MEMBER LOGON       SITE SEARCH:

News & Announcements

Dec 22FBA Introduces New Data Services Report!
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the introduction of a brand new FBA Data Services report. The Corrugated Trade Report for Knock Down Boxes provides corrugated trade statistics and analysis on a quarterly basis.
 
Dec 22Registration Now Open For 2012 FBA Annual Meeting
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has opened registration for the 2012 FBA Annual Meeting to be held March 18 - 20, 2012 at the Montage Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach, CA.
 
Dec 20Presentation Topics for Independent Sheet Plant Workshop Released
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has released some of the presentation topics for the Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop to be held February 12-15, 2012 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA.
 
Dec 20Mineral Oil in Corrugated Update
Since the Fibre Box Association (FBA) article in the June 2011 FBA Report, we have continued to monitor developments regarding mineral oil in corrugated.
 
Dec 19Food Safety Initiative Gaining Support
A new food safety initiative called the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is gaining momentum.
 
Dec 19FBA Wants to Know…how will you use FBAs new Corrugated Trade report?
Fibre Box Association (FBA) just announced the introduction of a brand new FBA Data Services report that provides corrugated trade statistics and analysis on a quarterly basis. How will you use the report?
 
Dec 15Members – Take Advantage of Free Reports and Documents on the FBA Website
As a Fibre Box Association (FBA) member, you receive exclusive access to view various data services reports and technical documents. And the best part is - these are all available to you for FREE when you login to the FBA website.
 
Dec 14Happy Holidays from FBA
Fibre Box Association (FBA) would like to thank all of you for your continued support. Please click on the image below to view a short holiday greeting from all of us at FBA.
 
Dec 5FBA Welcomes New Member KapStone Container Corporation
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to welcome KapStone Container Corporation as a new member.
 
Nov 28Region One Donates Another $10,000 to ICPF
During the "Gig at the Pig" Bay Cities Benefit for the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) in Salt Lake City, AICC Region One Director, Tyler Howland (Sound Packaging) presented an additional $10,000 check from Region One to Richard Flaherty, ICPF President.
 
Nov 28Region One Donates Another $10,000 to ICPF
During the "Gig at the Pig" Bay Cities Benefit for the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) in Salt Lake City, AICC Region One Director, Tyler Howland (Sound Packaging) presented an additional $10,000 check from Region One to Richard Flaherty, ICPF President.
 
Nov 17FBAs Labor Program Participants Can Now Submit Information Online!
Participation in Fibre Box Association's (FBA) Labor Program just became even easier. Wage and fringe benefits information can now be submitted online through FBA's website.
 
Nov 17Early Registration Discount for the Independent Sheet Plant Workshop Ends Soon!
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is offering an early bird registration discount until Thursday, December 1, 2011 for FBA's Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop to be held February 12-15, 2012 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA.
 
Nov 16EPR Position Statement Now Available
The U.S. Corrugated Industry's position statement on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) has been finalized and is now available for distribution.
 
Nov 14FBA Wants to Know….would you attend FBAs 2013 Annual Meeting in the Caribbean?
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is considering holding the event in a new location, and wants to know what you think. Would you attend the Annual Meeting if it was held in the Caribbean?
 
Nov 11ICPF Hosts Another “Student/Executive Careers in Corrugated Dialogue”
During the recent AICC fall conference in Utah, the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) hosted a careers in corrugated packaging dialogue and dinner with the five AICC student design award and scholarship recipients in attendance.
 
Nov 9U.S. Department of Labor Update
At the recently held FBA Safety & Health Committee meeting on November 2, 2011, an update was given on the U.S. Department of Labor.
 
Nov 8Schwarz and Sharfstein Inducted into Circle of Distinguished Leaders
During the 2011 fall meetings of AICC and the ICPF in Salt Lake City, Jack W. Schwarz (Schwarz Partners) and Richard "Dick" Sharfstein (The Strive Group), were inducted into the ICPF's prestigious Circle of Distinguished Leaders.
 
Nov 4ICPF Holiday Weekend in New York event has Sold Out!
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) Fourth Annual Holiday Weekend in New York is Sold Out for 2011.
 
Nov 3GPPS Release Allows for Better Assessment of the Sustainability of Packaging
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) released the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability (GPPS) earlier this fall in an effort to help companies reduce the environmental impact of their packaging.
 
