
October 15, 2018

Plain Packaging in the Marijuana Packaging Industry and Minimalism

Counting Down Within 72 hours, Canada will legalize the sale of recreational marijuana, becoming the world’s second and G7’s first country to do so. As a stakeholder in the cannabis packaging industry, Marijuana Packaging Solution focuses on challenges this event […]
October 12, 2018

Top 10 Weed Jokes

“They lived and laughed and loved and left”, James Joyce once wrote. Marijuana Packaging Solution values this lifestyle. In A Puff of Humor, we hope you laugh each and every day! As we all know, cannabis culture itself features a […]
October 11, 2018

10 best Weed Art images that might inspire your packaging designs in the cannabis industry (1)

We all know that, to a large extent, packaging equals branding. Your logo and packaging design make the first impression. Your customer will remember your product and your brand if that first impression was great to them. Enjoy the following […]
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