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Why choose ADD Printing & Packaging

If you are looking for nonwoven bags suppliers, ADD Printing & Packing is the best one for you. With years of experience as a nonwoven bags manufacturer and suppliers, we have created the most stylish range of non-woven bags at competitive prices. We supply non woven bags, which are made from good quality materials. Our non woven bags are both superior in quality and highly durable. Our large collection of non woven bags includes bags of different colors, styles and designs that can be used for various purposes. The styles of non woven bags are as per the present trend and you would really love to have one for you. Unlike other non woven bags suppliers, we use to make our non woven bags with fabrics that can be easily recycled. These reusable bags are unparalleled in terms of strength, ability and standard.

We focus on customized non woven bags to serve our customers better. With the customized brand logo, name as well as address of the company, our clients use these bags for promoting their brands and products. Being non woven bags supplier, we provide our bags at cheaper price in comparison to other suppliers of non woven bags. Right from shoulder bags to fashion bags, foldable bags, wine bags and shopping bags, you can get every type of non woven bags at our shopping bags store. We have got a pool of printing experts who would imprint whatever you require. Our bags are results of innovative and out of the box thinking. This is the reason why they are far better than what is supplied by other non woven bags dealers.

Quality is our forte and we leave no stone unturned to provide you the highest quality of non woven bags. For maintaining the quality we have a team of specialists who ensure that each bag is manufactured as per the prescribed quality. If you are confused about making a choice on the type of non woven bags to go for then you can visit our store and see our large collection of non woven bags. You would surely get the non woven bags of your choice. Unlike other non woven bags bulk suppliers we are known for our promptness in service and your ordered consignment will always reach to you within stipulated time.

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How to Choose the Right Type of Boxes for Your Business

Make the most of your marketing efforts by choosing the right custom-printed boxes for your business. These boxes are one of the most important marketing tools that you'll use since they add to your company branding and carve a unique impression in the consumer's mind about the actual product inside.

At ADD you'll have a number of different box styles to choose from including the following:
* Product Boxes
* Gift Boxes
* Cosmetic Boxes
* Beverage Boxes
* Food Boxes
* Display Boxes
* Gift Boxes
* CD/DVD Boxes 
* Packaging Boxes

A customization service is provided on all box types in order to best meet your unique needs and specifications.

Choosing the right box style
Finding the right style of box comes down to the size of the box required, the type of product that will be placed into it and any other specific requirements that you may need. They are available in a number of different sizes and colours and can be printed with any text, picture or design you want on them. Whether you need a cosmetic box for a rouge compact or require a display box to show off a product line on a retail shelf, you'll find everything you need at ADD boxes.

In most cases you'll want the product to fit inside the box snugly. The item in the box should be held in place securely but the fit shouldn't be too tight or the contents of the package, or the box itself, may be damaged. In order to determine the proper size of box needed you can either take the measurements of the product yourself or contact our company for further suggestions and recommendations.

Don't compromise on your boxes
In today's consumer world your potential customers have a certain expectation when it comes to the presentation of a product. If you are selling cosmetics, for example, you'll need to use boxes that have been designed specifically for holding makeup. The same holds true for CD and DVD boxes and display boxes. When you need specialty boxes you can't settle for anything less without compromising the integrity of your business and risking reduced sales in the process.

Your business needs high quality boxes
Potential customers won't take a second look at your product unless it is packaged attractively. At ADD we offer product boxes that can include die-cut windows in a matte or glossy finish. Our cosmetic boxes can be purchased either with or without plastic windows and feature a tuck-in closing style.

Our food and beverage boxes have been designed to further entice the customer into revealing the contents inside. Food boxes are made to hold multiple or single items with odd shapes while the beverage boxes have been manufactured with durability in mind to prevent even the heaviest bottles from falling out. These beverage boxes can retain their original shape for a long period of time either on the store shelf or in storage after they have been purchased.

Effectively-designed packaging will make a huge impact on your business and your customer base. Consumers are naturally drawn to a product by the aesthetics surrounding it. While the product inside the package should definitely be eye-catching, the box that contains it will be making the biggest initial impression to the consumer.

Why Use Nonwoven Bags

Nonwoven bags are made of PP fabric, 100% decomposable, Eco-friendly bags. As a business man, you are finding ways to let people know about your business, you need a unique thing to do the job for you. It is important for a business man to take care of the environment in which it is carrying out its operations. Also, one should let the customers know that you are a responsible person so that they have a positive view for your business. When thinking of promoting your business, go for things that can prove to be of good use to the customers as well as serve your cause of saving the environment.
Nonwoven bags are one such a promotional gift that your customers would love to accept.

