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Leveraging an Environmental Crisis

Leveraging an Environmental Crisis

Recycling of plastic in the U.S. has remained at 9% since 2012. In stark contrast, the U.S. paper recovery rate is 67.2%.
Packaging Engineering Technician students win  international competition

Packaging Engineering Technician students win international competition

Two of Conestoga's Packaging Engineering Technician students win international competition.

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Key Issues

The Association remains attentive to public issues that impact the corrugated packaging industry.  We seek to understand the full background of trends or changing issues and act in an appropriate fashion.

 

Input from customers, members and related industry associations provide sound advice to rely on.  We maintain an active role in areas of food safety, good manufacturing processes, government bodies and related packaging forums that support current issues.

 

Corrugated packaging is a sustainable, high performance system for protection, automation and delivery of products around the world.  We promote and defend these valuable characteristics.

reusable plastic containers

Reusable Plastic Containers (RPC’s)

The returnable plastic crate became an ideal shipping method for the automotive industry where established closed loop systems existed between manufacturers.

Studies

Academic research is the foundation of growth – and truth.  The CCCA seeks the structured analysis provided by research at Canadian universities on some key issues.

Packaging

All paper-based packaging originates in a paper or board mill where the paper or board is formed into rolls or sheets. The major packaging grades (containerboard, boxboard, and kraft papers) are manufactured in kraft paper or board mills.

Packaging Designs

Our industry members are packaging experts, design specialists and the most creative professionals you will meet.

Sustainable

There are many definitions of sustainability, which makes it rather difficult to determine what is and isn’t “sustainable”.

Trees and Packaging

The Canadian pulp and paper industry grapples with two broad public misconceptions.