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Paper Envelopes for Daily Use

What is an envelope?

An envelope is a simple packaging object, usually formed of thin, flat stuff. It is contain a flat object such as a letter or card. Traditional envelope sheets of paper come in one of three shapes: a rhombus, a short-arm cross, or a kite. These shapes allow the structure of the envelope to be formed by joining the sides of the sheet around the central rectangle. In this way, a rectangular facing wall is formed with four flaps arranged on the opposite side. Because envelopes are made of paper, they can be an essential embellishment of postal markings with additional graphics and text. It is a feature that the direct mail industry has long benefited from. Custom-printed envelopes become an increasingly popular method for short businesses. Envelopes come in many different shapes and sizes, the most common being C4, C5, C6 and DL, which are suitable for paper sizes A4, A5, A6 and 1/4 of A4 or definition slip sizes, respectively. In addition to standard-type envelopes, bold bags, protective envelopes, ghost envelopes and machine envelopes are also available. Basic Envelopes to Use every day all 

Window Envelopes

A hole is cut in the front of the window envelopes to allow the paper to be seen inside. They are usually arranged to show the address received in the letter, preventing the sender from duplicating the address in the envelope itself. The window is generally covered with a transparent or translucent film to protect the message internally.

Manila Envelopes

The envelope can be so small that you need to fold the paper that goes into it, or it can be so big as paper that you don't need to fold it. A large envelope is called a Manila envelope, usually colored between yellow and orange, and is used to send multiple pages of paper when the regular envelope is too small. Another reason a Manila envelope will be used is to send important papers (such as birth certificates) that are better opened.

Velm envelopes

In general, if you want a standard, high-quality envelope for your personal communications, then you will start using Velm envelopes. In the past, your bank manager, lawyer, or accountancy firm may have used well envelopes when writing to you. Today, they are widely used in making greeting cards. A modern application for Velm envelopes is what you need to see. It can be purchased in many sizes, shapes, and colors, especially for invitations, announcements, and newcomers.

Commercial Envelopes

These envelopes are designed for direct mail, receipt, and check and statement machine insertion, making them an ideal and efficient choice. Commercial envelopes are also often used for letterheads and personal correspondence. They open along the upper edge and have diagonal seams.

Square Flap

Square flap business envelopes are often used to add contemporary flair to correspondence. These envelopes are well suited for engraving, thermography and other printing processes, as well as for automatic inserting equipment.

What are the different types of Envelopes?

No Size Types Notes
1 (4.125"x9.5") Regular, Window, Security, Self Seal Most commonly used
2 (3.875"x8.875") Regular, Window, Security, Self Seal Commonly used for return mailing
3 (3.625"x6.5") Regular Used for Church Offering Envelope, Also can be used as a return envelope  
4 6"x9", 9"x12", 10"x13". Catalog Envelopes Mostly used for sending correspondence or for marketing
5  6"x9", 9"x12", 10"x13". Booklet Envelopes Mostly used for sending correspondence or for marketing
6  A2, A6, A7, A8, A9, 4 Bar, 5 Bar) Invitation Envelopes Mostly used for invitation, greeting cards, note cards, RSVP
7 (3.875"x8.875") Remittance Envelopes These envelopes provide a way for donors to fill out personal information, include a financial gift, then seal and mail the envelope back to your organization.

 Types of Paper that Used for Envelopes

Types of paper used in envelope production: Wove, Surfaced Enhanced White Wove, Kraft, Recycled, Specialty, and Tear-resistant. Surfaced Enhanced White Wove is often referred to as calendared paper, which is used with offset lithographic printing. Kraft - Kraft paper is more durable, has more fiber than wool, and is commonly seen in the brown stock. However, Kraft paper does not print well due to its long fibers and would not be ideal for the process of complex graphics or 4-color inks. Recycled – Looking to make a green envelope? Using recycled paper for your envelopes is a great way to improve your durability. Specialty - Special papers are available in many colors, finishes, textures, and weights. They are ideal for direct mail envelopes because of their interesting features, yet can come at a higher price tag. Tear-resistant - This paper is almost indivisible and will not tear under normal applications. It is also often resistant to water and moisture. Tyvek and Protec envelopes are made of tear-resistant paper. Wow - Wow, as an economical option, has short fibers and smooth shape and is well printed. It is available in many weights and colors, and in its original form is known as Bright White Paper (with a gloss level of 92). This is a popular paper for commentators and direct mail.

Top importer Countries of Paper Envelopes


    No Country US Dollars year
1 United States 118,250,438.05 2019
2 United Kingdom 56,089,064.09 2019
3 Germany 55,265,398.06 2019
4    Netherlands 46,743,215.85 2019
5 Japan 41,631,196.80 2019
6 Czech Republic 41,131,216.26 2019
7 France 35,147,274.97 2019
8 Canada 26,530,335.59 2019
9 Belgium 25,701,575.40 2019
10 Sweden 22,577,662.82 2019
11 Australia 21,649,491.09 2019
12 Mexico 18,018,975.87 2019
13 Austria 15,870,426.47 2019
14 Switzerland 12,353,822.62 2019
15 Singapore 11,864,473.31 2019


What is the price range of Paper Envelope?

No Type Price
1 Custom Small Kraft Paper Envelope $0.05-$0.25
2 Mini Kraft paper envelope packaging $0.12-$0.16
3 Paper Envelope For Gift Cards $0.01-$0.10
4 Paper Envelope with String $0.02-$0.20
5 3.5" x 2" Landscape Gift Enclosure Paper Envelopes $0.05-$0.10
6  Transparent Tracing Paper Envelope $0.14-$0.17
7 Custom Small Kraft Paper Envelope $0.02-$0.08

Name: Muzammil Revised Date: 16-07-2020

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