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West Coast Ski Meeting

Four Seasons Resort Whistler, Whistler, BC
January 26-30, 2017 (Thu - Mon)

Best Practices for Flexographic Printing

PRINTCON, Pendleton, SC
January 31-February 01, 2017 (Tue - Wed)

5 Professional Sales Strategies That Work

Embassy Suites - Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, GA
February 07-08, 2017 (Tue - Wed)

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

Here's a Strategy for This Year: Be Afraid

If you have no fear, you haven't been in business long enough to know better.

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2017 Independent Package Design “Bid for the Promo” Challenge Open

Are you up to the challenge? The goal is to design and manufacture a piece that promotes the AICC 2017 Independent Packaging Design Competition – “Welcome to Fabulous Design” to independent sheet, corrugators, folding carton and rigid box plants.

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Call for Supplier Abstracts for Machinery & Non-Machinery Innovations in the Corrugated, Folding Carton & Rigid Box Industries

AICC Associate Members are invited to present their latest machinery & non-machinery innovations in the corrugated, folding carton & rigid box Industries during the Spring Meeting, April 26-28, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort in Austin, Texas.

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AICC Partners with CardConnect for a New Member Benefit

New AICC partner, CardConnect, gives members access to affordable credit card processing capabilities.

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 PACKAGING U & COURSE MATERIALS

Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard - 2nd Ed.  

Converters need to have a greater knowledge about every aspect of their operations, especially obtaining the highest quality linerboard and corrugating medium for the purchasing dollar. Material selection is critical in meeting customer needs, especially in the area of demonstrating sustainability and creativity in packaging design and engineering. This updated brochure is intended to provide corrugators, sheet feeders, sheet plants and their suppliers with selection criteria to evaluate various containerboard grades. With the template provided you can evaluate your purchasing options for your corrugator operations and which grades are the best in class and value.

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Overall Equipment Effectiveness for the Packaging Industry 

Online | Packaging University

Measurement is a powerful tool for process improvement, and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a balanced measurement of both crew and equipment performance.  In this interactive presentation Scott Heilmann of AICC Associate member company P Squared explains the math of measurement and motivation.  Unique to this program is P2's adaptation of OEE for the job shop.

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