An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair

1/12/2018

By Pamela Brayton, Benchmarking Committee Chair, F.M. Howell & Co.

PPC’s industry data program is completely unique. It’s the only tool I know of that lets folding carton converters measure their performance and key policies against industry averages. The data is an invaluable resource for bettering our businesses, and that’s why I’m excited to serve as the next chair of PPC’s Benchmarking Committee.

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7 Sustainability Myths Debunked

1/11/2018

Paper and paperboard packaging are incredibly sustainable products, but sometimes misconceptions can make consumers question our industry’s environmentally-friendly nature. Here are seven common sustainability myths—and what you can say to empower people to use paper.

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This Year, Think Small

1/1/2018

Welcome to the New Year! Surely by now you’ve heard chatter about New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you made one for yourself. Will you lose 75 pounds in 2018? Will you sell a record number of folding cartons? If you’re envisioning a mountain of a goal, you may want to scale it down to, say, a molehill. It’s the small, manageable goals that actually bring us success. 

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Plant Safety Milestones Quarter 4 2017

12/26/2017

PPC recognizes member companies’ safety milestones as a part of its monthly Safety Boxscore Report, a benchmarking tool that allows participating members to measure their safety records relative to their peers so that they may determine if safety improvements are warranted. As of November 2017, we're so proud to report that several member company plants have reached impressive milestones.

 

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industry benchmarking
plant safety
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Vintage Boxes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

12/15/2017

There’s something about the holidays that always brings a sense of nostalgia. The snowy scenery, delicious smells, and warm camaraderie all seem to transport us back to the “good old days” spent with our families and loved ones.

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An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair
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    By Pamela Brayton, Benchmarking Committee Chair, F.M. Howell & Co. PPC’s industry data program is completely ...

  • An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair
  • An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair
    1/12/2018

    By Pamela Brayton, Benchmarking Committee Chair, F.M. Howell & Co. PPC’s industry data program is completely ...

  • An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair
  • An Update from PPC’s New Benchmarking Committee Chair
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    By Pamela Brayton, Benchmarking Committee Chair, F.M. Howell & Co. PPC’s industry data program is completely ...

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  • 7 Sustainability Myths Debunked
    1/11/2018

    Paper and paperboard packaging are incredibly sustainable products, but sometimes misconceptions can make consumers question ...