Benefits for you: expert support with packaging design and sustained success for your business model

Our profession: Development of flexible production systems for luxury packaging made of paper, cardboard and gray board. We advise you on your product portfolio, workflow and the development of new business areas.



Box Sample
100% Rigid Box Design

Shoulder box, two-part with inlay, inner and lid part as presentation packaging.
Box+lid: cardboard grooved 2 mm, Eska® board Jeans 
ESKA JEANS is made of a mixture of natural and recycled materials and contains as much wood fiber as fibers obtained from recycled jeans.

Embossing with white embossing foil

Inner dimensions: 
90 x 155 x 50 mm (W x L x D)


  • Rotary board cutter PK 170
  • Grooving machine NM 101
  • Embossing machine PE 312
  • Corner puncher BLP 500
  • BLF 500 box forming machine

Realised by KOLBUS Team

Case PROMOTION Open House

Sample packaging
Collar box carton, three parts with bottom, inner and lid part for presentation packaging

Box: grooved or die-cut grey board, 1 mm, single-sided white
Cover: die-cut cloth, paper WIBALIN®FEINLEINEN Sapphire Blue + Grey 115 gsm
Embossed transfer print (plano sheet): Silver glossy - GRÄFE, Bielefeld 

Inside dimension
bottom box:
85 x 85 x 25 mm (HxWxD)
Inner box:
80 x 80 x 34 mm (HxWxD)
85 x 85 x 55 mm (HxWxD)

Made using KOLBUS BOX LINE machines
90° sharply defined edges with gooving technology 

Implemented by the KOLBUS team

Case study FASHION Haute Couture

Rigid box sample for fashion white
Slip lid cardboard box, classic with bottom and lid part for presentation 

Box: die-cut blanks made of grey board, extra smooth, 2 mm, 1 side white
Cover: die-cut cloth, paper with embossing, texture nubuck white 130 g/sqm

Internal dimensions of box:
355 x 275 x 150 mm (HxWxD)
Inner dimensions of lid 
360 x 280 x 30 mm (HxWxD)

Made using KOLBUS BOX LINE machines

Realised by: KOLBUS team as a production test run

Case study HOME/BEAUTY

Sample for rigid box packaging
Shoulder box, three parts with bottom, inner and lid part for presentation 

Box: Die-cuts of grey board, 1.5 mm, single-sided white
Cover: die-cut cloth, test material paper offset print, 4c 120 g/sqm
Inside dimensions
Bottom box:
125 x 125 x 200 mm (HxWxD)
Inside box:
120 x 120 x 220 mm (HxWxD)
125 x 125 x 25 mm (HxWxD)

Made using KOLBUS BOX LINE machines

Realised by: KOLBUS Team as test production

Case study ›natif‹

Edition 'Perfume
Complete packaging for narrow flacons:
Slip-on lids or shoulder boxes
Elements made of grooved cardboard
Elegant perfume box made of pure cardboard.

Bookbinding board/card, Bossotti Srl, extra white, 2 mm
Natural cardboard, grey, 2 mm
Collar element: cardboard black,Eska®black, extra smooth, 2 mm

Digital printing black, screen printing green (directly on cardboard)

Inside dimension:
55 x 55 x 83 mm (HxWxL)

Made using KOLBUS BOX Line machines

Case ›natif‹

Mobile phone
Rigid cardboard box for smartphone:
Slip lid box base and lid with cardboard inlay made of grooved cardboard.
Luxury packaging made of pure cardboard.

Bookbinding board/card, Eska®black, extra smooth, 2 mm
Inlay/grey cardboard one-sided white 1.5 mm

blind embossing, hot foil embossing gold and black

Inside dimension:
47 x 147 x 76 mm (HxWxL)

Made using KOLBUS BOXline machines

Implemented by: KOLBUS Team, Rahden

Case ›natif‹

Folding box, model "cardo"
Folding box for promotion:
Book cover with closure flap
Conventionally produced inner box, mechanically placed and glued
Elegant gift box made of cardboard and paper.

