Sonoco FRESH partnership with Clemson to develop new technologies, package formats HARTSVILLE — Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has announced a new research partnership with Clemson University: the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) initiative will develop new technologies and new forms of packaging to optimize the fresh food lifecycle. “Sonoco is […]
The Clemson Packaging Graphics Association, formed in 2016, is hosting an alumni event this Thursday through Saturday for all Clemson University alumni in the package printing industry. The event, P3 Forum (People + Printing + Packaging), will kick off in the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics building on Thursday, with a facility tour […]
Clemson, SC— Mollye MacNaughton, Clemson University food technology Ph.D. student from Dallas, Texas, earned first place in the Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists (IFTPS) Charles R. Stumbo Student Paper Competition. MacNaughton competed against undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. MacNaughton was awarded $2,500 and invited to present her research in front of […]
Clemson University students will work with cutting-edge design equipment, software and tools for years to come, thanks to Esko (www.esko.com), a global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging, labels, sign and display industries with worldwide headquarters in Ghent, Belgium and Americas operations based in Miamisburg, Ohio.
Packaging graphics professionals who graduated from Clemson University now have a new outlet for staying connected and learning from one another. The Clemson Packaging Graphics Association was recently chartered by a group of industry professionals, who say the new organization will benefit alumni, Clemson’s graphic communications program and their industry. “There are thousands of Clemson’s […]
What does a $400-billion industry and Clemson University have in common? The answer is the students and faculty of Clemson’s Sonoco Institute for Packaging Design and Graphics, which the worldwide packaging industry considers among the best evaluators of consumer perception around product packaging. So esteemed is Clemson’s level of expertise in measuring consumers’ packaging perceptions, […]
A Clemson University researcher has discovered how to use existing biodegradable materials in a way that could save the animal co-products industry $30 million per year.
Cullen Schlageter showed a mechanical aptitude as a fifth-grader, when he took apart a broken radio and reassembled it in working condition. His mother used to marvel at her son’s knack for building things – from forts in nearby woods to projects in his grandfather’s woodworking shop. So, it’s no surprise to those who know […]
Imagine bandages that detect infections, flexible paper light bulbs that screw into a light socket or food containers that notify you of an allergen inside. Now imagine all of this technology is created on a printing press and that Clemson University is on the cusp of helping bring it to mainstream America.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has donated an HP Indigo 5000 Digital Press valued at more than $500,000 to Clemson University’s graphic communications program as part of a new academic collaboration to support the next generation of talent in the digital printing field.
The director of Clemson University's Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics has been named chair of the graphic communications department in the College of Business and Behavioral Science. Charles “Chip” Tonkin takes on this new role in addition to his current duties.