Posts Categorized: Boxes

Derek’s outBOX – March 15, 2021

First of all, I am feeling better every day. Thank you all for your well wishes.  I do appreciate it.   It is nice to be back at work.   I’ve missed seeing everyone.   We are currently looking for at least 9 people. Some of the needs are on 1st and some are on 2nd.   We... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX-February 10, 2021

Congratulations to the 29th Annual VPC Pool winner Kyle Dembrowski. It is Kyle’s first VPC Pool Championship.   The 30th annual VPC Football Pool will start again in September.  All are welcome to play.      We continue to be an essential business in the fight against COVID. We just sold boxes to the RI Department of... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX – February 3, 2021

There has been some interesting industry news that could positively impact Volk Packaging. A competitor sold their plant and the new owner is walking away from some of their business.   Some of those customers are calling us, which provides us a nice opportunity.   Also, another competitor is telling customers their lead-time is 3-4 months!  That... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX -January 27, 2021

We have another case of COVID so we are starting to be hit pretty hard. This means everyone needs to be extremely careful and follow all the protocols.    I have said this many times, but it is worth repeating, YOU are your best defense against getting COVID.    I want to make something very clear... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX-January 22, 2021

Happy National Polka Dot Day! ::::::::::::::::::::::: : The winner of the Polka Dot Day competition is Libby Comings!!   The Horse Race Competition is heating up. Brian is still in the lead with 9, followed by Russ and Steve at 7 and Shane with 4.    Volk Packaging has been named the Biddeford/Saco Chamber of... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX-Important-January 21, 2021

  First some good news! We had an exciting day yesterday.   We ran our first 4 color order on the new JS Flexo and it came out fantastic.   Check out the great registration!   Also, yesterday was the largest single shipping day in company history.   I never imagined we would have the biggest sales day ever... Read more »
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Derek’s OutBOX-January 18, 2021 (MLK Day)

Congratulations to this weekend’s VPC Football Winners-Last week all of the Volks (Derek, Judd, Ethan and Brian Volk) were eliminated. This weekend all the remaining VPC associates were eliminated.   The four remaining players advance to the Divisional Championships. We had several terrific 6-Word Challenge submissions.     Honorable Mentions: “Volk Packaging kicked COVID’s ass, 90-0!” “Repurposed... Read more »
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Derek’s outBOX-January 14, 2021

I have some exciting sales news.  Chuck is close to getting our first order from xxx (knock on wood)!  If you have been watching the news you have seen that they have received xx, and those are the products we have been repackaging, so you can imagine how many boxes they will need.  It has... Read more »

Derek’s outBOX-January 11, 2021

First, Happy New Year.  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season.    As you may know, I took some time away and it was good to have some time to get refreshed.  I am now rested and even more fired up to make 2021 the best year we have ever had!   It is amazing to... Read more »
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