The nonwoven bags will have advertising features and promote the merchandise at the same time. The bags can well be referred to being sign boards that inform people of different commercial opportunities, offering a variety of products. The customers will use the bags and keep in mind. Also, when they carry your bags to some other place, people would see and learn about your company and the services that it has to offer. The Viewers would keep on adding and thus, promotion will take place where the bags go.

There are several reusable bags that are given to the customers by the retailers and
nonwoven bags are the most popular. It is a Eco-friendly material that you can easily find and choose while deciding on the promotional aspects of your business. The variety in colours and designs makes it a perfect promotional item or gift to the customers. Another benefit of this bag is that they are not very costly and all your customers will use them for some purposes. The best way for promotional non woven bags is to give your customers when they make a purchase. If you are taking part in some trade show, the visitors can be gifted with these bags. This will create their interest in your business and also make them remember you.  Below are some previous work ADD has completed for its clients.

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How to Choose the Right Bags For Your Business

In order to choose the right bags for your business, you need to consider the size of items to go into it, their weight, the fabric colour you want, printing colour, any additional features you want, and the price point.  

When thinking of what size to get, consider that most businesses get two or three sizes. Often a small bag for items such as cards, jewellery, snacks, etc.  A medium bag for multiple items, gifts, books, etc. And a large bag for several items such as clothes, bedding, and other bulky items. In thinking about the carrying capacity of the bag, most businesses do well with the standard weight bag that can hold around 20lbs easily. If your business sells items that are particularly heavy such as books, canned items, etc. you may want to consider a bag made from thicker material, with reinforced straps, and a plastic insert along the bottom. These features will allow the bag to carry a heavier weight while still maintaining its strength. You should also keep in mind that even if the bag is strong your customers may not be, it doesn’t matter if the bag can carry 50lbs, many customers cannot.

Once you have chosen the perfect structure for your bag, now is the time to come into our office to look at colour swatches.  For
nonwoven bags
we have a book of over 50 colours to choose from.  When choosing the colour for the bag keep in mind the colour of the printing you plan on having on your bag. You can choose up to 4 colours to be screen printed on your bag.  We will happily print whatever you like on your bags but keep in mind choosing 1 or 2 colours is significantly more cost effective than 3 or 4 colours. ADD suppliers a wide array of shopping bags that you may select from. 

Now that you have chosen your colours and bag style, are there any extra features you want?  You can have a pocket added to the side, a Velcro or snap attachment to allow the bag to be rolled up, a rope handle, thermal insulation, wine bottle separators, or grommets. Many people dismiss these options very quickly, but be careful, you want your bag to stand out from your competitors.  Many companies use reusable bags now, will yours just be tossed in with the bunch?  How can you make it more useful for your customers? A handy side pocket can be very useful. Or nice rope handles that are more comfortable to hold can turn a shopping bag into a frequently used travel or beach bag.  If the bag is more useful your customers will bring it with them more often thus spreading your advertising more places.

Now that you have chosen the perfect bag, you need to consider the cost. While the individual bag cost is important, don’t forget you will use far less of these bags than you did for paper or plastic bags. After a few months of your customers noticing you use reusable bags they will bring them back over and over again thus reducing the amount you need to purchase. Once you have figured out the per bag cost, if it is more than your budget there are ways we can reduce the cost. Ordering a larger quantity can greatly reduce the cost, and it’s always good to have some extra stock. Reducing the number of ink colours also greatly reduces the cost. If you are still having trouble working these bags into your budget, let us help. Give us your budget and we will figure out which options will fit best. Don’t forget we never charge plate fees so the cost we give you only has taxes added.

How to Increase Awareness of Your Business and Brand

There's no one can deny that attracting new customers and keeping exist customs are ultimate goals that businesses pursue on the way to success. Business owners tend to constantly increase brand awareness and have a attractive, yet cost-efficient packaging to gain more businesses. Before you choose your boxes and place the order, think about the following factors.  

First of all you want to consider the main purpose of the boxes.  Are these boxes mainly for advertising and aesthetic purposes or are they meant to protect the contents?  If the boxes you are looking for are mainly for aesthetic purposes you are going to want a box that comes with full colour printing such as a gift boxes, cosmetic boxbeverage box or display boxesProduct boxes can be almost any size and are available in matte or glossy finishes.  These boxes are designed to complement the products they enclose and provide great promotional advantages to your products.  Product boxes look great on retail shelves and customers often perceive products that come in a box as better quality than those that stand alone.  Although the primary purpose of this box is to make a product look better and promote your company it still functions to protect the contents and prevent damage, theft, and items becoming disorganized.

