Our Services

Instafoil offers a wide variety of in-house services under one roof to better deliver the quality and service that you deserve. With a range of 18 presses and growing, we can accommodate large or small projects with precision and great accuracy.

InstaFoil Specialties Services

Foil Stamping


Die Cutting

Folding Styles & Gluing

Foil Stamping

Metallic or matte, tints or textures, special effects or holographic patterns, our wide selection of foils and foiling capabilities will enhance the value of any printed piece.

  • laying down heavy solids of foil for overprinting
  • combination foil stamping and embossing
  • fine detail for stamp applications
  • access to hundreds of colours & finishes from all the major foil manufacturers
  • western Canada’s only trade shop with in-house copper engraving facilities
  • able to run sheet sizes from 1″ x 1″ to 29″ x 42″at speeds in excess of 5000/hour


Embossing can distinguish and differentiate any print job. Whether it’s adding a touch of class to a business card or stamping a multi-level sculpture into a presentation folder, embossing builds texture and a third dimension into two dimensional printing.

  • single level embossing and debossing
  • sculptured embossing & debossing
  • multi-level embossing & debossing
  • sheet sizes from 1″ x 1″ to 29″ x 42″

Die Cutting & Perforating

Whether its cutting an elegant “s” curve for the pocket of an information folder, an involved lace pattern for a greeting card cover, or perforating tearaway coupons, we can perforate and punch out any shape and punch up any print job.

  • full range of cutting capabilities on sheet sizes from 1″ x 1″ to 29″ x 42″
  • specializing in direct mail, pop-ups, slider cards and break-opens
  • die cutting of previously bound or saddlestiched books up to ¼” thick
  • utilizing traditional and laser dies

Folding Styles

At Instafoil we are able to facilitate custom folds – however, we commonly provide these different folding styles to the majority of our customers.

Reverse Tuck End Boxes

RTE Boxes, also known as reverse tuck end boxes, have a design where the top closure moves from the back to the front and the bottom closure moves from the front to the back. The reverse tuck end boxes are easy to open and close, allowing for repeated use without compromising the quality of the box and keeping it fresh and intact. Compared to other types of boxes, these boxes offer more security, ensuring that the products inside remain contained and do not spill out.

Straight Tuck End Boxes

Used for a lot of products and they are easily customizable as well in any style and design that the clients look forward to. There are numerous kinds of boxes that we reach out to on daily purposes. However, what we fail to recognize is the type of the box. We are all well aware of the straight tuck end boxes but we don’t recognize the kind by its original name. Straight Tuck end boxes are utilized for several boxes and are the most easily available ones in the market as well. Several products are enclosed inside them and it works amazingly for all sorts of merchandises.

Seal End Boxes

These are unique packaging boxes. They come in different custom shapes, sizes, colors, and designs. You can request for any shape, sizes, or colors you want, and we will deliver it to you right away. We have one of the best packaging team in the industry that ensures that all the packaging boxes we deliver are up to industry standards.

Tuck End Auto Bottom Boxes

These boxes are very easy to fold. They are also pre-glued from both the sides as well as the bottom area. Demand for any unique size, shape, color, or design that will add more value to your business and brand and we will customize it for you right away. Our team of experts is always ready to deliver astonishing packaging boxes that will take your business to the next level. With premium printing technology and techniques.

The Gable Bag Box with Auto Bottom

This is glued on the bottom by the custom folding cartons manufacturer and allows for quick loading. It is primarily used for custom cosmetic boxes and custom food boxes.

The Four Corner Tray with Lid

Typically set up, loaded and closed by hand. It is suitable for a broad range of relatively light products and is commonly used for custom food boxes (custom bakery boxes) and custom medical boxes.

The Six Corner Tray

This is shipped flat to the customer and is typically set up and loaded by hand. It is commonly used for custom food boxes and custom medical boxes.

Pillow Box

The following is a unique shape and is used for custom cosmetic boxes, custom food boxes (custom candy boxes), and custom retail boxes.

Display Box

This is designed to provide a point-of-purchase unit for holding a number of individual packages or products. It does not need to be glued. The retailer simply opens the top of the box and folds the lid back for easy advertising. Custom display boxes are commonly used for custom cosmetic boxes, custom food boxes, custom medical boxes, custom pharmaceutical packaging boxes, custom retail boxes, and custom toy boxes.

Dispenser Box Packaging

These are unique packaging boxes used to dispense different products in a very convenient way. It can also have an opening tray at the bottom of the package. However, these unique packaging boxes can be used in medicine packaging, retail packaging, candy bar packaging, tea packaging, as well as food packaging.

Hexagon Box

All six sides are the same dimension in a hexagon box, however it is frequently produced with the front and rear panels greater in length than the left and right side panels. Either way, it folds flat. Hexagon boxes are primarily used for custom cosmetic boxes, custom food boxes, custom retail boxes (for apparel), and custom toy boxes.

Punch Partition Boxes

These custom boxes are not only used for the safe delivery of the products to the market their beautiful packaging and colorful printing help attract sales when they are displayed on the store shelves. No matter how carefully the shipping department handles your products; there is always a great risk of breakage involved. Being a manufacturer of goods that a fragile, it is your responsibility to spend as much as needed in making sure that your product reaches the market in a safe manner.

Self Lock Cake Boxes

These boxes are spacious, reliable and provides three-way locks to the users. It gives sufficient space to hold the food items and protect it heating to keep it usable for the longer time.


Pocket folders, CD Jackets, specialty packaging, basic folds, and exotic folds, we have the capabilities to handle just about any type of folding and gluing – from automatic high-speed production, to hand folding and finishing.

  • fast, automated assembly of complicated direct mail, break-open cards and key card, holders
  • wide range of stocks, thicknesses and configurations
  • easel backs and point-of-purchase displays
  • automatic and hand finishing