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Please contact Renee Annis, for the correct dues fees.

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Membership Value

When You Invest & Engage, We Will Deliver Success

71%  of AICC General Members have seen a 45%  growth in sales since 2010.

By comparison, industry statistics for the same period show a 17%  growth in sales for the entire industry.

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Member Types & Eligibility

  • Corrugated Plant
  • Sheet Plant
  • Sheet Supplier
  • Folding Carton Plant
  • Rigid Box Plant

To become a General Member, a company must meet the following requirements:

  • It's engaged in the corrugated paper converting, folding carton, or rigid box converting business. (A company is in the corrugated converting, folding carton, or rigid box business only it if bears financial and legal responsibility for raw materials, plant, equipment and personnel payroll used in substantial manufacturing activities and is responsible for the quality of the product so produced).

  • Sells a substantial portion of its product on the open market.

  • IS NOT a reporting company under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and does not have any shares issued which are publicly traded.

Your Total Annual Sales $50M or Less

  • Assessed at: $135 per million in sales
  • Equation: $____ (total annual sales in millions) X $135 = annual dues
  • Example: A company with $23M in annual sales at all locations 23 X 135 = $3105 (company's annual dues)
  • Note: Minimum dues are $1500.

Your Total Annual Sales Over $50M

  • First $50M Assessed at: $135 per million in sales
    Sales over $50M assessed at $50 per million
  • Equation:($____ total annual sales in millions X $135) + ((____ total annual sales in millions) - 50) X $50) = annual dues
  • Example: A company with $107M in annual sales at all locations (50 X 135) x (57 X 50) = $9,600 (company's annual dues)
  • Note: Maximum dues are $25,000.
  • Machinery/Equipment Supplier
  • Product Supplier
  • Service Supplier
  • Associate membership is reserved for supplies of material, machinery, equipment, supplies to and/or serves the independent paperboard industry.

  • Dues are based on number of employees in the whole company.

Number of Employees Annual Dues (USD)
Less than 26 $2,200
26-50 $3,020
51-100 $4,020
101-150 $5,040
151-250 $6,500
More than 250 $7,200

Member Benefits

All AICC Member Companies & Their Employees Have Access to the Benefits Below

Free Online

Over 60 courses to help build your employees industry knowledge!

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Unlimited access to our 3 technical advisors in folding carton, corrugated, and safety and risk management!

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These groups allow participants to confide in peers, share ideas, receive honest feedback & give advice to help businesses grow.

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Hosted twice a year, they include innovative programming, keynote speakers, workshops, networking opportunities, plant tours & much more!

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A well-trained employee is more likely to stay at a company longer and perform better. With 15-20 seminars and webinars each year, we've got professional development for all departments.

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With 8-10 topical meetings each year, you'll have the chance to learn and connect with independent converters across the country.

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Emerging Leaders

Dedicated to providing the rising stars of the industry with the information needed to develop and thrive in the paper packaging industry!

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Industry Reports
& Publications

24/7 access to industry statistics including multi-year forecasts, quarterly statistics, and benchmarking data specific to the independent marketplace.

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Define your pain points and AICC will develop a course based on your needs, create course materials, and bring industry trainers directly to your plant!

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Build Industry Relationships

When You Invest & Engage, AICC Will Deliver Success

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association
113 S. West Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314