California Pine Box Distributors

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Box Maker
Main Location

San Jose


California Pine Box Distributors was a California-based cooperative supplying box-making materials to canneries throughout the west. Western Canner and Packer declares it had 22 members ranging from Klamath Falls to Central California. In 1922, the company produced 10,000 cars of output, 250,000 feet of shook, 80,000,000 boxes, 7% of the entire manufacturing output of California. Canned goods responsible for 12MM boxes, dried fruit 12.5MM, cantaloupes 6MM. 300-500 carloads of shook to Imperial Valley. 20MM boxes for wine grapes. In 1922, the company had distribution sites in Sacramento, San Jose, Watsonville, Fresno, Los Angeles, Brawley.


Location Years Address Details
Sacramento 1938 1401 Front St.[1]
San Francisco 1919 1019 First National Bank Building<ref>Advertisement, April 26, 1919 California Fruit News.
San Jose 1917 353 North San Pedro Street


Sacramento branch, 1401 Front Street. Via Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library.


  1. California Pine Box Distributors photo. Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library.