Term: North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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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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Paper’s Lasting Place in the Digital Age

1/22/2016
You’ve heard it before: there is no place for paper in the digital age. However, the truth is that paper and paperboard packaging are so versatile that they will continue to help us meet our needs no matter the direction our society is headed. Here are just a few examples of how paper is securing its place in the digital age and beyond.
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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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Carton Competition 15-Year Retrospective: Part 3

5/8/2015

With the final installment of our North American Paperboard Packaging Competition retrospective below, these five cartons represent the most recent winners of the Paperboard Package of the Year award—a top honor in the folding carton industry.

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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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