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TAPPI Honors Memory of George Maltenfort at CorrPak Competition

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More than 60 entries were received for the CorrPak Competition held recently at TAPPI/AICC SuperCorrExpo, Atlanta, Ga., USA, October 1-4. Open to all corrugated manufacturers worldwide, the competition is held on even years and features entries in two main categories: Structure and Printing. The CorrPak Competition is open to all corrugated manufacturers worldwide. TAPPI's Corrugated Packaging Division sponsors this distinguished event to select and recognize the finest commercially produced corrugated package products manufactured between Aug. 1, 2010, and Aug. 1, 2012.

Beginning this year, and continuing for the next decade, the coveted Attendees Favorite Award will be presented in honor of George G. Maltenfort. Dr. Maltenfort was a highly respected, long-time member of TAPPI who made innumerable contributions to the industry. He distinguished himself in advancing pulp, paper, and converting technologies particularly in the corrugated shipping containers arena. Dr Maltenfort published 50-plus works for TAPPI and served on numerous TAPPI boards and committees relating to corrugated containers and served with other international organizations as well. 

The "Corrbie" is awarded for Best in Show. This year the Corrbie for Structure was awarded to Ardent Displays & Packaging for its Martha Stewart Home Office Standee entry. The Corrbie in Printing was presented to RockTenn Fresno for their Lemon Bin Sleeve entry. Arvco Container Corp. won the Attendees Favorite in Structure for its Rear Window Suspension Pack. RockTenn MD Adams won the Attendees Favorite in Printing for its Point Special  packaging.

The complete list of winners can be found on the TAPPI Corrugated Division website.


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