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AICC Education Calendar

By AICC Staff

August 25, 2020

AICC is the leading educator for independent corrugated, folding carton, and rigid box converters. With more than 80 free online courses—many of which are available also in Spanish—instructive seminars, virtual conferences, and topical webinars, AICC can help everyone in your plant maximize their potential and your company maximize its profit.

The following is a list with dates of new, AICC, web-based, programming that is separate from the free courses available at any time to members at the AICC Packaging School. The webinars are eligible for the AICC All Access Pass.

Now more than ever, education and training are paramount to driving greater continued success of your company. AICC encourages you and your team to participate in the many benefits available.

When you invest and engage, AICC delivers success.



FMLA Updates – What’s Old is New Again

Thursday, September 10, 2 p.m. EST

Tax Breaks for AICC Members

Friday, September 11, 2 p.m. EST

COVID-19 Videoconference: COVID-19 & FFCRA Updates – What’s Now & What’s Next

Friday, September 18, 11 a.m. EST

The Leadership Mirror: Take Charge of Your Personal Leadership Development

Friday, September 18, 2 p.m. EST

Friday, September 25, 2 p.m. EST

Saturday, October 2, 2 p.m. EST

Anilox Selection and Maintenance and Ink Management and Control

Wednesday, September 16, 2 p.m. EDT

New Standards in Chamber Design and Development of the Ink Circuit

Tuesday, September 22, 2 p.m. EDT

Infrared Dryers for Improved Productivity, Improved Press Efficiency, and Better Graphics

Tuesday, September 29, 2 p.m. EDT


Executive Strategies: Incorporation of Hazmat Regulations for Box Fabricators

Thursday, October 1, 2 p.m. EDT

Hazmat: General Awareness and Security

Tuesday, October 6, 2 p.m. EDT

Anatomy Complete! Tips on What Plates Work Best!

Wednesday, October 7, 2 p.m. EDT

Hazmat Awareness for Salespeople: Value-Added Opportunities Without Regulatory Risk

Thursday, October 8, 2 p.m. EDT

Hazmat: Marking and Labeling

Tuesday, October 13, 2 p.m. EDT

Maximize Sales Results: Develop New Sales Skills for Today’s Market

Thursday, October 15, Time TBD

Thursday, October 22, Time TBD

Thursday, October 29, Time TBD

Thursday, November 5, Time TBD

Hazmat: Box Fabrication Functions

Tuesday, October 20, 2 p.m. EDT

How to Expedite Your Digital Transformation and Maximize Your Productivity with Digital Workflow

Friday, October 23, 11 a.m. EST

Simply Controlling Color

Wednesday, October 28, 11 a.m. EDT


Corrugated Essentials

Wednesday, November 4, Time TBD

Thursday, November 5, Time TBD

Friday, November 6, Time TBD

ADA News You Can Use: Trends, Tips & Updates

Thursday, November 5, 2 p.m. EST

Maintenance Budget Metrics

Tuesday, November 17, 2 p.m. EST

Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, November 20, 2 p.m. EST

Financial Reporting and Analytics for Converters: Level 1

Tuesday, November 10, Time TBD

Wednesday, November 12, Time TBD

Thursday, November 13, Time TBD


Rotary Die Cutting Operations

Tuesday, December 1, Time TBD

Rightweighting vs. Board Combinations

Thursday, December 3, 11 a.m. EST

Driving Organic Growth

Thursday, December 3, 2 p.m. EST

Impactful Initial Sales Meetings to Drive Revenue

Friday, December 4, 2 p.m. EST

Maintenance Strategies and Tactics

Wednesday, December 9, 2 p.m. EST

Understanding Our Capabilities to Meet Customer Expectations

Tuesday, December 8, 2 p.m. EST

Thursday, December 10, 2 p.m. EST

Tuesday, December 15, 2 p.m. EST

Thursday, December 17, 2 p.m. EST



Corrugated Printing

Tuesday, January 12, Time TBD

Wednesday, January 13, Time TBD

Thursday, January 14, Time TBD

Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, January 15, 2 p.m.

Digital Applications in Printing

Sunday, January 19, Time TBD

Monday, January 20, Time TBD

Tuesday, January 21, Time TBD

Maintenance – Facility Assessment

Friday, January 22, 2 p.m.

Moving From CS Manager to Leader

Tuesday, January 26, 2 p.m. EST

Data Management Series: Manpower

Thursday, January 28, 2 p.m. EST


Data Management Series: Machinery

Thursday, February 4, 2 p.m. EST

Which Flexo Folder Gluer is right for the job?