Oct 28CPA Approves IPS Testing Experts for Corrugated Recyclability Protocol
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance protocol technical team has approved IPS Testing Experts to perform the testing protocol outlined in the Voluntary Standard for Repulping and Recycling Corrugated Fiberboard.
 
Oct 272011 Circle of Distinguished Leaders Inductions
Please join us in recognizing the following industry leaders who are the 2011 inductees into the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) Circle of Distinguished Leaders:
 
Oct 25Registration Now Open for Independent Sheet Plant Workshop
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has opened registration for the 2012 FBA Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop to be held February 12 - 15, 2012 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA.
 
Oct 25FBA Wants to Know...have you registered yet for the Sheet Plant Workshop?
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has opened registration for the 2012 FBA Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop to be held February 12 - 15, 2012 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA.
 
Oct 20Use of Recyclable Wax Alternatives Increased 30 Percent in 2010
A new Fibre Box Association (FBA) study, conducted on behalf of the Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA), shows a dramatic, 30 percent increase in the use of recyclable alternatives to waxed corrugated in 2010:
 
Oct 14FBA Announces New President
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) Board of Directors announces the appointment of a new President, Dennis Colley, effective November 1, 2011.
 
Oct 11New Fact Sheets Address Corrugated Sustainability
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) has released two new Fact Sheets to answer common questions and provide insight on the sustainability of corrugated, expanding on the information released in the industry's life-cycle analysis report.
 
Oct 4ICPF – Amtech Donates Software to MSU
Working with the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF), Amtech recently provided a donation of Imaginera Software to Michigan State's School of Packaging.
 
Sep 28FBA Launches New Group on LinkedIn
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has launched a new FBA members only group on LinkedIn.
 
Sep 26Mark your Calendar for the 2012 FBA Annual Meeting
The 2012 Fibre Box Association (FBA) Annual Meeting will be held March 18-20, 2012 at the Montage Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach, CA. Be on the lookout - more Annual Meeting details will be announced soon!
 
Sep 23ICCA Releases the 2011-2015 Global Corrugated Forecast
The International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) has released to its members the Global Corrugated Forecast 2011-2015 with its accompanying Statistical Appendix.
 
Sep 23Another Surprise for Holiday Weekend in NYC Participants
At each of the first three annual ICPF Holiday Weekends in New York, ICPF surprised its NY participants with a special holiday gift. This event is SOLD OUT for 2011!
 
Sep 22ICCA Appoints New President
The International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) Board of Directors announces the appointment of a new President, Carl Bohm, effective October 1, 2011.
 
Sep 21Independent Corrugator Conference Provides Great Take-Home Value for Attendees
Thirty-six attendees representing sixteen members companies gathered in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 15-16 for Fibre Box Association's (FBA) Independent Corrugator Executive Conference.
 
Sep 19New Fact Sheet from CPA Announces Results of Wax Alternatives Survey
A new Fact Sheet is now available from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) announcing results of the FBA's 2010 Wax Alternatives Survey.
 
Sep 19Get More out of your FBA Membership – Participate in FBAs Labor Program!
Get the most of your Fibre Box Association (FBA) membership and participate in the FBA Labor Program. FBA's Labor Program will provide you with beneficial labor information to be used in a variety of ways and the best part is - it's FREE!
 
Sep 15FBA wants to know…have you registered yet for ICPFs Holiday Weekend in NY?
This annual event provides an opportunity for you to socialize and enjoy the best New York City has to offer during the holiday season.
 
Sep 8New Improved ICPF Career Portal
This past summer, ICPF launched an improved career portal through a new contractor that allows ICPF's corporate partners to more easily post internships and full time entry level openings.
 
Sep 1FBA Says Goodbye to David L. Harrison
David L. Harrison, President of Container Service Corporation and former FBA Official Representative, died unexpectedly Saturday, August 20th at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana.
 
Aug 25Last Chance to Register for FBAs Independent Corrugator Executive Conference!
Registration closes next Wednesday, August 31st for the 2011 Fibre Box Association (FBA) Independent Corrugator Executive Conference to be held September 15 - 16 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
Aug 24Peggy Lacy to Celebrate 25 Years with FBA
Peggy Lacy will soon celebrate her 25th anniversary as a member of the Fibre Box Association (FBA) team.
 
