Short Run Printing vs Custom Packaging

Interested in upgrading your plain stock packaging, but not sure how? Here is a comparison of your options to help guide you through the process.

page shortrun vs custom - Short Run Printing vs Custom Packaging

Short-Run Post-Printing
Fully Custom
Lead Time
(after art approval)*:
Two Weeks
75-90 days
One Case
1,000, dependent upon the vendor
Printed In-house in Philadelphia, PA
More complex jobs or jobs with specific types of finishes (soft touch, UV, etc) would likely be done overseas with a trusted vendor; fully-custom paper shoppers, PPNW, and certain types of boxes can be done domestically through a vendor partner
Hot-Stamping, Ink Printing, PMS Matching
Infinite capabilities, from soft touch finishes, hot stamping, 1-100% ink coverage, interior printing, UV finishes, varnish finishes, various handle types & lenghts, etc.


* Lead times for both short-run post-printing and fully custom projects can vary depending upon the season