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Can I package food in the Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes?
No. Our products are not food grade. This means food products should not come in direct contact with our products. Regarding food packaging, our Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes are meant to be used as
Can you add our logo?
Yes. We offer one-color flexographic printing on all tubes and edge protectors. "Flexographic" printing, also referred to as "flexo printing" is similar to a rubber stamp print. It's a great, economi
Can you match my company's Pantone colors?
Yes. When providing your art, be sure to specify which Pantone number(s) you want used. Pantone matching is available for all of our "labeled" products. Our "labels" are printed C2S sheets with an aq
Do you make water proof tubes?
No, we do not make water proof tubes. Our tubes are made with 100% paper (just like a paper towel tube) and are not water proof. We do offer a moisture-resistant paper option called "poly kraft." Thi
Do you offer shrink wrapping?
Yes, we offer heat shrink wrapping for some of our smaller custom Fiber Cans and Telescope Tubes. Shrink wrap is a polyethylene plastic that shrinks when heated, and helps creates a tamper-proof se
How does the lid stay on a 3 piece telescope tube?
Three-piece telescope tubes have a vacuum effect as a result of the top and base components fitting the inner tube snugly. When the canister is turned upside down, the lid does not fall off right away
I'm not seeing an option to purchase Fiber Cans or Telescope Tubes online?
The only product line available for online ordering, and immediate shipment, are our line of 3" ID x .125" Tape and Label Cores. All other products are made-to-order. Custom orders have lead times.
Is four color printing available?
Yes, four color printing is available for "labeled" products. After art is received, CMYK (plus PMS spot colors if needed) C2S sheets are printed and then wrapped around the tubes. Click here to see
What's the difference between flexographic printing and lithographic printing?
Flexographic Printing – This is the most basic and cost effective method of printing on paper tubes and edge protectors. It utilizes water-based inks that are transferred directly onto the pape
Why are some paper canisters called "3 piece canisters"?
A 3 piece canister is a specific style canister. It is comprised of three paper tube components: top, base, and neck. The top component has a permanent metal end applied to the top. The base component