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

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

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

Design Forum

Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics, Clemson, SC
August 10-11, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

Region 5 Hiring, Sales and Mill Tour With Golf Tournament

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

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

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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Bursting the Leadership Bubble

Holly Green, The Human Factor, a popular AICC speaker, answers the question, what happens when leadership teams are out of touch with the real world?

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Customer Engagement is More Important than Ever

A recent Gallup survey suggests that high customer engagement is the definitive predictor of business growth. Learn to measure and increase engagement.

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AICC Offers Cutting Edge Design Forum at Clemson University

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, will offer a two-day inaugural workshop August 10-12, 2016 at the Sonoco Institute at Clemson University, Clemson, SC for design, sales and marketing professionals to expand their expertise in package design basics, trends and technology.

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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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