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CartonCraft, Inc. supports Waterleaf Women’s Center

7/16/2016 –

Pancake Breakfast

In support of the Waterleaf Women’s Center, CartonCraft Inc. donated over $500.00 to the organization and helped raised over $3,000.00 by sponsoring a 5k walk/run in Winfield, IL following  a pancake breakfast feast that CartonCraft Inc. owner, Tony Reyes personally cooked for over 200 attendees with the help of the St. John’s Knights of Columbus.


Additionally, CartonCraft Inc. would like to recognize and congratulate two of our very own employees who participated in the event and ranked among the top 3 runners for their age groups:

Ms. Sara Worel #776 – 3rd place winner & Mr. Sam Rylowicz #692– 2nd place winner.

Sara and Sam

We couldn’t be more proud of our team!

CartonCraft Inc. Supports: Ronald McDonald House Charities

Feb 24th, 2016


CartonCraft Inc. is a proud supporter of the Ronald McDonald House Charities mission to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Each year, CartonCraft gives to the Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s, the Ronald McDonald House near Central DuPage Hospital, and also the RMHC Global fund in support of their mission.


Ronald McDonald House Charities does great work, helping to #KeepFamiliesClose to each other while children receive needed care.  We encourage our employees, friends, suppliers, and customers to give whatever support they can to their local house.


Ronald McDonald CharityGenerations of Giving: 3-year-old Lucas (who is part of the CartonCraft family), hand delivers a donation to the Ronald McDonald House near Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Illinois, on behalf of the CartonCraft team.


“Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana truly appreciates the partnership with CartonCraft,” said Jim De Maria, VP of Development. “It is through the passion and dedication of partners like CartonCraft that we at RMHC-CNI are able to continue to provide a ‘home away from home’ to families staying at our houses while their children are receiving medical care at the hospital. Thank you CartonCraft.”


Visit to learn more about RMHC mission, and how you can help #KeepFamiliesClose

CartonCraft Inc – Leading the way in environmental responsibility

Feb. 17, 2016

environmental friendly bulbCartonCraft Incorporated is committed to environmental stewardship, and as part of our ongoing Sustainability Initiative we set the goal of reducing our carbon footprint in 2016. Our manufacturing operation in Saint Charles, IL is already designed to eliminate unnecessary waste and maximize the usage of resources, but this year we identified an opportunity to better conserve energy by updating all of the lamps and ballasts in our overhead lighting fixtures.

We sought the expertise of energy efficient lighting producers who helped us identify the best lighting technology available. We made the decision to invest in the retrofitting of all overhead lighting fixtures throughout our plant, and the installation of the new lighting in our plant is now complete.

By switching to energy efficient lamps, we have reduced our annual footprint by 107,209 lbs. of carbon dioxide, 701,730 lbs. of sulfur, and 253,403 lbs. of nitrous oxide. We are excited to have reached yet another sustainability goal this year!

CartonCraft Inc. continues to lead the way in environmentally responsible manufacturing practices, as well as the development and implementation of sustainable packaging solutions for companies both large and small.

Contact us today for help making your packaging more environmentally friendly. Visit or call and speak with one of our folding carton experts at (630) 377-1230.

CartonCraft Inc. Retains SQF Level 2 “Excellent” Rating

Blue SQF LogoFebruary 7, 2016



CartonCraft Inc. is pleased to announce that our Saint Charles, IL facility has retained its SQF Level 2 Certification, with a score of 98/100.  This score places CartonCraft Inc. in the “EXCELLENT” category once again.

SQF Level 2 Certification is a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) based food safety and quality management standard that is benchmarked by the Global Food Safe Initiative (GFSI). Products manufactured under the SQF standard retain a high degree of acceptance in global markets by retailers, consumer brands, and food service providers.

CartonCraft’s reputation for excellence in the manufacturing of folding cartons and food safe packaging is again amplified as our processes align with the stringent requirements of the GFSI, opening the doors to new opportunities and growth.

Many packaging suppliers find themselves unable to reach SQF Level 2 certification due to its stringent requirements,” said Jim Whiteley, Quality Manager at CartonCraft Inc. “Our commitments to providing customers with food safe, high quality products while embracing new standards, practices, and technologies proved instrumental in helping us retain this goal,” “We are humbled to add SQF to the list of our numerous certifications such as: ISO 9001:2008, FSC, SFI, and G7.”

For more detailed information about the benefits inherent in working with an SQF certified packaging supplier, please visit their website at: and feel free to contact one of our customer service representatives at CartonCraft Inc.


CartonCraft Inc. Retains Idealliance G7 Master Qualification


February 2nd 2016

CartonCraft Inc., a renowned print service provider located in Saint Charles IL, has achieved G7® Master Qualification, awarded by Idealliance®, a not-for-profit industry group dedicated to guiding print production best practices, specifications, and standards, worldwide. CartonCraft Inc. joins a select group of print service providers who have successfully completed training, examination and qualification process of their print production processes, validating their capabilities to the highest level of global industry standards and specifications.

G7 is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of best practices for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. The application of this method enables printers to reproduce a similar visual appearance across all printing types and substrates.

CartonCraft Inc. manufactures printed/unprinted paperboard folding carton packaging utilizing proficient full converting equipment. Already an efficient print provider, CartonCraft Inc. looked to Certified G7 Expert, Tim Shepard and the Idealliance G7 Master Program, to achieve further productivity gains to better serve its customer’s objectives for brand color quality and control.

Quality and color consistency are important to our customers,” says Tony Reyes, CEO/President of CartonCraft Inc.Our commitment to remain a G7 certified printer is just one example of how we’re maximizing our performance by using this method, to the benefit of our customers. We believe that standardization brings great value to both our clients and organization.”

“We applaud CartonCraft Inc. for utilizing the G7 Master Program to assure consistency and quality in their proofing, brand color management and print processes,” commented Steve Bonoff for Idealliance. “G7 Master Qualification demonstrates a level of control and expertise that places CartonCraft Inc. at the top of their field. We applaud their leadership, commitment and support of the G7 Master Qualification Program.”


About CartonCraft Inc.

CartonCraft Inc. is a privately held printer of paperboard folding cartons. Since opening our doors in 1987, we have continued to make our company a world class establishment within the packaging industry.

Today, our capabilities consist of converting folding cartons on a wide range of unique substrates that are either SFI or FSC certified. We strive for continuous improvement and have achieved numerous quality certifications over the last decade which demonstrate our commitment to achieving only the highest standards throughout the manufacturing process.


About Idealliance

Idealliance® – Where media creators and technology communities collaborate to craft best practices, advance standards, and certify people, processes, and systems to achieve the highest performance in creation, production and delivery of graphic communications.


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Phone: 1.630.377.1230
Address: 2900 Dukane Dr, Suite 2
St. Charles, IL 60174