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.

Enhanced Graphics for Post-Print Corrugated

This class is geared for individuals in the corrugated industry desiring extensive hands-on training in high-end graphics. Each day participants will make-ready different jobs with specific training elements built into each print job. Individuals will practice concepts to maximize print quality and productivity with the least number of steps. Participants will leave the class with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of flexographic print and be able to troubleshoot a variety of print related issues upon return to their respective facility.


Who Should Attend:

  • Those new to the industry or those needing a refresher on flexographic concepts and components
  • Press Operators and Helpers
  • Quality Assurance and Training Staff
  • Plant Management and Supervisors
  • Prepress and Graphic Designers
  • Sales and Customer Service

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding graphics and market demands
  • How corrugated fits in and opportunities for it
  • Press requirements for graphics: (registration, ink metering
  • Understand color theory and how process printing works
  • Appreciate prepress requirements for predictable graphics
  • Understand proofing requirements for flexography

What are the Benefits:

  • Formal training in a professional environment
  • Consistent teaching practices
  • Learning the right material the right way
  • Hands-on, learning by doing
  • Putting concepts into immediate practice back in work environment
  • Multiple press runs to practice printing concepts


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  • $1395/person
Cancellation Policy
Pendleton, SC Corrugated facility (5 miles from Clemson Campus)
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  • Kern Cox