About Us / Our Story

Back in 1930, Calumet Carton was created as a small, family-owned manufacturer of folding cartons and mailers to Chicago area companies. Over 90 years and four generations later, Calumet Carton is still owned by the Inwood family but has grown into the leading producer of mailers and packaging products across the country.

Calumet Carton Company Highlights:

  • Largest selection of reverse tuck cartons manufactured in United States – in stock and available for immediate delivery
  • Inventor of the Stayflats® Mailers rigid mailing envelopes
  • Developed the Micro-Corr™ printing process for small flute corrugated packaging – which combines the brilliant print quality of offset with the strength of corrugated
  • Carry a full line of eco-friendly mailers and folding cartons, featuring 100% recycled brown kraft paperboard
  • Consistent investment in the latest technology and capital equipment to improve quality and productivity


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.