Term: folding carton
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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 ubiquitous today that consumers are taking to Amazon and other e-retailers to buy even basic household goods. This means that even if your cartons aren’t specifically meant for e-commerce, consumers might still purchase them online—and your customers may want you to optimize your designs for this very possibility.

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design trends
e-commerce
folding carton

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 departments was struggling to do their job? As executives and managers at folding carton companies, we can always learn more about what’s happening on the shop floor. Throughout the year, PPC plans to present a series of blogs to help you get a bit smarter about various aspects of carton converting. Royal is kicking things off with die-cutting. So, here’s what you should know to keep your cutting department sharp and efficient.

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cutting
die-cutting
folding carton
technical converting

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!

folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design

Update: The Status of Digital Printing for Folding Cartons

1/12/2017

For years, the prospect of digitally printed folding cartons has kept the print and packaging industries abuzz. Digital printing in the carton space has surely begun to transition from a lofty ideal into a more grounded reality. But how far, really, are we until digital printing becomes a mainstay in carton converting?

digital printing
folding carton
paperboard packaging
short run
short-run solutions for paperboard packaging

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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design trends
folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
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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 ...