Aug 23FBA wants to know…have you registered for the Independent Corrugator Conference?
This popular networking opportunity is being held September 15-16 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and includes a tour of Advance Packaging Corporation.
 
Aug 19FBA Welcomes New Committee Chairmen
Fibre Box Association would like to welcome several new FBA committee chairmen.
 
Aug 3FBA Releases Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Report
Fibre Box Association (FBA) recently released the 2010 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Report.
 
Jul 28FBA President Dwight Schmidt Announces Intent to Retire
Fibre Box Association (FBA) President Dwight Schmidt has announced his intent to retire.
 
Jul 28FBA wants to know...will you be visiting us during tradeshow season?
Tradeshow season is right around the corner. FBA will be displaying at many of the expos coming up...will we see you there?
 
Jul 27FBA Set To Release Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Report Next Week
Fibre Box Association (FBA) will release the 2010 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Report next week.
 
Jul 27Submit your Productivity & Waste Survey Data Today
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is still accepting data for the 2011 Productivity & Waste survey.
 
Jul 27Bates Container Exceeds $150,000 in Donations to ICPF
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that longtime ICPF supporter, Bates Container, has pledged an additional $50,000 to support the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's initiatives.
 
Jul 26FBA Committee Meetings This Fall
Several FBA committees will be holding meetings this fall. If you are a member of one of the below committees, make sure you've marked your calendar:
 
Jul 26TAPPI Scholarships Available
The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) has various technical divisions with scholarships available to deserving individuals in the pulp, paper, and related industries.
 
Jul 25Work Continues on ISO Packaging and the Environment Standards
For the past two years, ISO-delegates from all over the world, including Fibre Box Association's (FBA) Brian O'Banion, have been working to develop ISO Standards on Packaging and the Environment.
 
Jul 22Proposal Includes Elimination of California Group Monitoring Program
For a number of years, Fibre Box Association (FBA) has been operating a group permit in California to help members comply with the storm water runoff regulations.
 
Jul 21LOTO Issues in Corrugated Box Plants
At the recently held Fibre Box Association (FBA) Safety & Health committee meeting on July 20th, a primary topic of discussion was the Occupational Health & Safety Administration's (OSHA) enforcement of the lockout/tagout (LOTO) standard.
 
Jul 19EPR Position Statement in Final Review Period
The U.S. Corrugated Industry's position statement on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is in its final review period and will be completed sometime this summer.
 
Jul 15Bay Cities to Host Evening in Utah to Benefit ICPF
Bay Cities is organizing and sponsoring a benefit for the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) during the week of the Association for Independent Corrugated Converters' (AICC) fall meeting.
 
Jul 11ICCA Releases 1st Quarter 2011 Statistics
As a member of FBA, you are also a member of the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA). One of the many advantages of being a member of ICCA is the quarterly world corrugated production statistics.
 
Jul 11Registration Now Open For FBA Independent Corrugator Conference
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has opened registration for the 2011 FBA Independent Corrugator Executive Conference to be held September 15 - 16 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
Jul 4Sheet Feeders Expand ICPF Donation to $100,000
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) announced that Sheet Feeders, consisting of Schwarz Partners managed co-op sheet feeders, Freedom Corrugated, Independence Corrugated, Northern Sheets and Schwarz Partners Packaging - Miami, has pledged an additional $50,000 in 2011 to support the ICPF's operations.
 
Jun 30Introducing an all new FBA Report!
Welcome to the first issue of the newly-designed FBA Report!
 
Jun 30Are you getting questions about Mineral Oil in corrugated?
There have been press reports from a recent Swiss study indicating the presence of mineral oil hydrocarbon impurities in paperboard and corrugated, and it's possible, migration of the mineral oil into food products contained in the packaging.
 
Jun 30FBA Wants to Know...what do you think of the newly-designed FBA website?
The new FBA website has been live for the past three weeks, and we want to know what you think about it.
 
Jun 29Registration Opening Next Week for the FBA Independent Corrugator Conference
Registration for the FBA Independent Corrugator Executive Conference will open next week!
 
Jun 29Productivity & Waste Survey – Deadline Extended to July 20th
The deadline for submitting data for the 2011 Productivity & Waste Survey has been extended.
 
Jun 27ICPF – New Graduates Available for Hire
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) currently has requests from scores of new packaging, graphic design, marketing & sales, business, and supply chain graduates for potential positions in the corrugated packaging and display industry.
 
