Get Ready for the 2019 Student Design Challenge

2/15/2019

 

PPC teams up with the American Forest and Paper Association each year to put on the Paperboard Packaging Alliance's Student Design Challenge. This competition allows students from leading packaging programs to tackle real-world design problems and show off their skills—all through the canvas of renewable, recyclable paperboard.

 

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Roundup: 2019 Paper and Packaging Industry Events

2/4/2019

The paper and packaging industry hosts many conferences each year, and attending is a great way to keep up on the latest trends while making connections and growing your network. Here is a roundup of just a few you may want to attend!

How the First Valentine’s Day Heart Box was Made

2/4/2019

When you’re shopping for your sweetheart in the coming days, you’ll be sure to see the bright red, heart-shaped boxes full of chocolates and other goodies on the store shelf. It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without them, right? Coming from the paperboard packaging industry, these heart boxes are certainly near and dear to our hearts. But how exactly did they come about?

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4 Types of Paperboard and How to Use Them

1/21/2019

Our industry lives and breathes paperboard. The thick paper substrate can be transformed into any number of designs, from simple tuck cartons to intricate, sculpted packages that impart a sense of luxury and wonder. With all that versatility, it’s not surprising that there are many types—or grades—of paperboard to choose from, each with different prosperities, strengths, and weaknesses.  

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3 Upcoming Plant Tours for PPC Members

1/21/2019

During PPC’s upcoming People, Paperboard, & Productivity workshop, Feb. 19-21 in Dallas, attendees will tour not one but threemember-company plants. Nowhere else can paperboard professionals get this magnitude of exposure to different facilities and ways of running business operations. The site visits include: 

 

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    2/15/2019

      PPC teams up with the American Forest and Paper Association each year to put on the Paperboard Packaging ...

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  • Get Ready for the 2019 Student Design Challenge
    2/15/2019

      PPC teams up with the American Forest and Paper Association each year to put on the Paperboard Packaging ...

  • Get Ready for the 2019 Student Design Challenge
  • Get Ready for the 2019 Student Design Challenge
    2/15/2019

      PPC teams up with the American Forest and Paper Association each year to put on the Paperboard Packaging ...

  • Roundup: 2019 Paper and Packaging Industry Events
  • Roundup: 2019 Paper and Packaging Industry Events
    2/4/2019

    The paper and packaging industry hosts many conferences each year, and attending is a great way to keep up on the latest ...

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