We Give Boxes Wide Open SUPERPOWERS!

Have you ever seen boxes that can be side accessed to insert and remove long parts? On your path to becoming a Cost Savings Superstar for your company, we invite you to view a popular closed loop box reuse, Wisconsin Plastics, Inc. case study. Using Box Latches on both ends of corrugate boxes for transporting and assembling long parts, WPI has improved its financial and environmental bottom lines. The same boxes have been collapsed and reused for more than 1.5 years, saving...

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BoxLatch™ Products’ Superpowers Land It at Trade Fair in South Korea

BoxLatch™ Products would like to thank Samsung, LG, Hyundai car, Kia car, Coupang, and CJ logistics for visiting Hang Seon’s (Steeve Byun’s) ePackaging booth at the SCM Trade Fair in South Korea last week. This opportunity arose only because of the training the BoxLatch™ Products team received several years ago through the Wisconsin Manufacturing Export Partnership (WMEP) ExporTech® program. That education has been supplemented by critically important export grant funding made possible through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. We thank the state...

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We Give Boxes in London (and Everywhere) Superpowers

Ever seen a cardboard box with flaps held open for stacking like totes? Now you have. These boxes were displayed by Item-Products, Ltd. in Booth #B40 at the Packaging Week trade show in Olympia London, UK, September 21-22, 2022. We want to help you increase the day-to-day efficiencies of your team by stacking and moving open boxes. Please visit us at the Assembly Show in Rosemont, IL October 23-24, 2022. Contact dan@boxlatch.com for some free samples and a free consult. To develop some...

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We Provide Boxes with Extended Lives

Boxes ready for rebirth and reuse with Box Latch™ Products. Smile with happiness as your company reaps the financial benefits from box reuse.   This is how it works!   Box Latch™ Products replace tape to allow your boxes and cartons to be reused dozens of times before disposal. People : Profits : Planet all win when this occurs. The diagram below illustrates how closed loop box reuse can provide multiple uses of your fiberboard corrugate containers. For free samples and a no obligation consultation...

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If This Pile of Cardboard Could Be an Asset, Why Would You Throw It Away?

I know, because it’s plastered with tape, right? The same tape that gums up your production lines! That causes your staff to cut their fingers or causes damage to the contents when they have to use blades to open these boxes. The same tape that is applied by the roll just to consume your money, never to be seen again! What if it didn’t have to be like this? What if you could close and reuse this asset dozens of times? We...

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Why Does Sustainable Packaging Focus So Heavily on Recycling?

Packaging World is the “go to” resource when it comes to news and innovation in that niche. A recent article discusses how Brita Premium Water is the first retailer with a refillable recyclable aluminum bottle and plastic free paperboard carrier both of which are recyclable. Hallelujah! As a company whose mission is sustainability in the packaging world, we thank Anne Marie Mohan for this article on sustainability. Our hat is off to Brita for finding a practical way to eliminate 1,800...

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For Immediate Release – Closed Loop Box Reuse Is A New Wikipedia Definition

For Immediate Release Closed Loop Box Reuse – Is A New Wikipedia Definition As the world continues to deal with “Climate Change,” new behaviors to assist with the changes required are resonating around the globe. The theme Reuse. Reduce, Recycle has been gaining momentum for years. It is important to know that corrugated box and carton reuse has been rapidly advancing via a family of reusable devices. These patented or patent pending products are made in Wisconsin, USA and sold around the globe as...

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Can the “Milk – Closed Loop Delivery System” Penetrate the Sustainable Home Food Market?

Consumers around the world want to do business with companies that reduce packaging waste. More specifically, they perceive sustainable packaging for food-related products to be a priority. The team at Box Latch™ Products is working with the British firm Oddbox, to develop a sustainable packaging model for their subscriber-based deliveries of fruit and vegetables. It appears this program could work just as well for US based Imperfect Foods, Misfits Market and others. The above photos illustrate how easy it is to apply...

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Passage of Infrastructure Bill Pushes Reuse of Packaging Material

A recent article touched on a worrisome, stagnant US 32% of solid waste recycling rate.  Perhaps as a result of this statistic, the 2021 infrastructure investment and jobs Act is providing $100 million in new grant money for the EPA’s “pollution prevention” P2 grant program. Wiring Solutions Plus & REDARC in Adelaide, Australia Two latches on the bottom and one on top work well in a closed-loop corrugated box reuse program As it turns out, the EPA defines P2 as “any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its...

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How Soon Are Packaging Waste (EPR) Laws Coming to Your State?

In the summer of 2021 Maine and Oregon became the first two USA states to enact and sign packaging waste reduction principles into law. Because waste from these sources exceeds the resources required to recycle it, governments are looking for ways to help municipalities deal with this problem. These environmentally focused efforts are titled Extended Producer Responsibility laws. Image from Forbes 7/29/2018 Under these model laws producers of packaging products will pay into a fund based on the amount and the recyclability...

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