Box Latch™ Products Case Study in May “Packaging World”

In February Daniel Smith from Packaging World contacted CEEO, Jim Wilson, out of the blue.  He was interested in finding a case study that illustrated how corrugated boxes could be reused. Dan found us at boxlatch.com and was intrigued with what he saw there. Jim with Alicia at PackExpo East in Philadelphia One week Before COVID-19 Shut Everybody Down During the week before Covid-19 shut down nearly all the trade shows in the USA, Jim met with Alicia Pettigrew, Manager of Product Strategy at...

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Box Latch™ Products Improve Assembly Cell Efficiencies

A prior blog reported how production manager, Tony DeVoy, at TYRI Americas in Stevens Point, WI made use of our Box Latches™. They found the latches were so useful that as soon as our Corner Clip & Stacks were invented, they put them to use, too. This report illustrates how TYRI’s systematic lean manufacturing makeover employed our clips helped reduce labor costs while growing production, reducing human injuries and eliminating worker frustrations. Efficiencies in Assembly Cells According to Mr. DeVoy, box flaps...

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Box Latches™ Enhance Warehouse & Manufacturing Efficiencies

When Ken Turzinski co-owner of the Swedish TYRI Americas company in Stevens Point, WI returned from a Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP) trade show in Milwaukee during January of 2018, he showed then production manager Tony DeVoy a Box Latch™. His comment was, “Tony, would you have any use for a product that closes boxes like these without tape?” When Tony found how easy it was to use a Box Latch™, he immediately saw a use and placed an online...

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Box Latch™ Products’ Challenges You to “Think Outside the Box”

Sometime in the mid-1990s “I had the pleasure of attending a full day conference learning from Michael Gerber, author of The E-Myth” says Jim Wilson, CEEO of Box Latch™ Products. “Of all the speakers I have heard and books I have read, the E-Myth and Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People have changed my life more than any others.” When asked “Why is that?” Jim responded, “Because Michael Gerber taught me to spend at least one hour every week...

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Protect Your Employee’s Health with Box Latch™ Products

With COVID-19 creating havoc with people’s lives and supply chains around the world, our Box Latch™ products can help minimize transmission of the virus. How so? Since they are plastic, Box Latch™ (BL) or Corner Clip & Stack (CC&S) can be cleaned and sanitized with ease. Additionally, closing boxes with tape requires handling tape guns, refilling the guns when they run out, rubbing one’s hands or fingers over the taped box to make sure it adheres fully and passing the gun on...

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Box Latch™ Remains Open For Business

Covid-19 has changed the world as we know it very rapidly.  It is still business as usual at Box Latch™ Products where we are filling orders from our shopping cart and purchase orders on a regular basis. Unfortunately, the two major trade shows at which we were going to be an exhibitor in the next three weeks have been cancelled. The first one, Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit in New York City, has been postponed from March 17-18 until September 22-23. The...

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Box Latches™ Work Well for QA & Returns in Japan

A joy that comes from diverse distributors surfaced yesterday. During a Zoom conference yesterday our Box Latch™ distributor in Japan illustrated their method of promoting our family of products. In November 2019, CEO, Jim Wilson, met with Mr. Akira Muroaka (owner) and Mr. Yoshi Mitsushima (General Manager) of the Nippon Systems, Corp. (NPC) in Osaka, Japan During yesterday’s monthly Zoom conference, Mr. Mitsushima showed Jim how NPC is promoting Box Latches™ and Corner Clips. He said our Japanese people expect products to...

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Pack Expo & “Packaging World” Like Box Latch™ Products

PackExpo East turned out to be the perfect meeting place on March 4, 2020 for Jim Wilson, CEO of Box Latch™ products to meet Daniel Smith, Regional Manager of PMMI Media based in Chicago. PMMI is the parent company of PackExpo and their trade journal, Packaging World. During the meeting we confirmed that Packaging World Editor Emeritus, Pat Reynolds, is excited to be working with Carl Bartle at Wisconsin Packaging, Inc. in Green Bay, WI to flesh out a case study...

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“Packaging World” Likes Box Latch™ Products

On Wednesday, March 4, CEO of Box Latch™ products, Jim Wilson, met with Daniel Smith at PackExpo East. Daniel reached out to Jim a few weeks ago to see if our company had any unpublished case studies illustrating the value of using corrugate boxes to replace expensive plastic totes. The answer was, “We sure do.” That led to communications with Pat Reynolds, VP Editor Emeritus at PMMI Media Group and Packaging World. Watch for the notice reflecting the incredible on which Pat...

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Box Latch™ Products, COO Attends Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers Meeting.

Box Latch™ Products, Jack Wilson – Co-Founder, Inventor & Chief Operations Officer, attended the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers February 25th meeting, hosted by Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac, WI. The tour of the world’s largest aluminum propeller manufacturing plant was enlightening. Of particular interest was witnessing the lost wax casting process. The experience was a real joy for Jack who is always interested in seeing how things are made.  Mercury Marine is one of the newest customers using our Corner...

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