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Cardboard cartons are used in a variety of shipping and storage applications. They are usually made from recycled paper. Corrugated cartons are made from corrugated cardboard. This material is in turn named for its general design, usually two flat pieces of paper with a fluted middle layer, the corrugation, running in between. Certain specifications delineate the different types of corrugated carton. || Read more

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Two UW-Stout graphic communications management students have won national and state awards for their printed label and design work.

Aaron Brice, of Eau Claire, and Ashley Raymond, of Chippewa Falls, will receive a 2011 Excellence in Flexography Award Sunday, May 1, at the Flexographic Technical Association annual forum in Indianapolis. || Read more

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Corrugated boxes are used in numerous industries for the shipping of goods and materials. The applications range from consumable products to bulk, industrial orders for equipment. Cardboard is basically just loosely pressed paper. Corrugated cardboard provides additional support through grooved channels between two sheets of cardboard, which is what most people are accustomed to seeing. || Read more

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The corrugated cardboard box was invented by American Robert Gair in 1890. He precut a flat piece of manufactured bulk corrugated cardboard into a template to fold a box. The invention was an accident. Gair was a printer and paper bag maker. The machine that normally creased the paper to make bags shifted and cut out the paper instead. Gair discovered that the cut paper could be folded into the paper bag. He took the used the same creasing and cutting process on corrugated cardboard to create a box. || Read more