Lime Green Branded Paper Bags with Twisted Handles

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Our Branded Carrier Bags are versatile and great value for money. These personalised shopping bags are made in Italy. They also feature a twisted handle and are 100% Recyclable and 100% Bio-Degradable, an ideal alternative to plastic.

  • Lead Time: 4 weeks from signed paperwork
  • Minimum Order Quantity: 500
  • Fast Track Available: Yes

Manufactured with either white or brown Kraft paper.
Paper comes in a plain or ribbed Kraft. 
Most common paper weights are between 90gsm to 120gsm on kraft, and coated paper is usually 120gsm.
If you require something more bespoke, we can tailor a solution to meet your needs.

Printing Methods & Capabilities:
Flexo Overprint 2 colours maximum
Flexographic (flexo) printing uses a flexible printing plate to transfer the ink onto the substrate being printed, typically plastic, metallic films, cellophane and paper. The printing capability is not as good as lithographic printing, and is not really suitable for fine tone work and detailing.

Flexo overprinting allows us to print onto stock items so is perfect for short print runs. On most products, we can print in 1 or 2 colours. The best print results are on flat surfaces so the print area available is limited by the construction of the bag or box. Due to the uncontrolled nature of the printing, registration cannot always be guaranteed, and reverse out printing is not recommended.

Stack Press
A stack press can usually print in between 4 and 8 colours, with six being the most common that you find. The stack press gets its name from the individual ink/printing sections, which are oriented in a vertical stack. Paper or plastic passes through each one in turn. They offer quick setup which is great for short runs; however they tend to have a lower print capability for tone work and are unable to maintain tight registration.

Central Impression Press
A CI press is different to a stack press, as there is a single large cylinder that supports the paper or plastic as it comes into contact with a series of printing plates, one for each colour that is being applied. Central impression presses can have anywhere from two to eight printing units, with six being the most common. The advantage of CI presses is that you can print at a much faster rate than a stack press while maintaining much tighter registration and a higher quality tone work. Unfortunately they take longer to set up and so are not used on short runs.

Our Packaging Consultants will be able to give you reliable advice about the replication of your logo to ensure that we never compromise in quality. 

Original Source: 
We source are goods from multiple locations including the UK, Europe, Indian sub-continent and the Far East. These paper bags are most commonly manufactured in the UK and Italy.

Sizing Options:
Overprinting onto our stock means you can print on any sizes found on our Printed Packaging website. Your Packaging Consultant can guide you to the relevant print areas on different bags. For more bespoke sizing please check with a sales person.

For larger runs that are being manufactured bespoke, a number of sizing options are available above and beyond our stock sizes, please contact our Packaging Consultants to discuss your options further.

Eco Options / Credentials: 
The paper is all sourced from FSC sources which mean that the forests are all managed and maintained responsibly. The bags are fully recyclable and will also bio-degrade as they are made from paper.

Finishing options: 
There is a whole host of different options if you want to make your bags stand out, such as:
Gloss/Matt varnish
Coloured twisted handles 
Cotton covered handles
Bottom reinforcement cards