CLEMSON, S.C. – June 9, 2020 – Sonoco FRESH, a Clemson University initiative, will host its first Food, Packaging & Sustainability Summit on campus Feb. 25-26, 2021. In preparation for the Summit, the FRESH initiative will be holding sneak peek webinars in Sept. 2020. With the theme of “Safe. Secure. Sustainable.,” the Summit offers a […]
Andrew Hurley is co-winner of the 2020 Ralph D. Elliott Award for Outstanding Service to Off-Campus, Distance and Continuing Education. Hurley, associate professor of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, leads the packaging design program at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. He also is […]
The shift to virtual classes caused by COVID-19 has provided the opportunity for the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University to make available an online version of its introduction to flexography workshop – Intro to Flexo Online.
The Sonoco FRESH initiative at Clemson University has awarded four research grants to professors who are addressing issues regarding food waste. In the U.S. alone, food waste is estimated at 40% across the food chain.
The future of packaging is sustainability, according to one Clemson senior who just returned from a two-rotation co-op with Amcor, the largest flexible packaging producer in the world. Ryan Nielson, a packaging science student from Charleston with an emphasis in materials, joined the leading industry’s research team in Neenah, WI from May to December 2019. […]
Students working in the Clemson University Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics can now output prototypes faster and on a wider range of materials than ever before thanks to a gift from Fujifilm, which includes the Acuity Select 26 digital UV flatbed press and the Illumina LED Retrofit System along with a three-year commitment including training and maintenance support.
Clemson University has tapped a new leader for its food waste and sustainability initiative, Sonoco FRESH. Anne Barr will serve as the executive director of Sonoco FRESH, which is part of the university’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.
All Clemson alumni working in the packaging design and graphics field are invited out to Clemson University on October 21-22 for a reunion of the minds. The third annual P3 Forum (People + Printing + Packaging) will focus on sustainability and how professionals in the packaging graphics industry can make a positive impact.
Siegwerk Announces Grand Opening of Ink Lab at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute Siegwerk held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony to celebrate the new Siegwerk Ink Lab at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on Wednesday, September 4. Faculty, students and industry leaders were present to get the first look at the […]
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 […]