Term: folding carton
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Update: The Status of Digital Printing for Folding Cartons

1/12/2017

For years, the prospect of digitally printed folding cartons has kept the print and packaging industries abuzz. Digital printing in the carton space has surely begun to transition from a lofty ideal into a more grounded reality. But how far, really, are we until digital printing becomes a mainstay in carton converting?

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folding carton
paperboard packaging
short run
short-run solutions for paperboard packaging

Playful, Complex, and Cutting Edge: Upcoming Folding Carton Trends

7/25/2016

Each year, PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition is a bellwether of major folding carton design trends to come. The judging of the 2016 competition took place in mid July, and although the winners will be revealed at our upcoming Fall Meeting in San Antonio, TX, here are a few of the overall trends that punctuated this year’s competition.


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design trends
folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
packaging trends
paperboard trends

What’s Next for Folding Carton Design?

7/28/2015

An ever-evolving art and science, good package design ensures not only a product’s safe arrival at retail, but also its ability to attract today’s discerning consumer. It’s therefore critical for converters to monitor the latest design trends, and PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition provides a great opportunity to do just that. Below are a few of the key trends that emerged during the recent judging of the 72nd annual competition.

design trends
folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
paperboard packaging

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!

folding carton
innovation
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
paperboard package of the year

PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition: 2013 Retrospective

10/21/2014

In just about a week, PPC will hold its annual Fall Meeting, taking place this year in Atlanta, GA. Each year, our membership eagerly looks forward to the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition awards ceremony, a highlight of every Fall conference. We are so thrilled to be able to reveal the 2014 competition top winners during the ceremony, so in their honor, here is a review of their predecessors from the 2013 Carton Competition.

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folding carton
innovation
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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