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Composite Cardboard Tubes

Composite cardboard tubes are attractive yet protective containers for gift, promotional and premium products. Eye-catching composite tubes add value to your products, improving shelf presence and achieving maximum consumer appeal.

Eye-catching composite tubes add value to your products, improving shelf presence and achieving maximum consumer appeal.

Composite containers consist of a tube body made from 100% recycled paper, sealed with a tin plate or plastic base and lid.

Made bespoke to your requirements, the tubes are available in a variety of styles including round, shaped, spiral or convolute in a range of diameters and heights.

To create strong impact at the point of purchase, tube labels can be high quality printed up to six colours or a large range of paper types, textures and embellishment techniques can be applied.

The strong and durable tubes can be designed to hold any size or weight of product and will protect the contents across the supply chain.

What are the features of Composite Cardboard Tubes?

  • Diameter range: 38mm to 177mm and height range: 40mm to 980mm

  • Tubes can be uniquely shaped to create distinctive packaging

  • High quality printed tube label to promote your product and brand

  • Label finishes include textured, varnished, foil blocked, embossed, scented or holographic.

  • Lids and bases can be branded, colour matched and embossed to specific requirements

  • Window patching available for good product visibility

What are the benefits of Composite Cardboard Tubes?

  • Adds value due to the premium presentation of your product

  • Increased sales due to high shelf impact and consumer appeal

  • Differentiates your product over competition by using unique shapes and finishes

  • Environmentally friendly - tube is made from 100% recycled paper and is recyclable

  • Minimises product damage in the supply chain

  • Cost effective alternative to decorative metal packaging 

A guaranteed supply from a trusted source

Our certified Chain of Custody is your guarantee of a verifiably sustainable packaging supply chain.

At Smurfit Kappa we understand the importance of sustainability in everything we do, and see it as our responsibility to ensure the products we supply to our customers meet the highest chain of custody standards.

  • 100% of paper produced and sourced for our packaging solutions is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified
  • 90% of packaging supplied to customers is FSC®, PEFC™ or SFI™ Chain of Custody certified

Look out for our stamp of proof on your invoice to give you total peace of mind around the origin of your paper-based packaging.

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How shelf ready packaging can help boost your sales?

ShelfSmart enables you reveal how your packaging will perform before it’s made. ShelfSmart is a unique proven process that can help you develop, test and prove your optimal shelf ready packaging quickly and cost effectively without taking risk. 

Our fleet of 700 designers create packaging solutions that deliver against your needs,. These are then tested with real shoppers in a virtual 3D retail environment to evaluate which performs best. 

Learn more about ShelfSmart


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