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AICC Offers Steep Discounts on Industry Publications

Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has been providing quality industry information for decades. Now AICC is offering a significant discount on many of its most popular publications including:


2017 Sales Compensation Report                       

Was $195; Now $95

Based on a comprehensive survey of U.S. converting members, the survey details sales

compensation programs in place at independent plants around the country. The report covers types of programs, payment basis, and the perquisites provided for a range of industry sales representatives.


Equipment Justification Guide                          

Was $195; Now $100

Making the correct and best selection on buying new or used capital equipment begins with a well-informed understanding of your company’s needs and the technology available to meet those needs. This Guide provides you with a formula to assess both need and value when considering the purchase of capital equipment as well as a checklist that you can use to evaluate and compare different options. A list of critical questions is also included to answer the questions many forget to ask before the equipment arrives.


Human Resource Management Guide                 

Was $195; Now $100

A comprehensive handbook prepared to assist your HR department with policies and

procedures to help establish the company’s expectations. The handbook contains general

information and guidelines presented in clear and easy language that can be incorporated into any company’s employee handbook.


SafetyFirst DVD (English/Spanish)

Was $395; Now $150

A corrugated specific DVD covering the most important aspects of plant and equipment safety in

corrugator and sheet plants. This is a great source for training new employees or serves as a refresher for veterans of the industry. It’s never too late to learn about the dangers and hazards, and how to protect yourself and your employees.


Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard and Medium and their Impact on Combined Corrugated Board

Was $35; Now $15

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 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.


Welcome on Board      

Was $145; Now $75

The Welcome on Board Guide is a tool, template, and starting point for developing a company specific process in training new employees. The Guide is divided into four main sections (OnBoarding and Orientation, Process of Implementation, Roles & Process Owners, Phases & Key Activities) and includes sample checklists, communication plans, manager tools, and a resource guide for employees. These documents are provided in both hard copy and electronic format to allow you to incorporate company specific wording.

Visit to purchase these and other key industry publications. No discount code is necessary. For more information about the sale or the publications available for independent converters, contact Maria Frustaci, Director of Administration, at 703.836.2422 or



About AICC, The Independent Packaging Association

We are a growing membership association which has served independents since 1974, by providing access to education and information in print, in person, and online. AICC membership is for the full company- join and all employees at all locations have access to member benefits. In April 2017 AICC began offering free online education to all members to help the individual maximize their potential and the member company maximize its profit. When companies invest and engage, AICC will deliver success.