Jun 23PMA Seeks Innovative Packaging for 2011 Impact Award
The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is seeking entries for their 2011 Impact Award to be recognized during the 2011 PMA Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition.
 
Jun 22Fibre Box Welcomes New Members: Atlantic Packaging and Royal Containers
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to welcome the following new members to the association:
 
Jun 17EPA Withdraws Proposal Regarding TRI Articles Clarification from OBM Review
The Office of Management & Budget, at the request of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), removed an EPA proposal regarding TRI articles exemption.
 
Jun 17PCA Exceeds $700,000 in Donations to ICPF
Longtime ICPF corporate supporter, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) has pledged an additional $100,000 to support the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) operations and initiatives in 2011.
 
Jun 16FBA Promotes Kenyon
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Rachel Kenyon to Vice President.
 
Jun 13New Website Feature Provides Weekly Chance To See How Your Response Compares
What was your favorite part of the Annual Meeting? Will industry shipments of corrugated products continue to drop on an average week basis, as they did in May? A new feature on the FBA website titled "Question of the Week" is looking for your answers to these questions and more.
 
Jun 132010 Operating Ratio Survey of Independent Sheet Plants Now Available
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the recent release of the 2010 Operating Ratio Survey of Independent Sheet Plants. 23 companies representing 43 sheet plants participated in the 2010 survey.
 
Jun 8Treated Corrugated Survey Data Due July 6th
The Board of Directors of the Fibre Box Association has authorized the collection of data regarding corrugated treatments used as moisture barriers during the 2010 calendar year.
 
Jun 6FBA Launches New Website
FBA announces the launch of their newly-designed website.
 
May 31FBA Annual Meeting Shines in Montreal
Montreal was the place to be last week when over 200 box and containerboard industry executives gathered in the Gateway City for FBA's Annual Meeting and the ICCA/WCO Global Summit.
 
May 31Defining Issue Management: What is it and what does it mean to FBA members?
At Fibre Box Association there are three core areas of membership benefits - data services, networking and issue management. In this article we examine what Issue Management entails and what it means to the association and its members.
 
May 31The Results are in…FBA Elects Board Members
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) recently elected six Board members during the association's 71st Annual Meeting held May 25, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
May 31New FBA Officers Elected
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) Board adopted the following slate of officers for the 2011-2012 term during their May 24 meeting in Montreal.
 
May 31FBA wants to know…what was your favorite part of the 2011 FBA Annual Meeting?
FBA recently held our 2011 Annual Meeting at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
May 31FBA 2011-2012 Executive Committee Established
Fibre Box Association's (FBA) 2011-2012 Executive Committee was established during FBA's Annual Meeting last week.
 
May 31SAVE THE DATE for the FBA Independent Corrugator Executive Conference
Mark your calendar now and plan to attend...
 
May 31FBA Board Adopts Resolution in Support of Industry Check Off Program
On May 24, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) Board adopted a resolution in support of the proposed industry-wide USDA Check Off Program.
 
May 31FBA to Exhibit at PackExpo Las Vegas
We're going to Vegas!
 
May 31Dont Forget to Submit 2011 Productivity & Waste Survey Data
The deadline for submitting data for the 2011 Productivity & Waste Survey is fast approaching.
 
May 31FBA Committees Move Forward During Annual Meeting

Several of FBA's standing committees met in conjunction with the Annual Meeting in Montreal. Highlights of the committee meetings include:

 
May 31FEFCONNECT N°25 Released
FEFCO has recently released Issue 25 of their FEFCONNECT publication.
 
May 31ICPF - TMI Short Span Compression Tester Placed at Cal Poly
This spring, ICPF placed a TMI short span compression tester in Cal Poly's corrugated packaging lab, a lab that has been largely created through ICPF's donation of equipment.
 
May 16ICPF Announces Honorary Co-Chairs of Fourth Annual Holiday Weekend in New York
ICPF has announced that Board member and former ICPF Chairman, Mike D'Angelo, and Susan D'Angelowill serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of ICPF's 2011 ICPF Holiday Weekend in New York fundraiser.
 
May 13Corrugated Industry Recognizes 390 plants for Safety Achievements
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) and the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) recently recognized 390 corrugated industry plants for safety achievements.
 
