How and Where Box Latches™ Are Used Around the World

We have watched trade show visitors and potential customers struggle with the simple learning curve as they closed and reopened boxes and cartons with our Box Latches™. While observing their many techniques, it became clear we needed to illustrate optimal ways to do this so that companies can leverage their Lean Manufacturing principles to generate Triple Bottom Line sustainability benefits via their use. As we produced this video, we realized that we have photos of our latches being used in 8...

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Want to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint?

Plastic totes and bins are handy to use, but require massive amounts of plastic. The plastic in these totes will be in our environment forever. The WikiHow link that follows illustrates how easy it is to reduce plastic waste.  3 Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste – wikiHow  It does not explain or show how easy it is to replace plastic totes and open bins with sustainable, cardboard boxes held open and stacked using the Corner Clip & Stack. To see the...

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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. boxlatch.com/worldwide-shortage-of-boxes-looming/ Covid-19 reluctance to visit retailers is feeding online sales with vigor. As predicted in the spring, concerns about box shortages are growing. radio.com/wwl/news/business/report-box-shortage-in-u-s-ports-another-amazon-center 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™ 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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Ineffective vs. Effective Marketing ROIs

Want to hear a story about a costly marketing mistake? Make-believe your name is Jack, it’s a warm summer day and in comes a call from an unfamiliar individual. “This is Joyce from Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland. Kathy is impressed with your unique Box Latch™ gadgets and thinks they should be promoted all over the world. She is inviting you to come to California for an interview on her TV show highlighting sustainability products.” What would you do? Be flattered that...

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Announcing Winner of Box Latch™ Challenge # 1

Box Latch™ Products’ COO, Jack Wilson, announced today that Mr. Nick Klein of Klein Foods Inc. in Marshall, Minnesota walnutgrovemerc.com was the winner of the Worldwide Box Reuse Challenge. His company’s staff will be receiving their choice of $1,000 of Box Latch Products. Click boxlatch.com/shop to see the innovative, Green, supply chain, box reuse solutions from which they have to choose. Nick’s entry included this photo with the statement below it. “We’ve been using your products for a handful of years now...

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No Tape – No Damaged Flaps – No Problem

Do you move boxes from Point A to Point B on pallets and then reopen the boxes? If the answer is, “Yes,” why not save money, time and the environment using Box Latches™? Businesses that move boxes on pallets typically rely on taped flaps and shrink wrapping to provide security. When the opened boxes have to be closed after calibration, for quality assurance testing, or to complete secondary processing steps, the flaps must be reclosed. If new tape is added, it...

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Box Protective Equipment

Where To Obtain Your BPE (Box Protection Equipment)

With PPE in short supply at the same time as the emerging worldwide box shortage, our Box Latch™ Products are at the forefront of the BPE (Box Protective Equipment) movement.  Never heard of BPE? You’re not the first. Neither had we until we invented this phrase and some talking boxes to explain it. We’re calling that “Box Talk.” The shelter-in-place world is requiring massive shipments of boxes. Shortages are looming as recipients destroy them and COVID-19 shuts down recycling centers.  As...

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Box Closing tools

Box Latch™ COVID-19% Sale

COVID-19 has changed our lives without asking permission. Science tells us that the virus survives only 3 hours on plastic but 24 hours on cardboard.  We can’t go back and fix things so what can we do? How about – by helping you stay safer and saving money as you reuse boxes to save the environment?  Take advantage of our COVID-19% discount on all shopping cart orders for Box Latch™ Products through May 31, 2020. Receive a 9% discount for company POs...

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