Board Converting News, March 15, 2021



• Josiah Fonte, Quality Supervisor, WestRock • Lena Sharesky, Packaging Sales Representative, Pack- aging Corporation of America (PCA) • Avery Wilson, Process Engineering Professional Inter- mediate, Jacobs To be chosen as a YP of the Year, individuals must have made make significant contributions to the forest products industries in the following areas: Leadership, Community Service, and Problem Solving Contributions to Scientific or Engineering Projects. In addition to being presented the award at their Division-specific conference, the honored YPs are also provided with one full year of TAPPI mem- bership. Like the Nicholson/Joachim/Magnabosco/TAPPI-PIMA awards previously announced by TAPPI, Fellows and the Young Professional of the Year awards are also considered Board-level honors. Nominations for all 2022 Board-level awards are being accepted until August 1, 2021. Visit for more information.


Haire Group is the premier provider of new machinery for the corrugated industry. As the exclusive US & Canadian agent for one of the largest machinery manufacturers in the world, Haire Group is able to pair clients with the best machinery solutions for the best value to meet their spe- cific needs. As an operating partner of the US-based DFA Technical Support Center (a joint venture of Haire Group and Dong Fang), Haire Group delivers top-notch 24/7 pro- fessional, reliable service and support, maximizing quality and uptime. Additionally, Haire Group has been the indus- try’s #1 pre-owned machinery broker and plant equipment appraiser since 1976. HarperLove is the leading provider of specialty adhesives, performance additives, and wet-strength resins to corru- gated packaging manufacturers. With the largest and most experienced field service and technical support team posi- tioned throughout the U.S. and Latin America, HarperLove has a long-standing reputation for providing outstanding service and delivering demonstrable performance improve- ments. HarperLove’s renowned services include not only innovative product development and custom product for- mulation, but also machine and process assessments, ad- hesive formula adjustments, machine tuning, detailed ser- vice reporting, and more. HARPERLOVE

Box Manufacturing Olympics To Be Held At SuperCorrExpo

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, and TAPPI are combining their respective design competitions for the first-ever Box Manufacturing Olympics being held in con- junction with AICC/ TAPPI SuperCorrExpo, August 8-12, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The competition, open to all AICC and TAPPI members, features over 40 categories for corrugated, folding car- ton, and rigid box packaging manufacturers. The breadth of categories provides a wide reach into the entire pack- aging market and a greater diversity of ideas. Packaging schools and universities are also invited to participate in the competition and have their own categories. There is a category for everyone to compete and receive recognition for creating and manufacturing successful global packag- ing solutions. Be a part of history by participating in the Box Manufacturing Olympics debut. Submissions are being accepted through Friday, June 11. More information and submission instructions are avail- able at Your health is our top priority and we are dedicated to keeping you safe and informed for SuperCorrExpo 2021. We are pleased to share that the Orange County Conven- tion Center became one of only six convention centers in the nation to receive the GBAC Star accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council for its coronavirus clean- ing and prevention efforts. Questions about the competition can be directed to Cindy Huber, AICC Director of Conventions & Meetings, at or (703) 836-2422 or Laura Mihalick, Senior Meeting Manager, at or (703) 836-2422.


Kiwiplan - premier worldwide software provider of enter- prise-wide, fully automatic solutions specifically for the cor- rugating and packaging industries. Kiwiplan’s Total Solution delivers comprehensive, seamless real-time flow of infor- mation from sales order management to dynamic total plant scheduling and inventory control through shipping.


Manufacturer of Marotape®, Marotape®Plus, Marotape® FPT and MaroString™; hot melt coated tapes and strings used for reinforcement and easy-open features for pack- aging. Marotech Inc. also manufactures state-of-the-art dispensing and tape placement equipments to optimize the productivity of applying hot melt coated tapes in pack- aging.


March 15, 2021

Made with FlippingBook - professional solution for displaying marketing and sales documents online