TAPPI Announces Limited Opportunity for Packaging Manufacturers at Corrugated Week 2022

Industry expert Rick Putch tackles diecutting challenges with workable solutions

The top-rated industry conference Corrugated Week 2022, presented jointly by TAPPI and AICC, announces registration is open for the pre-conference education course Effective Methods to Maximize Diecutting Productivity. This comprehensive, one-day course takes place on Sunday, September 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will enable attendees of the course to better comprehend why equipment differences, general maintenance needs, and subtle structural design differences influence the quality and profitability for corrugated converters. 

Course instructor Rick Putch will share his expertise empowering attendees to gain a greater understanding of machine limitations on a variety of flatbed and rotary diecutters, while increasing their awareness of how establishing a tool readiness program increases uptime and reduces waste. With 45 years of experience in diemaking and in the packaging industry, Putch’s teaching experience includes best practices training on corrugated finishing and efficient package design for corporations in 35 counties and 10 different language translations. He is regarded as a world-class expert on evaluating manufacturing processes for new product concepts and for resolving production issues on a wide variety of manufactured products produced with steel rule cutting dies.

Corrugated Week 2022 takes place September 19 – 21 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. Keynote speakers include industry thought leader Steve York and the inspiration for the movie Black Hawk Down, Michael Durant.

The Conference brings together one of the largest groups of industry decision makers and provides numerous networking opportunities through more than 14 exclusive events, including a private, authentic rodeo with professional bull riding and the highly popular Corrugated Classic Golf Tournament at The Quarry Golf Course.