Cartons for the Holidays

11/25/2015

With the holiday season in full swing, we thought we’d get you in the spirit by putting together a collection of our most favorite and gift-able folding cartons and rigid boxes for the holidays.

holidays
package design
paperboard package of the year

The Taste of Recovery: How the Food and Beverage Markets Are Changing with the Times

11/16/2015

It’s a fact: everyone has to eat. And depending on prevailing economic conditions, this can mean saving money by preparing canned goods at home or eating out at extravagantly expensive restaurants. With today’s brighter economic outlook, it is no surprise that consumers are purchasing more premium foodstuffs than in past years. But unexpectedly, nutritious and on-the-go food options are also on the rise.

end use market
food and beverage
trends report

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.

design trends
folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
paperboard packaging

Minimize Fire Damage with these Must-Have Technologies

6/22/2015

Rather than having to rebuild and preserve customer relationships after a devastating fire, converters should invest in technologies that prevent or minimize fire damage in the first place. Here are just a few of the newest fire suppression technologies highlighted during PPC’s recent Financial Executives and Human Resources Forum.

best practices
fei-hr forum
fire damage
fire suppression
technology

The Growth of E-Commerce Packaging

5/27/2015

Today consumers purchase many goods on their computers or tablets; in fact, online sales in the U.S. are expected to reach $414 billion—or 11% of total retail sales—by 2018. E-commerce packaging must protect a product during shipping as well as foster a positive brand experience upon arriving at the consumer’s doorstep. Fortunately, paperboard leads the way on both fronts.
e-commerce
marketing
paperboard packaging
retail
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