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Oct

AICC Chairman Harris’ Theme: ‘Better Minds, Better Boxes’

Jana Harris is passionate about education, especially education that prepares and attracts the next generation of workers to careers in the corrugated industry.  Last month at Corrugated Week 2022 in San Antonio, Texas, former AICC Chairman Gene Marino, President of Chicago, Illinois based Akers Packaging Service Group, passed the gavel to…

30
Aug

Liberty Diversified International Names Theis President, CEO

New Hope, Minnesota based Liberty Diversified International (LDI), a manufacturer of packaging, office furniture and building products, announced today that Greg Theis has been selected to lead LDI as its President and CEO.  LDI is a privately held family of businesses with more than 2,000 employees operating in multiple industries. With…

3
Aug

BCN Appoints Susan Riley New Associate Editor

Board Converting News has announced that Susan Riley has joined the publication as its Associate Editor. As a skilled content creator with a strong background in journalism, public relations and marketing, she brings more than 25 years of experience in the newspaper and manufacturing industries. Riley began her career in the news…

20
Jun

ICG Welcomes Tavo Packaging, GLBC, And All Color Printers As New Members

The Independent Carton Group (ICG), an association of 21 independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers, has welcomed Tavo Packaging of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania; All Color Printers of Deer Park, New York; and The Great Little Box Company (GLBC) of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. All three companies were voted into the…

8
Jun

Jim Curley, Former Editor In Chief Of BCN, Dies at 78

Jim Curley, the first Editor in Chief of Board Converting News when it was founded by Ted Vilardi in 1985, passed away on Monday, June 6, in Ship Bottom, NJ, at age 78. A corrugated industry icon who possessed a depth of knowledge and an ability to communicate rivaled by few…

16
May

Max Solutions To Invest $27 Million, Create 150 New Jobs In Concord, NC

Max Solutions, Inc., a specialty packaging manufacturer, will invest more than $27 million and create 150 new jobs in Concord, North Carolina, according to multiple media report. Started by packaging industry veterans in 2021, Max Solutions is a newly formed manufacturer of highly specialized packaging. The company produces custom folding cartons,…

16
May

PPSA Health & Safety Conference Slated For June 12-15 In Florida

PPSA, the organization focused solely on safety professionals throughout the forest products supply chain, including corrugated producers, has released program details for its 78th Annual Safety and Health Conference taking place June 12-15, 2022, at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra, Florida.  Featuring dynamic keynotes, engaging expert…

8
May

Nashville Box Begins Production In New Sheet Plant In Lebanon, TN

Nashville Box announced that it has officially begun manufacturing at its Lebanon, Tennessee, facility. Since announcing plans for the new operation in late 2021, the company has installed manufacturing and converting equipment and scaled production capacities at its 100,000- square-foot facility.  The announcement comes as Nashville Box commissions both its 92-inch…

2
May

MSU School Of Packaging Breaks Ground, Begins Renovations

Michigan State University’s (MSU) School of Packaging recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the start of renovations to the school’s main building. Hosting the event was School of Packaging Director Matthew Daum, who has pushed for change throughout the school, with the renovations being the first of three phases to…

2
May

President Container Supports Ukrainian Relief Efforts With Corrugated Boxes Via ‘PCG Cares’

Middletown, New York based President Container Group has provided thousands of corrugated containers to three Ukrainian relief organizations, as well as medical supplies to a fourth group via the company’s “PCG Cares” initiative. More than 4.3 million residents of Ukraine have fled their country due to the Russian invasion, making the…