Corrugated Boxes: Local, Sustainable Vancouver Box Manufacturer

Racer Boxes: Your Local & Sustainable Vancouver Box Manufacturer

No matter where you go – to work, to the grocery store, or shopping at your favourite retail store – there are bound to be boxes in sight. Like we can’t escape them, boxes are part of our everyday life because they simply make life easier.  But ever wonder where they come from?

Racer Boxes is a Vancouver box manufacturer here in Canada. From our standard cardboard boxes to custom boxes in Vancouver, this means that we use only locally sourced material from our Canadian forests and work only with local manufacturers here in Canada.

The most common type of cardboard box is the corrugated box. This type of cardboard is stiff, strong, and light-weight and is made up from two layers of brown kraft paper. For customized orders we do 3 layers of kraft paper. Corrugated boxes were first developed in 1884 to resist tearing, splitting, and bursting. The term corrugate comes from the converting process of which wood pulp is corrugated and made into paper. The wood pulp is rolled over to create the famous corrugated waves, and then the paper is cut to size and glued together to form its final shape.

Why we are so proud to manufacture our boxes at home in Canada is because Canada actually leads the world in the adoption of sustainable forest management. The average percentage of our corrugated boxes in Vancouver are made from only just over 10% freshly-cut tree; the remainder is from recycled paper and board or woodchips, shavings, and sawdust left over from other operations. Not to mention, this 10% is less than only 0.5% of Canada’s extensive forestlands. Much more of our forests are burned in forest fires or killed by insects and beetles. Canada has also implemented strict measures for forest regeneration including tree planting and seeding initiatives, which make up for the trees that were cut down for any of our Vancouver box manufacturing purposes.

So join us! In our support for local and sustainable Vancouver box manufacturing practices, for any of your boxing needs.

How to Order Your Sustainable Boxes Wholesale

From stock cartons to custom display boxes, call Racer Boxes at 604-270-8205 or contact us online anytime for your affordable, high quality wholesale boxes!

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