Term: North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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Stay Cool With These Beverage Designs

8/13/2018

Summer is coming to a close, but there’s still time to grab a drink and sit by the pool. Stay cool with these fantastic beverage carton designs—all of which earned top awards during our annual Carton Competitions. Cheers!

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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design

4 Trends from the 2018 Paperboard Packaging Competition

7/30/2018

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball that showed you the future? We’d all probably save a lot of time and money! While we can’t offer you such an amazing tool, we can tell you what’s on the horizon for paperboard packaging design. Here are the top four trends that emerged from PPC's 2018 Paperboard Packaging Competition. 

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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design

Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul

7/16/2018

During the recent judging of the 2018 competition, we had an opportunity to interview judge and industry legend Dick DePaul. He offered many insights into his 50-year career in the folding carton industry, the secret to winning PPC’s Carton Competition, and why package design is an excellent career choice for the coming generation. 

Dick DePaul
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North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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Cannabis Packaging: A New Opportunity for Paperboard

5/21/2018

Ready or not, marijuana is going mainstream. As of April 2018, 29 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and nine states have given the green light for recreational use. Paperboard packaging offers unique advantages to the cannabis industry, especially when it comes to branding and marketing.

cannabis
folding carton
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package design
rigid box

Are Your Fonts Telling the Story?

11/16/2017

Packaging speaks. It has to—otherwise it’s not doing its job. But what a folding carton or rigid box says to a consumer is as important as how it says it. The font or typeface you choose can mean the difference between a carton that tells an engaging story to consumers and one that doesn’t say anything at all. 

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