Carton Competition 15-Year Retrospective: Part 2

4/30/2015

 

Last week we started our three part blog series, highlighting the top winners of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition throughout the years. Check out the second installment of winning cartons below, and don’t forget to submit your entries into this year’s competition by June 1!

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Carton Competition 15-Year Retrospective: Part 1

4/21/2015

We recently opened submissions for the 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, and to celebrate, will highlight the top winners from the past 15 years over the next three weeks! So without further adieu, check out this first installment of exceptional cartons that won Paperboard Package of the Year.

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Choose Paperboard, Save Forestland: PPC's TICCIT Program

3/17/2015

Most consumers don’t know that they can maximize the environmental benefits of trees—and even curb deforestation—by using paper and paper-based packaging. PPC's TICCIT program can help educate the next generation about this important truth.
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Sustainability Disclosure on the Horizon

2/17/2015

By Kyla Fisher, President, Three Peaks Consulting

Even though 80% of investors today consider sustainability issues when making investment decisions, there is currently no standardized method for measuring and disclosing sustainability performance. To fill this gap, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has begun to develop sustainability accounting standards—including those for the packaging industry.

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Know Thy Customer: The Psychology of Package Design

1/28/2015

A package may be beautiful, sturdy, and cost-effective, but if it doesn’t inspire consumers to make a purchase, it has failed its ultimate purpose. It’s important, then, for designers to understand the psychological factors that motivate consumers and drive purchasing behaviors. Here are a few package design strategies that work because they take the human psyche into account.

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