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6 Common Questions Asked About Digitally Printed Packaging

January 11, 2019

It’s safe to say that digital print has revolutionized the packaging industry. No longer just an up-and-coming trend, digital print production has proved itself a worthy challenger to traditional litho lamination and flexography printing. Digital delivers high-quality, full color print, quick ...

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The BoxMaker Joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS)

January 03, 2019

The BoxMaker, a Pacific Northwest leader in custom packaging solutions, has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS). APASS members are prepared to assist Amazon Vendors with the design and supply of packaging materials in accordance with Amazon Certified Packaging ...

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A Look Back at 2018: Happy New Year from The BoxMaker

December 27, 2018

For 37 years it’s been our highest goal to be an industry leader in packaging innovation. All of our successes so far would not have been possible without the support of our coworkers, partners, and of course, our clients year after year. Through the triumphs and trials, we strive to continue ...

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Foam-in-Place: Taking Protective Packaging to the Next Level

December 20, 2018

The Importance of Protective Packaging

Imagine you’re shopping online for a gift. You finally come across exactly what you’re looking for and decide to make the purchase. A week later, your order arrives, but you’re devastated (and frustrated!) to find that the product has been damaged during ...

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Flexo vs. Digital Print for Labels: Which Should You Choose?

December 13, 2018

Gutenberg’s creation of the printing press in 1440 is often considered one of the most important inventions of all time. The printing press opened the doors of rapid production and made possible the wide distribution of written materials and information, which for the first time could be ...

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Packaging Design Considerations for Baby Boomers

December 06, 2018

Understanding the Baby Boomer Population

Baby boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — make up a major portion of the population. Although recently surpassed in size by the millennial generation, there are more than 76 million boomers in the United States. With life expectancy increases due ...

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Are Two Brands Better Than One? What You Need to Know About Co-Branded Packaging

November 29, 2018

Capitalize on Recognition with Co-Branded Packaging 

In today’s competitive online and retail landscape, shoppers have more choices than ever before. As a result, brands are constantly challenged to find innovative ways to connect with consumers and stand out from the crowd. 

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The BoxMaker Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Local High School Students

November 15, 2018

Earlier this month, in celebration of Manufacturing Day, The BoxMaker hosted a group of local high school students at our headquarters in Kent, WA. The students are enrolled in Kentridge High School’s 3D printing class, and as such, they expressed an interest in learning more about manufacturing ...

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'Tis the Season: Holiday Packaging Trends to Watch Out For

November 07, 2018

With visions of snow days, warm fireplaces, and sugar-plum fairies dancing in our heads, the holidays are fast approaching in the Pacific Northwest. If you’ve stepped foot in a retail store recently, you may notice the flurry of holiday-themed products on display. Now is the time when brands ...

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Food-Safe Ink and Digital Print: What You Need to Know

November 01, 2018

A Brief History of U.S. Food Packaging Regulation

Up until the 20th century, there were few federal laws regulating the food packaging industry in the United States. Standards and guidelines slowly developed over time in response to growing health concerns and public outcry for safe production ...

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