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AICC/ TAPPI SuperCorrExpo | October 17-20 | Orlando, Florida

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Improving Our Bottom Line, Hosted By Region 8 & 9 and Golf

Water Club At Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ
September 14-15, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

Region 10 Business Meeting & Golf Tournament

Red Tail Golf Club, Devens, MA
September 21, 2016 (Wed)

Sales Strategies for Today's Market

Newark Airport Marriott, Newark, NJ
September 28-29, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

AICC Region 2 Members Get a Whiff of Marijuana Laws and Other HR Issues

The message that Christine Walters had for members at AICC’s Region Two meeting was: “Get specific in your HR manuals!” She said that the expanding web of local, state and federal marijuana laws means that company HR policies with regard to illegal substances have to be very specific. “It’s important to define what’s ‘lawful’ per state, federal and local law,” she said.

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How Life Unfolds™ Celebrates One-Year Mark with Positive Shifts in Consumer Attitudes

One year into the national promotional campaign to increase awareness and use of paper and paper-based packaging products, consumer attitudes about the products’ personal relevance and quality have held steady or seen significant improvement.

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Slower than Desired Economic Growth

Recent GDP numbers show a rebound in consumer spending, but there were significant drags on activity from fixed investment and inventories.

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Why Your Business Needs an Energy Management Strategy

Business executives in deregulated energy markets have unprecedented flexibility to create energy management strategies that align with corporate goals, budgets, and fiscal calendars.

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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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