FEFCO code: the number for packagingMaybe you’ve seen the popular folding box with the code FEFCO 0201? We explain how exactly the four-digit code for packaging made of corrugated board and solid board is made up and what advantages it brings.
Punched, creased, perforated, with flaps and folds – have you ever noticed how ingeniously a box is constructed? This isn’t by accident. Manufacturers of corrugated and solid board packaging adhere to the FEFCO code during production.
“I need a folding carton with a lid according to FEFCO code 0201.” Everything is immediately clear. The four-digit number makes it easier for everyone involved to talk about packaging. Because the FEFCO code, more precisely FEFCO-ESBO code, assigns a unique number to all standard packaging made of corrugated or solid board, regardless of size. The international code also describes how a box is assembled and how it is closed.