Educate Kids on Earth Day with TICCIT® Program
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—This spring, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will help companies in the paper packaging industry teach school children about sustainability with the popular TICCIT® Program. Participants are encouraged to hold their TICCIT events in honor of Earth Day, during the week of April 17-21, 2017.
PPC to Convene Female Leaders in the Paper Packaging Industry
Nosco Joins PPC
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will host its biannual Women’s Leadership Workshop on Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 in Charlotte, NC. The halfday immersive event will take place in tandem with PPC’s Spring Meeting at the Charlotte Marriott City Center.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—Nosco, Inc. (nosco.com) recently joined the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the North American association for independent and integrated paperboard packaging manufacturers and their suppliers
PPC Opens Registration for Spring Meeting 2017
PPC Announces Winter Workshop
Thursday, February 02, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has opened registration for its Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference, Mar. 29-31, 2017 in Charlotte, N.C. Bringing together leaders in the folding carton industry, the meeting will focus on strategies for leveraging uncertainty and change.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will host its Winter Workshop on Feb. 15-17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. Put on by the association’s Financial Executives and Human Resources Committee, this two-day educational forum will help paperboard packaging executives optimize personnel and protect against the growing cyber security threat, among other key insights.
Long-Term Growth Predicted for Folding Carton Market
PPC 2016 Year in Review: Community Building, Education, and Industry Promotion
Thursday, December 22, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.— The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) recently released Trends: 2016 Industry Outlook and Market Data Report predicts stable, long-term growth for the folding carton market. According to this comprehensive analysis of industry growth trends, carton shipments will increase at an average annual rate of 0.5% through 2019, and the market will climb to $8.9 billion over the same period.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
PPC Fall Conference Champions Transformative, High-Tech Leadership
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—During its 87th year as the leading association for the converters and suppliers of paperboard packaging, the Paperboard Packaging Council focused on building community within the industry, providing leadership skills and technical education, and promoting paperboard as the premiere sustainable packaging substrate.
Monday, November 14, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) recent Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 26-28 in San Antonio helped executives in the paperboard packaging industry become more efficient and effective leaders. During the three-day meeting, they learned how to drive vision and culture, discovered how to harness today’s most useful mobile technologies, and heard the perspectives of leaders from companies such as Graphic Packaging International and HP.
Stunning Folding Cartons Among PPC Competition Winners
PPC Fall Meeting to Share Lessons from the Past and Technologies of the Future
Monday, November 07, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently announced the winners of its 73nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition during the association’s Fall Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Adjudicated by a panel of packaging experts, these cartons represent the best in converting excellence, innovation, and sustainability that the North American folding carton industry has provided its customers over the past year.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) upcoming Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 26-28, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas will equip paperboard converters with new frameworks for leadership, ideas for harnessing technologies to increase productivity, and perspectives from brand owners, among other workshops and networking opportunities.
PPC Internship Program Preps Millennials for Folding Carton Careers
Monday, February 02, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently launched its 2015 Summer Internship Program, an outreach initiative that connects packaging students with nearby PPC member companies that offer summer internships at their plants.
PPC Celebrates a Year of Historical Legacies, Pioneers, and New and Expanded Services
PPC Launces Redesigned Website
Monday, December 29, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Over the past 12 months, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) celebrated several historical milestones while expanding educational programing, increasing industry promotion, enhancing web presence, and adding new personnel. Informed by a rich historical legacy as well as strategic goals for future growth, PPC’s 2014 accomplishments serve as a testament to its status as the premier, time-honored trade association for converters and suppliers of paperboard packaging.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, paperbox.org.
With a new sleek, modern design, optimization for mobile phones and tablets, a new “Vox Box” blog, press room for PPC media releases, and an optimized member search function, the redesigned website provides exclusive members-only data reports and publications, vital information for prospective members, and educational resources for consumers.
PPC Folding Carton Boot Camp Boasts Record Attendance
Kyle Eldred of Frankston Packaging Inducted as 45th Chairman of PPC
Saturday, December 27, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—On December 9-10, 2014, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp in Springfield, MA, educated a record 35 attendees from industry related organizations in the U.S. and Canada. The two-day workshop instructs attendees on the full gamut of materials and processes used in folding carton production.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Paperboard Packaging Council Lowers Dues After Unprecedented Success
SPRINGFIELD, MA—On October 30, 2014, at the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, former Chairman of the Board Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging International inducted Kyle Eldred of Frankston Packaging Co., LP as PPC’s 45th chair.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—After six years of remarkable success, including six consecutive annual surpluses, a 50% increase in membership, and a 100% increase in participation at meetings and in programs, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently announced that it will lower and simplify principal member dues beginning in 2015.
PPC Celebrates 2014 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition Winners
PPC Fall Meeting Agenda Addressed
Monday, November 10, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA— On October 30, 2014, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) held its 71st annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition awards banquet, honoring 145 folding carton entries from 32 companies. The banquet was held during PPC’s 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA.
