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AICC/ TAPPI SuperCorrExpo | October 17-20 | Orlando, Florida

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Improving Our Bottom Line, Hosted By Region 8 & 9 and Golf

Water Club At Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ
September 14-15, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

Region 10 Business Meeting & Golf Tournament

Red Tail Golf Club, Devens, MA
September 21, 2016 (Wed)

Sales Strategies for Today's Market

Newark Airport Marriott, Newark, NJ
September 28-29, 2016 (Wed - Thu)

ARTICLES & REPRINTS

ICCA Announces Q2 2016 Corrugated Statistics

Your AICC membership allows you access to quarterly statistics published by ICCA. This report presents each country's production/shipments of corrugated products.

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What Manufacturing Really Looks Like

This infographic tells the story of manufacturing. It shows how manufacturing enables our everyday lives, drives our economy, offers many different rewarding careers, and what can happen when communities across the country come together to show the public what manufacturing is.

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Giving a Successful Plant Tour

The Plant Tour Guide is a helpful resource provided for event hosts by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). It includes a simple checklist to follow in planning your tour, detailed suggestions for how to execute your strategy, and sample documents for inviting your congressional representative as well as local media.

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Hosting a Manufacturing Day Event

Friday, October 7th is Manufacturing Day, a day that celebrates the work you do and your positive impact on the US and its economy. MFG DAY addresses common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t.

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 PACKAGING U & COURSE MATERIALS

Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard - 2nd Ed.  

Converters need to have a greater knowledge about every aspect of their operations, especially obtaining the highest quality linerboard and corrugating medium for the purchasing dollar. Material selection is critical in meeting customer needs, especially in the area of demonstrating sustainability and creativity in packaging design and engineering. This updated brochure is intended to provide corrugators, sheet feeders, sheet plants and their suppliers with selection criteria to evaluate various containerboard grades. With the template provided you can evaluate your purchasing options for your corrugator operations and which grades are the best in class and value.

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Overall Equipment Effectiveness for the Packaging Industry 

Online | Packaging University

Measurement is a powerful tool for process improvement, and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a balanced measurement of both crew and equipment performance.  In this interactive presentation Scott Heilmann of AICC Associate member company P Squared explains the math of measurement and motivation.  Unique to this program is P2's adaptation of OEE for the job shop.

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