Term: folding carton
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5 Folding Carton Structures With the "WOW" Factor

3/22/2018

Some products cry out for extraordinary packaging. That’s why a basic rectangular box might not cut it if you’re designing for super-premium chocolate or rare anti-aging serums. In these cases, you need to show your customers just how spectacular folding cartons can be. With so many unique and exciting structures to choose from, cartons can literally become pieces of art on the store shelf. 

Here are five fascinating structures from PPC’s Ideas & Innovation design handbook that are sure to wow customers. 

folding carton
package design
paperboard packaging

Packaging in the Experiential Economy

3/12/2018

By Mike Ferrari, Ferrari Solutions, LLC

Remember when toothpaste cartons were simple? Just 20 years ago, the norm was a white carton with two-to-three-color printing and a health endorsement boasting that “four out of five doctors recommend” the product. The entire message was about health and cavity fighting.

Yet the message has changed...

consumer packaging
consumers
e-commerce
folding carton
innovation
paperboard packaging

You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton

2/12/2018

Carton converters: do you think that e-commerce trends only affect corrugated shippers? Think again. E-commerce is so ubiquitous today that consumers are taking to Amazon and other e-retailers to buy even basic household goods. This means that even if your cartons aren’t specifically meant for e-commerce, consumers might still purchase them online—and your customers may want you to optimize your designs for this very possibility.

consumers
design trends
e-commerce
folding carton

What Every Carton Professional Ought to Know About Die-Cutting

1/26/2018

By Darryl Carlson and Joe Carrillo, Royal Paper Box

Would you know the right questions to ask if one of your production departments was struggling to do their job? As executives and managers at folding carton companies, we can always learn more about what’s happening on the shop floor. Throughout the year, PPC plans to present a series of blogs to help you get a bit smarter about various aspects of carton converting. Royal is kicking things off with die-cutting. So, here’s what you should know to keep your cutting department sharp and efficient.

converting
cutting
die-cutting
folding carton
technical converting

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!

folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
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