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  • Clemson packaging science student returns from Amcor co-op with mind for sustainability

    February 4, 2020

    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. […]

  • Clemson and Fuji employees pictured together in the Sonoco Institute Prototyping Lab

    New Fujifilm technology at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute advances learning, prepares students for industry needs

    November 5, 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.

  • Photo of Anne Barr

    Clemson food waste, sustainability initiative expands collaborations under new leadership

    November 4, 2019

    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.

  • Packaging graphics students and alumni gather at Godfrey Hall for the P3 Forum social

    Packaging-graphics alumni gather for third annual P3 Forum ‘Sustain + Ability’

    October 21, 2019

    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.

  • Clemson and Siegwerk reps cut a ribbon at the new Siwegwerk Ink Lab

    Siegwerk opens ink lab at Sonoco Institute

    September 6, 2019

    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 […]

  • Virtual Press Simulation

    Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform

    August 14, 2019

    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.

  • Graphic communications conference classroom

    Graphic communications pros hone their skills at Clemson

    August 13, 2019

    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's Sonoco Institute donation

    Techkon donates over $100,000 in color quality systems

    July 12, 2019

    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 […]

  • Clemson faculty gather around the 3D printer for training

    Mimaki USA places 3D color printer at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics

    May 22, 2019

    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 to lead Sonoco FRESH Director

    Dustin Wills to lead Clemson University’s Sonoco FRESH initiative

    April 11, 2019

    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.

  • A Phoseon UV LED lamp is pictured post-installation

    Phoseon Technology donates UV LED curing system to the Sonoco Institute’s Advanced Print Lab

    February 4, 2019

    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 […]

  • A student is pictured measuring a print job in the press lab

    SGIA partners with Clemson’s Sonoco Institute on color management certification

    January 31, 2019

    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 […]

  • OMET and the Sonoco Institute partner for a FREE open house in 2019

    OMET Americas to host “Future of Flexo” open house at Clemson University

    January 14, 2019

    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 […]

  • Students get hands-on in the Sonoco Institute's Esko packaging supply chain computer lab

    X-Rite Pantone donations support Clemson’s Sonoco Institute and graphic communications department

    December 4, 2018

    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.

  • A Clemson University graduate student formulates ink in the Sonoco Institute's Advanced Print Lab

    Siegwerk Partners with Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute to Shape Packaging of Tomorrow

    December 4, 2018

    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 […]