Why Use Social Media to Promote your Plant?

10/9/2014

143 million people in the U.S. use Facebook. You probably have an account yourself. You might post vacation photos, chat with family members, or reconnect with people you haven’t spoken to in years. But have you thought about using Facebook and other social media platforms to promote your plant?

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Sustainable Forest Management Practices an Integral Part of the Paperboard Industry

10/3/2014

Our industry’s dedication to sustainability is not surprising, as the lifeblood of our industry—paperboard—is renewable and recyclable by its very nature. However, the sustainability of our product goes beyond its natural features: the trees used to make paperboard packaging are harvested from forests and tree farms maintained via sustainable forest management practices that ensure that, as a society, we will continue to have healthy and abundant forests for decades to come.

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The Tides of Change: Returning Jobs to American Shores

9/26/2014

For the last several decades, American firms have been relocating their plants to China and other developing nations where, until recently, they enjoyed cheap and plentiful labor. However, the U.S. manufacturing sector has been making a comeback in recent times, adding nearly one-half million jobs since 2010. Much of this growth can be attributed to a trend known as “onshoring,” or the relocation of jobs back to the U.S. from overseas...

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Global Middle Classes Demand Paperboard

9/17/2014

Since the turn of the century, the rapidly developing BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India, and China have taken on larger roles in the global marketplace. As these countries have grown, so too have their middle classes. And with newfound disposable income, consumers in the BRIC nations are eager to spend.

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PPC Century Club: Recognizing 100-Year-Old Converters and Suppliers

8/14/2014

For the business world, the past 100 years have been marked by uncertainty and change. We’ve seen two world wars, depressions, ever-changing political climates, the computer boom, mass globalization, and most recently, widespread offshoring and the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Yet despite such challenging times, many converters and suppliers in our industry have remained in business—and thrived—for over a century.

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