Term: North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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Judging the 2017 Carton Competition

7/10/2017

This week is the event we wait for all year long: the judging of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition! Day in and day out, our members work hard designing and manufacturing amazing folding cartons and rigid boxes, and the Carton Competition allows them to put that work on display for peers, customers, prospects, and the industry at large. We reveal the winners each year during our Fall Meeting, but for now it’s time for our esteemed judges to evaluate the entries!

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Playful, Complex, and Cutting Edge: Upcoming Folding Carton Trends

7/25/2016

Each year, PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition is a bellwether of major folding carton design trends to come. The judging of the 2016 competition took place in mid July, and although the winners will be revealed at our upcoming Fall Meeting in San Antonio, TX, here are a few of the overall trends that punctuated this year’s competition.


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Future Packaging Designers Thrive with Paperboard

6/22/2016

By Brian Westerlind, PPC Communications Manager

I recently had the privilege of representing PPC at the judging of the Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s (PPA) annual Student Design Challenge. With 70+ folding carton entries—all designed by college students from across the country—the competition saw the next generation of packaging designers not only exploring the vast possibilities of paperboard, but also honing their own voices and points of view as designers.

 

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PPA Challenge
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Paper’s Lasting Place in the Digital Age

1/22/2016
You’ve heard it before: there is no place for paper in the digital age. However, the truth is that paper and paperboard packaging are so versatile that they will continue to help us meet our needs no matter the direction our society is headed. Here are just a few examples of how paper is securing its place in the digital age and beyond.
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What’s Next for Folding Carton Design?

7/28/2015

An ever-evolving art and science, good package design ensures not only a product’s safe arrival at retail, but also its ability to attract today’s discerning consumer. It’s therefore critical for converters to monitor the latest design trends, and PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition provides a great opportunity to do just that. Below are a few of the key trends that emerged during the recent judging of the 72nd annual competition.

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folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
  • Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
    7/10/2017

    This week is the event we wait for all year long: the judging of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition! ...

  • Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
  • Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
    7/10/2017

    This week is the event we wait for all year long: the judging of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition! ...

  • Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
  • Judging the 2017 Carton Competition
    7/10/2017

    This week is the event we wait for all year long: the judging of PPC’s North American Paperboard Packaging Competition! ...