As our customers and their needs have evolved, so have we—and we’ve always faced every challenge as an opportunity to shine.

People, Processes, and Technology

Thanks to highly advanced processes, our investment in technology, our experienced team members, and our focus on imagination and inventiveness, we’re able to design and build folding carton solutions that support exceptional results.

Our History, Shaping Our Future


vintage dry good company

Daniel B. Jordan opens a dry-goods company.


civil war cannon

The Civil War ends.


outside view of Zumbiel in the 1800s

C.W. Zumbiel buys the company.


Zumbiel building in Norwood, Ohio

After a flood, Zumbiel relocates to Norwood, Ohio.


beverage cartons packaging

The company adds beverage cartons to its packaging solutions.


A Zumbiel team members operating paperboard machine

Operations are consolidated in Hebron, Kentucky.

Zumbiel team member reviewing printed packaging

About Zumbiel’s Design Process

Each product is different, and each customer is different, so each solution is different. Our team members choose from multiple inputs to design and build innovative packaging that functions effectively and makes an impression in the marketplace.


Innovation at Every Step

New ideas, technologies, and trends nurture unique solutions.

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Design Innovation

Our process marries consumer and customer preferences with technology to create exciting possibilities.

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Zumbiel designers testing beverage carton

Packaging Innovation

We’ve got our pulse on the latest trends in the packaging space. We’ve even won awards for our creativity and execution.

See our Awards

Machine Innovations

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Zumbiel team member inserting beverage paperboard into machine
Zumbiel efficiency
  • Personalization

    Delight consumers with personalized packaging.

  • Printing Presses

    Our digital, lithographic, and flexographic presses offer limitless potential for innovation.

  • Speed

    New technologies and equipment enable us to run thousands of cartons an hour.

  • Efficiency

    Filling equipment services streamline the packaging process from start to finish.

Ask an Expert

Since 1843, we’ve been working with some of the largest companies on the planet. Our paperboard experts are always available to advise on a creative solution for your brand’s packaging or innovative ways to help create cost efficiencies.