The BoxMaker announces intent to purchase Macarbox digital laser cutting machine

February 12, 2020
Leader in digitally printed and finished corrugated packaging will expand die-less finishing capabilities with first Macarbox LCD installation in North America Leader in digitally printed and finished corrugated packaging will expand die-less finishing capabilities with first Macarbox LCD installation in North America

The BoxMaker, a leader in digitally printed and finished corrugated packaging, has announced their intent to purchase and install the first Macarbox Digital Laser Cutting Machine (LCD) in North America. This machine expands The BoxMaker’s current die-less cutting capabilities significantly, increasing capacity and speed for converting corrugated boxes and retail displays.

The Macarbox LCD machine provides a unique laser cutting and creasing technology for corrugated board without the need for any additional tooling or dies. As a high-speed single-pass laser, this equipment operates many times faster than existing automated CAD table technologies, and delivers new capabilities including fine shape cutouts, small openings and acute angles, precision perforation, sequential numbering, and etching.

According to Daniel Dixon, Director of Operational Excellence at The BoxMaker, the Macarbox LCD is a natural complement to the company’s existing digital printing and die-less converting operations. “The larger format of the machine, zero consumables needed, and wide range of materials that can be converted are a great fit for our plant’s production needs at this time,” explains Dixon. “We look forward to expanding the added value we can deliver to our clients with the addition of the Macarbox LCD.”

The BoxMaker began their journey into digitally printed and finished packaging in 2011 with the purchase of an HP FB700 and a single automated CAD table. Today, the company operates one of North America’s highest capacity digital production centers for corrugated products, featuring the HP PageWide C500 Press and a fleet of automated CAD tables for die-less finishing. The company serves regional brands with a dedicated sales force, and since 2015 has delivered the benefits of digitally printed and finished packaging to customers throughout the United States and Canada from their online web-to-print platform Fantastapack.com.

For further information on The BoxMaker, please visit www.boxmaker.com.

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