Plant Safety Milestones Quarter 4 2017

12/26/2017

PPC recognizes member companies’ safety milestones as a part of its monthly Safety Boxscore Report, a benchmarking tool that allows participating members to measure their safety records relative to their peers so that they may determine if safety improvements are warranted. As of November 2017, we're so proud to report that several member company plants have reached impressive milestones.

 

data
industry benchmarking
plant safety
safety
safety boxscore report

Vintage Boxes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

12/15/2017

There’s something about the holidays that always brings a sense of nostalgia. The snowy scenery, delicious smells, and warm camaraderie all seem to transport us back to the “good old days” spent with our families and loved ones.

holidays
package design
rigid box

There Are Managers, and Then There Are Leaders

12/1/2017

By Tiffany Koettel, Business Development Manager, Caraustar

Imagine your all-time favorite boss. Did she or he micromanage you or inspire you to grow? For me it’s the latter. I’m guessing it’s the same for you, too. That’s the difference between managers and leaders—and it’s a tangible one that has a real impact on organizations. 

business management
leadership
new generation leaders

What’s Next for the Technical & Production Committee?

11/27/2017

By Bob Neff, T&P Chair, Neff Packaging Solutions 

Part of PPC’s mission is to help members learn about the nuts and bolts of folding carton converting, and the Technical and Production Committee (T&P) spearheads those initiatives. I recently became the Chair of the T&P committee, so I want to share a bit about what we do and where we’re going.

committees in focus
T&P
technical and production committee

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
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