Grey cardboard 1,5 mm covered with Wibalin fine linen 500, 115 g/qm
White tab (punched) Invercote G 300 g/sqm
Cardboard grey/white

Screen printing, monochrome, blue

Inside dimension:
78 x 130 x 90 mm (height x width x depth)

Made using KOLBUS BOXline machines

Implemented by: Keskeny Printhouse, Budapest (HU) and KOLBUS Team, Rahden

Scotch whisky

Complete packaging for a bottle of whisky: lockbottom carton, punched insert, hinged lid box with collapsible box section with magnetic security closure as gift packaging 

Hinged lid box:
bookbinding board/Eska®black, extra smooth, 2 mm, lined with Caribic black 120 g/sqm from igepa 

partial UV coating, hot film embossing in silver and screen printing in white 

Inside dimensions: 
243 x 140 x 74 mm (HxBxD) 

Made using KOLBUS BOX LINE machines 

Implemented by the KOLBUS team and Streiff & Helmold GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany / 

Case study FOOD  /
Personalized box for sample jams

Flat-packed folding hinged-lid box with magnetic closure for three sample jars2-part hinged-lid box:  
board/card Eska®black, deep black, 2 mm, laminated with
colours matt 120 g/sqm from Gmund / 

Finishing : partial UV paint, white screen-printing, personalized with DIGITAL METAL® high-gloss silver film per DM LINER® / 

Divisions for three sample jars, each approx. 150 ml, outside dimensions 62 x 85 x 210 mm (H x B x L) 

Made using KOLBUS BOX Line machines

Implemented by the KOLBUS team and Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG, Fürth, Germany


Case study HOME/BEAUTY
Presentation box for perfume

Telescopic box with upright box section glued on one side:

Telescopic box:
Cardboard/card Eska®black, deep black, 2 mm,
lined with Ispira from Fedrigoni, 120 g/sqm

direct embossing on bookbinding card with film KURZ MTS 420, 1/0 colour black (offset) + partial UV gloss paint + hot film embossing

Inside dimensions: 103 x 103 x 105 mm

Made using KOLBUS BOXline machines

Case study GIVE-AWAY

Square box with four opening options, two-part, flat-packed with magnetic closure:

Lidded box:
Board/card grey smooth, 2 mm, laminated with comtesse/linen, approx. 173 g/sqm and 210 g/sqm and Surbalin seda, 115 g/sqm both from peyer

Direct embossing on laminated board/card with black embossing film

Inside dimensions: approx. 105 x 107 x 107 mm

Made using KOLBUS BOXline machines

Implemented by the KOLBUS team

Small shoulder box for jewellery

Shoulder box:
Art gallery board 2 mm, colour bright white (lid and base) and bookbinding board/card grey smooth, 1.5 mm, laminated with Surbalin pearl effect, 115 g/sqm from peyer

Finishing: embossing on laminated substrate with metallic embossing film

Inside dimensions: 70 x 70 x 60 mm (W x L x D)

Made using KOLBUS BOXline machines


Rigid cardboard packaging for sustainable packaging solutions

100% perfect – boxes with sharp edges and high-precision grooving from 90° – 130°

High quality papers beautifully finished, digitally printed lining and luxurious substrates – all laminated at speed

Sophisticated closure, simple and satisfying to use

The reverse side of the card cut-out is lined.

Punching out the four corners creates the base and four sides.

Fully-automated production of rigid boxes

The box is made and finished in a single production process

Stable manual grooving plate model GT 100 for manual grooving of sample boards with adjustable knife holders for grooves from 90° to 130° and V-groove knife.

You want to open up a new business area using KOLBUS BOX LINE machines for the production of luxury packaging?

We can advise and support you in designing your product portfolio and planning workflows. We can organise exclusive factory visits to selected customers so that you can see for yourself how effectively packaging can be produced on KOLBUS BOX LINE machines.

Marcus Dammann

Sales Manager International & North America

Phone      +49 5771 71-259

We support you as your production process gets up and running.

You send us your ideas and designs - we will be happy to check how it can be produced with KOLBUS BOX LINE machines. Our KOLBUS team will advise you on the selection of papers, cardboard and substrates and the properties of the boxes. Or we can put you in touch with packaging producers for your production with the BOX LINE system without any obligation.

Bettina Bürger

Head of Marketing Service


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