Term: spring meeting
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How Paperboard Packaging Manufactures Can Escape the Commodity Business

4/23/2018

Converters of paperboard packaging might be feeling the squeeze right about now. With RFPs, reduced volumes, and shrinking margins, our industry might seem like a commodity business and a race to the bottom. Yet there are techniques we can use to add value to our packaging and break free from the commodity game. PPC’s recent Spring Meeting in Baltimore showed attendees how to do just that. 

commodity business
folding carton
package design
rigid box
spring meeting

The Competitive Edge in a Commoditized World

2/26/2018

By David Friedman, CEO, High Performing Culture, LLC

Have you noticed that it’s harder than ever before to truly differentiate yourself? Whether you boast your innovative folding carton designs or sustainable solutions or unbeatable speed to market, doesn’t it seem like your competitors are saying the same things about themselves? 

If you have a hunch that your prospects and current customers think you’re pretty much like everyone else, you’re probably right. And when customers can’t figure out what makes anyone different, they buy strictly on price, and none of us want to be in that kind of market!


commodity business
company culture
competition
spring meeting

Spring Outlook: Millennial Moms and Economic Growth

4/20/2017

It’s springtime. Flowers are in bloom and folks are cleaning out their homes. But spring cleaning can happen in your job or business too. Now is a great time to look inward and assess the areas you can improve, the things you can eliminate, and what you need to do to succeed. PPC members did just that at our recent Spring Meeting in Charlotte, NC. If you weren’t able to make it, fear not! Here are a few of the key ideas we considered.

economy
spring meeting
sustainability

A Formula for the Future

5/25/2016

It is true that the future starts now. No matter how daunting your end goals may seem, there are always steps you can take today in order to prepare for and even shape tomorrow. This sentiment rang loud and clear at PPC’s recent Spring Meeting in Miami. After hearing from a futurologist, a generational expert, and an economist, PPC members left the conference with a formula for succeeding in the days ahead.

economy
future
ppc conference
spring meeting
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