Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom.
While many members of the university community were vacationing this summer, educators from throughout North America converged on the Clemson campus to share ideas and sharpen their skills, all aimed at developing the next generation of graphic communications professionals. The Graphic Communications Education Association (GCEA) chose Clemson University, which houses one of the country’s top […]
Techkon Announces Donation to Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics TECHKON – the innovation leader in high-precision color measurement solutions for the global print and packaging communities – announces today its donation to Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The donation is valued at over $100,000 and includes the SpectroVision Inline Quality […]
Mimaki USA has placed a full-color commercial 3D printer at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute for Packaging Design and Graphics for students to learn about the 3D printing workflow and create detailed product and package samples.
Dustin Wills has been named director of the Sonoco FRESH initiative in Clemson University's Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. Sonoco FRESH was established to address the global food waste problem through innovative packaging solutions, but will also look at opportunities throughout the supply chain, from harvesting to retail.
Phoseon Technology, an innovator in UV LED technology, is donating LED ink curing systems to Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics to help support the future generation of professionals in flexographic printing applications to have hands-on experience with UV LED curing, learning all of the benefits and capabilities enabled with UV LED. In […]
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University will conduct independent, third-party evaluations of test prints submitted for certification in the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Digital Color Professional program. The Digital Color Professional program promotes skill in color management with a two-part certification process. After applicants pass a written test, they […]
Gather with industry print suppliers on Feb. 6-7 to explore new technologies for 2019 OMET Americas is hosting its first open house at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on February 6- 7. The free event is designed for those in the flexographic printing industry to connect with print suppliers, exploring their […]
X-Rite Pantone recently donated a large collection of in-kind gifts totaling nearly $500,000 to Clemson University’s graphic communications department and the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.
From its earliest inception, Clemson University has been focused on research and education that impact economic and social well-being. Since Siegwerk’s beginning in 1830, the focus has been on providing innovative and sustainable ink solutions. With these similar goals in mind, Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute will be partnering with Siegwerk over the next five years […]
Graphic communications and packaging science professionals who graduated from Clemson University put a premium on staying connected. As a result, the inaugural P3 Forum (People + Printing + Packaging) in 2017 has become an annual event where alumni in the package printing industry gather for two days, Oct. 22-23, to renew acquaintances, share best practices, […]
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University is offering courses for industry professionals this fall, covering a wide range of topics in printing and packaging. Courses include an Introduction to Flexography Workshop, Proofing and Visualization Seminar, Paperboard Packaging Seminar, Corrugated Packaging Seminar, Process Color Management Seminar and Flexo Foundations Seminar.
Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics welcomed new Corporate Member Digimarc Corporation to the ranks of its current members. Digimarc supports research and development activities, stimulates unique educational opportunities and ensures cutting-edge laboratory infrastructure at the Sonoco Institute.
Clemson University Graphic Communications Student Katherine Treadaway Wins First Place Flexographic Printing Research Award CLEMSON – The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is proud to congratulate Clemson University Graphic Communications student, Katherine Treadaway, for accepting the Rossini Scholarship at this year’s Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Forum. This is the fifth consecutive year that […]
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University has revamped a popular industry seminar: Digital Plates and Screening for Flexo. The course will be offered on May 30-31 and attendees will receive a behind-the-scenes look at optimizing all variables in the plate selection process.