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5 Reasons to Celebrate Independent Converters

7/2/2018

Independence Day is right around the corner. That means fireworks, family, and, of course, celebrating the freedoms we enjoy each day. But here at PPC, the upcoming holiday has us thinking about something else worth celebrating: our independent converter members. These smaller, usually family-owned businesses make up so much of our industry. They keep us vibrant and they all have a unique story to tell.

Here are five reasons to celebrate independent paperboard packaging manufacturers! 


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independent converters
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It’s a Family Affair: Paperboard Businesses Through the Generations

6/14/2018

PPC represents a sizable $10 billion industry. But did you know that many of our members are small, independent, family-owned businesses? These companies pass ownership down from generation to generation, making a rich investment in their communities and family legacies. At the end of the day, it’s all about people serving people!

Here are snapshots of four multi-generational PPC member companies who have made excellent contributions to our industry. 

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multi generational
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PPC Advocates for You!

6/1/2018

Did you know that PPC takes part in grass roots efforts to educate legislators about the importance of our industry? We regularly coordinate with our members and industry allies like the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) to advocate on the local level.

 

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A Simple History of Paperboard

4/4/2018

You want to sound smart in front of customers and colleagues, right? Fortunately, you don’t have to be a scholar in packaging studies to become a knowledge leader in the industry! Start by checking out this quick history of paper and paperboard packaging. Armed with a few unique facts, you’ll be able to strike up engaging and exciting conversations at your next professional event. Here’s a good factoid to pull out: “Did you know that the folding carton was invented by mistake?"

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folding carton boot camp
history
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paperboard packaging

5 Folding Carton Structures With the "WOW" Factor

3/22/2018

Some products cry out for extraordinary packaging. That’s why a basic rectangular box might not cut it if you’re designing for super-premium chocolate or rare anti-aging serums. In these cases, you need to show your customers just how spectacular folding cartons can be. With so many unique and exciting structures to choose from, cartons can literally become pieces of art on the store shelf. 

Here are five fascinating structures from PPC’s Ideas & Innovation design handbook that are sure to wow customers. 

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