Board Converting News, December 14, 2020

Atlantic Packaging Launches (CONT’D FROM PAGE 14)

application technologies to a wider market. We have a long-standing and successful working relationship with At- lantic Packaging and this alliance has been developed to better serve and to grow sustainable, impactful and con- sumer-friendly packaging with our shared values.” Fishbone can carriers and application equipment are available for purchase online at . Packaging 101 Boot Camp Now Available Through TAPPI TAPPI and The Packaging School (TPS), the exclusive licensee of a professional packaging curriculum devel- oped at Clemson University, have announced the addition of Packaging 101 Boot Camp to TPS’s online offerings. Packaging 101 Boot Camp will serve as an introduction to the packaging industry and provide the fundamental

“As an industry, we have to acknowledge that sin- gle-use, consumer destined plastic packaging creates en- vironmental pollution that isn’t sustainable for our planet,” said Atlantic Packaging President, Wes Carter. “For these reasons, polyethylene plastic beverage rings have been problematic packaging since their introduction decades ago. Atlantic and Fishbone have collaborated to bring the first ever 100 percent curbside recyclable paperboard beverage carrier to the marketplace. This sustainable Fish- bone solution addresses all environmental concerns, and also is highly marketable for our customers. We are proud to introduce this transformative technology to packaging.” Kevin L’Heureux, Fishbone Packaging Inc. President, and Keith Elliott, Co-Founder, remarked: “Fishbone Pack- aging is thrilled to partner with Atlantic Packaging to bring our innovative, plastic-free packaging products and

knowledge necessary to get attendees up to speed. Packaging 101 BootCamp runs over 20 work days, with an investment of less than 20 minutes per day. With eight hours of edu- cational content, activities, and cheat sheets, participants will exit with a solid foundation in packaging basics. Departments such as marketing, sales, procurement, legal, distribution, quality con- trol, manufacturing and warehousing all have unique demands on the packaging. After completing this course, attendees will have an understanding of the thought process required of a successful stakeholder in the packaging development process. This course was created for everyone that wants a broad understanding of the packag- ing industry whether just starting one’s ca- reer or if they are a seasoned professional. Packaging 101 Boot Camp will provide the vo- cabulary needed to communicate with stake- holders across the value packaging chain. The course includes a printable 182-page reference manual designed to help apply the course content and develop a better under- standing of the materials so attendees can begin using their new-found knowledge right away. Completing the reference manual will also help build a customized packaging re- source that can be used long after the course has ended. TPS is a global platform where attendees can learn skills on a variety of topics, such as polymers, packaging machinery, consumer packaged goods branding, distribution test- ing, supply chain optimization, sustainable packaging, contract manufacturing, process- ing, design software, and more. Visit .

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