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Top 3 trends impacting the containerboard market through 2020
Corrugated, Trends

Top 3 trends impacting the containerboard market through 2020

Technavio’s latest report on the containerboard market in North America provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020.  The top three emerging trends driving the containerboard market in North America according to Technavio’s research analysts are: 1)    Growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions 2)    Demand for premium […]

Box Wars – They may call it cardboard…
Corrugated, Trends

Box Wars – They may call it cardboard…

but they sure know how to reuse… Boxwars started with humble beginnings as a group who built armour using cardboard. It has become an epic event called a ‘battle’ where the point is to build something from cardboard, then destroy it, which destroys the point. No one has yet won a battle as there are […]

Amazon celebrates “Frustration-Free Packaging” but consumers still voice concerns
Corrugated, News

Amazon celebrates “Frustration-Free Packaging” but consumers still voice concerns

Amazon is marking a tenth holiday season since the launch of its “Frustration-Free Packaging”, designed to reduce waste with easy-to-open recyclable packaging. This is however tempered by frequent complaints criticising both over-packaging and even under-packaging. The e-retailer was recently blasted for using up to 45ft of paper packaging to protect a wall calendar. Paradoxically, it was […]

The global cardboard challenge – just build it!
Corrugated, Innovation, News

The global cardboard challenge – just build it!

Kids of all ages from around the world are invited to build something amazing out of cardboard, recycled materials and imagination.  Inspired by the short film, ‘Caine’s Arcade’, the Global Cardboard Challenge is an annual event presented by the Imagination Foundation to celebrate child creativity and the role communities can play in fostering it. In […]

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact

A new life-cycle assessment from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance notes advancements made between 2006 and 2014 in GHG reduction, recovery rates, water usage, and more.   The Corrugated Packaging Alliance has released a new U.S. corrugated industry life-cycle assessment (LCA), which shows the corrugated industry’s environmental progress. “The LCA results demonstrate the efforts our mills and converting facilities are […]