If the box you are looking for is more for protecting the contents you are going to want something in a thicker material.  Most of our product boxes come in 14 or 17 point card paper. This is great for printing on, but it is thing and not corrugated.  This means that it can provide a little protection for the products it encloses but not much.  If you are concerned about the contents of your boxes being damaged you will want to go with cardboard or corrugated cardboard boxes.  In these instances we recommend going with our packaging boxes which are available in E and F flute corrugation.  What are E and F flute corrugations?  These refer to how dense the corrugations are, or how close or far apart they are.  The more corrugations there are the closer they are together, the stronger and more durable the cardboard is.  Our packaging poxes are perfect for holding cases of materials such as drinks, cans, and other heavy items.  Not only are packaging boxes good for heavier items, but they are also great for breakable items.  An F Flute corrugated box is perfect for packaging electronic and breakable items because of the durable nature of the material as well leaving space for protective materials such as bubble wrap.

Once you have figured out what they main purpose of your boxes  is you need to consider the style that is best for the contents.  We offer a wide variety of box styles to suit any product including; roll end tuck, snap locked bottom, tuck end, auto-lock bottom, sealed end, sleeve, gable, tuck end with hand tab, display, frame view, roll end tray, pillow, and hexagon styles.

Once you have determined the style of box that is best for you, you need to consider what size to get.  When determining the size of box you need you want to consider the contents of the box and how much room you want items to be able to move around.  If you are looking for a box that will fit perfectly around the contents make sure that you leave a little room on each side or else it will be difficult to fit the product into the box.  If there will be multiple items in the box think of how they will move around, will they break if shaken?  Do you want them organized in a specific way within the box?  As well, are the contents breakable?  If so you will either want to include protective packaging or a box that the item fits snugly into to prevent damage.

Next you must consider how you want your boxes to look.  Do you want a matte or glossy finish?  Do you want full colour printing or just one colour?  These aesthetic choices are all up to you.  We can accommodate almost any printing on the exterior of a box and even some printing on the interior of the box.  Just send in your artwork and we will show you what we can do.

Lastly, you need to think of how many boxes you want to order.  Most of our boxes are available in a quantity as low as 200 pieces.  When considering quantity you want to think of how often you want to be ordering more boxes.  Most items take approximately 8 weeks to arrive so you want to make sure that you have a good supply and aren't running short.  We recommend getting at least a three month supply each time you order.  This not only prevents you running out of boxes, decreases delivery fees or time waste making frequent trips to pick up boxes.  Don’t forget, different products need different boxes and may be sold in different quantities.  You may need 1000 small boxes but only 500 medium ones.  Following are some our of past work, and we do have more other boxes that you could choose from! =)

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Marketing Your Business with Flyers / Brochures / Catalogs

An attractive flyer is not only informative, but can also a wonderful vehicle for advertising and marketing.  Flyers represent your brand in whatever manner you choose, you can have a small logo in the corner or flyer is large, bright, and uniquely represents your business.  Flyers are often how customers see information about your business  making them frequently viewed and inspected.  Flyers must be of the highest quality and free from imperfections and blemishes.  Most customers expect businesses to have cards readily available, without them a business appears unprofessional and disorganized.

Flyers is a great choice for businesses because:
  • Easily printed with company logo and advertisements.
  • Inexpensive
  • Durable
  • Attractive to customers
  • Looks professional
  • Easily shares company information
  • Vital part of a corporate identity package
  • Customers expect every business to have a flyer

These are available in any colour or pattern you desire.  We can print any design the customer chooses or design a pattern or logo for them. Again, our flyers can be produced on 100% recycled paper thus reducing deforestation.

Tips for choosing your Paper Bags #1 - Different Features & Styles

Paper bags are gradually replacing the plastic bags from the market.  Plastic bags are cheap but they cause much destruction to the environment. For this reason more and more companies are offering paper bags to their customers for carrying purpose. Paper bags look more attractive and they come in a variety of shapes, size, color and design. Paper bags are preferred more today because it makes a style statement and adds to your appearance. In addition to that, paper bags can carry a lot more weight than plastic bags. We are a supplier of various kinds of paper bags, especially for gift bags, and shopping bags, all the bags are made from Eco-friendly materials.


