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How to Calculate the Cost of Packaging

March 08, 2018

What Determines the Cost of Packaging?

Many components influence and impact the cost of packaging. From the obvious costs (such as raw material and labor) to the hidden (such as warehousing and obsolete inventory), it’s important to take a step back and consider all of the factors when ...

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How To Create Customer Centric Packaging

March 01, 2018
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How to Plan for a Custom Packaging Production Timeline

February 23, 2018

Custom Packaging Production: The Importance of Planning

As with most aspects of business, custom packaging is one that must be planned. Depending on your packaging type, print production method, and where you choose to purchase, manufacturing and delivery lead times can vary and must be ...

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Custom Packaging Delivers More to Your Business

February 15, 2018

Welcome to The BoxMaker 

Custom packaging delivers more to your business. Save time, control costs, and ultimately improve your company. The BoxMaker develops custom packaging programs for businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

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Industry Spotlight: Craft Beer and Cider Packaging

February 08, 2018

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we not only love to drink beer, but we also love making it. Washington and Oregon are home to two of the largest communities of craft brewers in the country, and their growth won’t be slowing anytime soon. As craft brewers scale their business, the right packaging ...

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Eliminating Waste in Freight: Cube Optimization

February 02, 2018

The Cost of Inefficiency

It’s no secret that shipping plays a significant role in the cost of doing business. The size and shape of your boxes and how they fit onto a pallet (“palletize”) have a direct impact on your cost to move product from Point A to Point B. In the past, an emphasis was not ...

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Brands "Drive the Moment" at Packaging Experience Summit

January 25, 2018

Packaging Experience Summit: A Success!

The reviews are in and by all accounts, Packaging Experience Summit offered great content and inspiration fuel for those who attended. On January 16th, 2018, major brands from Washington, Oregon and beyond were in attendance to learn from industry experts ...

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Hear Speakers from States of Matter and SGK, INC. at Packaging Experience Summit!

January 04, 2018

New Speakers Announced! Packaging Experience Summit

Packaging Experience Summit is just around the corner and we are excited to announce two more speakers for this event. The 2018 theme is “Drive the Moment” and speakers will be sharing ways that brands can leverage packaging to connect with ...

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Happy Holidays from The BoxMaker

December 21, 2017

Thank You for a Great 2017!

As the year draws to a close, The BoxMaker would like to wish all of our clients and supplier partners a happy holiday season and joyful new year. Our goal is to provide integrated services and solutions that effectively address our clients’ business needs to power ...

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Making the Case for Flexible Packaging

December 14, 2017

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You may have noticed during your trips to the grocery store that you’re finding more than square boxes in the aisle. From diet supplements to favorite snacks, brands are jumping on the flexible packaging ...

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