A Recession and New Challenges
- Pick Up The Slack During The Slowdown. Schultz, Jackie // Paperboard Packaging;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p4
Highlights the optimism of leaders in the paperboard industry in the United States (U.S.) despite the economic problems in the country. Improvements which can be done in the work environment; Strategy of Timberline Packaging Inc. president Bill Hutchinson to figure out services for customer;...
- PPC's Trends Research Is Available. // Official Board Markets;12/3/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 49, p8
The article reports that the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has issued its yearly "Trends: Industry Outlook and Market Data Report." The report, which is available to PPC members, includes an evaluation of the U.S. economy, the folding carton industry and 17 major end-use segments.
- Corrugated industry continues to outpace U.S. economic growth. // Paperboard Packaging;Jul95, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p24
Presents an economic overview of the corrugated industry in comparison to the economic growth of the United States by Dick Storat, vice president of Economic & Materials and the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). Labor percentage of business; Decline of median household income;...
- Recovery with Continuing Problems. Pace, Norma // Paperboard Packaging;Apr2002, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the status of box shipments and the paperboard industry amidst the U.S. economic situation as of April 2002. Forecasted increase in the annual rate of box shipments by May 2002; Recovery consumer confidence; Problem with business spending for equipment; Decline in the annual rate of...
- Customer Demand Drives Mini-Flute Market. Huck, Charles // Paperboard Packaging;Apr99, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p30
Deals with the growth of the mini-flute market of the corrugating and folding carton industry in the United States. Forecast on the market's expansion rate; Factor which attributed to the market's growth; Results on the survey conducted by `Paperboard Packaging Worldwide.'
- Staying Profitable In A Downturn. // Paperboard Packaging;Jan2002, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p10
Discusses the factors the paperboard packaging industry must consider to stay profitable in light of the economic downturn in the United States. Methods of differentiating one's products from other packaging products; Improvement of customer services; Advantage of re-evaluating one's business.
- Help on The Way for Sputtering Economy. Pace, Norma // Paperboard Packaging;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the economic status of the paperboard industry in the United States (U.S.) as of September 2001. Revision of estimates of the real gross national product for 2000; Outlook for the paper packaging industry; Findings of the mid-2001 review of factors affecting box demand in the U.S.
- An Unfamiliar Recession, An Uneven Recovery. // Paperboard Packaging;Jan2002, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the condition of the United States (U.S.) economy and its impact on the paperboard packaging industry. Factors that can influence the economic recovery of the U.S.; Reasons for the decline in demand for boxes in 2001; Trends that could affect distribution efficiencies; Forecast for...
- Packaging machinery shipments on the rise. // Beverage Industry;Nov99, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p83
Reports growth of packaging machinery shipments in the United States. Indication of a continued strong economy with domestic growth of the industry; Ability of marketers to capitalize on markets in Mexico, Brazil, Japan and China; Technological innovation and product development as catalysts of...