Why use Transparent Packaging?

If your product is attractive then allow it to promote itself by protecting it with transparent packaging.

What is Jetran® Packaging?

Jetran® is a patented process for making clear tubes in various shapes including Circular, Square, Oval, Hexagonal and Triangular to any length.

How do I close the top and bottom of the tube?

We also supply the caps to fit the tubes in various colours and designs.

Do I have to pay origination charges?

Providing you can utilise one of our 350 + standard shapes and sizes you pay no origination charges.

How are the Jetran® tubes supplied?

All Jetran® products are supplied flat but pre-glued and creased which saves both storage space and shipping costs.  You simply ease back the creases to open the tube before inserting the end caps.

What is Jetlok®?

Jetlok® is another patented design that is unique to Bell Packaging – It’s a type of end cap that can be locked to the Jetran® tube and then re-opened and closed giving you a reusable piece of packaging.

What is Retran®?

Retran® is Jetran® tubing made from a transparent material that contains as much as 70% post-consumer waste i.e. bottles that would normally go into landfill.  It is really transparent and 100% recyclable therefore great for the environment!

What materials are used?

Materials including PET, PP and PVC are all available.

Do you use a standard thickness of material?

Materials are available from 150 micron – 800 micron depending on the application.

Do you have minimum production quantities?

We try to be as flexible as possible to give you what you need however like all packaging the more you buy the lower the price!

What is a PET folding carton?

It’s the same as a traditional board carton but produced in transparent film so your product is visible at POS.

What designs are available?

All folding cartons are bespoke and are designed to your specific product needs.

Do I have to pay for tooling?

Yes – for folding cartons a one off tooling charge is made anywhere between £150 and £350 depending on complexity and size.

Can the packaging be printed with a design?

All the packaging we produce can be printed with combinations of foil and print using screen, litho and roto-gravure.

What are the lead-times involved in supply?

Lead-times for Jetran® are normally 2-3 weeks and folding cartons 5-6 weeks.

Do you make samples?

Yes we are happy to make samples for you in our in–house studio.

What do you need to make samples?

We will require the product you wish to pack - we can then offer a range of alternative designs for you to consider.


Do I have to pay for samples?

Single samples are normally FOC however we may charge for multiples.

Can you provide printed samples?

Yes we can using either the digital process or full machine proofing however both of these routes will attract a nominal cost depending on design and number required.

What do I do next?

Contact our sales team by telephone on +44 (0)1582 459 292, or via our website and we will help turn your idea into reality.