Board Converting News, August 17, 2020

Paperboard Packaging Council To Host Virtual Insight & Growth Conference

Aiming to help paperboard packaging manufacturers enhance and devel- op their businesses in the current landscape, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will host its first multi-day, online event this month: The In- sight & Growth Conference (I&G), August 25-27, 2020.

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Featuring three tracks—Finance, Operations, and Human Resources—I&G is designed to engage employees at all levels of folding carton operations. Fostering this multi-level participation, companies that register for the event may send any number of individual employees. Attendees will learn: Operations Track:

• Glue, gluing, windowing, and finishing automation • Finishing innovations we would have seen at drupa • Roundtable: best practices in finishing Human Resources Track:

• Hiring and onboarding during COVID-19 • Leadership, development, and coaching • Conflict management Finance Track: • Strategies for credit management • Digital financial strategy • Artificial intelligence


“The paperboard packaging industry faces regular challenges in addi- tion to those brought on by COVID-19,” said Ben Markens, PPC President. “I&G is designed to help inform those working in paperboard packaging how they can succeed in our new landscape. After all, when one of us improves, it pushes all of us to improve. The pandemic has changed how we look at business, and that means we have the opportunity to shape our industry.” PPC member companies can register for $299 per company, including limited-time access to recordings after the event. Non-member compa- nies can register for $599. Any number of individuals from each registered company may attend the conference. For more information or to save a spot, visit . PPC’s mantra to “grow, promote, and protect” recognizes both the op- portunities and challenges that exist today while maintaining an eye on the horizon. PPC has never been more integral to the health and wellbeing of North America’s paperboard packaging manufacturers.


August 17, 2020

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