1) Printing: 1-4 colors printing 
2) Materials: art paper, white kraft paper, brown kraft paper, ivory board, etc. 
3) Handles: paper, cotton, PP, cloth, etc 
4) Surface disposal: Gloss/matte lamination, gold, silver, embossed, UV varnish, hot stamping, etc. 
5) Size, color and design can be made as the customers’ requirements.

1. Paper bag - white kraft and brown kraft
Paper bags come in kraft brown paper, kraft white paper and colors. Let the Promo Shop print a customized paper bags for your next tradeshow or holiday event. Brown paper and kraft paper bags are easy to imprint onto with your logo and are eco-friendly products. They’re great give-ways at clothing, accessories, shoes, and books and so on. Compare and save!

2. Paper bag - Gloss Laminated Euro totes                  
The elegance of this bag trumpets the virtues of your customer’s purchase. You can also add an elegant image to your store’s packaging, without breaking the budget. These paper shopping bags have matching color macramé handles, reinforced fold-over top and cardboard bottom insert. They’re great give-ways at clothing, accessories, shoes, and books and so on. Compare and save!

3. Paper Bag - Matte Finish Euro totes
The elegance of this bag trumpets the virtues of your customer’s purchase. You can also add an elegant image to your store’s packaging, without breaking the budget. These paper shopping bags have matching color macramé handles, reinforced fold-over top and cardboard bottom insert. They’re great give-ways at clothing, accessories, shoes, and books and so on. Compare and save!  

Tips for choosing your Paper Bags #2 - Different Types of Paper

  • Basis Weight
    The basis weight of a paper is the designated fixed weight of 500 sheets,
    measured in pounds, in that paper's basic sheet size.
    It is important to note that the "basic sheet size" is not the same
    for all types of paper.
  • Caliper
    Caliper refers to the thickness of a sheet of paper expressed
    in thousandths of an inch. This measurement is taken with a micro meter.
    Normally, paper caliper should not have more than a + or - 5% variance
    within a sheet. Generally the greater the caliper (the thicker the paper), the greater the paper weight.
  • Equivalent Weight
    While different paper types have different basic sizes, papers can still be compared by using equivalent weight.

Basis Weight ("Category") Table

              Paper Types                 
Ledger Mimeo Duplicator 
Rag Paper
Book Text Coated Paper
    "Tag Stock"     
 Basic Size - 500 Sheets  
 17" x 22"
 25" x 38"
 20" x 26"
 24" x 36"   
 25-1/2" x 30-1/2" 

Get to Know Paper Bags

Types of Paper bags

What is Kraft paper bags?
Kraft paper bags are made from from a chemical pulp produced in the kraft process. Pulp produced by the kraft process is stronger than that made by other pulping processes; acidic sulfite processes degrade cellulose more, leading to weaker fibers, and mechanical pulping processes leave most of the lignin with the fibers, whereas kraft pulping removes most of the lignin present originally in the wood. Low lignin is important to the resulting strength of the paper as the hydrophobic nature of lignin interferes with the formation of the hydrogen bonds between cellulose in the fibers.  Kraft pulp is darker than other wood pulps, but it can be bleached to make very white pulp. Fully bleached kraft pulp is used to make high quality paper where strength, whiteness and resistance to yellowing are important.

What is a Wood free paper bag?
It is paper created exclusively from chemical pulp rather than mechanical pulp. Chemical pulp is normally made from pulpwood, but is not considered wood as most of the lignin is removed and separated from the cellulose fibers during processing, whereas mechanical pulp retains most of its wood components and can therefore still be described as wood. Wood-free paper is not as prone to yellowing as paper containing mechanical pulp.  Even though the name says wood free wood is still used to make these bags.

What is a Art paper bag?
These bags are thicker, stronger, and more stylish than other types of paper bags, these more expensive bags often have ribbon handles and are used in high end shops.

 Advantages of Paper Bags

Disadvantages of Paper Bags

  • Recyclable & Economical                                        
  • Many sizes, styles, shapes, and colors available
  • Can be made from recycled materials
  • Biodegradable                                   
  • Can be laminated for extra strength
  • Collapsible                                         
  • Can be printed on all sides
  • Stackable                                                                                  
  • Can be printed with up to 4 colors 
  • Can be glossy or matte (if laminated)
  • Damaged easily                                             
  • Flammable
  • Disintegrates when wet                                 
  • Production produces many toxic chemicals
  • Not very reusable                                           
  • Can’t be tied shut
  • Requires many resources for production       
  • Not stretchable
  • Not very strong                                             
  • Generally in Natural and White but can be in colors