Cardbox Packaging receives FSC CoC certification

By Jim Cornall contact

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The Pittston based facility of Cardbox Packaging, Inc started its production in the fall of 2019. Pic: Cardbox Packaging
The Pittston based facility of Cardbox Packaging, Inc started its production in the fall of 2019. Pic: Cardbox Packaging

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Cardbox Packaging, which produces paper labels and sleeves, has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification from the Soil Association Certification.

By becoming FSC CoC certified, Cardbox Packaging is able to address a growing customer need, the desire to use certified paper, and pulp-based materials.

“FSC certification is another way Cardbox Packaging is showing its commitment to environmental issues by being able to produce products that are FSC CoC certified,”​ said Michael Schaid, general manager of Cardbox Packaging, Inc.

The FSC CoC provides assurance that customers are buying products sourced directly from responsibly managed forests and other controlled sources. The FSC system independently tracks, traces, and identifies wood fibers from the forest through every step of the procurement process, confirming each supplier along the way follows rigorous controls, management, and reporting practices.

“We believe this system offers credibility and transparency and so is the necessity in our business,”​ Schaid said.

The Pittston based facility of Cardbox Packaging, Inc started its production in the fall of 2019 with new manufacturing equipment for printing, die cutting, & folding/gluing covered by Heidelberg machinery.

Cardbox Packaging, Inc runs is a producer of various folding cartons, multi-pack bands, beverage cases and paperboard wraps for food products and K3 dairy products. K3 is a thermo-formed food container (yogurt, soup, oatmeal cups), which contains a paperboard wrap and provides sustainability and additional point-of-sale (POS) features.

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