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

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Region 6 Golf Tournament

St. Charles Country Club, Saint Charles, IL
July 25, 2016 (Mon)

Up in Smoke, HR Summit Hosted By Region 2 & Baseball Game

Seattle, WA
August 04-05, 2016 (Thu - Fri)

Region 5 Hiring, Sales and Mill Tour With Golf Tournament

Hyatt Regency Savannah, Savannah, GA
August 24-25, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

Reminder – Deadline to Electronically File IRS Form 1094-C is June 30, 2016

An important reminder to employers subject to the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) .

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Winter to Summer Transition Tips

It’s summertime, which may mean your air-conveyed trim collection system will operate differently than it did in the cold dry winter months. What do you need to know to minimize the impact of seasonal changes on productivity?

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AICC Members Receive Discount for the 17th International Containerboard Conference

AICC Members can join hundreds of key players in the global containerboard and corrugated markets at the 17th International Containerboard Conference and receive a $500 discount.

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Call for Entries in the 2016 Innovator of the Year - Machinery Category

AICC, the Independent Packaging Association, Board Converting News (BCN) and Corrugated Today, are proud to announce the Call for Entries in the 2016 Innovator of the Year Competition - Machinery category.

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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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