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UV-Curable Inks vs. Water-Based Inks for Digital Print

February 15, 2019

Ink is an important but sometimes overlooked component of the digitally printed packaging equation. The printing process delivers pigmented ink to the substrate and binds it to the surface, resulting in a desired artwork or graphic result. Different inks are used for different types of packaging ...

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3 Must-Know Generation Z Packaging Trends

February 07, 2019

By 2020, the Generation Z population is expected to account for 40% of all consumers. Gen-Zers, born between 1995 and 2012, are today's young adults, teens, and tweens. While Millennials may have adopted digital technology into their daily lives, Gen-Zers have never known a world without it. ...

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The BoxMaker Announces 3M™ Associate Converter Status

February 01, 2019

The BoxMaker, a Pacific Northwest leader in custom packaging solutions, has officially announced their authorization with 3M™ as an Associate Converter for industrial tapes and adhesives

 

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The BoxMaker Prepares to Swing for the Fences in 2019!

January 24, 2019

Each January The BoxMaker’s team of Packaging Advisors gathers in Seattle for our annual Sales Kickoff event. With branches throughout the Pacific Northwest including Bellingham, Spokane, Longview, Portland, Eugene, and Medford, returning veterans and rookies alike are treated to two days of ...

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3 Tips for Effective Product Packaging Budget Management

January 17, 2019

Today’s consumers value the form and function of product packaging now more than ever. Packaging is not only integral to the perception of a brand, it can also determine the success of a product. In fact, a recent national study found that 72% of consumers agree that packaging design can ...

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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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