History of Daisybox Cardboard Coffins and Caskets
When it comes to funerals, families are increasingly choosing to celebrate the life of a departed loved one, rather than mourn their loss.
Daisybox®, an Australian start-up, has answered this market call with their cardboard coffins and caskets.
Daisybox was founded in mid-2017. Our caskets today sell through participating funeral arrangers in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and South Africa, with expansion plans to enter the USA and Europe in 2022.
Daisybox cardboard coffins and caskets are the best-value proposition for people living longer and risking depletion of their life-savings. The phrase, ‘when I die, don’t waste money... just send me off in a cardboard box!’ is a common thread.
Daisybox is a highly-engineered cardboard casket that offer significant cost-savings compared to traditional caskets. It's incredibly strong. Daisybox caskets are engineered to carry in excess of 240kg and have been chosen by thousands of families since 2017.
In August 2020, the Daisybox ‘Classic’ was released to market, a high-speed direct inkjet-printed casket in a white-coloured fibreboard finish. It has natural cotton rope handles. Daisybox ‘Classic’ caskets are offered in a seasonal graphics range.
In January 2022, the company will launch Daisybox ‘Signature Series’ caskets. These are bespoke digitally-printed caskets with artwork provided by a family, artist or photographer that can capture the life story of a departed loved one.
By choosing a Daisybox, families are also selecting an economical, eco-friendly casket for a very personal send-off for their loved one. While there are already several print-customized caskets on the market, they’re commonly produced from toxic MDF, a material that was never designed for burial or cremation. MDF coffins are most-commonly wrapped in a self-adhesive plastic graphic film that’s bad news for the environment when it comes to both burials and cremations.
Daisybox also incorporates zero-added formaldehyde in their proprietary fibreboard material, meaning remaining ashes are cleaner and not contaminated with residue from MDF or particleboard resins.