Educating & Training

the Corrugated & Paperboard Packaging Workforce

How We Help

Studies have shown that manufacturing companies that can demonstrate investment in industry-related employee education are more likely to fill open positions and retain team members than those that cannot. 

Foundation funds will be used, in part, for in-person, goal-based training programs for manufacturing floor teams, so, the Foundation for Packaging Education is uniquely positioned to reduce the training expense for AICC member companies & the industry.

The Foundation will support educational and scientific research, and in-kind support to educational institutions for curriculum development growing the knowledge base available to everyone.

Million Dollar Match


AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, will match the first MILLION dollars in donations & pledges made in the next year.

Your company's donation can make twice the impact if you give now.

Why Give

Independent boxmakers and industry suppliers are actively supporting the Foundation. 

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Greg Tucker,

Bay Cities

"I encourage anyone who believes that knowledge is power and wants to bring forward the minds of our existing and future employees to make a tax deductible gift to support this Foundation."

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Greg Jones, SUN Automation

"The results of this critical work will create additional opportunities for growth within our dynamic industry for our valued workforce and the increased skills developed will benefit our industry for many years to come."

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Jay Carman, StandFast Packaging Group

“I believe that donating to this industry-specific Foundation, will help encourage the young adults who already have careers in the packaging industry to continue to improve their knowledge and skills.”

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