The Packaging School
About the instructor
The Packaging School enables individuals, teams, and organizations to perform their best with engaging learning tools. We provide a professional community for you to learn, share, discuss, network, and grow while creating strategic partnerships with organizations and subject matter experts to deliver unbiased educational resources.
The paper segment of the global containers and packaging market is the most lucrative, boasting a 40% market share of revenue. From Fortune 500 brands to emerging startups, paperboard is a top-used packaging substrate. It's no wonder because paperboard has amazing graphics and printing capabilities, a high degree of sustainability, and enhanced usability. As a packaging designer, marketer, converter, or supply chain manager it is beneficial to understand the ins and outs of paperboard in order to produce the best carton possible. This eLearning course will focus on helping you understand the foundations of paperboard packaging from sourcing raw materials to the finished good. This understanding will serve as an important context for your future advancement, on your own and in your company.
What You'll Do
- Watch entertaining videos. They're bite-sized (1-10 minutes).
- Practice what you've learned with interactive activities. We know it’s all about the real-world application.
- Engage in peer discussions. We believe in creating valuable connections between our community of packaging pros and like-minded learners.
- Set your own pace. Lessons are available on-demand so you can get the complete experience even with a packed schedule.
What You'll Get
- VIP access to the Paperboard Packaging LinkedIn community
- Complete access to 44 learning modules
- Cheat sheets to simplify selecting paperboard grades and designs
- Paper properties and testing guides
- Tube and tray structural selector programs
- Dieline design inspiration look-book
- Board caliper reference matrix
- Low run carton cost estimator tool
- Supplier database
- Introduction to Paperboard Grades
- Overview of Paperboard Grades
- Uncoated Recycled Boxboard (UCRB)
- Bending Chip Board (Uncoated)
- Clay-Coated Recycled Board (CRB)
- Solid Bleached Sulfate/Board (SBS)
- Uncoated Solid Bleached Sulfate (Uncoated SBS)
- Solid Unbleached Sulfate (SUS)
- Uncoated Unbleached Kraft (UUK)
- Folding Boxboard (FBB)
- Paperboard Grades Cheat Sheet FREE
- Knowledge Check: Paperboard Grades
- Open-ended Question
- Open-ended Answer