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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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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 2018

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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3 Key Takeaways for Brands from Adobe MAX 2018

October 26, 2018

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend Adobe MAX 2018. Billed as one of the largest and fastest growing conferences in the industry, thousands of creatives from across the world gathered in Los Angeles for three days of classes, workshops, and creative inspiration — hosted by tech giant ...

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HP Chooses The BoxMaker as Digital Print Provider for Adobe MAX

October 15, 2018

The BoxMaker, a Pacific Northwest leader in digitally printed packaging solutions, has been selected by HP, Inc. to provide corrugated displays for the technology leader’s upcoming launch of their Designer 4 Designers (D4D) app at Adobe MAX. Distributed by Adobe, this new app enables designers ...

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3 Things You’ll Learn at BoxMaker University

October 11, 2018

Every fall and spring, The BoxMaker launches a series of educational lunch-and-learn classes on packaging known as BoxMaker University. BoxMaker University is an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on a wide variety of topics relating to packaging and production. Our alumni include long-time ...

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