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.

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Flexo 101 and Supply Chain

Flexography continues to gain momentum as a process of choice for packaging graphics, and its supply chain constantly innovates new products and practices to improve flexographic quality and gain efficiencies. Clemson University and its industry network bring the world of flexo into a primer level seminar that covers flexo ingredients, markets, key indicators, process workflow, and relevant terminology and concepts.

Attending this seminar prepares attendees for new careers in the flexographic field, a better understanding of flexography for related occupations, as well as supplier side integration to the flexographic process.

Hands-on Sessions:

  • Multi-Color Spot Color Flexographic Production Job
  • Multi-Color Flexographic Production Art and Proofing
  • Ink Blending, Anilox Rollers, and Printing Plates

Presentations Topics Include:

  • Flexographic Markets and Segments
  • Integrating Flexographic Components for Spot Color Printing
  • Getting Repeatable Results in the Pressroom
  • Multi-Color Flexographic Considerations
  • Design and Prepress Considerations
  • Managing Expectations and Communicating Workflow

Previous Presenters and Contributors

  • Mark Mazur, DuPont
  • Jean Jackson, Praxair
  • Larry Evans, Clemson University
  • Page Crouch, Clemson University
  • Many others...


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  • $595/person
  • $495/person (Groups 3+)
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