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AICC Survey Success Needs Member Participation

AICC Survey Success Needs Member Participation

| February 13, 2018

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has begun collecting data on the independent packaging segment for the 2018 Salary, Hourly Wage and Benefit Report. The survey is managed by Association Research, Inc., a third-party group, that collects all results and holds them confidentially. This survey is conducted every two years and represents the most compressive data […]

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AICC Launches Member Milestone Program

AICC Launches Member Milestone Program

| February 7, 2018

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is launching its new Member Milestone Program at the AICC 2018 Spring Meeting, to be held at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, Ariz., April 16-18. This will be an annual opportunity to celebrate member companies—both Boxmaker and Associate—who are celebrating significant anniversaries, such as 50, 75, 100, […]

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New AWT Labels & Packaging Hires

New AWT Labels & Packaging Hires

| January 23, 2018

AWT Labels & Packaging hired Jennifer Watana as the purchasing clerk/buyer at its Minneapolis narrow web, labeling and packaging conversion facility. Watana brings with her more than 10 years of experience in purchasing roles at medical/non-medical filling and packaging suppliers, where she was responsible for packaging products and sourcing flexographic labels from various suppliers around the […]

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Minnesota Manufacturers Offer $1,000 Manufacturing Scholarships

| January 17, 2018

As reported in Pine and Lakes Echo Journal, high school students are encouraged to apply for a new $1,000 manufacturing scholarship to help cover costs in earning a postsecondary certificate or degrees in manufacturing. Applications are due April 1, 2018. In addition to being a soon-to-graduate student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a […]

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AICC 2018 Annual Independent Safe Shop Awards to Recognize Safety Excellence Deadline for Entries: Friday, February 16, 2018

| January 17, 2018

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, presents the first Independent Safe Shop Awards, an annual recognition of AICC member companies for outstanding performance in plant safety. Participation in AICC’s Independent Safe Shop Awards are designed to generate greater awareness, enthusiasm and pride for the safety accomplishments that companies and employees have worked for. It showcases the […]

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AICC’s Digital Printing in the Packaging Industry Seminar to Be Held February 7-8 in Maryland

AICC’s Digital Printing in the Packaging Industry Seminar to Be Held February 7-8 in Maryland

| January 16, 2018

New instructors have been added to the nearly sold-out seminar, which is slated for February 7-8, 2018, in Glen Arm, Md. To help independent converters that have moved to digital printing, AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has designed this seminar for participants to learn from knowledgeable developers and users of digital printing for corrugated. This […]

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Kongskilde Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Kongskilde Open House and Ribbon Cutting

| January 16, 2018

Please Join Us Ribbon Cutting And Open House Now That We Have Unpacked Our Boxes, It’s Time To Welcome You To Our Company’s New Location. Please Join Us For A Ribbon Cutting And Open House On January 23, 2018 From 4:00pm – 5:00pm At 1802 Industrial Park Drive, Unit A, Normal, IL 61761. We Will […]

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Filmquest Employees Get Bonuses Due to Federal Tax Changes

| January 9, 2018

Filmquest Group, a leading global supplier of Questar® Polyester Film, headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, has announced that it has paid a special $1,111.11 bonus to all of its employees. The bonuses were paid due to the recent changes in Federal tax law, which took effect starting in 2018. John Felinski, Filmquest President / CEO, stated […]

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Packaging Adhesives Market Worth $10.11 Billion by 2025

| November 22, 2017

The global packaging adhesives market is expected to reach US$10.11 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc (grandviewresearch.com). The growing usage of packaging adhesives in flexible packaging, paper & board packaging, and rigid packaging is anticipated to strengthen the market growth. Increasing demand for packaged food products and organized retailing has resulted in […]

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A Look at The Global Inflatable Packaging Market

| November 21, 2017

The global inflatable packaging market is highly fragmented with a few dominant players that collectively hold a small share in the market, states Transparency Market Research (TMR; transparencymarketresearch.com) in a new report. Large players are increasingly collaborating with small ones to expand their service capabilities and product portfolio, which is helping to make the business […]

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