About C.L. Rabb

At C.L. Rabb, it is our vision and mission to provide our customers with quality, value and service that cannot be matched in the industry.

Our Vision

At CL Rabb, our vision is to be a leading independent corrugated manufacturer that provides quality, effective, and efficient packaging solutions to our customers while being a market leader. We aspire to do this by building lasting relationships with our associates and clients, that foster mutually beneficial partnerships. We are committed to improving the lives of our associates through exceptional benefits, and workplace culture. We believe that our future success is dependent on the skills of our associates.

Mission & Quality

Exceed Expectations

To design and manufacture a wide array of corrugated packaging in a manner that meets and exceeds our customers’ expectations and requirements.

Exceed Expectations

To design and manufacture a wide array of corrugated packaging in a manner that meets and exceeds our customers’ expectations and requirements.

Maximize Customer Value

To provide exceptional value to our customers while being a profitable enterprise.

Maximize Customer Value

To provide exceptional value to our customers while being a profitable enterprise.

Invest in People

To continue to invest our profits in our people and equipment, so we may remain on the leading edge of innovation and technology.

Invest in People

To continue to invest our profits in our people and equipment, so we may remain on the leading edge of innovation and technology.

Safety First

To continually improve our workplace safety, efficiency, and overall effectiveness.

Safety First

To continually improve our workplace safety, efficiency, and overall effectiveness.

Green Initiatives

To be a good steward to the environment and improve the sustainability of our products.

Green Initiatives

To be a good steward to the environment and improve the sustainability of our products.

Quality Policy

We are committed to ensuring that the quality management system complies with ISO-9001-2015 and that its effectiveness is continually monitored.

Quality Policy

We are committed to ensuring that the quality management system complies with ISO-9001-2015 and that its effectiveness is continually monitored.

1986

Founders Chris Rabb and Suzanne incorporated Carolina Associated Packaging. Located in a Spare bedroom using a TRS-80 computer, they began brokering corrugated packaging for customers that needed help managing their inventory levels.

1987

After getting kicked out of the family’s spare bedroom, they rented key man space in a tiny 2 room office as their customer base grew, so did the number of employees.

1988

As customer’s needs grew, so did we. Office and warehouse space was rented in an old mill space. Basic sheet plant equipment was added, and our value added offerings increased.

1990

Land was purchased and a 25,000 sqft office and warehouse space was constructed. (Wolfpack Road Facility)

1994

The first 15,000 sqft addition was built to make room for more manufacturing equipment.

1998

The second 15,000 sqft addition was constructed to make room for specialty gluing equipment.

2015

105,000 sqft space was purchased for warehouse and assembly – (Blue Devil Drive Facility)

2016

Chris Rabb retires as operating partner of CL Rabb (but never really goes away)

2017

135” Bobst Expert Fold gluer added to Blue Devil location to meet the growing demand for specialty glued boxes.

2019

AG Stacker and Alliance Bundle breaker added to stream line labor on the Bobst Expert Fold, as well as improve labor savings to customers.

Production & Warehousing

Once your package and graphics are approved, we will produce your packaging on our state-of-the art machines that are best suited for your job. We have multiple machine redundancies to ensure that shortest lead time possible. If warehousing and JIT is required for you, that is no problem either. We have four warehouses strategically located around the US.

Warehouse
Tempe, AZ 100,000 sf
Warehouse / Assembly
Dallas, TX 60,000 sf
Production Facility
Charlotte, NC 150,000 sf
Warehouse
Shakopee, MN 75,000 sf

Come Work With Us

We are always looking for skilled corrugated machine operators and others with relevant industry experience. Please see our current openings on LinkedIn.

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