Value Is Not Always an Easy Sell
The value of a product can extend far beyond the product itself. Ease of doing business, access to support after the sale, ancillary services, and the sustainability of your company are all things that contribute to the value you provide to your customers. Unfortunately these are not always tangible, easily identifiable by all levels of the purchasing chain. (posted 9.11.14)
Manufacturing Day 2014, Friday, October 3
Manufacturing Day provides manufacturers a unique opportunity to expand the knowledge about the great benefits of a career in manufacturing and demonstrate our industry's value to the U.S. economy. Companies can also use this day to educate their communities on the services and goods they manufacture.
IADD 'Corrugated XChange' seminar
Take part in this day-long seminar in person or via webinar as a panel of corrugated experts help troubleshoot some of the industry's toughest jobs. Submit your difficult and challengind jobs ahead of time and teh panel will provide an in-depth answer during the program. (posted 9.23.14)
A Refresher on Containerboard Capacity—Part I
Independent corrugated converters may watch the monthly containerboard operating rate more closely than any other single statistic. Because it relates containerboard production to industry capability, it measures the industry’s productivity—the higher the better, unless production exceeds demand for containerboard. Then it becomes a harbinger of market weakness. (posted 9.11.14)