Packaging Print Solutions

Printed Packaging

Whether you need one color on a shipping container, or seven colors on a retail package, Great Northern has the print capabilities to get exactly what you need to identify and enhance your products. From flexo direct print, litho labels or high speed large format digital, you can select from a number of options to fit your program costs and package supply chain requirements.

All Your Printing Needs Under One Roof

A broad range of print capabilities to meet your project scope, budget, and brand objectives.

Flexographic Print

Primary uses: Commercial Packaging, Consumer Packaging 

Flexographic Print is the most common and cost-effective print option.

  • Ideal for high volume, repetitive projects
  • Direct print to corrugated packaging
  • High quality print using 6-color and 7-color presses
  • Redundant press infrastructure
  • Requires one-time investment in print plates

Lithographic Print

Primary use: Consumer Packaging

Lithographic Print is the highest quality print option that can help your packaging make an impactful impression.

  • 6 color print + aqueous coating
  • Printed graphics are applied to 80# coated paper then laminated to the corrugated packaging
  • Ideal for large box quantities

Digital Print

Primary use: Consumer Packaging

Digital Print is an efficient way to get high quality print on lower quantity orders.

  • Ideal for package customization
  • Flexible order minimums per SKU. Combine multiple SKU orders into a single run to obtain a lower price point
  • 4-color process print applied directly to the corrugate packaging
  • Fast turnaround times – No print plates and cutting dies needed

Prepress Expertise

Great Northern Packaging is pleased to announce that the Oshkosh and Twin Cities facilities have both been recertified as a G7 Master Facility. The Twin Cities facility also received a G7 Targeted designation for its offset press while the Oshkosh facility received a G7 Targeted designation for both its digital and off-set print presses.

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations is more than a tagline, it is an attitude. At Great Northern, customer challenges are met by an undying spirit to doing what others can’t or won’t. It’s in our DNA. And it is what our customers have come to expect with Great Northern.

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