Category: Packaging and Design

Machool: Streamlining the Shipping World is Just the Start

Machool: Streamlining the Shipping World is Just the Start

  The odds are pretty good that Machool founder Kamyar Asadibeiky is one of the brightest people you’ll ever meet. Consider his brainchild, Machool, a time and money-saving shipping platform that Great Little Box Company (GLBC) is fortunate to supply shipping boxes and supplies for. Machool is a brilliant solution for business owners who do … Continued

Lakota Herbs: A Unique Natural Pain Relief Brand, Grown the Unconventional Way

Lakota Herbs: A Unique Natural Pain Relief Brand, Grown the Unconventional Way

“When the company was launching, [founders] Kent and Don Petersen did things the unconventional way,” says Lakota Executive Vice President, Reinhardt Haukenfers. “They did things that everybody said wouldn’t work.” When you’re a fledgling natural wellness company based in the small northern British Columbian city of Dawson Creek, you have to get creative to get … Continued

Phillips Brewing: Space Case Advent

Phillips Brewing: Space Case Advent

At GLBC we love a good surprise and the Phillips Brewing 12 pack bomber Advent Calendar definitely hits the mark. As the packaging manufacturer of this unique concept, we had a vested interest in how this exclusive case turned out and our friends at Phillips did not disappoint. It’s always fun to crack open your … Continued

Harken Coffee: Different by Design

Harken Coffee: Different by Design

Harken Coffee hasn’t yet opened up its flagship 338 Powell Street location in Vancouver, BC Canada and the roastery-coffee-shop is already winning design awards. This fall, the innovative minimalist folding carton Great Little Box Company helped them create, took first place and Judge’s Choice in its category at the AICC Independent Packaging Design Competition. It’s … Continued

Little Straw Vineyards: Telling the Story of a Season

Little Straw Vineyards: Telling the Story of a Season

How does a single moment factor into an ongoing story? That’s the poetic way Little Straw Vineyards’ winemaker Barb Hall conceives of her work. Wine captures a single season, but at the same time, it never stops evolving. It keeps telling a longer and longer story about the people who made it and those who … Continued

Great Little Box Company is Three Times Lucky at Packaging Excellence Awards

Great Little Box Company is Three Times Lucky at Packaging Excellence Awards

In late August Great Little Box Company’s (GLBC) talented Innovation Solutions Team and passionate production team was honoured to receive 3 awards in the 33rd Annual Packaging Impressions Excellence Awards, the industry’s only competition recognizing the highest level of printing quality and technical achievement across the full range of packaging segments; labels, flexible packaging, folding … Continued

GLBC Shines Bright at AICC Independent Packaging Design Competition

GLBC Shines Bright at AICC Independent Packaging Design Competition

GLBC is excited to announce our talented team has won at the AICC’s 2019 Independent Packaging Design Competition. This biannual event features a variety of packaging categories providing a wider reach into the entire packaging market and idea diversity. Since 1981 AICC has been proud to recognize and reward those independents who have met and … Continued

Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Summer is officially here and it’s a season that many people look forward to for months on end – for good reason. It’s the perfect time for relaxation, gatherings with loved ones, and most importantly – enjoying a glass of wine on a sunny day. However, choosing wines that pair well with the heat of … Continued

E-Commerce and Packaging Solutions

E-Commerce and Packaging Solutions

Did you know that in 2018, Canadian retail e-commerce sales are predicted to be $40 billion US and are expected to increase 4 percent each year into 2022?! According to Statista.com it is calculated that the number of digital buyers in Canada is predicted to reach 22.5 million this year.  As a rapidly growing trend, … Continued