Term: paperboard
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Pick Paperboard Like a Pro

3/4/2019

A few weeks ago, we blogged about four common types of paperboard and how to use them. This time we’re sharing the most important properties of paperboard. These characteristics affect performance, printability, and so much more. By understanding these basic variables and how they can help or hinder customers’ design goals, converters can easily choose the right kind of board for every job. 

folding carton boot camp
package design
paperboard
paperboard packaging

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?

paperboard
paperboard packaging
rigid box

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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paperboard
paperboard packaging
rigid box

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: 

 

fei-hr forum
paperboard
plant tour
technical and production committee

5 Cheerful Paperboard Designs for the Holidays

11/30/2018

We often praise paperboard’s design versatility, but did you know that it can even be transformed into whimsical ornaments and structures for the holidays? Enjoy these five holiday designs from Ideas & Innovation, PPC’s guidebook of paperboard and carton styles.

folding carton
ideas and innovation
package design
paperboard
paperboard packaging
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