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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
We were just notified that our order is ready to pick up. Do we need an appointment?
No. Shipping and receiving is open 8am-3:30pm Monday through Friday (excluding national holidays) and is first come first served.
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
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
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
What's better to ship posters, crimped end ("snap seal") mailing tubes or mailing tubes with plastic end plugs?
Neither style functions better than the other. They are two different options meant to achieve the same purpose. Selecting one style over the other is more about preference. For example, a crimped end
What's the standard wall thickness for tape and label manufacturing?
The most common wall thickness for tape cores and label cores, used during many manufacturing and converting processes, is .125" (1/8"). Click here for a list of tape and label cores available for imm
What freight class do edge protectors ship at?
Our edge protectors ship at class 55. Freight classes are designed to help you get common standardized freight pricing for your shipment when working with different carriers, warehouses and broker
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.
I'm shipping expensive prints internationally. What wall thickness should I order?
Most of our clients shipping expensive prints internationally order their mailing tubes with a .125" or .187" wall thickness. Bulk shipped mailing tubes usually have a wall thickness of .060", .070",
What are your will call / pick up hours?
Shipping and receiving is open from 8am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday. National holidays excluded.