About the Student Design Challenge

Each year, the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) challenges students in leading packaging design programs to show off their design skills, innovative capacity and savvy in meeting real-world customer needs and marketing scenarios. The winning teams and schools earn cash prizes and bragging rights.

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Paperboard is a paper-based material that is generally thicker than paper. It is a renewable and recyclable resource sourced from managed tree farms and recycled paperboard. Easy to cut and form, it is both lightweight and strong, which makes it ideal for packaging. Paperboard packaging comes in several different grades that possess unique characteristics making each grade suitable for different packaging requirements and needs.