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Tom Nelson, serving as president, continues to fulfill the legacy of quality for one of the best corrugated packaging companies in the Midwest.

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About Nelson Container

Nelson Container is a privately held company founded by Jim and Pat Nelson in the spring of 1962.

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Package Design
ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) Testing
Inventory Management
Protective Inner Packaging
Package Assembly
Delivery Direct to Customer Production Floor
Other Products Include Wood, Plastic & Paper
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Custom Corrugated Packaging Manufacturers

We Box Everything Wisconsin

Packaging Manufacturing

Nelson Container is the best corrugated package manufacturer in Wisconsin for high value, dynamic products on a tight production schedule. Our sheet plant, design facility and testing equipment let us deliver complete packaging solutions.

Every edge counts in the highly competitive global marketplace. We’ve been developing strategic packaging programs for enterprises in Wisconsin since 1962.

We don’t just provide well-designed custom packaging. We mitigate risk in your product delivery cycle to enhance your company’s value and relationships.

You’re here because a packaging manufacturer failed you, and it hurt your bottom line. Failure ends with Nelson.

Reliable Global Shipping Solutions

Nelson Container has developed strong, long-term relationships with Wisconsin businesses in nearly every industry. Our success comes from manufacturing best practices, continual improvement, and innovations in corrugated (not "cardboard") packaging.

Our clients appreciate our commitment to excellence, reliability, and exceeding expectations no matter the volume of the contract.

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Wisconsin’s Quick Response Box Manufacturer

Nelson Container’s core competency is the ability to quickly design and deliver functional packaging solutions for customers with:

  • High Value Products
  • Low Volume per SKU
  • Dynamic Products
  • A Global Market
} If any of these describe your market, you need Nelson Container.

We meet dynamic demand with QRM (Quick Response Manufacturing). Nelson was an early adopter of QRM when it was developed at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Nelson Container uses QRM and Lean principles to provide dependable Just-In-Time packaging solutions to Wisconsin businesses shipping products globally.

Milwaukee Package Manufacturer

Custom Box Manufacturing Services

Nelson Container protects both your products and your production cycle. We succeed when you succeed. Work with us.

New Package DesignNew packages go from design...
Rapid Prototype Processto rapid prototyping...
In-House ISTA Testingto ISTA testing...
Cutting Folding Gluingto cutting, folding and gluing...
Custom Corrugated Boxesto unitization...
24 Hour Turnaroundto shipping - in as fast as 48 hours!
Only 24 hours for reordered designs.

New designs take as few as 48 hours to produce and ship from our facility. Reordered box designs ship in less than 24 hours.

Corrugated Package Design

Nelson Container designs custom corrugated boxes around your unique and dynamic products. We create boxes with single, double, or triple walls of any flute size or configuration. Our container designers can add reinforced joints, handles, larger flaps, protective inserts and any other customization.

Whatever it takes to get your investment to its destination safely, Nelson will rapidly design and rapidly manufacture it.

Additional Package Manufacturing Services

If you need anything else related to packaging and shipping, call or contact Nelson Container. We develop a deep understanding of our clients’ needs, so we can exceed their expectations again and again. If you need something we don’t offer, we’ll find someone who offers it.

Custom Package DesignNelson Container simplifies your distribution process by offering:

Nelson Container has held a proven track record in the container trade since 1962. Our work has earned us an excellent reputation in the greater Milwaukee Area, in Wisconsin, and in much of the Midwest.

Milwaukee Package Manufacturer