We deliver our folding boxes pre-glued and flat packed (plano). Packing can then be done with the help of machines, and the number of cycles on the
on the packaging lines can be increased as a result. By the way: our customers sometimes also pack small runs themselves by hand.
Manufacturer of folding boxes: RATTPACK®
Through years of experience as a specialty supplier, folding carton manufacturer and one of a few manufacturers of
packaging for packaging lines, we know where the shoe pinches in the FMCG industry: speed, efficiency and error-free handling of packaging such as folding cartons
ensure smooth and scalable production of products for the masses. This is exactly where our strengths come into play. Our company is a specialist supplier and
professional contact for well-known manufacturers in many sectors and variants of the food, discount and pharmaceutical industries, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals you can
rely on us. Special packaging, whether folding cartons, folding boxes, folding boxes plano or folded, boxes made of cardboard, corrugated cardboard, boxes made of cardboard, with our pool of
employees we can offer you an efficient production of folding cartons, folding bottom boxes and other packaging solutions for #FMCG. Our
print shop is only one part of our portfolio. Centralized prepress and other logistics advantages set us apart. Our supply chain is designed for high volumes. We are looking forward
to your inquiry.
*TK-Pizza - Facts & Figures: How much frozen pizza is consumed on average per person in Germany?
The consumption of frozen pizza has increased significantly in recent years. In 2012, the average per capita consumption was 4.9 kg, which is an increase of 1.6 kg compared to
2006. Per capita consumption was highest in the 14-18 age group with 6.4 kg. This corresponds to an average consumption of 1.5 frozen pizzas per month, per
person in the 14-18 age group. In 2021, around 388,215 tonnes of frozen pizza were sold in Germany, most of it in the food trade and only a small
only a small proportion in the out-of-home business with the catering trade. This means that sales of frozen pizza have increased by 38 percent since 2010. With an average weight of 350g per pizza, this corresponds to about
pizza, this corresponds to about 1.2 billion pizzas per year in Germany.
Our company produces folding boxes for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries.
We offer runs for folding boxes in any dimension. Our production lines are designed in such a way that we can guarantee efficient large-scale production.
on a large scale. Whether you need 1 million folding cartons for a convenience frozen pizza*, or 250,000 folding cartons for a
vitamin food supplement for the over-the-counter sector of the pharmacy - we are your reliable partner for the production of folding boxes
in all logistics steps.
All folding boxes or what?
But not only convenience frozen pizza is in a folding box. Cosmetics, nutritional supplements, yoghurt blisters, six-pack bottle carriers, muesli bars in presentation packaging, discount articles and medicines.
in presentation packaging, discount articles or medicines - all these products are presented to the consumer in folding boxes or by means of
consumers in folding boxes or by means of appropriate blanks.
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**Difference between sight dialing and free dialing in the pharmacy
Free choice, visual choice,... what does it mean and where does it apply?
Free choice in the pharmacy is the area that is in front of the counter. Customers can enter this area and take out items without asking the pharmacist first.
ask the pharmacist first.
The sight selection area is what customers see behind the counter when they enter the pharmacy. As a rule, these are over-the-counter medicines that do not have to be prescribed.
do not have to be prescribed. However, they are not freely available. You usually have to ask the pharmacist about it. You can see it, but you need the pharmacist to get the product.
to get the product.
Success with free choice and sight choice in the pharmacy
How to measure and improve pharmacy productivity. In 2016, over-the-counter medicines generated on average about 20 % of the pharmacy's
pharmacy sales and 30% of profits. The importance of over-the-counter and line-of-sight choice for profit is even greater for centre pharmacies and city centre locations. The economic
The economic importance of free choice and sight choice for pharmacies will continue to increase.
What does this mean for the packaging?
In the case of free choice and sight choice, the quality of the packaging has a direct influence on the sales success. You can see this for yourself in any pharmacy
especially in city center locations: products such as dietary supplements, dietetics, cosmetics, blood pressure monitors or dressings etc. are being equipped with increasingly high-quality and elaborate
packaging and finishes. In the visual choice are products that are pharmacy-only, but are accessible to the customer / patient without a prescription.
Advertising or promotional preparation is permitted here, e.g. through embossed folding boxes with valuable raised metallic-effect lettering(hot foil stamping) or
die-cut and eye-catching POS displays in the area in front of the counter (free choice). The products in the free choice area of a pharmacy are more elaborate in terms of packaging and POS displays even more elaborately designed. Advertising is also allowed here. The next time you enter a pharmacy, you will certainly see the products and
you will certainly perceive the products and the presentation there with different eyes.
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***OTC-Switch: News for the visual choice (March 2022)
OTC: Over the Counter. One always speaks of OTC when over-the-counter medicines or similar products are involved. The product (or the packaging) is "handed over the counter" during the sale.
"handed over the counter" during the sale.
PTAs must prepare for new OTC medicines. Pharmacies prepare you for a new wave of over-the-counter medicines. In future, new over-the-counter medicines will be possible,
including bilastine, dexibuprofen, a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol, and levodropropizine in certain circumstances. This is made possible by an amendment to the pharmaceutical
prescription, which came into force on 1 March 2022.
On 24 February 2022, the 20th Ordinance Amending the Ordinance on the Prescription of Medicinal Products (AMVV) was published in the Federal Gazette. In accordance with this legislation, the OTC changeover came into effect on 1.
March into force. Nevertheless, manufacturers have to switch their products as needed. It may take a while before self-medication may be dispensed on sale.
20 milligrams per divided unit or 20 milligrams per over-the-counter tablet is the active strength of Bilastine, which can be taken by mouth. The use is only allowed for persons
12 years of age and older. Bitosen® was already a prescription drug that met these requirements. It is currently labeled "AV" in the Lauer Tax.
The ibuprofen enantiomer dexibuprofen was not previously available for self-medication. It is now available in a single dose of 200 milligrams "for oral use without the addition of other medicinal ingredients".
It is now available in a single dose of 200 milligrams "for oral use without the addition of other medicinal ingredients", having previously only been approved for professional medical use.
A maximum daily dose of 600 milligrams is allowed, and each pack contains up to four grams of active ingredient. This corresponds to 20 tablets with an efficient effect and the distribution of
over-the-counter medicines with 400 milligrams of ibuprofen.
"Mild to moderate pain" is the name given to over-the-counter dexibuprofen. The maximum duration of use is four days. There is currently no equivalent product on the market.
The total amount of active ingredients in each pack must not exceed four grams of ibuprofen and ten grams of paracetamol. This corresponds to a maximum quantity of 20 tablets. The indication for
the combination is the short-term symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain.
For the symptomatic treatment of irritable cough, adults and children aged 2 years and over can take levodropropizine orally without a prescription for up to seven days. Quimbo® syrup and drops
are available as a corresponding prescription medicine.
Conversely, what does this mean for the packaging of these new OTC products / OTC medicines / OTC drugs?
If necessary, this new market situation will make it possible to adapt / improve / increase the value of the packaging. We would be happy to coordinate with you and tackle your OTC project together with you.
project together with you.