Friday, November 07, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 29-31, in Atlanta, GA, shed light on the future of the folding carton industry, addressing key economic, political, and technological factors such as China’s boxboard capacity bulge, the growing U.S. economy, and emerging short-run printing technologies.
Winston Packaging Awarded PPC's 500,000 Hour Safety Milestone
PPC's Trends Report Predicts Steady Growth For North American Folding Cartons
Saturday, November 01, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Winston Packaging of Winston Salem, NC, recently earned PPC’s revered “500,000 Hour” safety award for logging 500,000 hours without any OSHA recordable incidents. Winston Packaging recorded their last OSHA incident in December 2008 and averages approximately 6,000 work hours per month.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently released its annual Trends: 2014 Industry Outlook and Market Data Report, a comprehensive analysis of the North American folding carton industry that provide executives, sales staff, and marketers a competitive advantage by identifying potential opportunities for growth.
Markens Predicts Steady Folding Carton Growth at ECMA/Pro Carton Congress in Italy
PPC Staff Participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Friday, September 26, 2014
On September 18, 2014, Ben Markens, President of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), delivered a presentation to a record number of attendees at the joint European Carton Makers Association and European Association of Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers (Pro Carton) Congress in Sorrento, Italy.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) staff members recently participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and donated to the ALS Association in order to spread awareness of and promote a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Marijuana and Weapons Liability Webinar Released
PPC Staff Volunteers at Local School for United Way's 21st Annual Day of Caring
Friday, September 12, 2014
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently released a new webinar addressing liability issues and other concerns that have emerged with the recent legalization of medical marijuana and the issuance of concealed carry firearm laws in several states.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—On Friday, September 5, 2014, on behalf of the United Way of Pioneer Valley’s 21st annual Day of Caring, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) staff helped landscape and beautify the playground of the Peck-Lawrence Full Service Community School (K-3 Campus), in Holyoke, MA.
PPC Welcomes New Member Trojan Litho
PPC Paperboard Packaging Competition Highlights Key Industry Trends
Monday, September 08, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is pleased to welcome newest principal member Trojan Litho of Renton, WA (www.trojanlitho.com).
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently judged its annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, a three-day event in which an esteemed panel of seven packaging experts judged PPC members’ best work from 2014. While the top winners will be revealed at PPC’s upcoming Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA in October, the judges identified a number of industry trends that emerged from the competition.
PPC Heads to Atlanta’s Historic Fox Theatre for Fall Meeting
PPC Hosts Tree Planting at State Park
Friday, August 15, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council’s upcoming Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, will feature a reception at the city’s historic Fox Theatre. Member attendees will take in the theater’s ornate, opulent design while networking and enjoying refreshments. In true Atlanta style, guest appearances from Gone with the Wind's Scarlet O'Hara and Rhett Butler will add even more historic Southern charm to the evening.
Monday, July 07, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—On Monday, August 4, 2014, the Springfield-based Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) planted a 15-ft tall Heritage River Birch tree in Holyoke Heritage State Park during an event that touted the benefits of trees and paper to our environment and also honored Holyoke’s historical legacy of papermaking.
ASG Worldwide Awarded PPC's 1 Million Hour Safety Prize
PPC Welcomes New Member Hanover Packaging
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—PPC member ASG Worldwide’s Hendersonville, NC plant recently earned PPC’s revered “One Million Hour” safety award for logging one million consecutive hours without a lost time incident.
Friday, August 08, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is pleased to welcome its newest principal member, Hanover Packaging, of Hanover, PA.
PPC Fall Conference Speakers To Address Economy, Sustainability, & Digital Printing
Century Club Recognizes 100-Year-Old Converters and Suppliers
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Experts in the economy, human resources, sustainability, and digital printing will share their research and business forecasts at the Paperboard Packaging Council’s Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA, October 29-31, 2014.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Judges Tapped for PPC's 71st Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently added several new companies to its Century Club, which recognizes and celebrates paperboard packaging converters and suppliers that have been in business for 100 years or more.
Friday, June 20, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Judges have recently been selected to adjudicate the 2014 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. Representing diverse backgrounds in the packaging industry, the group of industry experts boasts some of the most experienced leaders, instructors, and designers in the packaging field.
TICCIT Program Participation Up 22% from Last Year
SPC Approved for Membership in PPC
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—From April 21-25, 2014, a record 28 member companies of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) distributed 14,500 saplings to students and community members through TICCIT (“Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees”), an educational program sponsored by PPC that promotes planting trees in recycled cartons or paperboard boxes as a way to highlight the importance of recycling and the sustainable nature of paper-based packaging.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA— Spectrum Print Communications of Orlando, FL was recently approved to join the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) as a Principal member.
PPC Connects Members with New Talent through University Outreach Program
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, MA—The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently released their new University Outreach Program. Designed to build relationships with leading packaging schools and students, the program provides members with a range of rich opportunities, including presentation materials and a comprehensive list of packaging school internship programs.