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Future Packaging Designers Thrive with Paperboard

6/22/2016

By Brian Westerlind, PPC Communications Manager

I recently had the privilege of representing PPC at the judging of the Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s (PPA) annual Student Design Challenge. With 70+ folding carton entries—all designed by college students from across the country—the competition saw the next generation of packaging designers not only exploring the vast possibilities of paperboard, but also honing their own voices and points of view as designers.

 

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PPC’s University Outreach Program: Fostering Connections with the Next Generation

7/24/2014

A look into a converting plant or folding carton manufacturer reveals a workforce in flux: as older generations move on to explore new life paths during retirement, younger generations are poised to succeed them. Recognizing the importance of cultivating those who will one day take the reigns, we have developed a University Outreach Program that bridges the gap between current and future leaders by fostering connections with packaging design students before they embark upon their careers.

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