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Key Container Newsletter Volume 1/Issue 3

May 30, 2019

Celebrating 60 years. Six decades of history. 1959. Jack Sundel decides to start his own corrugated box manufacturing company and establishes Key Container in a former airplane hanger in Pawtucket, RI. With seven initial employees comprised of mostly family, Jack turns his 28 years of corrugated sales experience into a successful business.

Key Container Newsletter Volume 1/Issue 2

May 30, 2019

Meet our design team! Dedicated to making your vision a reality. Not sure what you need? Provide Steve with a sample, or even the dimensions of your product, and he’ll build a package that will provide maximum protection or an eye-catching display to showcase your product.

Key Container Newsletter Volume 1/Issue 1

May 30, 2019

THREE COMPANIES – ONE GREAT TEAM… A team that is always striving to improve operations to provide our customers with the best quality products and unparalleled service. State of the art manufacturing facilities, responsive customer service and new, but still eye-catching, eco-friendly trucks are just a few of the reasons why choosing us as your…

The Great American Cardboard Comeback – By Michael Corkery

April 22, 2019

“No one is shocked when a paper mill closes anymore. The shocking thing is when one reopens.” COMBINED LOCKS, Wis. — As he watched the No. 7 paper machine hiss and hum for what he thought was the last time, Rick Strick felt a lump well in his throat. It was Sept. 21, 2017, and…

We now have a new Latitude Flexo Folder Gluer!

July 17, 2018

Key Container now has a new state of the art 2018 Latitude Flexo Folder Gluer – 42 x 98 with in line die cutting, 3 color, fully robotic feeding and stacking. This machine produces the squarest boxes and neatest pallet loads of boxes in the industry.

Key Container boxes being used for 51 years!

June 28, 2018

We just learned that one of our past customers has been using a Key Container box for the last 51 years. Now that’s dependability! Winnie Simmons wrote Key Container to let us know her mother-in-law has been a loyal user of our boxes. She writes: “Just thought you might like to know that my mother-in-law…

Making A Difference, One Box At A Time

September 19, 2017

EDESIA IS PROVIDING AID TO MALNOURISHED CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD AND KEY CONTAINER IS PROVIDING THE METHOD OF TRANSPORT.   EDESIA MANUFACTURES SPECIALIZED READY-TO-USE FOODS THAT CAN QUICKLY REVERSE SEVERE MALNOURISHMENT. Thirty four million children have moderate acute malnutrition and 159 million are chronically undernourished. Those are sobering numbers that reflect the state of many…

Awarded packaging supplier of the year

November 23, 2016

2016 was an eventful year!  At Key Container, we are proud to say that we were awarded packaging supplier of the year by two different customers for 2016!  We also obtained re-certification for ISO 9000:2008, the most up to date ISO registration available.  On a more personal side, we started a University of Rhode Island…

Importance of Packaging Design in Branding Your Product

August 16, 2016

There are many organizations who believe that packaging design is as important as the brand itself. The product packaging design plays a very important role in branding your items in the retail environment. One thing that should be noted is that the ‘catchier’ the design is, the more audiences it will attract. A good packaging…

Branding Your Business: A Key To Success

July 18, 2016

Branding is a word that has gained popularity in recent years, but its meaning is often shrouded in double talk and misunderstanding. Branding is the “feelings” that people get from certain products, services or businesses. There are many elements of a business that could be used for branding. It could be a logo, a name,…