About Us

Back in 1930, Calumet Carton started as a small, family-owned manufacturer of folding cartons and rigid mailing envelopes to Chicago area companies. 87 years and four generations later, Calumet is still owned by the Inwood family, but has grown into a leading producer of stock and custom mailers and folding cartons, serving customers worldwide. Known in the industry as the inventor of the Stayflats® Mailers, Calumet Carton continues to be a leader in design and manufacturing of mailing and packaging products.

Why Calumet Carton?

  • Family-owned company with over 87 years of experience
  • Sustainable, eco-friendly paperboard packaging solutions
  • Inventor of the Stayflats® and Stayflats Plus® Mailers
  • Product in stock and ready for immediate delivery
  • Made in the USAAll products manufactured in the USA
  • Continuous commitment to technology and innovation
  • Custom packaging design for both mailers and cartons
  • Both sheetfed and web flexo printing capabilities - from 1 color up to 9 colors, 1 color can be on backside
  • G7® Master printer with a G7® Expert on staff
  • AIB food contact packaging recognition facility
  • Packaging for all Industries – electronics, food, beauty, pharmaceutical, hardware – we serve them all!


Have questions, need a quote or want to request a sample? Call us at (708) 333-6521 and let us help you find the right solution for your next project.