Envelopes

At Continental Envelope we make standard and custom envelope styles to meet your projects goals.

When you choose Continental Envelope as your partner for high-volume, direct-mail envelopes, you get more than envelopes. You get the peace of mind that comes with knowing your envelopes will be exactly what you ordered, delivered when you need them.

By maintaining and investing in our state-of-the-art facility, Continental Envelope is one of the largest envelope converting and printing experts in the Midwest. Our technology, coupled with over 80 years of experience, enables us to provide the best in custom, direct-mail envelopes to fit your project needs – on time and exactly as you’ve ordered it.


Standard Styles and Sizes

We manufacture a variety of envelope flaps and styles to meet your needs. Below is an overview of common options that we offer.
  • Commercial Envelope
  • Booklet Envelope
  • Annoucement Envelopes
  • Wallet Envelope
  • Baronial Envelope
  • Remittance Envelopes
  • Catalog Envelope

Customize Your Envelope

Envelope converting, the process of creating envelopes from sheets or rolls of paper by folding, die-cutting, and gluing, means we can fulfill your custom envelope needs – for mailing envelopes, business envelopes, window envelopes, or whatever your project may require. As converting and printing specialists, we understand your project needs cannot be met with a stock envelope, so we’ve tailored our processes and capabilities to provide a large variety of different envelope sizes and styles. In addition to creating the exact envelope type you require, we print exactly what you need with some of the best equipment and materials available – supplying you with the overall highest quality. Select an option below to learn more.


Perforation Envelope Example

Perforation Example

Tear Strip Envelope ExampleTear Strip Envelope Example

Tear Strip Example

Reveal Envelope Example

Reveal Example

Trailing Edge Envelope Example

Trailing Edge Example

Construction

Continental Envelope understands envelope construction and can assist you with creating an envelope to meet your performance standards.

Materials

Continental Envelope partners with best-in-class suppliers to get your product right the first time. We can help you select the ideal materials for your project.

Windows Window

Single Window Example

Single Window Example

Full View Window Example

Full View Window Example

Multiple Windows Example

Custom Shapes Example

Custom Shapes Example

Regular Window Film Example

Regular Window Film Example

Windows offer a unique way to grab your customers attention. We can build an envelope to meet your specifications with standard and creative designs.

  • Single
  • Picture/Full view
  • Multiple
  • Custom shapes
  • Materials: regular or Eco film

Paper Paper

White Wove Example

White Wove Example

Coated Example

Coated Example

We offer a myriad of paper choices to meet your project’s needs. Included below are some of the most popular options our customers request.

  • White wove
  • Offset
  • Colored wove
  • Kraft
  • Coated 1 & 2 sided (C1S, C2S)
  • Matte
  • Dull
  • Metallic
  • Tyvek
  • Eco options: FSC or Recycled

Inks Inks

Metallic Example

Metallic Example

Fluorescent Example

Fluorescent Example

All our web presses print enhanced flexo up to and including 5 spot colors and 4 color process in addition to 4-8 color lithography work.

  • PMS colors
  • Metallics
  • Fluorescents
  • PMS UV Ink

Finishes Finishes

Overall Emboss Example

Overall Emboss Example

Foil Example

Foil Example

A unique tactile experience makes an impression with customers. These printing and production methods get envelopes noticed and opened.

  • Registered embossing
  • Overall embossing (show brown craft bubble)
  • Soft touch
  • Grit
  • Varnish: spot or overall
  • Foil