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Volume 87: Moving Professional Relationships Forward

Hopefully, we’re all now fully settled into the new year and have begun to learn to write “2020” instead of “2019” on important documents. I’ll figure this out in about September, I think. As I’ve expressed many times before in these newsletters, I’m not a huge fan of the whole “new year, new me” mindset … Continue reading Volume 87: Moving Professional Relationships Forward

Volume 85: Thankful After Tornados

Last month, on the night of October 21st, nine tornados touched down in, or very closely around, the Dallas side of the DFW Metroplex. Thankfully, no one was killed, but many were left with minor injuries, and came out of their shelter areas to discover that their homes or businesses had been absolutely destroyed. My … Continue reading Volume 85: Thankful After Tornados

Volume 84: CorrExpo Wrap Up

From my time on the convention floor, this year’s CorrExpo seemed to have a pretty low turnout from converters. This makes sense, though, with a massive SuperCorr looming in 2020. This turnout led me to focus on vendors while in Denver - Starch, OEM, Ink, Dies, Software, Conveyors, Boilers, and so many more. Talking with … Continue reading Volume 84: CorrExpo Wrap Up

Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Over the past couple of months, different members of Team Oberg have given our advice on how to communicate with each of our generations. This has been a fun exercise, but is obviously a fluid undertaking because generations in the industry are constantly shifting. Baby Boomers make up the majority of the corrugated industry currently, … Continue reading Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials

This article continues our series discussing inter-generational communication. Hello, Corrugated Industry! My name is Kalman Kreitman, and I’ve been Director of Operations here at O&A for about 6 years. I also lead the O&A recruiting effort in the paper industry. Why is the corrugated industry hearing from me, then? Well, I fit the Millennial definition … Continue reading Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials