Term: paperboard packaging
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7 Sustainability Myths Debunked

1/11/2018

Paper and paperboard packaging are incredibly sustainable products, but sometimes misconceptions can make consumers question our industry’s environmentally-friendly nature. Here are seven common sustainability myths—and what you can say to empower people to use paper.

paperboard packaging
sustainability
sustainable forest management
ticcit

Planning for Next Year? Check Out the Trends Report

11/16/2017

With 2017 almost over, it’s time to start thinking about the next year and beyond. The recently released Trends: 2017 Industry Outlook and Market Data Report is a great place to get economic and consumer trends for the next five years. Best of all? Our industry is growing. The report forecasts that U.S. folding carton shipments will grow at a 0.4 percent annual rate over the next five years, reaching a value of $9.6 billion!

 

consumers
economy
paperboard packaging
trends report

Are Your Fonts Telling the Story?

11/16/2017

Packaging speaks. It has to—otherwise it’s not doing its job. But what a folding carton or rigid box says to a consumer is as important as how it says it. The font or typeface you choose can mean the difference between a carton that tells an engaging story to consumers and one that doesn’t say anything at all. 

font
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
paperboard packaging

Trending Now in Paperboard Packaging Design

8/7/2017

Last month was the judging of our annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. We’re thrilled with the winners and can’t wait to reveal them at our upcoming Fall Meeting! For now, though, we’ve distilled the overall trends that the judges observed throughout the competition. Here’s what we saw...

design trends
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design
paperboard packaging

4 Surprising Ways to Boost Design Creativity

5/30/2017

Designers are a key asset to any paperboard packaging manufacturer. Although some customers may approach their manufacturer with a complete design, others look to the manufacturer’s designers for unique and ingenious packaging solutions. With customers’ packaging in their hands, it is crucial that the design team be a wellspring of creative ideas and unique concepts. Fortunately, creativity isn’t a genetic trait that some have while others don’t. Creativity is a human quality that can be nurtured and expanded—often in ways that seem counterintuitive. Here are four surprising ways to boost a design team’s creativity. 

 

creativity
package design
paperboard packaging
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You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
  • You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
    2/12/2018

    Carton converters: do you think that e-commerce trends only affect corrugated shippers? Think again. E-commerce is so ...

  • You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
  • You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
    2/12/2018

    Carton converters: do you think that e-commerce trends only affect corrugated shippers? Think again. E-commerce is so ...

  • You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
  • You Can Design for E-Commerce Without Reinventing the Carton
    2/12/2018

    Carton converters: do you think that e-commerce trends only affect corrugated shippers? Think again. E-commerce is so ...

  • What Every Carton Professional Ought to Know About Die-Cutting
  • What Every Carton Professional Ought to Know About Die-Cutting
    1/26/2018

    By Darryl Carlson and Joe Carrillo, Royal Paper Box Would you know the right questions to ask if one of your production ...