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Value Is Not Always an Easy Sell
The value of a product can extend far beyond the product itself. Ease of doing business, access to support after the sale, ancillary services, and the sustainability of your company are all things that contribute to the value you provide to your customers. Unfortunately these are not always tangible, easily identifiable by all levels of the purchasing chain.
(posted 9.11.14)

Australian ‘Plain Packaging’ Law Bodes Ill for World Trade, Trademark Protection and Packaging Manufacturers
What does an obscure packaging law in Australia have to do with the North American – indeed, the world’s – packaging industry? Plenty, according to a letter sent to the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) by eight US-based manufacturing associations, including AICC, the Paperboard Packaging Council and Printing Industries of America... Read full story
(posted 9.02.14)

AICC Capital Equipment Justification Guide, 2nd Edition, Coming this Fall - Pre-order Now!
Financially justifying new or used capital equipment begins with a well-informed understanding of your needs and the technology available to meet them. This guide is a tool developed to help you make an informed decision.(posted 9.02.14)

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

With more than 60 Folding Carton and Rigid Box companies already registered... Corrugated Week isn't just about Corrugated
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

A Refresher on Containerboard Capacity—Part I
Independent corrugated converters may watch the monthly containerboard operating rate more closely than any other single statistic. Because it relates containerboard production to industry capability, it measures the industry’s productivity—the higher the better, unless production exceeds demand for container­board. Then it becomes a harbinger of market weakness.
(posted 9.11.14)

Upcoming Events

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.)
Manufacturing Day
Your plant and all across North America!
Oct. 3, 2014 (Fri.)
Sales Strategies for Today’s 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.)
Region 8 BUsiness Meeting & Golf Tournament
York, PA
Oct. 23-24, 2014 (Thur. - Fri.)
Region 4 Region Meeting & Hockey
Arlington, Texas
Oct. 28, 2014 (Tue.)
Machinery Mastery, FFG Production Seminar
Reliable Container Corp., Sante Fe Springs, California
Nov. 4-5, 2014 (Tue.-Wed.)
RISI International Containerboard Conference
Embassy Suites, Chicago, Illinois
Nov. 5-7, 2014 (Wed. - Fri.)
Machinery Mastery, RDC Production Seminar
Reliable Container Corp., Sante Fe Springs, California
Nov. 6-7, 2014 (Thur. - Fri.)
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.)
General & Security Awareness for Hazardous Materials Packaging Suppliers
Webinar, 11:00am EST
December 4, 2014 (Thur.)
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.)
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