Pharmaceutical-Grade Lithographic Folding Cartons

Enhancing Pharmaceutical and Wellness Packaging Solutions with Decades of Expertise

At Jones Healthcare Group, we harness over a century of specialized knowledge in the creation of lithographic folding cartons and paperboard boxes, offering bespoke finishes tailored to the dynamic needs of the global healthcare and wellness sectors.

We specialize in the full spectrum of packaging design services—from conceptualization and graphic design to structural engineering and production. Our offerings include a comprehensive range of substrate options and are supported by advanced printing technologies, precision die-cutting, and a variety of specialty finishes. This flexibility ensures optimal production efficiency and provides our clients with limitless creative possibilities, accommodating everything from small-scale marketing trials to extensive production demands.

Our leadership in packaging innovation has consistently delivered cutting-edge solutions to our partners in the pharmaceutical, over-the-counter, nutraceutical, and personal care industries. We are committed to staying ahead of evolving legislative demands, offering expert guidance in intelligent packaging solutions, intricate carton designs, and advanced materials science, ensuring rapid delivery of superior quality products.

As an independent packaging converter, we access a diverse array of substrates, enabling us to meet your specific design, commercial, and environmental sustainability objectives efficiently.

Advanced Capabilities in Pharmaceutical Carton Manufacturing

  • Single-colour to multi-colour with specialty finishes and coatings.
  • Sheet-fed lithography printing – conventional, U.V. and hybrid.
  • Variety of inks, including extended gamut printing, neon and metallic, inks, and low-migration
  • Simple structures to elaborate displays and complex multi-panel cartons.
  • Variety of folding carton substrates, including certifications that demonstrate responsible forest management

Specialized Types of Medical-Grade Folding Cartons

Our advanced structural design capabilities and connected packaging offering solve complex packaging issues for our customers.

Versatile Multi-Panel Folding Cartons for Pharmaceuticals

We offer complex multi-panel folding cartons to accommodate more information on outer packaging while maintaining the same overall footprint.

Tamper-Evident Folding Cartons

Using tear-strips and perforations, these cartons clearly indicate when a consumer has opened them to promote security.

Blister Card Backers for Drug Stability and Compliance

A blister card uses the combination of a plastic blister glued to a backer, providing consumers with a full view of the protected product.

NFC-Enabled Folding Cartons for Enhanced Product Security

By embedding Near-Field Communication technology into cartons, consumers can tap smartphones to packaging to connect to an endless range of consumer engagement applications.

See-Through Windowed Folding Cartons for Visual Product Inspection

Using a range of plastic films, windowed cartons let consumers see the product inside, while adding unique packaging design elements.

Innovative Coatings and Finishes for Enhanced Carton Security

We offer a range of specialty finishes and coatings to make brands stand out.

Braille Embossing for Accessible Pharmaceutical Packaging

A recognizable alternative to printed text using patterns of raised dots, braille printing or embossing creates accessible packaging.

Micro-Text Enhanced Anti-Counterfeiting Carton Solutions

From embedding anti-counterfeiting tags to using micro-text and security varnishes, folding cartons can be equipped with a range of security features.

Registered Embossing for Brand Protection and Recognition

Raised or embossed surfaces can provide tactile applications, or enhance design and contrast.

Premium Hot Foil Stamping for High-End Packaging Appeal

Introduced over a variety of colours and sheens, foil can be applied in any pattern to provide dazzle where it’s needed most.

UV High Gloss Coating for Durable and Vibrant Cartons

Gloss coatings can be applied overall or in spot contrast applications to highlight folding carton design elements.

UV Matte Coating for Subtle and Professional Finish

Used to achieve an overall matte effect with strong scuff resistance.

Innovative Cast and Cure Techniques for Distinctive Visual Effects

Involves micro-embossing using patterned film to create an iridescent effect.

High-Sheen Aqueous Gloss Coating for Moisture Resistance

A lower-cost alternative to UV high-gloss coatings, offering a semi-gloss effect.

Aqueous Matte Coating for a Sophisticated Packaging Finish

A lower-cost alternative to UV matte coatings.

Foil Paperboard for Luxurious and Protective Packaging

Offers a metallic-like appearance.

Integrative QR Codes for Smart Packaging Solutions

Capabilities for printing and type of code, including QR.

Soft Touch Coating for Enhanced Tactile Experience

A matte coating that looks and feels like velvet.

Protective Blister Coating for Pharmaceutical Integrity

Applied to blister card backers, this coating adheres plastic blisters to card backers with the application of heat.

Comprehensive Folding Carton Services for Healthcare Products

Strategic Support for Pharmaceutical Product Launches

We generate over 1,000 new packaging designs a year and support up to 20 product launches a month.

Pharmaceutical Vendor-Managed Inventory Solutions

70% of customers use our vendor-managed inventory services to improve the efficacy of their supply chain.

Assured Delivery and Quality Standards for Healthcare Packaging

We deliver hundreds of millions of printed components each year, with over 99% right the first time and market-leading quality control.

Expert Folding Cartons Line Optimization Consultation

From iterative line trial support to collaboration on new equipment design and validation, we serve as packaging consultants for our clients to ensure seamless performance of folding cartons on their filling lines.

Custom Integrated Design and Packaging Services for Medical Cartons

Our box packaging design services are complete with ideation, graphic design and structural development, including scientific colour management and design engineering to solve complex issues for our clients. And, our integrated filling services ensure speed to market.

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