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Management By Numbers

SMC Packaging Group, Springfield, MO
May 03-04, 2016 (Tue - Wed)

Region 6 Spring Meeting

Marriott Oak Brook Hotel, Oak Brook, IL
May 03, 2016 (Tue)

Flexographic Printing: Raising the Standard

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
May 17-18, 2016 (Tue - Wed)

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

2016 Spring Meeting: Week in Review

Blue skies and sunshine greeted over 600 attendees and guests as they converged at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort for the AICC 2016 Spring Meeting and CEO Summit in Palm Desert, CA.

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2016 Operation Safe Shop Competition Winners Announced

The 2016 Operation Safe Shop Winners were recently announced at the AICC 2016 Spring Meeting on Friday, April 15, 2016 in Palm Desert, CA.

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AICC 2016 Spring Meeting Photos

Relive the memories or see what you missed during the AICC 2016 Spring Meeting in Palm Desert.

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A Special Report on Distraction at Work

On average distractions pull you away from your work every three minutes. Learning new strategies to focus your time and energy could add hours back to your day. This special report will can help you get there, if you can tune out interruptions long enough to read it.

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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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Best Practiced for Flexographic Printing: Raising the Standard 

May 17-18, 2016 | Clemson University, SC

High quality flexographic printing on corrugated substrates and linerboard has always been a challenge. Balancing classroom sessions and time on press, AICC’s new two-day course will focus on how to produce clean solids and line work as well as halftones and spot colors. Many typical troubleshooting issues will be addressed from dot gain and die-cutting to proper graphic design for corrugated to ensure best results. Participants will take these practices back to  their home plants by the construction of Standard Operation Procedures, One  Point Lessons and checklists to codify the best practices.

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