2022 Innovator of the Year: Boxmaker Competition

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, and Board Converting News are accepting submissions for the 2022 Innovator of the Year Competition. This year’s category is open to AICC General Members (boxmakers) to showcase innovations developed since September 2017.  

The Innovator of the Year Competition is a video based competition. Winners will be selected by member vote at the AICC/TAPPI 2022 Corrugated Week Conference in San Antonio, TX during the general session on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, during the general session.

The Innovator of the Year Competition provides an outlet for AICC’s boxmaker members to showcase their innovations that increase plant productivity, improve plant efficiency, enhance the workforce’s skill, safety and/or well-being or serves as the solution to a specific production or management problem.

Previous boxmaker winners include: 

·       2017: Bay Cities Packaging & Design AssemBLAR, smart phone app for interactive product and craft assembly instructions 

·       2013: President Container Group ‘The Math Class’, Putting America Back to Work 

·       2009: Jellco Container Inc. Optimizing for Productivity

Competition entry brochure, entry form, and criteria is available at www.AICCbox.org/innovator

Questions about AICC awards and competitions and the value a well-connected workforce brings to a company can be directed to Cindy Huber, AICC Director of Conventions & Meetings, at chuber@aiccbox.org or 703.836.2422.