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.

Printed Electronics 101

Event Overview

Clemson’s Sonoco Institute, Department of Graphic Communications, and Advanced Materials Center have been actively engaged with Printed Electronics technology, practices, and markets over the last 5 years, and have prepared a new seminar to offer our industry and academic network.

This seminar will deliver presentations mixed with hands-on activities and industry networking. Attendees will leave with an overview of markets and opportunities for Printed Electronics, an understanding of print processes and key indicators for capabilities, and the ability to recognize where business strategies and supply chain will integrate with this exciting new field of printing.

Schedule at a Glance

Optional Primer Day- Begin at 1:00 p.m.
Printing Processes for Printed Electronics
Basic Electronics 

Day 1- Begin at 8:30 a.m.
Key Application Areas: Circuitry, Displays, OLED/PV, Transistors/Logic, Sensors 

Hands-On Workshops
Single and Multi-Layered Devises
Lighting with Screen Printing
Proofing and Large Scale

Social Networking Hour

Day 2- Begin at 8:30 a.m.

Analysis of hands-on workshops
Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities for PE: Universal, Printing, Manufacturing

Close - 11:30 a.m.

Presenters and Contributors

  • Dr. Bruce Kahn
  • Dr. Bill Ray, Nth Degree
  • Jay Sperry, Clemson University


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  • $595/person
  • $495/person (Groups 3+)
Cancellation Policy
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics
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  • Chip Tonkin
  • Bruce Kahn