FTA Signs On As Inaugural Sponsor of Clemson’s VR Print Training Platform

CLEMSON, SC—FTA 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 … Continued

Addressing Recruitment and Training Challenges with Virtual Reality

One of the most common problems we hear from printing companies is the inability to attract new press operators. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the printing industry has seen a 25 percent decrease in employment over the last decade, an issue shared with most manufacturing sectors. Discussions on how to attract the next … Continued

Techkon Announces Donation to Clemson’s Sonoco Institute

DANVERS, MA—Techkon, an innovation leader in high-precision color measurement solutions for the global print and packaging communities, announced a donation to Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The donation is valued at more than $100,000 and includes the SpectroVision Inline Quality Inspection System, SpectroDens handheld devices and multiple seats of ChromQA, Techkon’s … Continued

OMET Americas Presents Future of Flexo Event at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute

CLEMSON, SC—On Feb. 6-7, an inaugural Future of Flexo event was hosted at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics, presented by OMET Americas. The event centered around “New Year, New Technology” and was sponsored by industry print suppliers Eaglewood Technologies, Siegwerk, Phoseon Technology, Nazdar Ink Technologies, DuPont, Techkon USA, DBT Coatings and … Continued

Phoseon Donates UV LED Curing System to Sonoco Institute

HILLSBORO, OR—Phoseon Technology, an innovator in UV LED technology, is donating LED curing systems to Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The donation is meant 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 … Continued