To save you time, we have provided answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by our prospective customers.
If you need further answers please contact a friendly sales or customer service representative who will be glad to help you.

How long does it take to manufacture a new carton?

A new carton can be manufactured within 7-10 working days depending on your artwork requirements. Plain cartons usually take about 5-6 working days. In urgent situations a reduced lead-time can usually be met. Please contact our sales or customer service representatives to achieve this.

Can I see a Representative from Abbe Corrugated?

Of course! We have a team of experienced representatives who are able to come to you and advise the best type of product to match your particular packaging requirements.

Can I choose my own colour scheme for my carton design?

For our flexographic printing option we have a comprehensive range of standard colours to choose from, or we can use a specific PMS colours if your volumes are large enough. This may incur a small surcharge.

Our Single-Pass Digital Printing is 4-Colour CMYK.

Can I get a Sample Carton before I place my carton order?

A sample carton can be made before you place your order enabling you to check that the size and board grade will suit your requirements. Contact our sales team or customer service to arrange this.

How long does it take to get a Quotation on my packaging requirements?

Once we have all your packaging requirements, we are able to get most quotations out within 24-48 hours, depending on the complexity of your needs. In a more urgent situation please contact our sales team.

Is Abbe Corrugated affiliated with Amcor or Visyboard?

Abbe is an Australian independent company, wholly owned by an Australian family who have a combined experience of 50 years in the corrugated packaging industry. We have no connection nor are we reliant on any other major supplier of corrugated packaging in Australia.

In which areas of Australia does Abbe Corrugated supply its services and packaging?

Abbe supplies its corrugated cardboard packaging and services to clients across Australia.
Abbe Corrugated is experienced in supplying a range of different customers with individual and special requirements from high volume to smaller lower volume customers. We support companies of all sizes and tailor to their various wants and needs. As an independent manufacturer and converter of corrugated cardboard, cardboard boxes and packaging we supply to both metropolitan and regional areas including:

  • Melbourne and regional Victoria
  • Hobart and Launceston, Tasmania
  • Hay, New South Wales
  • Sydney, New South Wales (Austcor)
  • Brisbane and regional Queensland (Austcor)
  • Darwin, Northern Territory

To enquire about delivery to your area please contact us.

Do you have standard sizes?

We have some standard sizes, see our Stock Listing for more information, otherwise we can make to order ensuring your packaging is just right for your product.

If I buy more do I pay less?

As we make to order, the longer the run size, the better economy, so we can pass the savings on to you.

Do you make the board?

Yes, we have our own corrugator on site. We manufacture, print and convert the cartons and POS display units all at one site.

Do you have minimum quantities?

Some minimum quantities will apply depending on board grade and size of carton, packaging or display unit, please ask you friendly Account Manager or Internal Sales Representative for more information.

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How many cartons are on a pallet?

This is dependent on the size of your cartons and packaging, but we will make sure it is the most viable to minimise your freight costs. We are also able to limit the height to suit special requirements. Eg. Pallet racking systems, Interstate freight etc.

How many colours can I have on my cartons?

The general answer is three for Flexographic print process, however, should you require more than this please contact one of our friendly customer service team to discuss your requirements.

Does tooling cost me anything?

Tooling is made specifically for your product and there are costs involved. However, this can be estimated at the time of quotation. If there is a charge you will be informed of this prior to manufacture.

Is there a charge for Artwork?

Artwork costs are incorporated into the price of the stereo. However it is beneficial and will reduce costs if you can supply your artwork in our preferred format.

Can you arrange delivery or am I able to use my own preferred carrier?

Either, please advise us at the time of quoting you and we will arrange an ex-factory price if you prefer, otherwise we will quote you with delivery included.