Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul

7/16/2018

During the recent judging of the 2018 competition, we had an opportunity to interview judge and industry legend Dick DePaul. He offered many insights into his 50-year career in the folding carton industry, the secret to winning PPC’s Carton Competition, and why package design is an excellent career choice for the coming generation. 

Dick DePaul
folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design

5 Reasons to Celebrate Independent Converters

7/2/2018

Independence Day is right around the corner. That means fireworks, family, and, of course, celebrating the freedoms we enjoy each day. But here at PPC, the upcoming holiday has us thinking about something else worth celebrating: our independent converter members. These smaller, usually family-owned businesses make up so much of our industry. They keep us vibrant and they all have a unique story to tell.

Here are five reasons to celebrate independent paperboard packaging manufacturers! 


family business
independent converters
paperboard packaging

It’s a Family Affair: Paperboard Businesses Through the Generations

6/14/2018

PPC represents a sizable $10 billion industry. But did you know that many of our members are small, independent, family-owned businesses? These companies pass ownership down from generation to generation, making a rich investment in their communities and family legacies. At the end of the day, it’s all about people serving people!

Here are snapshots of four multi-generational PPC member companies who have made excellent contributions to our industry. 

family business
folding carton
multi generational
paperboard packaging
rigid box

PPC Advocates for You!

6/1/2018

Did you know that PPC takes part in grass roots efforts to educate legislators about the importance of our industry? We regularly coordinate with our members and industry allies like the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) to advocate on the local level.

 

government affairs
paperboard packaging

Design Thinking Process: A Method for Making Cartons and Managing a Business

5/31/2018

Folding carton manufacturing companies employ a variety of skilled workers, from press operators to upper managers. Despite this diversity of people and skills, there is a universal process that allemployees can use to solve problems, create innovative solutions, and move the business forward. 

business management
design trends
folding carton
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Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul
  • Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul
    7/16/2018

    During the recent judging of the 2018 competition, we had an opportunity to interview judge and industry legend Dick DePaul. ...

  • Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul
  • Insights from Industry Legend, Dick DePaul
    7/16/2018

    During the recent judging of the 2018 competition, we had an opportunity to interview judge and industry legend Dick DePaul. ...

  • Insights from Industry Legend Dick DePaul
  • Insights from Industry Legend Dick DePaul
    7/16/2018

    During the recent judging of the 2018 competition, we had an opportunity to interview judge and industry legend Dick DePaul. ...

  • 5 Reasons to Celebrate Independent Converters
  • 5 Reasons to Celebrate Independent Converters
    7/2/2018

    Independence Day is right around the corner. That means fireworks, family, and, of course, celebrating the freedoms we enjoy ...