Paperboard Packaging Council to hold Virtual Insight & Growth Conference

To help paperboard packaging manufacturers enhance and develop their businesses in the current pandemic landscape, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC – Springfield, MA) will host its first multi-day, online event this month: The Insight & Growth Conference (I&G), Monday, August 25 to Wednesday, August 27, 2020. Featuring three tracks – Finance, Operations and Human Resources – I&G is designed to engage employees at all levels of folding-carton operations. Companies that register for the event may add any number of individual employees. Attendees will learn:

Operations Track

  • Glue, gluing, windowing and finishing automation
  • Finishing innovations you would have seen at drupa
  • Roundtable discussion: Best practices in finishing

Human Resources Track

  • Hiring and on-boarding during COVID-19
  • Leadership, development and coaching
  • Conflict management

Finance Track

  • Strategies for credit management
  • Digital financial strategy
  • Artificial intelligence
Ben Markens.

“The paperboard packaging industry faces regular challenges in addition 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.”

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