Friend Box Company, founded in1884, is a manufacturer of rigid boxes for use in a variety of packaging applications. The company services an array of industries, including software manufacturers, industrial manufacturers, jewelers, confectioners, publishing companies, retail display and packaging, collectibles and apparel. Friend Box primarily creates custom specialty boxes, made to the customer s specifications. The types of box constructions offered include tray, partial cover, angled neck box, neck box, hinged neck box, one piece folding, book style box, cigar style box and tray with sleeve. A variety of case styles are also available from Friend Box Company. The company employs nearly 50 people and is located in Danvers, Mass.