International Corrugated Packaging Foundation
113 South West Street, 3rd Floor 
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 549-8580
(703) 549-8670 Fax
info@icpfbox.org

The following companies are committed to attracting talent into the corrugated packaging industry through their  partnership in ICPF. They are independent corrugated manufacturers, integrated manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. As an ICPF Corporate Partner, each has committed $50,000 to over $1,000,000 in support of ICPF's mission as outlined in its Long-Range Plan.  If you are a new or upcoming graduate pursuing a career in corrugated packaging and display, these leading companies are a great place to start your search. 

Visionary Founder - $1 million
  • Temple-Inland *
  • Weyerhaeuser Company *
Visionary Pacesetter Supplier - $1 million
Founder Plus - $600,000 - $750,000

Founder - $400,000 - $600,000

Guarantor - $250,000

Regent Plus - $150,000 - $200,000

Regent - $100,000

Pacesetter Supplier Regent - $100,000Charter Governor - $50,000

* Packaging / paper operations purchased and now operating under a different firm
** Now operating under WestRock
*** Now operating under Smurfit Kappa
** Now operating under Menasha Packaging
***** Now operating under Pratt Industries
****** Now operating under PCA
******* Now operating under Schwarz Partners TRG

Copyright © International Corrugated Packaging Foundation

The Corrugated Curricula provides a brief history and a comprehensive overview of corrugated manufacturing with details on production, design, performance specifications, testing processes, and corrugated's role as a cost-effective, high performance, renewable, recyclable and sustainable packaging choice.

This Curricula is Copyrighted © by the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation. Duplication cannot be made without permission. 

Corrugated Curricula Title Page

Table of Contents

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Students, please contact your university or college professor for a password. Faculty and ICPF corporate partners, please email info@icpfbox.org for your customized password.

Module 1
 Module 1 Part 1 - Paper Description and History of Paper Making - page 6-14
 Module 1 Part 1 Answers
 Module 1 Part 2 - Paper and Containerboard Manufacturing - page 15-33
  Module 1 Part 2 Answers
 Module 1 Part 3 - Paper and Containerboard Properties - page 34-51
  Module 1 Part 3 Answers

Module 2
 Module 2 Part 1 - Corrugated Packaging - An Engineered Structure - page 52-60
 Module 2 Part 1 Answers
 Module 2 Part 2 - Corrugated Industry Overview - page 61-76
  Module 2 Part 2 Answers
 Module 2 Part 3 - Corrugated Manufacturing Overview - page 77-97
  Module 2 Part 3 Answers

Module 3
 Module 3 Part 1 - Corrugated Board Materials - page 98-113
 Module 3 Part 1 Answers
 Module 3 Part 2 - The Regular Slotted Container - page 114-124
  Module 3 Part 2 Answers
 Module 3 Part 3 - Other Corrugated Packaging Styles - page 125-143
  Module 3 Part 3 Answers

Module 4
 Module 4 Part 1 - Regulations Related to Corrugated Products - page 144-156
 Module 4 Part 1 Answers
 Module 4 Part 2 - Corrugated Specifications - page 157-173
  Module 4 Part 2 Answers
 Module 4 Part 3 - Corrugated Strength Properties - page 174-186
  Module 4 Part 3 Answers
 Module 4 Part 4 - Testing to Assure Specifications - page 187-216
  Module 4 Part 4 Answers

Module 5
 Module 5 Part 1 - Corrugated Design Factors - page 217-235
 Module 5 Part 1 Answers
 Module 5 Part 2 - Corrugated Performance Testing - page 236-250
  Module 5 Part 2 Answers
 Module 5 Part 3 - Printing Corrugated Packaging - page 251-263
  Module 5 Part 3 Answers

Module 6
 Module 6 Part 1 - Corrugated and the Environment - page 264-286
 Module 6 Part 1 Answers
 Module 6 Part 2 - Corrugated in Supply Chain Dynamics - page 287-297
  Module 6 Part 2 Answers

Module 7
 Module 7 Glossary - page 298-308



The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) works with colleges and universities across the country to expand corrugated curricula and to promote careers in the corrugated packaging & displays industry. In this regard, over the years ICPF has donated or placed equipment, software and other resources at numerous institutions of higher education.  Much of ICPF's work today is to ensure that these assets are being fully utilized to produce the best corrugated education for students at ICPF's partner universities and colleges. If your firm is interested in making a tax deductible donation of a surplus, refurbished CAD Table or corrugated testing equipment, contact ICPF at rflaherty@icpfbox.org or call 703.549.8580.

Following is a summary of ICPF asset placements and other curricula support.



 

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) offers student discounts for many industry materials published by corrugated packaging & displays industry associations.

Fibre Box Handbook
The new 75th Anniversary edition of the Fibre Box Handbook (2015) offers a wealth of information about the corrugated packaging industry's history, its diverse applications, a range of common box styles, rules and guidelines governing its effective use, testing procedures ensuring optimal performance, and the corrugated packaging & displays industry's role in improving the environment. The new edition offers 30% more content than the earlier 22nd edition, with more detailed statistics, as well as, new and updated images and tables. 
 

STUDENT OR FACULTY MEMBERS (with proof of student or faculty status), with inquiries about ordering single or multiple copies of the latest Fibre Box Handbook at the college or university discounted price, or for any of the other publications listed on the websites below, please email info@icpfbox.org or call 703.549.8580.

For anyone else who would like to order the Fibre Box Handbook, please visit http://store.fibrebox.org
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Other FBA Publications and Resources
Click here to view other publications and resources available through the Fibre Box Association.

AICC Publications and Resources
Click here to view publications and resources available through the Independent Packaging Association (AICC).




  
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