The Composite Can and Tube Institute (CCTI) provides an array of publications which your company can use to enhance its competitive edge in today’s market. We offer several member resources in the following categories.

  • Industry Directory
  • Technical Notebook
  • Machine Guarding Album
  • CanTube Bulletin
  • Tube & Core Recovery Facilities Listing
  • Training Videos
  • Surveys and Reports

Safety DVD: Safety Tips for Operating a Spiral Winding Line
This DVD, produced by CCTI’s Safety and H.R. Committee, focuses on general safety procedures for production crews operating a spiral winding line. It is intended to be used as a safety awareness tool for employees to help reduce workplace accidents by: teaching safety practices used by industry colleagues; comparing various machine guarding approaches; and, providing new ideas on handling and staging paper rolls.

Cost for Members: $50
Cost for Non-members: $500

Safety Video: The Hazards of Nip Points
This video, produced by the former Newark Group, is an excellent safety video that has received tremendous feedback from viewers. Many CCTI members have incorporated it into their plant safety meetings.

Cost for Members: $50
Cost for Non-members: $500

Safety Video: Forklift Operator Safety
A comprehensive video for anyone operating forklifts in the manufacturing environment. Teaches employees engineering principles, operator safety rules and routine maintenance.

Safety Video: Machine Guarding
Designed for employees, as well as supervisors, this video explains what machine guarding is all about. It includes detailed information on lockouts, tagouts, interlocks, two-hand trip devices and more. The video emphasizes that employee responsibility is paramount when working with machinery.

OSHA’s Hazardous Energy Source Video (Lockout/Tagout)
This program meets the OSHA requirements for training employees in lockout/tagout procedures.

Safety Orientation for Employees Video
This video, produced by DuPont, is a complete package to introduce employees to your company’s safety philosophy in a way that helps them see value of safe behavior. Employees learn that acting to prevent injuries benefits not only the company, but also themselves and their families. The Administrator’s/Leader’s Guide and Orientation Workbook for the employee can be ordered from DuPont.

Hazard Communications Video
This video covers important OSHA training requirements for all employees. It instructs employees to be aware of hazardous chemicals and materials in the workplace and to understand the function of MSDS’s.

Bloodborne Pathogens for Non-Healthcare Workers Video
Designed for all employees, even those who are not at occupational risk of exposure, to make them aware of HIV and Hepatitis B viruses that can be transmitted through blood or body fluids. This program provides the basic information needed to reduce risks.

Survey & Reports

To order surveys or reports, fill out the order form and return it to CCTI at 202.449.9551 ext. 205 or [email protected].

Wage and Benefits Survey
This report is a detailed survey of collective bargaining agreements by union and non-union industry members. The Wage and Benefits report reveals detailed information by region about wage rates and increases, premium pay, supplemental pay, insurance and time-off benefits. It offers various ways to benchmark production jobs for manufacturers in this industry. This survey is conducted bi-annually.

The Survey is available for purchase.

Member Participant: FREE
Non-Member Participant: $100

Member Non-Participant: $500
Non-Member Non-Participant: $650

Industry Directory (FREE LISTING!)

The Directory is an annually revised list of all known manufacturers in this industry. It includes product descriptions, contact names, plant addresses, phone and fax numbers. It also contains a listing of CCTI Associate member companies, their products and services. The directory is now available in paper or electronic version. CCTI Company Representatives are provided with one complimentary electronic copy each year.

Members: Complimentary Electronic Copy (updated quarterly in the members-only section of the website) Please contact [email protected].
Non-Members: $200 PDF
(Please contact [email protected] to purchase a PDF format.)

CCTI Industry Directory Update and Advertising Opportunities
The Composite Can and Tube Industry Directory is currently being compiled. This comprehensive listing of industry companies and suppliers is a valuable tool for anyone seeking contacts related to composite can and tube manufacturing. The directory is distributed widely within the industry and always available on the CCTI website.

Please complete the form and submit online. Questions? email at [email protected] or call 202.449.9551 ext. 205

Ads can be submitted via PDF, Word, JPG, or PNG formatting. Please note: CCTI Members receive complimentary premium placement and a 25% discount on advertising. Click here for the advertising and industry form.

Technical Notebook
This notebook is a compilation of uniform industry specifications relating to the manufacture, testing and use of composite cans, tubes, and cores. It is conveniently organized in a notebook format and includes: Recommended Industry Standards, Standard Testing Procedures, Guidelines (including Papermill core guidelines), Technical Committee Reports, Conversion Tables, Silicate Information, and a Glossary of Technical Terms for Composite Can, Tubes, and Cores.

For a guide to the contents of the Technical Notebook, you can view the indexes provided below in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format.

The CCTI Technical Notebook is now available by email! All companies can now access individual documents, or the full notebook, via PDF version available via email. This format is available to all companies – regardless of geographic location (international companies can now take advantage of savings in shipment time and expense by utilizing this new format).

Note: As long as a member has purchased 1 Technical Notebook AND maintains its company membership, all individual and updated documents are FREE.

Members: $135 (Paper)
Non-Members: $375 (Paper)

Individual Documents (Electronic or Paper versions):

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $30

To order, fill out the Technical Notebook order form and return to CCTI at 202.449.9551 ext. 205 or [email protected].

Machine Guarding Album
Compiled by CCTI’s Safety and Human Resources Committee, the Guarding Album is a spirally-bound photo album depicting guarding devices used on manufacturing machinery for production of composite cans, tubes, cores. Photographs include convolute winders; spiral winders; recutters; slitters; shredders and balers; forklift trucks; material handling, auxiliary finishing equipment; and safety labels, devices and sources. The Machine Guarding Album is updated every 3 years.

Members: FREE
Non-members: $250

Can Tube Bulletin (Newsletter)
CCTI’s bimonthly newsletter is published online and password-protected for members only worldwide. It is an excellent source of information about issues affecting this industry, as well as updates on CCTI activities. See the “Classified” section for advertising opportunities. The CTB is offered to all employees of CCTI member companies at no charge.

Although the CTB is not available to non-member companies, all companies are welcome to advertise, as well as to submit news releases and information in regards to their companies or the industry. For more information, contact CCTI at [email protected].

Brochures are complimentary to both members and non-members. Brochures are typically mailed in increments of 25 (please specify). To request brochures, please contact CCTI at [email protected].

Tube & Core Recovery Brochure and Facilities Listing
CCTI developed this brochure as a result of the increased demand by the tube and core industry’s customers for the recovery of used tubes and cores as well as to be environmentally responsible. CCTI canvassed recovery centers in an effort to supply the industry with greater knowledge and access to industry and independent recovery centers. The list of recovery centers is updated annually.

Composite Can Brochure
The Composite Can Brochure was created for member’s use in marketing to customers and for broadening their client base. The brochure highlights the advantages of using composite cans and how creative a composite package can be by using graphics, shape, texture and materials to communicate the product’s message.