Join | Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In
Boxmaker Category
Share |

The boxmakers competition highlights new ideas or innovations in the areas of production, administration, in-house training, management, marketing and/or customer service operations that have improved the business operations, increased productivity, or provided the solution to a specific problem for AICC corrugator and sheet plant members.

We are now accepting entries for the next Boxmakers Innovator of the Year Competition!  

The deadline for entries is Friday, August 18th.

The competition is being held during the  2017 AICC Annual Meeting & Package Design Competition September 25 - 27, 2017. 

 
About the 2017 Competition 

This year's competition  is being held during the  2017 AICC Annual Meeting & Package Design Competition September 25 - 27, 2017 The competition is open to all AICC Boxmaker members that want to showcase their innovations developed since September 2013.  The competition provides an outlet for AICC’s Boxmaker members to showcase their innovations that increase plant productivity, improve plant efficiency, and overall, serve as the solution to a specific production or management problem, or enhance the skill, safety and/or well-being of your workforce. 

Previous winning entries have included:

  •  Employee wellness programs 
  • Production tracking, and efficiency and safety enhancing programs and devices 
  •  Tools that help plant, office and sales personnel 
  •  Employee recognition programs
  • In-House Training programs


It’s not just a competition of peers. It’s an opportunity to recognize and promote the ingenuity and innovation of your company. Innovator of the Year achievements are often acknowledged by local business and community groups are featured in domestic and international publications and even on national TV shows.

Innovator of the Year Winners - Boxmakers

    2013: President Container Group
    'The Math Class', Putting America Back to Work

    2009: Jellco Container, Inc.
    Optimizing for Productivity

    2005: Hawkeye Corrugated Box Co.
    Laser Based Measuring System for Manual Set-Up

    2002: Complete Packaging Limited
    The Cutter's Edge

    1999: Royal Containers Ltd.
    Eliminator 2000: Reusable Strapping Machine

    1996: Great Lakes Packaging Corp.
    Tab Removal Device

    1994: Kell Container Corp.
    Jumbo Press Folding & Gluing Unit

    1992: Viking Packaging & Display
    Motorized Wire Turntable

    1990: O'Grady Container
    Electronic Eye Glue Detector

    1988: Triad Packaging Inc.
    Jumbo Rotary Slotter Adaptation