Training and Education
Recognizing the packaging industry's aging workforce and emerging skills gap, Esko has made a $1.2 million in-kind gift to the Indiana State University packaging engineering technology program. By working with the same software that helps produce nine out of 10 retail packages, ISU students will be increasingly prepared to join the industry.
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, Sept. 4. The lab will provide students with opportunities to explore packaging design elements via ink technology.
Gain a clearer view of how companies in the printing industry implement sustainability strategies, and the difference it’s made for their organization. This luncheon will feature a lively panel discussion that works to define sustainability, and determines whether anybody (your customers, the public in general) really cares. Join in, listen, learn (and eat).
TLMI will return as an official association partner of the fifth annual Digital Packaging Summit, a conference designed for senior managers and executives in the label, flexible packaging, folding carton, and corrugated printing and converting markets, looking to understand how digital printing will impact them.
AICC will be an association partner for Packaging Impressions' Digital Packaging Summit, which takes place Nov. 11-13, 2019 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The event is designed for executives in the packaging industries interested in learning about current and future digital printing technology and software.
Paperboard packaging manufacturers across North America recently participated in the Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees (TICCIT) program, developed by the Paperboard Packaging Council. The educational program teaches young students about the sustainability attributes of paper and paperboard packaging.
Attracting and recruiting good employees can been a challenge. But through strategies and outreach, printers can find the right people.
The fifth annual Digital Packaging Summit will return to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in November, providing package printing executives an opportunity to network and learn about the latest digital packaging technologies. Those who are interested in attending can begin the registration process today.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has announced the recipients of $40,000 worth of graphic communications scholarships. Out of 67 applicants, the association awarded 20 SGIA Educational Institution Member students with $2,000 each.
Dan Marx, director of content development at SGIA, recently sat down with Cory Francer, editor-in-chief of Packaging Impressions, to discuss all of the educational opportunities for package printers at the upcoming PRINTING United expo, which will be held October 23-25 in Dallas.