New Large Format Press Installation: KBA Rapida 145

We recently welcomed a new addition to our plant: a KBA Rapida 145 large format printing press that was custom built in Germany. After approximately five years of research and waiting nearly a year for it to be built, the “blue beast” now has a new home here at Sonderen Packaging. “KBA is the leader…

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RESCUE!® OrnamenTrap® New Paperboard Box Design

We are very excited to once again be working with Sterling International, Inc., the makers of RESCUE!® pest control products, on the new packaging for their decorative OrnamenTrap® Fly and Yellowjacket Traps. This premiere Spokane company has been making safe, chemical-free insect traps since 1982, and their products are carried by major retailers nationwide. Alyssa…

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INX Inplant Provides Highest Quality in Color for Sonderen Customers

Deep inside the Sonderen Packaging plant, there is a tiny building within the building, and it houses another company altogether: an “inplant” of our long-time ink supplier, INX International. Having an INX inplant enables us to be responsive to our customers and keep up with the high volume of jobs that flow through each day.…

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Sonderen Receives AWB Environmental Excellence Award, Three Packaging Excellence Awards from PPC, as well as Supplier of the Year Award from East West Tea Company

Sonderen Packaging is proud to have been awarded an Environmental Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Business, for the category of Resource Conservation and Pollution Prevention. “I was surprised how many categories AWB has for the Environmental Excellence Award. I think it’s great, because there really are a lot of different ways to be…

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Innovative Paperboard Packaging for Bulletproof Nutrition

When Bulletproof Nutrition approached us with their packaging needs, they were growing rapidly and were making impressive strides with their unconventional ideas about health and wellness. A company that uses Biohacking—the practice of managing one’s own biology—as their main source of R & D and claims that you can “lose 100 lbs without using exercise,…

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Sonderen 50th Anniversary Celebration

Sonderen Packaging has a long history, which we enjoyed reflecting upon as we celebrated our 50th year of business in 2013. We threw an anniversary party in our warehouse, and many of our longtime customers, suppliers and employees attended. Mark Sonderen treated everyone to a look at how far we’ve come since his parents, Al…

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New Heidelberg Folder Gluer Is Faster, More Customizable

We are very excited to announce the addition of a brand new Heidelberg Diana X 115 Folder Gluer to Sonderen Packaging’s fleet of equipment, joining our three older gluing machines. At nearly 110 feet long, it was too large for our existing gluing department, so some of our warehouse space was converted to production area…

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Sonderen Now Certified for Direct To Food Contact Packaging

Ensuring that food packaging remains food-safe as it undergoes the transformation from a blank roll of paperboard to a finished product on a grocery store shelf is a process that we take very seriously at Sonderen Packaging. That is why we proudly maintain our American Institute of Baking (AIB) Certification and strictly adhere to their…

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