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TOM NELSON - CEO

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.

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Nelson Container Most Served Areas

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.

Any Box Can Deliver a Product.

Nelson Container Delivers Your Relationships.

In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, every edge counts. For over 50 years, we’ve provided strategic packaging programs for enterprises in southeast Wisconsin. We don’t just provide packaging. We provide valuable assets that help protect and enhance brand value and customer relationships.

 

Milwaukee Package Manufacturer

WE CAN SERVE AS YOUR STRATEGIC PARTNER BY:

  • Creating customized packaging for your unique products
  • Understanding your product cycle
  • Recognizing your market objectives
  • Helping to streamline warehousing and distribution process through our exclusive online inventory management system

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

ENGINEERING & DESIGN

Our commitment to quality starts in our design and engineering facilities. Our designers can offer you a range of structural CAD designs that can easily be tested. We want to make sure our packaging protects your products to their fullest capacity, so we have an in-house Certified International Safe Transit Association Test Lab.
See Our Design Process in Action.

UNIQUE PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

All shapes, all sizes, small fragile components or large fabricated parts – our professional staff will develop the exact package for your product. Not only will we assure product safety, we’ll deliver overall packaging efficiency.

PACKAGE PROVING CENTER

We conduct Vibration Table, Incline Impact, and Drop Tests on site. We can also perform Atmospheric Conditioning tests in our climate simulator chamber. Whatever your packaging challenge, we can help.

SPACE CONSTRAINTS

We helped a major high-tech lighting manufacturer clear their aisles of packaging, reduce the amount of warehouse space they needed, and eliminate damaged packaging. Nelson Container meets daily manufacturing fluctuations so warehousing is unnecessary.

MULTIPLE SAME DAY DELIVERIES

A medical equipment manufacturer client receives daily deliveries as needed. Nelson Container demonstrates consistent execution and adjusts our cell manufacturing to meet client needs.

PACKAGING FLOW

Not only do we take pride in the quality of our packaging, but we can help your operational flow be more efficient with our knowledge of the packaging process. “Operational Excellence Through Packaging” can help you save time and money.

DEMAND FLEXIBILITY

In this time of uncertain demand, Nelson Container has the ability to adapt to immediate changes in your packaging needs. We deliver what you need, when you need it.

 

W180 N11921 River Lane
Germantown, WI 53022
262.250.5000

Milwaukee Package Manufacturer