Tuesday, February 2, 2 p.m. EST

The Top 5 Sales Skills that Deliver the Maximum ROI

Wednesday, February 3, 2 p.m. EST

How to Reduce Risk in Major R & D Projects with Confidence

Tuesday, February 9, 2 p.m. EST

Marijuana in the Workplace

Thursday, February 11, 2 p.m. EST

Data Management Series: Methods

Thursday, February 11, 11 a.m. EST

Data Management Series: Materials

Thursday, February 18, 2 p.m. EST

Delivering Impactful Value Statements: Salespeople and Sales Managers

Tuesday, February 16, 2 p.m. EST

Aligning Customer Service With Corporate Goals

Tuesday, February 23, 2 p.m. EST

Increase Revenue: Identify and Target Your Ideal Customer Profile

Thursday, February 25, 2 p.m.


All About Packaging Printing

Tuesday, March 2, Time TBD

Wednesday, March 3, Time TBD

Thursday, March 4, Time TBD

Stages of a Selling Process

Wednesday, March 10, 2 p.m. EST

Maximizing Prospecting Effectivenss Leveraging Linked In and other Social Media Tools

Tuesday, March 16, 2 p.m. EST

Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, March 19, 2 p.m. EST

How to Facilitate Margin Improvement

Tuesday, March 23, 2 p.m. EST

Creating Virtual Relational Capital to Drive Sales Results

Wednesday, March 31, 2 p.m. EST


Maximum Productivity

Wednesday, May 12, 2 p.m. EST

Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, May 14, 2 p.m. EST


Boiler Room, Boilers, and Steam System

Tuesday, June 15, 2 p.m. EST

Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, June 18, 2 p.m. EST


Blue Ocean Strategy

Wednesday, July 14, 2 p.m. EST


Manufacturers Think Tank

Friday, September 10, 2 p.m. EST

Other Upcoming Events (Dates TBD)

Corrugator Roll Audit

Corrugating Roll Equipment

Machine Safety System Circuits and Emergency Stops

Dry End Control – Theory of Operation

Driving Organic Growth

Leverage Design Theory and Packaging School Calipers to Improve Graphic and Structural Design


Machine Maintenance

Safe Equipment Operation

Sales Conference

The Influence of Sustainable Package Design on Buyer Behavior

Which Flexo Folder Gluer Is Right for the Job?

Free Online Courses From the AICC Packaging School

The following courses are available to all AICC members and their employees free. Please visit to get started on your journey toward a more knowledgeable workforce!

18 Ways to Sell Value

Achieving Higher Levels of Productivity

Avoiding Antitrust Liability

Benefits of ERP Software Solutions for the Packaging Industry

Build a Visual Workplace With 7S

Communication for Coaches

Cómo Especificar una Caja

Cómo Optimizar la Impresión Flexográfica

Comprensión de las Combinaciones de Cartón Corrugado

Conceptos Básicos de Corrugado 101

Conceptos Básicos de Corrugado 102

Conceptos Básicos de Corrugado 103

Convergent Selling

Corrective Counseling

Corrugated Basics 101: History and Industry Overview

Corrugated Basics 102: Corrugated Board and Its Uses

Corrugated Basics 103: Manufacturing and Converting

Corrugated Containers Fundamentals

Creando un Lugar de Trabajo Visual Usando las 5S o las 7S

Delegation DIY

Designing Your Training Space

Digital Transformation for Corrugated Printing


Essential Principles of Water-Based Flexo Inks

Faster, Better, Smarter With Value Stream Maps

Fingerprinting the Flexographic Press

Flexographic Print Fundamentals

Flexographic Print Plates

Fundamentos de la Impresión Flexográfica

Fundamentos de Seguridad

Giving Motivational Feedback

Glass Packaging

Go Team! How to Make Your Team More Productive

How to Help an Upset Customer

How to Spec a Corrugated Box

How to Train Anyone to Do Anything

Implementing a Scheduled Routine Maintenance Process

Internal Staff Development Guide

Introduction to Polymers

Introduction to the Rigid Box

Keeping Score: How to Read Financial Statements

Key Performance Indicators

La Eficiencia General del Equipo (OEE) en la Industria del Empaque


Maintenance Mapping

Matemáticas Para la Producción de Empaques

Maximize Training ROI

Mentoring Best Practices

Metal Packaging

Navigating Time: Time Management for the Job Shop

OEE for the Packaging Industry

Optimización del Mantenimiento Preventivo

Optimizing the Flexographic Printing Process

Package Printing

Packaging Design Workflow

Packaging Foundations

Packaging Production Math

Packaging Regulations

Pandeo y Cómo Controlarlo

Paperboard Cartons

Preventative Maintenance Optimization

Principios Básicos de las Tintas a Base de Agua Para Impresión Flexográfica

Project Planning: MAPP the project for Success

Proposals, Problems, and Projects With A3

Reducción de Configuración


Rotary Die Cutting Operation

Safety Basics

Setup Reduction

Situational Leadership

Standardized Work

Sustainable Packaging

The Corrugator

Understanding Accounts Receivable and Cash

Understanding Anilox Rolls

Understanding Combined Board Combinations

Warp, and How to Control It