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Top Corrugated Resources

AICC Announces J. Richard Troll Scholarship Recipients & Student Packaging Design Competition Winners
The AICC is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2014-2015 J. Richard Troll Scholarship awards and the winners of the 2014 Annual Student Packaging Design Competition.

Financial Corner - Making Smart Delivery Decisions
On average, delivery costs for converters run between 2 percent and 5 percent of sales. Since these costs are relatively small when compared to material and labor or overhead, most companies do not devote a lot of resources to them.

2014 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefit Survey, Order Now!
The 2014 Salary, Hourly Wage & Benefit Survey for the Independet Corrugated Converter will begin shipping on July 15, 2014. Order yours today so you will be one of the first to receive this valuable and popular AICC publication. The survey highlights the latest salaries and hourly wages for key employees in all regions in the U.S. and Canada, provides key statistical data regarding salary and benefit information and more.

Manufacturing Day 2014, Friday, October 3
Manufacturing Day provides manufacturers a unique opportunity to expand the knowledge about the great benefits of a career in manufacturing and demonstrate our industry's value to the U.S. economy. Companies can also use this day to educate their communities on the services and goods they manufacture.


Top Folding-Carton & Rigid Box Resources

Corrugated Week isn't just about Corrugated - New Opportunities for Folding Carton, Rigid Box Makers and their Suppliers
The 2014 AICC/TAPPI Corrugated Week is the premier industry event for the corrugated, folding carton and rigid box industries. Debuting at the 2014 Corrugated Week Trade Fair is the Folding Carton/Rigid Box Pavilion. The pavilion offers a table top area where folding carton and rigid box suppliers will display the latest technologies while still providing important visibility and access for all trade fair attendees. To learn more click here.

Corrugated Week Folding Carton, Rigid Box Makers and Supplier Dinner
Network with your peers at a private Folding Carton/Rigid Box Dinner being held on Monday, September 29, at The Sky Room, one of the best restaurants in Long Beach! Please RSVP by Friday, August, 29, 2014 To RSVP click here.

Solving Ballooning and Pop-ups Without a RubDown
The trend toward faster and more intricate machines along with a wider range of paper substrates has led to the ability to produce higher-end box constructions. These improvements have required adhesives to perform at a much higher level than ever before. Rigid box and laminating companies have been challenged in obtaining a good adhesive bond with difficult packaging substrates.


Upcoming Events

Your Price is Too High!
Why Price is Always the Focus and What You Can Do to Change It. - 2-Part Webinar

Part 1
September 11, 2014 - 11:30 am EST
AICC Canada AGM & General Meeting
Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
September 17, 2014 (Wed.)
Your Price is Too High!
Why Price is Always the Focus and What You Can Do to Change It. - 2-Part Webinar

Part 2
September 18, 2014 - 11:30 am EST
Production Leadership for Profit
Strategies to Effectively Manage People and Improve Efficiencies on the Production Floor

Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products Ltd., Concord, Ontario, Canada
September 17-18, 2014 (Wed. - Thur.)
Optimizing Plant Operations Seminar
Bay Cities, Pico Rivera, California
September 29, 2014 (Mon.)
Region 1 California Cruise for ICPF
Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach, California
September 30, 2014 (Tue.)
AICC/TAPPI 2014 Corrugated Week
Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, California
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2014 (Sun. - Wed.)
Manufactoring Day
Your plant and all across North America!
Oct. 3, 2014 (Fri.)
Sales Strategies for Todayís Market
Chicago Marriott Suites Downers Grove, Downers Grove (Chicago), Illinois - Hotel Reservations
Oct. 15-16, 2014 (Wed. - Thur.)
Region One Golf Tournament
Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, California
Oct. 20, 2014 (Mon.)
AICC Region 6 Fall Meeting
Oak Brook Marriott, Oak Brook, Illinois
Nov. 10, 2014 (Mon.)
Advanced Sales Training Seminar
Los Angeles Airport Marriott, Los Angeles, California
Nov. 12-13, 2014 (Wed. - Thur.)
AICC Canada Annual Christmas Dinner & Dance
Toronto Airport Marriott, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
November 22, 2014 (Sat.)
AICC Canada Presidents Luncheon
St. Georges Golf & Country Club, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
December 4, 2014 (Thur.)
ICPF's Holiday Weekend in New York
The Muse Hotel New York, New York
December 12-14, 2014 (Fri. - Sun.)
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AICC / CCCA Table Top Fair & General Meeting
Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
February 26, 2014 (Thur.)
AICC University - Safety Basics
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AICC University - Corrugated 101
Available online 24/7

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