AICC Packaging University
The AICC Packaging University provides an eLearning platform that allows AICC member companies and their employees to expand their knowledge and enhance their skills. A variety of educational modules and products are available through the University. New products will be added as they become available
Single-Pass Corrugated Embossing and Diecutting
Patrick Quinlan is a Technical Sales Representative for Synergy Tooling Systems, Inc. with more than 40 years of experience in corrugated and folding carton diemaking and converting, Patrick discusses the tooling and processes necessary to successfully emboss and die-cut in a single pass.
Creasing Techniques for
Corrugated Platen Diecutting
Whereas soft anvil rotary diecutting is perfect for high volume brown box production, platen diecutting is the answer when product quality issues arise such as the requirement of clean outer liner graphics or the need for accurate, high speed folding for gluing and filling. Patrick Quinlan, Technical Sales Representative for Synergy Tooling Systems, Inc. discusses how to successfully crease for quality and efficiency.
Social Media Planning Guide
Social media is now a fairly common practice for most businesses and individuals. It can be a little confusing or intimidating when you are just starting out though. If you break it down, develop a plan that takes you from implementation through result analysis, there's no need to be intimidated.
Top Folding-Carton & Rigid Box Resources
The Future of Digital Printing In Packaging
Now we all know what a press is. Or do we? The process does not matter, whether it uses offset lithography, flexography, gravure, or even letterpress. Almost all reproduction devices are moving beyond paper to board for folding carton and point-of-purchase printing. They will be called presses no matter what technology they use.
I took the class "The Art of Negotiation" with Mark Neely a year ago and I learned that Negotiating doesn't have to be difficult. Selling a product, negotiating on price and value are all part of business and sometimes we get tripped up in the conversation because we have predetermined expectations. And when we go in with those thoughts and expectations we usually get exactly what we expected. Negotiation is an art that you can learn.
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