How important is the luxury packaging affecting the brand images?

Luxury packaging plays a key role when it comes to retail brands and even more so for bigger/ designer brands. Having luxury packaging is guarantee to increase the popularity of brand identity. For instance, consumers that like to spend a lot of money on handbags, clothing, cosmetics, and perfume are willing to a little more […]

What paper products are included? Part 2 – Tissue Paper

Anti-dumping is reviewed every year by the Department of Commerce during the anniversary month of its publication. This is related to countervailing duty order, finding/ suspended investigation. Products that include tissue paper has to be cut-to-length sheets weighting 29 grams/ square meter maximum. Tissues paper products in this situation can be bleached, dye-colored, surface-colored, glazed, […]

What is Anti-dumping and What paper products are included? (Part 1 – Notebook)

Anti-dumping happens when a manufacturer from out of the United States sells goods in the U.S. less than its actual value. This leads to decrease in sales for industries in the United States. Anti-dumping in companies are very in dept with its duty calculations. The duties are calculated with a purpose to build back the […]

What is HS Code and how are they classified?

HS Code stands for Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System is a standardized international system that determines products that are traded globally. Traded products are required to have an HS code that matches the Harmonized Tariff Schedule from the country it was imported from.  Without the HS code, products cannot be imported or exported internationally. […]

How 301 Tariff is affecting the paper industry:

Section 301 is part of the Trade Act of 1974 where it allows the President to take actions to remove any act, policy, and practice from foreign government with unfair foreign barriers to the U.S. exports. If by any reason the United State Trade Representative seeks an investigation involving Section 301, it must be negotiable […]

What is Proposition 65 and Proposition 65’s Testing Requirements:

Proposition 65 makes it mandatory for every business to give warning labels to people in California about exposures to various chemicals that causes cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm. This became the law when it was approved in November 1986, when the vote was 63 to 37% rate. Proposition 65 is applicable to every […]

Food Grade Box Packaging:

With over 15 years experience in the packaging industry, we at Gala Deluxe are known for custom boxes, retail packaging, and luxury retail packaging. One of our many specialties is food grade packaging, especially for chocolates, macaroons, teas, and coffees. Our food grade box packaging is printed with soy-based inks so you do not need […]

Pros and Cons of Collapsible Rigid Boxes & Are they right for your business?

Many people have questions about collapsible rigid boxes and if it is right for their business. A collapsible rigid box is a type of rigid cardboard box that can be fold-able. There are many pros of a collapsible rigid box, one major pro is that since this type of box is fold-able, it makes shipping […]

Natural Products Expo 2019

Gala Deluxe attended the annual Natural Products Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center from 3/6-3/8. Gala Deluxe has done various packaging for different chocolate companies. Many people that visited our booth were particularly interested in chocolate packaging. We can help clients with customization on wrappers and designs on chocolate box holder. We have done some […]