News and Events

March 24, 2017
ICG Presents Two Companies, Henkel and Clearwater Paper, with Supplier of the Year Award
First Time in Award's History that Performance Evaluations Resulted in a Tie, Causing the Group to Present Two Suppliers with the Coveted Award

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January 18, 2017
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
Several New Facilities, Nearly a Dozen Printing Press Installations, Major Sustainability Initiatives, and More, Among ICG Member Highlights for 2016

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September 16, 2016
ICG Approves Jones Packaging and Wausau Container for Membership
Membership is Highly Coveted by the Industry’s “Independents,” and the New Member Vetting Process is Quite Rigorous

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March 11, 2016
Clearwater Paper Named Independent Carton Group Supplier of the Year
This Marks the Third Time in the Past Five Years that Clearwater Paper has Received the ICG Supplier of the Year Award

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February 2, 2016
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
The Independent Carton Group is Pleased to Once Again Highlight its Members’ Most Notable Accomplishments Over the Past Year

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March 27, 2015
Henkel Named Independent Carton Group Supplier of the Year
Supplier of the Year Award Presented Annually to the ICG Supplier that Receives the Highest Marks on Performance Evaluations Completed by ICG Members

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January 15, 2015
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
A Compilation of Members’ Recent News and the Many Ways in which ICG Member Companies Make their Mark in the Packaging Community

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May 13, 2014
Independent Carton Group Approves Indiana Carton for Membership
Member Roster Now Includes 19 Independently Owned and Operated Folding Carton Manufacturers in 12 States Representing 1,451 Years of Packaging History

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March 21, 2014
Independent Carton Group Names Agfa Graphics Supplier of the Year
Supplier of the Year Award Presented Annually to the ICG Supplier that Receives the Highest Marks on Performance Evaluations Completed by ICG Members

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February 4, 2014
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
Many ICG Member Successes Stem from Similar Histories and Shared Commitments to Innovation, Sustainability, Quality and Investment

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September 6, 2013
Independent Carton Group Approves Frankston Packaging for Membership
Texas-Based Frankston Packaging is a “Great Addition” to the ICG’s Member Roster, which Now Stands at 18 Independently Owned and Operated Folding Carton Manufacturers

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July 17, 2013
Independent Carton Group Technical Conferences Promote Learning and Sharing
14 Technical Conferences Held in the Past 8 Years have Delivered Timely and Relevant Educational Value and Networking Opportunities for Packaging Production Employees

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March 22, 2013
Independent Carton Group Celebrates Thirty Years
Two Directors Honored with Emeritus Titles, Vendor of the Year Award Presented, Directors, Members and Vendors Recognized During Two-Day Celebration and Membership Meeting

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October 2, 2012
Independent Carton Group Members Reduce Carbon Footprint and Energy Costs
Energy Efficiency Program with Efficient Lighting Consultants Executed by ICG Member Companies to Significantly Reduce Electricity Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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March 24, 2017
Henkel and Clearwater Paper Receive ICG Supplier of the Year Award
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January 19, 2017
New Facilities, Press Installations and More Among ICG Member Highlights for 2016
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September 20, 2016
Independent Carton Group Approves Jones Packaging and Wausau Container for Membership
Healthcare Packaging

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March 11, 2016
Clearwater Paper Named Independent Carton Group Supplier of the Year
PrintingNews

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February 3, 2016
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
WhatTheyThink

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March 31, 2015
Henkel Named Independent Carton Group Supplier of the Year
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January 15, 2015
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members' Recent Successes
PPI

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May/June 2014
Indiana Carton Co. Joins the Independent Carton Group
Paperboard Packaging

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February 7, 2014
Independent Carton Group Highlights Members’ Successes
Food and Beverage Packaging

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November 5, 2013
Manufacturers Join Consortiums to Help Each Other After a Disaster
Industry Market Trends

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July 17, 2013
Independent Carton Group Technical Conferences Promote Learning and Sharing
Package Design

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March 23, 2013
Independent Carton Group Celebrates Thirty Years
Package Design

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October 9, 2012
Carton Companies Reduce Energy Costs with Efficient Lighting
Reliable Plant

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September 1, 2011
We Have Your Back
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April 8, 2010
Strength Under Pressure
Packaging Gateway

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August 9-10, 2017
Membership Meeting
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Hosted by Colbert Packaging


September 20-21, 2017
Technical Conference on “Plant Managers and Quality Assurance”
Lake Forest, Illinois
Hosted by Colbert Packaging


November 8-9, 2017
Membership Meeting
Wausau, Wisconsin
Hosted by Wausau Container

June 2017
Technical Conference on “Health and Safety”
Alsip, Illinois
Hosted by Accord Carton


April 2017
Technical Conference on “Paperboard”
Cottonton, Alabama
Hosted by WestRock


March 2017
Membership Meeting
Chester, Pennsylvania
Hosted by Dee Packaging


November 2016
Membership Meeting
Huntington Beach, California
Hosted by Finn Industries, Royal Paper Box, Thoro Packaging


September 2016
Technical Conference on "Prepress & Printing"
Hauppauge, New York
Hosted by Disc Graphics


August 2016
Membership Meeting
Clayton, North Carolina
Hosted by 3C! Packaging


June 2016
Technical Conference on "Die Cutting & Finishing"
Lake Forest, Illinois
Hosted by Colbert Packaging


March 2016
Membership Meeting
Bremen, Indiana
Hosted by Indian Carton


November 2015
Membership Meeting
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Hosted by Curtis Packaging


September 2015
Technical Conference on "Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)"
Hebron, Kentucky
Hosted by Zumbiel Packaging


August 2015
Membership Meeting
Spokane, Washington
Hosted by Sonderen Packaging


June 2015
Technical Conference on "Papermaking Process and the Characteristics of SBS, CNK & CRB"
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Hosted by WestRock


March 2015
Membership Meeting
Rochester, New York
Hosted by Diamond Packaging


November 2014
Membership Meeting
El Paso, Texas
Hosted by El Paso Paper Box


July 2014
Technical Conference on "Paperboard"
Lewiston, Idaho
Hosted by Clearwater Paper


July 2014
Membership Meeting
Hauppauge, New York
Hosted by Disc Graphics


March 2014
Membership Meeting
Aurora, Colorado
Hosted by All Packaging


November 2013
Membership Meeting
Frankston, Texas
Hosted by Frankston Packaging


July-August 2013
Membership Meeting
Chicago, Illinois
Hosted by Accord Carton


June 2013
Technical Conference on “The Papermaking Process”
Lewiston, Idaho
Hosted by Clearwater Paper


March 2013
Membership Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration
Charleston, South Carolina
Hosted by KapStone Paper