Term: folding carton
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4 Types of Paperboard and How to Use Them

1/21/2019

Our industry lives and breathes paperboard. The thick paper substrate can be transformed into any number of designs, from simple tuck cartons to intricate, sculpted packages that impart a sense of luxury and wonder. With all that versatility, it’s not surprising that there are many types—or grades—of paperboard to choose from, each with different prosperities, strengths, and weaknesses.  

folding carton
paperboard
paperboard packaging
rigid box

5 Cheerful Paperboard Designs for the Holidays

11/30/2018

We often praise paperboard’s design versatility, but did you know that it can even be transformed into whimsical ornaments and structures for the holidays? Enjoy these five holiday designs from Ideas & Innovation, PPC’s guidebook of paperboard and carton styles.

folding carton
ideas and innovation
package design
paperboard
paperboard packaging

How to Succeed in Uncertain Times Ahead

11/5/2018

Buckle up: there’s turbulence ahead. That’s the message we got from speakers at last month’s PPC conference in Atlanta. First there’s the economy. Emory University economist Jeff Rosensweig told us to brace for an economic downturn slated for 2018-2019.

fall meeting
folding carton
paperboard
productivity
technology

Stay Cool With These Beverage Designs

8/13/2018

Summer is coming to a close, but there’s still time to grab a drink and sit by the pool. Stay cool with these fantastic beverage carton designs—all of which earned top awards during our annual Carton Competitions. Cheers!

folding carton
North American Paperboard Packaging Competition
package design

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
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