Apr 27Check Off Program in the Works
The American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) is coordinating an investigation of the USDA's Commodity Check Off Program that allows industry producing agriculturally-based products to raise funds for research & promotion from an industry via mandatory assessment.
 
Apr 27FBA Wants to Know...
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is launching a new monthly article titled "FBA Wants to Know". We are looking for member feedback on all of the reports, brochures, programs and services we provide each year.
 
Apr 27DOT Publishes New Rules for Hazmat ORM-D & Limited Quantity Shipments
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued new rules for the ORM-D and Limited Quantity shipment of Hazardous Materials.
 
Apr 27Committee Members Check Your Calendars…
Several FBA committee meetings are being held in conjunction with the FBA Annual Meeting in Montreal next month.
 
Apr 272011 Productivity & Waste Survey Coming in May
Mark your calendars. Fibre Box Association (FBA) would like to remind you that the 2011 Productivity & Waste Survey will be coming up in May.
 
Apr 27ICCA World Corrugated Production Statistics Released
ICCA has recently released corrugated statistics for the 4th Quarter of 2010.
 
Apr 27AHPIS Proposes New Restrictions on Wood Packaging Materials Shipping
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently proposed new restrictions which would have a significant impact on shipments on pallets beginning in 2011.
 
Apr 25FBA Releases 70th Edition of Annual Report
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) has just released the 70th edition of our Annual Report.
 
Apr 20FBA Announces Annual Meeting Leadership Panel Speakers
The Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the four speakers who will headline a North American Leadership Panel discussion at their upcoming Annual Meeting to be held May 24-25 at Fairmont's The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
 
Apr 13William C. “Bill” Akers Inducted into ICPFs Circle of Distinguished Leaders
During the 2011 spring meeting of AICC and the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) last week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, William C. "Bill" Akers was inducted into the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's prestigious Circle of Distinguished Leaders.
 
Mar 30FBA Wants to Know...
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is launching a new monthly article titled "FBA Wants to Know". We are looking for member feedback on all of the reports, brochures, programs and services we provide each year.
 
Mar 30AF&PA Announces Better Practices, Better Planet 2020, New Sustainability Goals
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced Better Practices, Better Planet 2020, a set of five specific sustainability goals for the forest products industry on Tuesday, March 29th.
 
Mar 30FBA Independent Sheet Plant Workshop a Big Success in the Big Easy
Sixty-four attendees representing thirty-two companies gathered in the Big Easy, New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 28 - March 2 for Fibre Box Association's (FBA's) Annual Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop.
 
Mar 30Key Performance Indicator Survey (KPI) – Deadline Extended Through April 5th
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is extending the deadline to April 5, 2011 for data submission to be included in the highly valued Key Performance Indicator Survey (KPI).
 
Mar 30New ICPF Partner Englander dZignPak Pledges $50,000
Alexandria, VA . . . The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that Englander dZignPak LLC has become ICPF's most recent corporate partner by pledging $50,000 to support the foundation's educational and student outreach initiatives.
 
Mar 30FEFCO Conference
The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) held their biennial Technical Seminar in Munich, Germany last week.
 
Mar 3068th Annual PPSA Safety & Health Conference Coming in June
The Pulp & Paper Safety Association (PPSA) will be holding their 68th Annual Safety & Health Conference June 19-22 at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio, Texas.
 
Mar 14MONTREAL IN MAY: Exclusive Program Preview for FBA Annual Meeting
Fibre Box Association (FBA) has released an exclusive preview of events for the upcoming FBA Annual Meeting.
 
Mar 3FBA & ICCA Mourn the Passing of Thomas Muldoon
Thomas Muldoon, former Fibre Box Association (FBA) Executive Vice President, passed away the morning of March 1, 2011 at the age of ninety. Tom spent many years working for the Fibre Box Association (FBA), the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) and on behalf of the corrugated industry.
 
Mar 2ICPF International Teleconference Breaks Attendance Records
On February 23, the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) conducted its 12th annual, live Careers in Corrugated Teleconference. Over 500 packaging, graphic communications & design, marketing & sales, supply chain management and other business students and faculty from 17 colleges and universities participated.
 
Feb 23Schmidt Celebrates Five Years as FBA President

Dwight Schmidt recently celebrated his five year anniversary as President of Fibre Box Association (FBA). FBA would like to thank Dwight for his contribution to both FBA and the corrugated industry.

