Term: folding carton
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Judging the 2017 Carton Competition

7/10/2017

This week is the event we wait for all year long: the judging of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition! Day in and day out, our members work hard designing and manufacturing amazing folding cartons and rigid boxes, and the Carton Competition allows them to put that work on display for peers, customers, prospects, and the industry at large. We reveal the winners each year during our Fall Meeting, but for now it’s time for our esteemed judges to evaluate the entries!

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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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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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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.

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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!

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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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