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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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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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Cannabis Packaging: A New Opportunity for Paperboard

5/21/2018

Ready or not, marijuana is going mainstream. As of April 2018, 29 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and nine states have given the green light for recreational use. Paperboard packaging offers unique advantages to the cannabis industry, especially when it comes to branding and marketing.

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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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How Paperboard Packaging Manufactures Can Escape the Commodity Business

4/23/2018

Converters of paperboard packaging might be feeling the squeeze right about now. With RFPs, reduced volumes, and shrinking margins, our industry might seem like a commodity business and a race to the bottom. Yet there are techniques we can use to add value to our packaging and break free from the commodity game. PPC’s recent Spring Meeting in Baltimore showed attendees how to do just that. 

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