Phoenix Challenge Foundation Announces 2018 High School Competition Dates

CHARLOTTE, NC—The Phoenix Challenge Foundation announces the 21st annual Phoenix Challenge High School Skills Competition, an event that continues to build and breed talent and interest in graphic arts and flexographic print production. This year’s program will be held at Central Piedmont Community College April 11-13, at the Harper National Flexographic Campus in Charlotte, NC. The … Continued

FQC/SWG Updates: Fall Conference 2017 & SWG Project Progress

Greetings! I hope all of you enjoyed summer working, playing and getting some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Since Forum, our project teams have been wrapping up some final details and getting ready to continue trials at member companies. We’ve got new leadership on the High-Resolution Printing Project and welcome Brian Cook from MacDermid Graphics Solutions … Continued

FQC/SWG Updates: A Wrap Up of Forum 2017, a Look Forward

A huge thank you to all of the presenters at the Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC) Pre-Conference Session at Forum 2017! This year’s session was jam packed with project reports and research presentations that brought in more than 250 attendees. Forum 2017 Session Summary The session started with an update from the Standards Working Group (SWG). … Continued

Sun Chemical Announces Next Generation Customer Program

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has developed a program designed to help students obtain the tools they need and hands on training required to understand every aspect of the ink business in the flexographic printing process. The program, Sun Chemical Next Generation Customer (NGC), is designed to help form relationships with future business partners, customers, co suppliers … Continued

Central Piedmont Community College Awarded $200,000 Grant for Anti Counterfeiting Program

CHARLOTTE, NC—Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) has secured a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new certificate program focused on anti counterfeit printing and packaging technology. CPCC will use the NSF Advanced Technological Education grant to support a number of project activities, including course development and adaptation leading to a new … Continued