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Ernest Fender Cardboard Guitar

Ernest Fender Cardboard Guitar

To build a legendary Fender Stratocaster electric guitar out of cardboard, Ernest had to match the strength of lumber, make it playable, and duplicate the iconic Strat sound. Learn how we engineered a rock solid cardboard core that does it all.


The Ernest team loves to see how far they can push the limits of what paper can do for their clients. From snowboards to surfboards to bikes, the innovation has been impressive.

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9255 NE Alderwood Rd,
Portland, OR, 97220

Our 70,000 square foot facility in Portland offers customers a greater range of stock products, easier access, and even more space for just-in-time inventories. Whether you have off-theshelf needs or unique packaging challenges that require custom solutions, we have the resources, experience, and expertise to deliver. When it comes to packaging, we can handle it.

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    Travis Smith, Regional Vice President,

    Travis does everything he can to set himself and the Ernest Packaging Solutions family apart. He uses every opportunity to seek advice, expertise, and perspective from vendors and consultants to cover all angles for his customers. It’s this kind of attitude and proactive approach that has helped him and the team excel. Outside of Ernest he takes advantage of all that Portland has to offer. You’ll often find him with his wife and three young kids fishing, camping, crabbing, and enjoying the great outdoors. And when the weather doesn’t cooperate, you’ll find him inside shredding the guitar playing Rock Band with the family.