Introduction to Corrugated Course

When:  Oct 13, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Corrugated Packaging
An insight into the history of corrugated followed by a broad look at the corrugated process including the unique starch-based adhesive, bonding mechanics, heat & moisture relationship, process controls and dry end quality checks. This course is designed to shorten the learning curve of people new to the business and provide a deeper understanding to those already in the game.

• History of corrugated paperboard
• Combined board fundamentals & structure
• Overview of a complete corrugator, components & functions
• Introduction to the starch kitchen, terms, application & bonding mechanics
• Basic dynamics of heat, moisture & warp
• Board quality critical checks
• Soak tank lessons & glue line analysis
• Corrugator control automations
• How your market demands, customer service & scheduling can impact your corrugator performance

• Learn about the unique history of corrugated
• Understand the difference between medium, liner and the corrugated structure
• Identify the components of a corrugator and their function
• Understand starch-based adhesive and bonding basics
• Increase your understanding of the relationship between heat, moisture & warp
• Recognize basic board defects & demonstrate quality checks
• Learn the diagnostic value of the soak tank
• Gain knowledge of some of the factors that impact corrugator performance

With so much at stake in today's fast-paced corrugator operations, together with the sometimes-challenging situation of crew or people turnover, it's critical that people are equipped with a foundational understanding of dynamic corrugating process. From sales to shipping, the better that everyone in your plant understands the heartbeat of the operation, the more confidence they will have in decision making.


Colorado Convention Center
700 14th St
Denver, CO 80202