 
Feb 23Registration for FBAs 2011 Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada Now Open!
The event will be held in conjunction with the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) and World Containerboard Organization's (WCO) biennial Global Summit.
 
Feb 23FBA Wants to Know…
Fibre Box Association (FBA) is launching a new monthly article titled "FBA Wants to Know". We are looking for member feedback on all of the reports, brochures, programs and services we provide each year.
 
Feb 23Key Performance Indicator Survey (KPI) – A Highly Valued Benchmarking Report
FBA's highly valued Key Performance Indicator Survey (KPI) is now available for data submission.
 
Feb 23Send in your NAICS Shipment Data Today
If you haven't sent in your shipment data on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), send it today!
 
Feb 23ICPF Receives $50,000 Donations from Bobst Group North America & Georgia-Pacific
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) recently announced that longtime ICPF corporate supporters, Bobst Group North America and Georgia-Pacific (GP), have each donated $50,000 to support the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's operations and initiatives.
 
Feb 23ICPF - 2010 Asset Placements at Colleges and Universities
During 2010, ICPF purchased equipment for two universities to further advance corrugated curriculum.
 
Feb 6ICPF 12th Annual International Careers in Corrugated Teleconference
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) will conduct its 12th Annual Careers in Corrugated Teleconference on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.
 
Jan 26FBA Welcomes New Members
Fibre Box Association is pleased to welcome the following new members to the association: Accurate Box Company, Inc., Interstate Resources, Inc., and Robert Mann Packaging.
 
Jan 26Battle over Occupational Noise Standard Won by Manufacturers
Manufacturers were declared victorious last Wednesday when OSHA officially withdrew a proposed interpretation of their occupational noise standard.
 
Jan 26Registration Opens Monday for 2011 FBA Annual Meeting
Registration for FBA's Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada will open Monday, January 31! The event will be held in conjunction with the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA) and World Containerboard Organization's (WCO) biennial Global Summit.
 
Jan 26OBanion Celebrates 10 Years with Fibre Box Association
Brian O'Banion, Vice President, recently celebrated his 10th anniversary as a member of the FBA team.
 
Jan 26CPA Uncovers New Produce Volume Losses to RPCs
The FBA staff continues to manage the Corrugated Packaging Alliance's (CPA) work to provide a unified industry message and support activity in the areas of Competing Materials, Wax Replacements, RFID and Sustainability.
 
Jan 26Full Agenda for Independent Sheet Plant Workshop Released
There's still time to join us for the 2011 FBA Independent Sheet Plant Operators Workshop. The workshop is a great opportunity for FBA independent sheet plant members to network and share common challenges and ideas.
 
Jan 26New Hire at FBA
Fibre Box Association is pleased to announce that Caitlin McKeown has joined FBA as Marketing Communications Coordinator, effective January 10, 2011.
 
Jan 26AF&PA Makes Policy Strides in 2010
Each year the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) works on behalf of the forest products industry to improve the competitiveness of their member companies. In 2010, the association made several strides in the area of government affairs including:
 
Jan 26ICPF Third Annual Holiday Weekend In NY Exceeds Expectations
The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation wishes to thank the 68 participants, the sponsors, and event Co-Chairs George and Michelle Sickinger (Color Resolutions International), for making its recent, third annual Holiday Weekend in New York fundraiser the most successful, and one of the most enjoyable, to date.
 
Jan 26ICPF Circle of Distinguished Leaders to Honor Akers, Sharfstein and Schwarz
This year, the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) will honor William C. Akers, Dick Sharfstein and Jack Schwarz with induction into the foundation's Circle of Distinguished Leaders.
 
Jan 26OSHA Temporarily Withdraws Proposal Regarding MSDs
OSHA announced Tuesday that it has temporarily withdrawn its proposal to restore a column for work-related musculoskeletal disorders on employer injury and illness logs, while it looks for more information regarding the proposal's impact on small businesses.
 
Jan 26Attention all Independent Sheet Plant Operators…
You are invited to participate in FBA's highly valued Independent Sheet Plant Operating Ratio Survey, and receive valuable benchmarking information.
 
 
 
 

25 Northwest Point Blvd.
Suite 510
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

p: 847.364.9600   f: 847.364.9639
fba@fibrebox.org

Home     ::     About FBA     ::     Data     ::     Issues     ::     Connections     ::     Membership

FIBRE BOX ASSOCIATION © 2014