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THE HUMBLE CARDBOARD JUST GOT POSH: THANK YOU GOOGLE

There is something unique about the Google logo. Do you know what it is? If you look closely you will find that the innovative minds at this global tech giant have sneakily introduced ‘green’ – a secondary color – amidst … Continue reading

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M & M Box Proudly Participates in MFG Day this October 2nd!

The upcoming Manufacturing Day celebration is the go-to event showcasing modern manufacturing and was created to inspire those who are either established or starting out in the dynamic and ever-evolving field of manufacturing. MFG Day celebrates the next generation of … Continue reading

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Safety

It doesn’t matter what job you work – whether you are an office worker, working on a manufacturing floor, involved in the transport of goods, or any other profession – there is always the issue of safety. Staying safe at … Continue reading

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Subscription Boxes: Marrying Doorstep Convenience With The Element Of Surprise For A Thriving Business Model

People love receiving surprises – the pleasant kind. There is the anticipation of treasures unveiled and the enjoyment of welcoming new gifts into life. And the subscription box industry capitalizes on this basic tendency to pamper buyers and earn profits. … Continue reading

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Cardboard Boat Regatta

When most people think about the durability of cardboard, they imagine how many bottles a particular box can hold and how heavy those bottles can be. But have you ever thought how well your cardboard box can hold up when … Continue reading

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The TICCIT to Sustainability

One of the key buzzwords in manufacturing in recent year has been sustainability. As manufacturers, we have realized that responsible, sustainable manufacturing practices are the way into the future. Eco-conscious, sustainable production is good for our environment, our community, and … Continue reading

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How the Cardboard Box Was Invented

Sometimes to really appreciate something that is so simple, like a cardboard box, requires no more than a little imagination or, perhaps, some research into the past. That which we take for granted often can be the most sorely missed … Continue reading

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FOLDING CARTON BOOT-CAMP: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT CARTONS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

In every industry excellence comes with practice and the dissemination of the latest information around trends and processes. Cartons are no different. With several environmental concerns plaguing packaging in general, cartons made of recycled paper have been touted as a … Continue reading

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Illinois Manufacturing Facts

In the whole of the United States, manufacturing provides an estimated 17.6 million jobs, which is approximately one in six of the jobs in the private-sector. This means that about 9 percent of the workforce is employed directly in manufacturing. … Continue reading

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The 8th Largest Economy In The World And On The Verge Of Its Second Awakening

Manufacturing is the life-blood of a country. Without the continuous growth of this sector, the growth of an economy is far from possible. The United States has always been the home of the brave and the land of the free. … Continue reading

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