AICC Seeks Input from Members for Census of the Independent Sector Deadline for Member Input, Friday, April 17, 2015. In an email to AICC members, AICC President Steve Young said the Census will look at production, sales and product mix data for full-line corrugator plants, sheet plants and sheet feeders. He urged all members to participate to develop a comprehensive picture of independent ... (posted 03.24.15)
Ralph Talks Ring Crush
Occasionally boxmakers and associates ask us about the additions contribution to ECT from white litho and SBS grades laminated in single-face and single-wall applications. We know a lot about the many physical properties of “brown” and white-top containerboards, but not about the strength of C1S litho offset ... (posted 03.24.15)
Focus on Sustainability
Creating and selling sustainable packaging is a forefront issue for folding carton and rigid box manufacturers, who must constantly navigate the push-pull of environmental responsibility (posted 03.31.15)
Changing Shipping Regulations... Be Prepared
the Chemical Packaging Committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals monitors the global changes in hazardous material packaging and shipping regulations. Global Harmonizing System (GHS) remains at the top of the agenda. GHS will be used by the US to comply with the UN directives for import and export packaging and labeling of hazardous materials. (posted 03.03.15)
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