Founder, John Widera is very well respected as a visionary leader in the corrugated paper industry. As chairman of the CalBox Group, Mr. Widera is an accomplished author, who has published half a dozen books and over two dozen articles pertaining to the principles and practices of corrugated boxes, displays, sales, leadership, manufacturing, the environment, etc.

In 1962, he was selected as amember of President John Kennedy's Peace Corps.

In 2001, John was voted as one to the top 50, 20th Century leaders of the box and carton industry by BCI (Boxboard Containers International).

Our two state-of-the-art, computerized, 400-foot long corrugators, that produce corrugated sheets, are at CB Sheets, located in Santa Fe Springs, CA and Arizona Corrugated Container located in Mesa, AZ, next to Phoenix. We are firm believers in securing the best technology and are continuously upgrading and investing in new machines and software. It is one of the biggest differentiators today between good and great.

We own 710,000 square feet of converting plants and warehouses, located at: Calbox I, in Santa Fe Springs, CA; CalBox II, in Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Arizona Corrugated Container in the Phoenix area, Tucson Container in Tucson, AZ, and West Texas Container in El Paso, TX. In addition, we lease 4 distribution centers in Mexico.

All facilities of the CalBox Group provide fast, reliable service with well-trained corrugated professionals who take pride in our motto  “On time with Quality, No Excuses!" After all - Customer Satisfaction is our main goal and a compass to our values. 

The CalBox Group has been in existence since 1978 when Tucson Container was founded. Its growth has come from
the Widera Family'shigh engagement with their employees and their career development, best practices with their
suppliers and thinking like thier customers.

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