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Corrugated Packaging 


Welcome to our Corrugated Packaging Division page. The division is comprised of technical professionals who focus on the manufacture and use of corrugated containers and associated packaging materials and products.

Division Chair: Ell Townsend, Packaging Corporation of America 

Division Vice Chair: Jeff Quinn, The Haire Group

The Corrugated Packaging Council (CPC) is the advisory board whose members work together to provide leadership, guidance and support to TAPPI in the effort to serve the members and associates of the corrugated industry.   As the governing body of the division the CPC consists of eight appointed members and nine elected members.  Each of the elected members fulfills a three year term.  The CPC meets face to face twice a year to discuss strategies for the TAPPI Corrugated Packaging Division.

The  Technical Committees of the Corrugated Packaging Division work together throughout the year to solve problems, develop technical papers, plan conference sessions, and more. 

Each year, the Corrugated Packaging Division provides several awards.

At the annual conference in the even years the Corrugated Division is proud to sponsor the prestigious CorrPak® Competition which recognizes the finest commercially produced corrugated packaging products manufactured. The judges will evaluate quality, design, graphic excellence, technical difficulty, and innovative application in deciding first, second and third place winners in all categories, as well as awarding the Best of Show.  

The 2018 CorrPak® competition is open to ALL corrugated manufacturers worldwide and will recognize products manufactured between August 2014 and August 2018.  View all 2016 winners.

We are pleased to provide  TAPPI Connect as a centralized, online resource for our members, consultants and volunteers to network, share knowledge, problem solve and collaborate.

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Monday 9/24 to Thursday 09/27

2018 Corrugated Week-Indianapolis, IN, open

Corrugated Week is your gateway to industry trends, innovations, new products and services and so much more that is exciting and different in the corrugated packaging industry. This comprehensive event, which is co-produced by TAPPI and AICC, will assemble the largest gathering of decision makers in the corrugated industry in 2018, and is only held once every four years.