Paperboard packaging that protects, invites, and connects.

A highly capable folding carton manufacturer will help you preserve the form, fit, and function necessary to enhance your product and the customer experience.

Basic structures to complex configurations. Premium production to stand-out embellishments. From design to delivery, RRD Packaging Solutions is that single-source folding carton manufacturer.

Can your folding carton packaging unbox a deeper connection?

Integrating premium materials and choice embellishments into a folding carton’s design makes a product stand out. It can also unbox a deeper customer connection.

RRD’s consultative service model and end-to-end folding carton solutions are powered by a localized presence with global resources. This advantage helps you drive that connection — online, in hand, or on the shelf.

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  • Paperboard materials

    Paperboard materials

    • C1S and C2S
    • Foil laminated board
    • Blister board or coating
    • Specialty substrates and plastics

  • Production


    • 8- and 12-color UV
    • 6-color offset litho

  • Enhancements


    • Spot UV
    • Soft touch
    • Specialty applications — reticulating varnish, glitter, holographic effects
    • Foil stamping and etching
    • Embossing/debossing
    • Film laminating

  • Finishing


    • Die-cutting
    • Folding and gluing
    • Tear strips
    • Security tagging
    • Windowing

  • Complementary services

    Complementary services

    • Creative development and design service spanning all media
    • Kitting and/or light assembly
    • Custom distribution and network optimization
    • Warehouse and inventory management
    • Commercial print material and labels (with personalized or serialized content)

Award-winning packaging meets smart label technology.

RRD’s folding carton solutions combine premium materials with best-in-class innovation. Add in industry-leading RFID label technology to create one-of-a-kind packaging that automates inventory management and increases security.


Award-winning attention to detail

Folding cartons for Greenleaf Gifts win at Paperboard Packaging Competition

RRD received multiple awards at the 2022 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition for expertise in precise color match and right-size manufacturing on the production of folding cartons for Greenleaf, a leading home fragrance manufacturer.


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Packaging design

A package should align with brand objectives to promote standout shelf appeal.

RRD’s packaging design services include everything from materials exploration and art adaptation to 3D renderings and printed prototypes. Our design experts and engineers seamlessly and effectively bring brand and function together to make first impressions count — every time.

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Case Study

Skincare brand overcomes packaging quality and consistency issues

For an emerging skincare brand, multiple vendors were at the root cause of color and brand consistency issues. These issues were occurring across all products, coatings, and substrates.

RRD’s step-by-step solution helped the brand overcome packaging quality issues and preserve the premium nature of the brand.

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Facility Spotlight

RRD Packaging Solutions – Durham

Capacity, a goal-driven culture, cleanliness, premium packaging capabilities, facility pride, the list goes on.

For RRD Packaging Solutions – Durham, continuous improvement has become a way of life. Facility leaders make their case for what sets this facility apart as a premium folding carton manufacturer.

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6 keys to shelf-appeal

What does it take to turn a folding carton manufacturer into your competitive advantage? Let’s start here:

Range of production
Standard to premium lines with mid- to high-volume production all under one roof.

Production agility
On both local and global levels, gain the ability to seamlessly pivot manufacturing locations for redundancy or efficiency.

Buying power
Among the world's largest printers, clients leverage RRD’s stable supplier base, assurance of supply, and negotiated raw material pricing.

Top industry talent
From concept to execution, our experts utilize best-in-class equipment and a proprietary supply chain management system to ensure success.

Creative capacity
In addition to our expertise in packaging design and engineering, access a wide spectrum of creative services. Drive innovation, consistency, engagement across all formats.

Quality assurance
RRD facilities remain certified and compliant in FSC, SFI, ISO 9001, cGMP, FSE, and Lean Six Sigma.

RRD Packaging Solutions can manufacture your competitive advantage.
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Create shelf-appeal that protects, invites, and connects.

It takes an expert to develop folding carton packaging that enriches the shopper experience. Connect with one today.

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