The Sonoco Institute

The Sonoco Institute was created to exploit the synergies that exist between the graphic communications and packaging science departments. It is the only university program in the country with this one-of-a-kind multidisciplinary approach to packaging as a core competency.

Corrugated Packaging

This seminar provides a comprehensive, hands-on exploration of Corrugated Packaging Technologies. On completing this program, attendees will be equipped to make valuable contributions to critical packaging decisions.

Presentation Topics

  • Containerboard Grades
  • Containerboard Manufacturing
  • Corrugated Board, Production, Applications
  • Characteristics and Performance
  • Business Development, Sales, and Service
  • Design, Labeling, and Graphics
  • Printing and Converting

Hands-On Activities

  • Board Grades and Combined Products
  • Manufacturing Effects
  • Characteristic Test Comparisons
  • Packaging Design
  • Prepress
  • Printing Comparisons
  • Die Cutting and Scoring

Who Should Attend

Individuals involved in package design, sales, specification, purchasing, scheduling, quality control, and production management. This seminar is appropriate for all levels of experience.

Partcipant Comments: 

“Networking and seminar content are fantastic.” 

“Great to understand production process from corrugator to convertor.” 

“This course is a great overview for someone entering this industry.” 

“I could immediately tell how passionate the presenters were and that makes all the difference in my ability to learn.” 

“The breakouts were great, the detailed info on each topic, slides, and examples of real world application and issues.” 

“I enjoyed the personal aspect of the training. It was an intimate environment but still presenting a wealth of information.” 


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  • $995/person
  • $895/person (Groups 3+)
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The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics
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  • Dan Malenke
  • Dan Malenke