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Growing Global Box Shortage Solved by Box Reuse

The worldwide shortage of boxes and cartons was first reported by us in an April 2020 blog. Covid-19 reluctance to visit retailers is feeding online sales with vigor. As predicted in the spring, concerns about box shortages are growing. When CEEO Jim Wilson was asked recently, “Why aren’t people reusing boxes and cartons?,” he replied “Because manufacturers of products and consumers do not know how fast, easy and cost effective it is to close,  reopen and stack them with...

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Box Latch - Closing boxes without tape. VF Corporation. Belgium.

VF’s “Company Purpose” and the “Power of And”

You’re all familiar with North Face, Lee, Wrangler, Timberland, JanSport, right? Mr. Steve Rendle, CEO of the multi-billion dollar VF Corporation,, was a keynote speaker during a recent Ethical Corporation Business Sustainability Summit, That’s where Jack and I had the pleasure of hearing and connecting with his message. Mr. Rendle talked about sustainability and the environment as key elements of each company’s unique “Purpose.” In keeping with the topic for this three-day event, he emphasized that each of these...

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Interested in growing your business? Exporting may be the answer.

If your business needs access to working capital to grow like we have, it’s time to look to the US Small Business Administration for help. We did and it worked. 90% of the world’s markets for products are outside the USA. If we want to reduce our country’s trade deficit, exporting is a must. Besides, you owe it to yourself to learn how to redirect some of your hard earned IRS and state tax dollars back into your company’s ability to...

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Box Latch™ Products Introduces New ISO Tools

Box Latch™ Products introduces new ISO Tools – Box Latches™/Box Fasteners/Box Sealers Visual color coding has been a way of identifying specific nomenclature ISO and manufacturing procedures for years.  Reusable, hundreds to thousands of times, Box Latches™ are revolutionizing how boxes may be temporarily closed and reopened several times without damaging them. Streamline your workflow, save time, money and confusion by adding them to your processes.  And, yes, they are a great tool for a large variety of business settings. Officially the...

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Introducing The Box Latch™ Tall Wall for Gaylords

Do you struggle with the reuse of expensive RSC gaylord boxes and containers caused by damage from tape? Would you like to cut the time required to close the flaps in half? If so, it is time to initiate a box closure and fastener system that allows you to replace tape with our durable latching system. Use them hundreds of times! Pay for them with your savings on tape as you save time and enhance the lifespan of your gaylords. The Box...

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Box Latch™ Products at Trade Show in Seoul, Korea

Congratulations are in order for South Korea. Thanks to the job its government and population have done to manage COVID-19, the Korea MAT trade show was held in Seoul July 27-29, 2020. This may be the only country in the world where in-person trade shows are occurring this summer. Thank you Steeve Byun for detailing our Box Latch™ Products to hundreds of visitors including reps from Kia, Hyundai, LG, Lotte, and Samsung. Check out the video below to see a demonstration of...

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Quality Control on a Budget with Box Latch

ISO 9001 Series, AS 9400, ASQ, QMS, and Six Sigma Companies-  Looking for a handy and economical way to identify your processes? Box Latches™ provide a convenient way to seal and reopen corrugate boxes without damaging the box, saving hundreds if not thousands of dollars on containers and mistakes. The Box Latch™ family comes in five colors and can be used to identify various processes. An example of how one of our clients use the latches: Black:     Products to be inspected Red:   ...

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With No Trade Shows – Fishing for New Ideas?

What a changing world? No sports, no concerts, no large gatherings, no trade shows, no fun. Thanks for nothing COVID-19. So… let’s go fishing!!! Here’s CEO, Jim, after a few hours on Lake Michigan. We miss seeing current customers and meeting new prospects at these shows. However, our YouTube videos and free Zoom consultations provide equal or better opportunities for curious prospects to see our unique supply chain solutions in action. Watch this video to see COO Jack Wilson demonstrate the use of the...

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Box Flaps Causing Problems?

Do box flaps cause a problem at your facility? Box Latch™ Products can help! This brief video demonstrates how our reusable Corner Clip & Stack works to hold box flaps down and out of the way for ease of filling, removal of goods and even stacking of boxes. Also demonstrated in this video is how companies can create their own lightweight, reusable totes by using existing boxes.

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